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  • The seven-inch tablets are tweeners: too big to compete with a smartphone, and too small to compete with an iPad. -- Steve Jobs
  • Those who first oppose a good work, seize it and make it their own, when the cornerstone is laid and memorial tablets are erected. -- Edgar Lee Masters
  • For too long, decisions have been taken behind closed doors - tablets of stone have simply been past down to people without bothering to involve people, listen to their views or give them information about what we are doing and why. -- Peter Mandelson
  • I don't think tablets are where we should be focused. But I do think they could end up being an efficient way of delivering textbooks. They're just not really that, yet. There's all sorts of poisons and mined minerals and carnage that goes on to make a tablet. Way more than to print a book. Or a bunch of books. -- Douglas Rushkoff
  • Don't swallow your moral code in tablet form. -- Christopher Hitchens
  • I don't think anyone has done a [tablet] product that I see customers wanting. -- Steve Ballmer
  • Tablets generally have made it pretty obvious that magazines have a new lease on life. -- Jeffrey Bewkes
  • Do not let kindness and truth leave you; Bind them around your neck, Write them on the tablet of your heart. -- Solomon
  • Everything is being compressed into tiny tablets. You take a little pill of news every day-23 minutes-and that's supposed to be enough. -- Walter Cronkite
  • I don't get inoculations or take anti-malaria tablets when I go abroad; I take the homeopathic alternative, called 'nosodes', and I'm the only one who never goes down with anything. -- Julia Sawalha
  • for it was not knowledge but unity that she desired, not inscriptions on tablets, nothing that could be written in any language known to men, but intimacy itself, which is knowledge -- Virginia Woolf
  • So we went to bed, assaulted by sleep that fumed at us from medicine glasses, or was wielded from small sweet-coated tablets -- dainty bricks of dream wrapped in the silk stockings of oblivion. -- Janet Frame
  • It is a well- known fact that although the public is fine when taken individually, when it forms itself into large groups, it tends to act as though it has one partially consumed Pez tablet for a brain. -- Dave Barry
  • To live and let live, without clamor for distinction or recognition; to wait on divine love; to write truth first on the tablet of one's own heart - this is the sanity and perfection of living, and my human ideal. -- Mary Baker Eddy
  • Good poetry could not have been otherwise written than it is. The first time you hear it, it sounds rather as if copied out of some invisible tablet in the Eternal mind than as if arbitrarily composed by the poet. -- Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • Good night; ensured release, Imperishable peace, Have these for yours. * While sky and sea and land And earth's foundations stand And heaven endures. *These three lines are on the tablet over Housman's grave in the parish church at Ludlow, Shropshire, England -- A. E. Housman
  • When we draw on the tablet, the drawing shows up on the computer screen. If we have chosen to tell the computer that the stylist is to behave like a piece of chalk, or a pen, or a wet brush, it will. -- Buffy Sainte-Marie
  • If I wasnt a designer, I would love to be a doctor. That is my fantasy, my dream. A doctor will give you a tablet if you have a headache, and I will give you a dress, and we both make you feel good. -- Alber Elbaz
  • For heroes have the whole earth for their tomb; and in lands far from their own, where the column with its epitaph declares it, there is enshrined in every breast a record unwritten with no tablet to preserve it, except that of the heart. -- Pericles
  • Happiness in a tablet. This is our world. Prozac. Daxil. Xanax. Billions are spent to advertise such drugs. And billions are spent purchasing them. You don't even need a specific trauma, just 'general depression' is enough, or anxiety, as if sadness is as treatable as the common cold. -- Mitch Albom
  • Paper is no longer a big part of my day. I get 90% of my news online, and when I go to a meeting and want to jot things down, I bring my Tablet PC. It's fully synchronized with my office machine so I have all the files I need. -- Bill Gates
  • ...Something we once loved, and love now, in the shape of a book. Maybe eBooks are going to take over, one day, but not until those whizzkids in Silicon Valley invent a way to bend the corners, fold the spine, yellow the pages, add a coffee ring or two and allow the plastic tablet to fall open at a favorite page. -- Russell T Davies
  • This, therefore, is a law not found in books, but written on the fleshly tablets of the heart, which we have not learned from man, received or read, but which we have caught up from Nature herself, sucked in and imbibed; the knowledge of which we were not taught, but for which we were made; we received it not by education, but by intuition. -- Marcus Tullius Cicero
  • In spite of all the refinements of civilization that conspired to make art--the dizzying perfection of the string quartet or the sprawling grandeur of Fragonard's canvases--beauty was savage. It was as dangerous and lawless as the earth had been eons before man had one single coherent thought in his head or wrote codes of conduct on tablets of clay. Beauty was a Savage Garden. -- Anne Rice
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  • In five years I don't think there'll be a reason to have a tablet anymore. Maybe a big screen in your workspace, but not a tablet as such. Tablets themselves are not a good business model, -- Thorsten Heins
  • When the computer and tablets are all about playing games, that's not interesting to me. -- Julianne Moore
  • In this new world, with smartphones and tablets and cloud computing, things are moving around fast. -- Hector Ruiz
  • I'm taking memory power boost tablets to help me every day and doing the puzzles to help me stay focused. -- Terry Bradshaw
  • Future is mobile computing - smartphones and tablets are just elements of it. The industry is on the verge of a whole new paradigm. -- Thorsten Heins
  • Frazzled and delirious, as I've just finished a new book of stories. I feel like Moses staggering down the mountainside with the tablets of stone. -- Kevin Barry
  • I think we built the right future. If it's a choice between the flying car or the Internet, tablets and smartphones, I'll take what we've got. -- David Gerrold
  • Research shows that when we read words on paper, it reduces our stress levels by nearly 70 percent. We also read more carefully than on tablets or laptops. -- Margaret Heffernan
  • Dell will participate in tablets and all sorts of client devices. Our main business is helping our customers secure, protect their data and access it from any device they want to. -- Michael Dell
  • The world got enamored with smartphones and tablets, but what's interesting is those devices don't do everything that needs to be done. Three-D printing, virtual-reality computing, robotics are all controlled by PCs. -- Michael Dell
  • You're going to have 100s of millions of users on Chrome, spanning mobile, tablets, and desktops. That is one unfragmented base. That uniformity is probably better than most of the issues across browsers. -- Sundar Pichai
  • There are many different kinds of PCs. You have fixed, virtual, tablets, notebooks, ultrabooks, desktops, workstations. What you find in commercial PCs, business PCs, is that there's a really long tail of usage on client devices. -- Michael Dell
  • Now that digital lifestyle devices, tablets, wireless phones, and other Internet appliances are beginning to come of age, we need to worry about presenting our content to these devices so that it is optimized for their display capabilities. -- Mike Davidson
  • Today, most young women are exposed to technology at a very young age, with mobile phones, tablets, the Web or social media. They are much more proficient with technology than prior generations since they use it for all their school work, communication and entertainment. -- Susan Wojcicki
  • Today, smartphones, tablets, and the Internet have allowed people to conduct business from anywhere at any time. But as we continue to progress, many families find it harder to balance the ever-increasing demands of their work with their desire to care for and be with their family. -- Renee Ellmers
  • Ever since I was a girl, I have written about one to five pages every day - on napkins, on scrap paper, in notebooks and tablets, on the walls in my room as a teenager, and in orange paint on the cheap white plastic blinds in my room. -- Roseanne Barr
  • I have seen lonely people of advancing age, yet as constant as angels, keeping faith to those they loved who fell in wars that current generations, not having known them, cannot even forget. The sight of them moving hesitantly among the tablets and crosses is enough to break your heart. -- Mark Helprin
  • I'm no online whiz, but I'm not a Luddite, either. I love that we have these laptops and tablets and smart phones; they're awesome and convenient and all that. It's more about maintaining balance. Technology should always be a predicate of the true subject: our individual humanity, our examined lives. -- Paul Harding
  • I don't ascribe to the idea of the ivory tower composer who sits alone in a room composing his masterpieces and then comes down from Mount Sinai with the tablets. It doesn't work like that. The job of a composer is putting something down on a piece of paper that will inspire the person who's playing. -- John Zorn
  • A smartphone is a computer - it's not built using a computer - the job it does is the job of being a computer. So, everything we say about computers, that the software you run should be free - you should insist on that - applies to smart phones just the same. And likewise to those tablets. -- Richard Stallman
  • We're in an inflection point where it's cheaper to learn to read on a tablet computer than it is to learn to read on paper. And that being the case, it's only a matter of time before every 6-year-old kid has a tablet computer, and we know for a fact, 3- to 4-year-old kids are using tablets and iPads, and 75 and 80 year olds are using them. -- Michael J. Saylor
  • Too old for dolls. Too ill for tablets. -- Carla H. Krueger
  • I like to write my lyrics on clay tablets. -- Randy Newman
  • You make me laugh like a loon on loon tablets! -- Louise Rennison
  • We are clearly betting on tablets being both content consumption and production devices. -- Shantanu Narayen
  • Something will be gathered from the tablets of the most faultless day for regrets. -- Lydia Sigourney
  • When the computer and tablets are all about playing games, thats not interesting to me. -- Julianne Moore
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  • ...they watched the humans disappear. They watched them dissolve, like moving tablets in the humid air. -- Markus Zusak
  • I always begin my stories as experiments - on large yellow tablets - a mixture of writing and sketching. -- Bill Peet
  • We're on the computers, phones and tablets all day long, sometimes you just need to escape from the screens. -- Alan Robert
  • Life is writing. The sole purpose of mankind is to engrave the thoughts of divinity onto the tablets of nature. -- Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel
  • Were Moses to go up Mount Sinai today, the two tablets he'd bring down with him would be aspirin and Prozac. -- Joseph A. Califano, Jr.
  • Things difficult - almost to impossibility - can always be accomplished. Write that upon your tablets, for it is a valuable truth. -- E.D.E.N. Southworth
  • You'll be surprised how infinitely merciful they [these tablets] are. The prescription number is 96814. I think of it as the telephone number of God! -- Tennessee Williams
  • For Hades is mighty in calling men to account below the earth, and with a mind that records in tablets he surveys all things. -- Aeschylus
  • Your religion was written on tablets of stone, ours on our hearts. 8. We are part of the earth and the earth is part of us. -- Chief Seattle
  • The big problem that UWink had was we were essentially building tablets because they hadn't been invented yet. That drove up the cost a lot. -- Nolan Bushnell
  • THe world now has so many problems that if Moses had come down from Mount Sinai today, the two tablets he'd carry would be aspirin. -- Robert Orben
  • Providing 'freemium' cloud storage to society is not a crime. What will Hollywood do when smartphones and tablets can wirelessly transfer a movie file within milliseconds? -- Kim Dotcom
  • She was taking a round of medications, a mystical wheel, the ritualistic design of the hours and days in tablets and capsules, in colors, shapes and numbers. -- Don DeLillo
  • I find her anecdotes more efficacious than sheep-counting, rain on a tin roof, or alanol tablets.... you will find me and Morpheus, off in a corner, necking. -- Dorothy Parker
  • A good story remains a good story, whether it is on glossy paper or a mobile phone display, is carved into marble tablets or appears as a Bild headline. -- Mathias Dopfner
  • Greatest quotes were not from the pencils of great men but from the the tablets of great minds who are willing to lead their minds on the journey of thought. -- Ikechukwu Izuakor
  • The Moral Law is summarily contained in the Decalogue or Ten Commandments; written by the finger of God on two tablets of stone, and delivered to Moses on Mount Sinai. -- Noah Webster
  • What I didn't foresee in 2005 was the rise of the post-PC, which are all these tablets now. These are the things that actually will probably be the end of the consoles. -- John Romero
  • I find it tragic that I must experience almost daily that cancer patients spend more time thinking about how many, and which, tablets they should take instead of dealing with personal changes. -- Lothar Hirneise
  • A brick could used to translate and transform long cuneiform texts into shorter tweets. Sure, just take the brick and smash the clay tablets, and each broken fragment should be roughly 140 characters. -- Jarod Kintz
  • I donā??t think there should be apps specific to a tabletā?¦if someone makes an ICS app itā??s going to run on phones and itā??s going to run on tablets. -- Andy Rubin
  • Reading is alive and well and will get more alive and more well. Reading on tablets (or whatever the next tech device will be) is the future - and the future is now. -- Steven Pressfield
  • More ubiquitous mobile technologies have led to a significant shift from desktops and laptops to the use of mobile tablets. Australian schools are increasingly using apps as they become available to support education. -- Susan Mann
  • We would not be enjoying those cellphones and those tablets at the price where they are had it not been for globalization, both in terms of trade and in terms of constant technological innovation. -- Christine Lagarde
  • History is a voice forever sounding across the centuries the laws of right and wrong. Opinions alter, manners change, creeds rise and fall, but the moral law is written on the tablets of eternity. -- James Anthony Froude
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