But the age of chivalry is gone. That of sophisters, economists, and calculators has succeeded; and the glory of Europe is extinguished forever.

Nature hates calculators.

Calculators can only calculate - they cannot do mathematics.

Numbers have life; they’re not just symbols on paper.

I'm always crunching numbers, so my calculator watch is a must.

I've always said to myself that if a little pocket calculator can do it why shouldn't I?

A businessman is a hybrid of a dancer and a calculator.

Electronic calculators can solve problems which the man who made them cannot solve; but no government-subsidized commission of engineers and physicists could create a worm.

The first calculators tended to sell for $400 or $500. Today, you can get a pretty good one for 4 or $5.

There's like ten minutes when it's like, 'Okay, wait, who is this guy again?' And then, you know, I just put on the calculator watch and the glasses, and just be all, you know, inappropriate. And then it just works out fine.

I sold my most valuable possession, but I knew that because I worked at Hewlett Packard, I could buy the next model calculator the very next month for a lower price than I sold the older one for!

One who scorns the power of intuition will never rise above the ranks of journeyman calculator.

Get your calculators out, this will be fun!

Fighting emotion with logic is like bringing a calculator to a knife fight

A lot of people... use a calculator!

I can count all the lovers I've had on one hand...if I'm holding a calculator.

A good calculator does not need artificial aids.

My fellow nerds and I will retire to the nerdery with our calculators.

Mathematics is much more than computation with pencil and a paper and getting answers to routine exercises. In fact, it can easily be argued that computation, such as doing long division, is not mathematics at all. Calculators can do the same thing and calculators can only calculate they cannot do mathematics.

A good counter needs no calculator.

Speaking of human computers, there is a guy named Art Benjamin, he's a human calculator. He says it's a skill he learned as a kid. Now he's a math professor at Harvey Mudd. He can find the square root of a six digit number in a few seconds. Practice.

I am so old, I entered engineering school with a slide rule. And I left engineering school with a calculator. I can still use a slide rule but it's not a skill you especially need anymore.

From the time I was 7, when I purchased my first calculator, I was fascinated by the idea of a machine that could compute things.

In the midst of this chopping sea of civilized life, such are the clouds and storms and quicksands and thousand-and-one items to be allowed for, that a man has to live, if he would not founder and go to the bottom and not make his port at all, by dead reckoning, and he must be a great calculator indeed who succeeds. Simplify, simplify.

Bill Frindall has done a bit of mental arithmetic with a calculator

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