Everything that can be invented has been invented.
- Charles H. Duell, Commissioner, U.S. patent office, 1899
Who the hell wants to hear actors talk?
- H.M. Warner, Warner Brothers, 1927
We don't like their sound, and guitar music is on the way out.
- Decca Recording Co. rejecting the Beatles, 1962
The Toronto Maple Leafs will win the Stanley Cup while I'm still with the team.
- Mats Sundin, 2007
Hat-tip to ACQ