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Ryan: (as gangster, dialing phone) Someday they're gonna invent a phone where you just push buttons.

Colin: You're crazy!
"You would make a ship sail against the winds and currents by lighting a bon-fire under her deck? I have no time for such nonsense."
—Napoleon Bonaparte on the steamship.
"This 'telephone' has too many shortcomings to be seriously considered as a means of communication."
—Western Union internal memo, 1876.
"Heavier-than-air flying machines are impossible."
—Lord Kelvin, president, Royal Society, 1895.
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