I read Shakespeare and the Bible, and I can shoot dice. That’s what I call a liberal education.
I think everyone should go to college and get a degree and then spend six months as a bartender and six months as a cabdriver. Then they would really be educated.
It is a thousand times better to have common sense without education than to have education without common sense.
Robert Green Ingersoll
Children have to be educated, but they have also to be left to educate themselves.
Data is not information, information is not knowledge, knowledge is not understanding, understanding is not wisdom.
Treat your password like your toothbrush. Don’t let anybody else use it, and get a new one every six months.
Supercomputers will achieve one human brain capacity by 2010, and personal computers will do so by about 2020.
The basis of computer work is predicated on the idea that only the brain makes decisions and only the index finger does the work.
The computer is a moron.
The digital revolution is far more significant than the invention of writing or even of printing.
Computers are magnificent tools for the realization of our dreams, but no machine can replace the human spark of spirit, compassion, love, and understanding.
Computers are useless. They can only give you answers.
Computers have virtually replaced tape recorders.
Computers in classrooms are the filmstrips of the 1990s.
In computing, turning the obvious into the useful is a living definition of the word “frustration”.
The Internet is a telephone system that's gotten uppity.
The Internet is so big, so powerful and pointless that for some people it is a complete substitute for life.
The system of nature, of which man is a part, tends to be self-balancing, self-adjusting, self-cleansing. Not so with technology.
E. F. Schumacher
Gates is the ultimate programming machine. He believes everything can be defined, examined, reduced to essentials, and rearranged into a logical sequence that will achieve a particular goal.
It's impossible to move, to live, to operate at any level without leaving traces, bits, seemingly meaningless fragments of personal information.