Web Quotes

“First we thought the PC was a calculator. Then we found out how to turn numbers into lette...

“First we thought the PC was a calculator. Then we found out how to turn numbers into letters with ASCII — and we thought it was a typewriter. Then we discovered graphics, and we thought it was a television. With the World Wide Web, we've realized it's a brochure.” ― Douglas Adams
📅︎ Feb 26
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‘Laws are spider webs through whi...

‘Laws are spider webs through which the big flies pass and the little ones get caught.’ -Honore de Balzac
📅︎ Feb 07
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"Written laws are like spiders' webs, and will like the...

"Written laws are like spiders' webs, and will like them only entangle and hold the poor and weak, while the rich and powerful will easily break through them." -- Anacharsis
📅︎ Jan 21
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“Laws are spider webs through whi...

“Laws are spider webs through which the big flies pass and the little ones get caught.” ― Honore de Balzac
📅︎ Dec 06
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"When I took office, only high energy physicists ...

"When I took office, only high energy physicists had ever heard of what is called the Worldwide Web.... Now even my cat has its own page." — Bill Clinton
📅︎ Nov 28
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“Sometimes, I think weave is like a s...

“Sometimes, I think weave is like a spider’s web. Intricately woven and beautifully crafted. And a tangled mess.” Cr.
📅︎ Nov 24
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"Boredom is so important. I still use boredom in my day-to-day if I’m stuck on s...

"Boredom is so important. I still use boredom in my day-to-day if I’m stuck on something. The worst thing I can do is go online and start goofing around on web­sites or chatting with my friends, because then nothing else gets done." Becky Chambers
📅︎ Sep 30
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“Smart enough to graduate university, but still someho...

“Smart enough to graduate university, but still somehow not smart enough to realise the last thing a fly ought to do in a spider’s web is wiggle.” - Outlast Whistleblower
📅︎ Jul 15
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“I wondered how many people there were in the world who suffered, and continued to suffer, becaus...

“I wondered how many people there were in the world who suffered, and continued to suffer, because they could not break out from their own web of shyness and reserve, and in their blindness and folly built up a great distorted wall in front of them that hid the truth.” ― Daphne du Maurier, Rebecca
📅︎ Jun 16
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“It is named the 'W...

“It is named the 'Web' for good reason.” ― David Foster Wallace
📅︎ May 24
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"Think of the Web as ...

"Think of the Web as a big bathroom wall. And everyone has a marker."
📅︎ Mar 11
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When something is such a creative ...

When something is such a creative medium as the web, the limits to it are our imagination. ~ Tim Berners-Lee
📅︎ Mar 12
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"When I created the Web, I didn't have to ...

"When I created the Web, I didn't have to ask anyone's permission." - Tim Berners-Lee, creator of the Web, on net neutrality in 2006
📅︎ Jul 12
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It is easier t...

It is easier to say world wide web instead of www
📅︎ Aug 13
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"Oh, what a tangled web we ...

"Oh, what a tangled web we weave when first we practice to believe." — Laurence J. Peter
📅︎ Nov 25
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"This is the tarantula’s den! Here hangeth its web: touch this, so that it may tremble. T...

"This is the tarantula’s den! Here hangeth its web: touch this, so that it may tremble. There cometh the tarantula willingly: Welcome, tarantula! Black on thy back is thy triangle and symbol; and I know also what is in thy soul. Revenge is in thy soul." - Fredrick Nietzsche
📅︎ Nov 30
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Only enemies speak the truth; fr...

Only enemies speak the truth; friends and lovers lie endlessly, caught in the web of duty. Stephen King
📅︎ Jul 24
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The Web brings people together because no matter what kind of a twisted sexual mutant you ...

The Web brings people together because no matter what kind of a twisted sexual mutant you happen to be, you've got millions of pals out there. Type in 'Find people that have sex with goats that are on fire' and the computer will ask, 'Specify type of goat.' -- Jason Alexander
📅︎ Dec 29
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The bird a nest, th...

The bird a nest, the spider a web, man friendship. William Blake
📅︎ Aug 07
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I see the solution to each problem as being de...

I see the solution to each problem as being detectable in the pattern and web of the whole. —Dirk Gently, Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency
📅︎ Sep 23
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"Laws: We know what they are, and what they are worth! They are s...

"Laws: We know what they are, and what they are worth! They are spider webs for the rich and mighty, steel chains for the poor and weak, fishing nets in the hands of government." -Pierre Joseph Proudhon
📅︎ Sep 20
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"When I created the Web, I didn't have to ...

"When I created the Web, I didn't have to ask anyone's permission." - Tim Berners-Lee, creator of the Web, on net neutrality in 2006
📅︎ Dec 02
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"In overlooking, denying, evading his complexity we are diminished and we perish; only w...

"In overlooking, denying, evading his complexity we are diminished and we perish; only within the web of ambiguity, paradox, this hunger, danger, darkness, can we find at once ourselves and the power that will free us from ourselves"- James Baldwin, Notes Of a Native Son
📅︎ May 27
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"Laws: We know what they are, and what they are worth! They are spi...

"Laws: We know what they are, and what they are worth! They are spider webs for the rich and mighty, steel chains for the poor and weak, fishing nets in the hands of the government." - Pierre-Joseph Proudhon
📅︎ Apr 19
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“If you think ma...

“If you think math is hard, try web design.” ―Trish Parr
📅︎ Jan 28
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“I wondered how many people there were in the world who suffered, and continued to suffer, bec...

“I wondered how many people there were in the world who suffered, and continued to suffer, because they could not break out from their own web of shyness and reserve, and in their blindness and folly built up a great distorted wall in front of them that hid the truth.” -Daphne du Maurier
📅︎ Jul 13
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Humankind has not woven the web of life. We are but one thr...

Humankind has not woven the web of life. We are but one thread within it. Whatever we do to the web, we do to ourselves. All things are bound together. All things connect. Chief Seattle
📅︎ Nov 02
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"When spider ...

"When spider webs unite, they tie up a lion."
📅︎ May 07
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“If you think mat...

“If you think math is hard, try web design.” ~Trish Parr.
📅︎ Jun 18
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"The Web is more a soci...

"The Web is more a social creation than a technical one." — Tim Berners-Lee,
📅︎ Mar 20
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"Thus I speak to you in parables, you preachers of equality! You are tarantu...

"Thus I speak to you in parables, you preachers of equality! You are tarantulas of hidden revengefulness! I pull at your web so your revenge may bound forward from behind your word 'justice'." - Nietzsche, Thus Spoke Zarathustra, 1883
📅︎ Jul 10
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Wilbur burst into tears. “I don’t want to die,” he moaned. “I want to stay ali...

Wilbur burst into tears. “I don’t want to die,” he moaned. “I want to stay alive, right here in my comfortable manure pile with all my friends. I want to breathe the beautiful air and lie in the beautiful sun.” -E.B. White (Charlotte's Web)
📅︎ Apr 15
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Humankind has not woven the web of life. We are but one thre...

Humankind has not woven the web of life. We are but one thread within it. Whatever we do to the web, we do to ourselves. All things are bound together. All things connect. - Chief Seattle
📅︎ Oct 10
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"I pity the man who is stuck ...

"I pity the man who is stuck in the web of accumulating possessions. I envy the man who isn't."
📅︎ Jun 01
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Only equals speak the truth. Frie...

Only equals speak the truth. Friends and lovers lie endlessly, caught in the web of regard. -Stephen King
📅︎ Jan 24
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Mr. George Feeny: Gutenberg's generation thirsted for a new book every six months! You...

Mr. George Feeny: Gutenberg's generation thirsted for a new book every six months! Your generation gets a new web page every 6 seconds. And how do you use this technology? To try and beat King Koopa, and rescue the princess. Shame on you. You deserve what you get.
📅︎ Aug 12
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"The real miracle is the web, the net, where e...

"The real miracle is the web, the net, where everybody is everywhere at once, and he is there among them, unseen." - Don DeLillo, from Underworld.
📅︎ Jul 09
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