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Compared even to the development of the phone or TV,
by Tim Berners-Lee

Compared even to the development of the phone or TV,
the Web developed very quickly.
- Tim Berners-Lee

You affect the world by what you browse.
- Tim Berners-Lee

The Web as I envisaged it, we have not seen it yet.
The future is still so much bigger than the past.
- Tim Berners-Lee

Sites need to be able to interact in one single,
universal space.
- Tim Berners-Lee

 

Web users ultimately want to get at data quickly and easily.
They don't care as much about attractive sites and pretty design.
- Tim Berners-Lee

Anyone who has lost track of time when using a computer
knows the propensity to dream,
the urge to make dreams come true and the tendency to miss lunch.
- Tim Berners-Lee

The Domain Name Server (DNS) is the Achilles heel of the Web.
The important thing is that it's managed responsibly.
- Tim Berners-Lee

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Physicists analyze systems.
Web scientists, however, can create the systems.
- Tim Berners-Lee

When it comes to professionalism, it makes sense to
talk about being professional in IT.
Standards are vital so that IT professionals can provide systems that last.
- Tim Berners-Lee

I think IT projects are about supporting social systems-about
communications between people and machines.
They tend to fail due to cultural issues.
- Tim Berners-Lee

The important thing is the diversity available on the Web.
- Tim Berners-Lee

I basically wrote the code and the specs and documentation
for how the client and server talked to each other.
- Tim Berners-Lee

Any good software engineer will tell you that a compiler
and an interpreter are interchangeable.
- Tim Berners-Lee

The Mobile Web Initiative is important -
information must be made seamlessly available on any device.
- Tim Berners-Lee

Web pages are designed for people.
For the Semantic Web, we need to look at existing databases.
- Tim Berners-Lee

The Web is now philosophical engineering.
Physics and the Web are both about the relationship
between the small and the large.
- Tim Berners-Lee

Celebrity damages private life.
- Tim Berners-Lee

The most important thing that was new was the idea of URI-or URL,
that any piece of information anywhere should have an identifier,
which will allow you to get hold of it.
- Tim Berners-Lee

Most larger companies now see that for the market to grow,
Web infrastructure must be royalty-free.
- Tim Berners-Lee

In '93 to '94, every browser had its own flavor of HTML.
So it was very difficult to know what you could put
in a Web page and reliably have most of your readership see it.
- Tim Berners-Lee

IT professionals have a responsibility to understand
the use of standards and the importance of making Web
applications that work with any kind of device.
- Tim Berners-Lee

That idea of URL was the basic clue to the universality of the Web.
That was the only thing I insisted upon.
- Tim Berners-Lee

We need diversity of thought in the world to face the new challenges.
- Tim Berners Lee

Whatever the device you use for getting your information out,
it should be the same information.
- Tim Berners-Lee

Everybody who runs a Web site knows we're not assured of compatibility,
and we could end up with a split.
- Tim Berners-Lee

Customers need to be given control of their own data-not
being tied into a certain manufacturer so that when
there are problems they are always obliged to go back to them.
- Tim Berners-Lee

Intellectual property is an important legal and cultural issue.
Society as a whole has complex issues to face here:
private ownership vs. open source, and so on.
- Tim Berners-Lee

Data is a precious thing and will last longer than the systems themselves.
- Tim Berners-Lee

The Semantic Web is not a separate Web but an extension of the current one,
in which information is given well-defined meaning,
better enabling computers and people to work in cooperation.
- Tim Berners-Lee

We shouldn't build a technology to colour,
or grey out, what people say.
The media in general is balanced, although there are
a lot of issues to be addressed that the media rightly pick up on.
- Tim Berners-Lee

What is a Web year now, about three months? And when
people can browse around,
discover new things, and download them fast,
when we all have agents - then Web years could slip
by before human beings can notice.
- Tim Berners-Lee

The challenge is to manage the Web in an open way-not too much bureaucracy,
not subject to political or commercial pressures.
The U.S.
should demonstrate that it is prepared to share control with the world.
- Tim Berners-Lee

We could say we want the Web to reflect a vision of
the world where everything is done democratically.
To do that, we get computers to talk with each other
in such a way as to promote that ideal.
- Tim Berners-Lee

The Google algorithm was a significant development.
I've had thank-you emails from people whose lives have
been saved by information on a medical website or who
have found the love of their life on a dating website.
- Tim Berners-Lee

What lies behind us and what lies before us
are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

To know the whole world is nothing
when it is compared to knowing your own inner mystery of life.
- Osho

When I hear somebody sigh, "Life is hard,"
I am always tempted to ask, Compared to what?
- Sydney Harris

Let everyone try and find that
as a result of daily prayer
he adds something new to his life,
something with which nothing can be compared.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Those who have compared our life to a dream were right...
we were sleeping wake, and waking sleep.
- Michel de Montaigne

I went to the doctor and he said I had acute appendicitis,
and I said compared to who?
- Jay London

The love we have in our youth is superficial compared
to the love that an old man has for his old wife.
- Will Durant

The most dangerous criminal now is the entirely lawless modern philosopher.
Compared to him, burglars and bigamists are essentially moral men.
- Gilbert K. Chesterton

In fact, there is clear evidence of black intellectual superiority:
in 1984,
92 percent of blacks voted to retire Ronald Reagan,
compared to only 36 percent of whites.
- Barbara Ehrenreich

In the early part of your career you are always compared
with somebody until you can stand on your own two feet.
- Charlie Hunnam

What do we, as a nation, care about books? How much
do you think we spend altogether on our libraries,
public or private, as compared with what we spend on our horses?
- John Ruskin

Popularity, I have always thought, may aptly be compared to a coquette -
the more you woo her,
the more apt is she to elude your embrace.
- John Tyler

The music industry is so easy compared to the ballet world.
- Vanessa Carlton

Compared to what they were, rock concerts now are like business meetings.
- Paul Kantner

Poor is the power of the lead that becomes bullets
compared to the power of the hot metal that becomes types.
- Georg Brandes

The revival of Islam dates from the early years of the 20th century.
It was brought about by their humiliation,
by their sense of how low they'd fallen compared with the West.
- John Keegan

To be compared to Will Smith is probably one of the
coolest things because that's who I came up admiring.
- Nick Cannon

Compared to dancing, films seemed to me to be the work of lay bums.
There was no physical pain; it was enough to say and
imagine what was in the script.
It was very easy for me.
- Victoria Abril

I feel like football players are overworked and underpaid
compared to any other sports.
- Terrell Owens

I don't mind being compared to Whitney,
there are people miles worse to be compared to.
- Mariah Carey

Mine was an easy ride compared to Jackie Robinson's.
- Sidney Poitier

Each of us is incomplete compared to someone else -
an animal's incomplete compared to a person...
and a person compared to God, who is complete only to be imaginary.
- Georges Bataille

It's often said that life is strange.
But compared to what?
- Steve Forbert

I don't devalue comedy as compared to drama.
Not one bit.
- Ben Stiller

That's the thing I like about my sound.
It's real raw and very unsafe compared to a solid state kind of sound.
- Adam Jones

Each year India and China produce four million graduates
compared with just over 250,000 in Britain.
- Gordon Brown

I'm not skinny for the wrong reasons.
It's not because I'm bulimic or anorexic or doing drugs.
Compared to a lot of actresses my age,
I'm actually overweight.
- Lindsay Lohan

To be compared to Jackie Robinson is an enormous compliment,
but I don't think it's necessarily deserved.
- Sidney Poitier

The worst constructed play is a Bach fugue when compared to life.
- Helen Hayes

Political tyranny is nothing compared to the social
tyranny and a reformer who defies society is a more
courageous man than a politician who defies Government.
- B. R. Ambedkar

The music business looks like, you know,
innocent schoolboys compared to the TV business.
They care about nothing but profit.
- Tom Petty

When I hear somebody say 'Life is hard',
I am always tempted to ask 'Compared to what?'
- Sydney Harris

I did a comparison of a school of architects known as the New York Five.
I compared their articulation of wall surfaces,
which I enjoyed very much.
- Parker Stevenson

We appropriately compared the lifestyle to that of
drug addiction and alcoholism -
lifestyles that one would be encouraged to seek help to leave -
never encouraged to stay in.
- Stephen Bennett

What's breaking into a bank compared with founding a bank?
- Bertolt Brecht

I'm an angel compared to some of my friends.
- Lindsay Lohan

The sexual embrace can only be compared with music and with prayer.
- Marcus Aurelius


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