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So, I was always frustrated having to write and having to cut things.
by Ted Nelson

So, I was always frustrated having to write and having to cut things.
Why should you have to cut anything?
- Ted Nelson

The good news about computers is that they do what you tell them to do.
The bad news is that they do what you tell them to do.
- Ted Nelson

In my second year in graduate school,
I took a computer course and that was like lightening striking.
- Ted Nelson

So in my uncertainty, I went to graduate school and there it all happened.
- Ted Nelson

 

What we now call the browser is whatever defines the web.
What fits in the browser is the World Wide Web and
a number of trivial standards to handle that so that the content comes.
- Ted Nelson

Project Xanadu is essentially my trademark.
It was originally, and has returned to my arms as that.
- Ted Nelson

I was very intensely concerned with all kinds of new media.
- Ted Nelson

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So, that notion of hypertext seemed to me immediately
obvious because footnotes were already the ideas wriggling,
struggling to get free, like a cat trying to get out of your arms.
- Ted Nelson

Computers are hierarchical.
We have a desktop and hierarchical files which have to mean everything.
- Ted Nelson

So, what you can do in Microsoft Word is what Bill Gates has decided.
What you can do in Oracle Database is what Larry Ellison
and his crew have decided.
- Ted Nelson

The four walls of paper are like a prison because every
idea wants to spring out in all directions -
everything is connected with everything else,
sometimes more than others.
- Ted Nelson

I thought I was going to be a filmmaker but at the
same time I was an intellectual and I felt that I could
make a contribution to some field,
as yet, not invented.
- Ted Nelson

They were saying computers deal with numbers.
This was absolutely nonsense.
Computers deal with arbitrary information of any kind.
- Ted Nelson

But it seemed to me that as soon as you have computer
storage you could put every point you wanted in -
make the ones that are less relevant to your central topic,
further away or allow the central topic to move as the reader proceeded.
- Ted Nelson

So, the point was to be able to have a medium that
would record all the connections and all the structures
and all the thoughts that paper could not.
Since the computer could hold any structure in any form,
this was the way to go.
- Ted Nelson

The point is that these decisions they've made are
partly for your convenience and partly for theirs and
partly out of stereotypes that they carry with them
from the conventions of the computer field.
- Ted Nelson

I am looking at it from the point of view of a harried user,
which I am, and I believe that I am much more like
the typical non-technical harried user than I am like
the people who smoothly operate everything.
- Ted Nelson

The ideas keep going, you have the material,
you cut because there's a limit to the space allowed to you.
And the space is limited because of some other constraints
that have to do with money or printing or whatever.
- Ted Nelson

If you get frustrated by some of your family,
focus on the good aspects of your relationship
and attempt to overlook the irritations.
Then give thanks for everyone who plays a part in your life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I am as frustrated with society as a pyromaniac in a petrified forest.
- A. Whitney Brown

Since I was an atheist for many years and came to believe
in God through my studies in science,
it frustrated me to see students and parents who viewed
faith and science as enemies.
- John Clayton

I'm becoming a frustrated director, I think,
in an actor's body.
- David Wenham

Every writer is a frustrated actor who recites his
lines in the hidden auditorium of his skull.
- Rod Serling

In virtually every organization, regardless of mission and function,
people are frustrated by problems that seem unsolvable.
- Margaret J. Wheatley

We didn't do anything wrong...
Some are frustrated that we did it this way.
- Rodney Alexander

Frustrated love has been the incentive for many great works.
- John N. Mitchell

I was getting frustrated with America.
It's interesting how as simple a thing as,
like, letting your hair grow longer changed in the world in those days.
- Terry Gilliam

The object of this competition is not to be mean to
the losers but to find a winner.
The process makes you mean because you get frustrated.
- Simon Cowell

I'm not like one of those actors who's a frustrated director.
- Gary Sinise

I'm a fan myself and I'm frustrated just as much as them when we get beat.
- Steven Gerrard

I am getting frustrated by the fact that we have been
out of office for eight years.
I desperately want to lead the Conservative Party to
make quicker progress back into power.
- Kenneth Clarke

We have been frustrated that there are a number of
incumbents in Maryland offices who have been in office
for years and years and show no movement or desire to pass the torch.
- John Mahoney

Every comic is really a frustrated rock star.
- Alex Borstein

I remember serving in Vietnam in that war,
and many of us at the major Lieutenant Colonel,
colonel level were frustrated that no one in the U.S.
wanted to debate it that way.
- William Odom

The public is mad, frustrated, but what the public wants is progress.
- Michael Bloomberg

I think we were all frustrated with our daily routine.
- Neville Marriner

Everyone gets frustrated and aggressive,
and I'd sooner take my aggression out on a guitar than on a person.
- Paul Weller

When you are angry or frustrated, what comes out? Whatever it is,
it's a good indication of what you're made of.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

Of course I am frustrated with regard to extreme poverty,
to violence that never seems to cease.
- Roger Moore

I was so frustrated in Sabbath after the last few albums.
I just didn't like the musical direction Sabbath was going in.
- Geezer Butler

And I talked to my doctor, and I must admit,
you know, I'm sometimes quite renowned for my outbursts
and I was just very frustrated,
maybe a little frightened.
- Elton John

I'm just generally hugely frustrated,
I'm a very, very frustrated man.
I'm just a ball of pent-up frustration.
- Allan Carr

It would be a pity if, frustrated by the price of travel,
we elected to become a society that never made contact,
that never gave SETI a fair chance.
- Barney Oliver

In advertising, I was frustrated by having to deal with the client.
It was the only time I really worked in a proper office,
and I didn't like it-simple as that.
- Terry Gilliam

By-and-large, these are families that are just waiting to get out of here.
They are frustrated; I would be, too.
I get frustrated at the cash register counter when the paper runs out.
- Russel Honore

I'm not getting frustrated...
we all knew from the start that this would be a long process.
- Dick Spring

Whenever I get frustrated, I tell myself,
you could be working at a 7-Eleven right now,
so never take for granted what you do for a living.
- Shannen Doherty

It's always discouraging when you don't have things go your way.
They are frustrated just like the rest of us.
- Ed Belfour

If not for music, I would probably be a very frustrated scientist.
It's one way to answer the question,
'What is the meaning of life?' I feel music answers it better.
- Paula Cole

As a print journalist, you can be frustrated by people who don't call you back,
parts of the story you can't get.
TV gets you access to everyone because people call you back.
It also allows you to satisfy your curiosity.
I am a very curious person.
- Tucker Carlson

I'm frustrated by something, it's my fault for exposing
myself to it in the first place.
The rumor mill always seemed like a grass fire to me.
Why walk out in the middle of the field,
it's just going to flame out and go away just like everything else does?
- Amy Grant

A lot of my idealism was frustrated by the end of the
'60s because of the way things went with the assassinations
and the sense that the political establishment was
so fixed in its ways you couldn't change anything.
- David Talbot

You know, last season I didn't do anything on the show,
so I was frustrated.
I mean, don't get me wrong: It's nice to get a paycheck.
But if you don't really do anything it's not very satisfying.
- Lorraine Bracco

I think it does work.
The fact that the law is there and injustices can be rectified,
I think has a lot to do with the fact that the people
in this country aren't as frustrated as they are in
some of these places in Eastern Europe and don't resort to violent revolution.
- Harold H. Greene

I think it's very clear that the American people are
frustrated with this move toward socialism.
And so whether you're back or white,
if you believe that the conservative construct is in
the best interest of our future,
than you too would be voting with Republicans,
and if you had the opportunity to run you'd join us as well.
- Tim Scott

Criticism really used to hurt me.
Most of these critics are usually frustrated artists,
and they criticise other people's art because they can't do it themselves.
It's a really disgusting job.
They must feel horrible inside.
- Rosanna Arquette

Usually I'm frustrated when I look at my films and
I don't believe that I've made a real transformation
beyond my usual sets of gestures and expressions.
I still have this nagging feeling that it's me,
that I didn't create a unique character.
- Helena Bonham Carter

If you work in casting, it's sort of not cool to want to act.
A lot of people think that casting directors are frustrated actors,
but it wasn't true with any of the casting people I knew.
- Catherine Keener

It is always possible for the court to overreach its
proper bounds and perhaps declare a lot of laws unconstitutional
and frustrate the will of the majority in a way that
it ought not be frustrated.
- William Rehnquist

I know that sounds selfish, but you have to look at
what it's doing to you personally -
are you frustrated because of the way people perceive you,
or are you happy enough about the things you've realized
about yourself that you can tolerate the way people perceive you?
- Shannon Hoon

The one thing I seek above all else is understanding.
Sometimes I'm so frustrated and I don't get it.
But I'm lucky to have a good management team and people
around me who explain things and answer my questions.
- Justin Guarini

I'm as frustrated with the French, I think,
as anyone, but look, there's going to be other challenges
and there are going to be other issues.
As long as there's a war on terrorism going on,
we're all going to have to work together.
- John McCain

The pains of disconcerted or frustrated habits,
and the inherent pleasure there is in following them,
are motives which nature has put into our wills without
generally caring to inform us why;
and she sometimes decrees,
indeed, that her reasons shall not be ours.
- Chauncey Wright

When I produce a movie - and I've produced a number of movies,
unlike Arnold - yes, I'm frustrated when the union says you can't do this,
you can't work past that hour, you've got to break for lunch.
But ultimately, they're right.
What they do is for everyone's benefit.
- Warren Beatty

You're always frustrated, you don't have the chance
to do a song on the album,
like the Beatles did with Ringo and George,
or like Led Zeppelin, where everybody was given a chance to contribute.
There never is a chance with the Stones.
- Bill Wyman

Obscenities...
I think a lot of dumb people do it because they can't
think of what they want to say and they're frustrated.
A lot of smart people do it to pretend they aren't very smart -
want to be just one of the boys.
- Andy Rooney

At the point where I'm trying to force something and it's not happening,
and I'm getting frustrated with, say,
writing a poem, I can go and pick up the brushes and start painting.
At the point where the painting seems to not be going anywhere,
I go and pick up the guitar.
- Joni Mitchell

I think he Oswald felt he was a failure and for the
United States and for President Kennedy and all of us.
He knew he was a failure at everything he tried,
frustrated, with a very sad life, but he was a Marxist.
- John Sherman Cooper

Be thankful for what you have; you'll end up having more.
If you concentrate on what you don't have,
you will never, ever have enough.
- Oprah Winfrey

Love means not ever having to say you're sorry.
- Erich Segal

By having a reverence for life,
we enter into a spiritual relation with the world.
By practicing reverence for life we become good, deep, and alive.
- Albert Schweitzer


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