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Ted Nelson Quotes and Sayings

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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

Related topics: Computers

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

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

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

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

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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

The only thing necessary for evil to triumph
is for enough good men to do nothing.
- Edmund Burke PHOTO

He who can no longer pause to wonder
and stand rapt in awe,
is as good as dead;
his eyes are closed.
- Albert Einstein PHOTO

A good traveler has no fixed plans,
and is not intent on arriving.
- Lao Tzu PHOTO

Joy is what happens to us when we allow ourselves
to recognize how good things really are.
- Marianne Williamson PHOTO

Write your Sad times in Sand,
Write your Good times in Stone.
- George Bernard Shaw PHOTO

The River of Life has no meaning,
no good, no bad, no better, no worse,
no love, no hate, no fear, no anger, no joy.
The River of Life has no judgment, no expectation.
The River of Life just IS.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie PHOTO

Treat those who are good with goodness,
and also treat those who are not good with goodness.
Thus goodness is attained.
Be honest to those who are honest,
and be also honest to those who are not honest.
Thus honesty is attained.
- Lao Tzu PHOTO

A true friend is someone who
thinks that you are a good egg
even though he knows that
you are slightly cracked.
- Bernard Meltzer PHOTO

Regrets are the tears of good deeds left undone
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

You have enemies? Good.
That means you've stood up for something,
sometime in your life.
- Winston Churchill

I believe that everything happens for a reason.
People change so that you can learn to let go,
things go wrong so that you appreciate them when they're right,
you believe lies so you eventually learn to trust no one but yourself,
and sometimes good things fall apart so better things can fall together.
- Marilyn Monroe

Play to win, but be a good loser.
Have a plan for your life,
but accept whatever comes your way
with grace and gratitude.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

No good comes from hurrying.
- Yiddish Proverb

There is nothing either good or bad,
but thinking makes it so.
- William Shakespeare

The first question which the priest and the Levite asked was:
"If I stop to help this man, what will happen to me?"
But... the good Samaritan reversed the question:
"If I do not stop to help this man, what will happen to him?"
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

May love and laughter light your days,
and warm your heart and home.
May good and faithful friends be yours,
wherever you may roam.
May peace and plenty bless your world
with joy that long endures.
May all life's passing seasons
bring the best to you and yours.
- Irish Blessing

There is more value in a very good painting
that is completed and on display,
than in an excellent painting
that is still in the artist's studio,
or perhaps still in his mind.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Start living now.
Stop saving the good china
for that special occasion.
Stop withholding your love
until that special person materializes.
Every day you are alive is a special occasion.
Every minute, every breath, is a gift from God.
- Mary Manin Morrissey

A good example is the best sermon.
- Benjamin Franklin

If it's a good idea, go ahead and do it.
It is much easier to apologize than it is to get permission.
- Grace Hopper

There are times, sir, when men of good conscience
cannot blindly follow orders.
- Captain Picard, STAR TREK: The Next Generation

One of the sanest, surest, and most generous joys of life
comes from being happy over the good fortune of others.
- Robert A. Heinlein

I live to experience something new each day -
to learn something new,
meet a new friend,
bring joy into someone's life,
feel the wind newly on my skin,
touch a new fear, a new anger,
and with focused intent and good fortune,
find an ample measure of my own joy.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I am not interested in power for power's sake,
but I'm interested in power that is moral,
that is right and that is good.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

If I am not for myself,
who will be for me?
Yet if I am for myself alone,
of what good am I?
- Hillel

Good works are links that form a chain of love.
- Mother Teresa

So your father, or your mother,
never thought you were good enough - SO WHAT?
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Do not be too moral.
You may cheat yourself out of much life.
So aim above morality.
Be not simply good;
be good for something.
- Henry David Thoreau

Necessity never made a good bargain.
- Benjamin Franklin

Sometimes good things fall apart
so better things can fall together.
- Marilyn Monroe

Good Endings precede Good Beginnings.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Don't be afraid to give up the good to go for the great.
- John D. Rockefeller

A good question is never answered.
It is not a bolt to be tightened into place
but a seed to be planted and to bear more seed
toward the hope of greening the landscape of idea.
- John Ciardi

An ounce of conscious choice is worth a pound of good fortune.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

He who wants to do good knocks at the gate:
he who loves finds the door open.
- Rabindranath Tagore

Good humor is the health of the soul,
sadness is its poison.
- Lord Chesterfield

It is not enough to have a good mind,
the main thing is to use it well.
- Rene Descartes

Self-care is critical to having a strong inner foundation.
Taking good care of YOU means the people in your life
will receive the best of you rather than what is left of you.
- Lorraine Cohen

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

Whatever you are, be a good one.
- Abraham Lincoln

The way to gain a good reputation is to endeavor
to be what you desire to appear.
- Socrates

Everyone has inside of him a piece of good news.
The good news is that you don't know how great you can be!
How much you can love!
What you can accomplish! And what your potential is!
- Anne Frank

I keep my ideals, because in spite of everything,
I still believe that people are really good at heart.
- Anne Frank

To kill an error is as good a service as,
and sometimes even better than,
the establishing of a new truth or fact.
- Charles Darwin

Not life, but good life,
is to be chiefly valued.
- Socrates

I've learned that mistakes can often be
as good a teacher as success.
- Jack Welch

It all comes to this:
the simplest way to be happy is to do good.
- Helen Keller

Good things come in small packages.
- old proverb

I believe that every human mind feels pleasure
in doing good to another.
- Thomas Jefferson

No man has a good enough memory to be a successful liar.
- Abraham Lincoln

Since you get more joy out of giving joy to others,
you should put a good deal of thought
into the happiness that you are able to give.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Far from idleness being the root of all evil,
it is rather the only true good.
- Soren Kierkegaard

The wicked leader is he who the people despise.
The good leader is he who the people revere.
The great leader is he who the people say, "We did it ourselves."
- Lao Tzu


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