"I happen to think that computers are the most important thing to happen to musicians since the invention of cat-gut which was a long time ago."
"A computer once beat me at chess, but it was no match for me at kick boxing."Robert Moog on Emo Philips
"Computers are like Old Testament gods lots of rules and no mercy."Robert Moog on Joseph Campbell
"I think computer viruses should count as life. I think it says something about human nature that the only form of life we have created so far is purely destructive. We've created life in our own image."Robert Moog on Stephen Hawking
"Computers are useless. They can only give you answers."Robert Moog on Pablo Picasso
"I think it's fair to say that personal computers have become the most empowering tool we've ever created. They're tools of communication, they're tools of creativity, and they can be shaped by their user."Robert Moog on Bill Gates
"To those of you who are wearing ties, I think my dad would appreciate it if you took them off."
"My training as an engineer has enabled me to design the stuff, but the reason I do it is not to make music but for the opportunity to work with musicians."
"The point is that I don't design stuff for myself. I'm a toolmaker. I design things that other people want to use."
"Leon Theremin's original designs are elegant, ingenious and effective. As electronics goes, the theremin is very simple. But there are so many subtleties hidden in the details of the design. It's like a great sonnet, or a painting, or a speech, that is perfectly done on more than one level."
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