"Computers, like automobiles and airplanes, do only what people tell them to do."
"A computer once beat me at chess, but it was no match for me at kick boxing."Bill James on Emo Philips
"Computers are like Old Testament gods lots of rules and no mercy."Bill James 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."Bill James on Stephen Hawking
"Computers are useless. They can only give you answers."Bill James 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."Bill James on Bill Gates
"Famous crime stories almost always lead to the passing of new laws."
"Crime shapes how we think about the world it shapes social decisions that we make it shapes our base of knowledge. But we don't talk about it intelligently."
"I would never encourage my children to be athletes - first because my children are not athletes and second because there are so many people pushing to get to the top in sports that 100 people are crushed for each one who breaks through. This is unfortunate."
"I like to feel that I understand little things about sports."