"It's kind of interesting, because hacking is a skill that could be used for criminal purposes or legitimate purposes, and so even though in the past I was hacking for the curiosity, and the thrill, to get a bite of the forbidden fruit of knowledge, I'm now working in the security field as a public speaker."
"The true sign of intelligence is not knowledge but imagination."Kevin Mitnick on Albert Einstein
"Information is not knowledge."Kevin Mitnick on Albert Einstein
"A people without the knowledge of their past history, origin and culture is like a tree without roots."Kevin Mitnick on Marcus Garvey
"Knowledge of what is does not open the door directly to what should be."Kevin Mitnick on Albert Einstein
"Ignorance is the curse of God knowledge is the wing wherewith we fly to heaven."Kevin Mitnick on William Shakespeare
"Hackers are breaking the systems for profit. Before, it was about intellectual curiosity and pursuit of knowledge and thrill, and now hacking is big business."
"Steve Wozniak and Steve Jobs founded Apple Inc, which set the computing world on its ear with the Macintosh in 1984."
"It was used for decades to describe talented computer enthusiasts, people whose skill at using computers to solve technical problems and puzzles was - and is - respected and admired by others possessing similar technical skills."
"I get hired to hack into computers now and sometimes it's actually easier than it was years ago."
"As a young boy, I was taught in high school that hacking was cool."