"My actions constituted pure hacking that resulted in relatively trivial expenses for the companies involved, despite the government's false claims."
"A wise and frugal Government, which shall restrain men from injuring one another, which shall leave them otherwise free to regulate their own pursuits of industry and improvement, and shall not take from the mouth of labor the bread it has earned. This is the sum of good government, and this is necessary to close the circlue of our felicities."Kevin Mitnick on Thomas Jefferson
"The best argument against democracy is a five-minute conversation with the average voter."Kevin Mitnick on Winston Churchill
"I hope we shall crush in its birth the aristocracy of our monied corporations which dare already to challenge our government to a trial by strength, and bid defiance to the laws of our country."Kevin Mitnick on Thomas Jefferson
"Government is not reason it is not eloquent it is force. Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and a fearful master."Kevin Mitnick on George Washington
"Government, even in its best state, is but a necessary evil in its worst state, an intolerable one."Kevin Mitnick on Thomas Paine
"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."