"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."
"Design is not just what it looks like and feels like. Design is how it works."Robert Moog on Steve Jobs
"You can design and create, and build the most wonderful place in the world. But it takes people to make the dream a reality."Robert Moog on Walt Disney
"The artist in me cries out for design."Robert Moog on Robert Frost
"A designer knows he has achieved perfection not when there is nothing left to add, but when there is nothing left to take away."Robert Moog on Antoine de Saint-Exupery
"Sometimes I can't figure designers out. It's as if they flunked human anatomy."Robert Moog on Erma Bombeck
"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."
"To those of you who are wearing ties, I think my dad would appreciate it if you took them off."
"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."