"In my second year in graduate school, I took a computer course and that was like lightening striking."
"It might be said now that I have the best of both worlds. A Harvard education and a Yale degree."Ted Nelson on John F. Kennedy
"God will not look you over for medals degrees or diplomas, but for scars."Ted Nelson on Elbert Hubbard
"A graduation ceremony is an event where the commencement speaker tells thousands of students dressed in identical caps and gowns that 'individuality' is the key to success."Ted Nelson on Robert Orben
"Never go to your high school reunion pregnant or they will think that is all you have done since you graduated."Ted Nelson on Erma Bombeck
"Knowledge is invariably a matter of degree: you cannot put your finger upon even the simplest datum and say this we know."Ted Nelson on T. S. Eliot
"The good news about computers is that they do what you tell them to do. The bad news is that they do what you tell them to do."
"Computers are hierarchical. We have a desktop and hierarchical files which have to mean everything."
"They were saying computers deal with numbers. This was absolutely nonsense. Computers deal with arbitrary information of any kind."
"So in my uncertainty, I went to graduate school and there it all happened."