"Intellectual property is an important legal and cultural issue. Society as a whole has complex issues to face here: private ownership vs. open source, and so on."
"You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty."Tim Berners-Lee on Mahatma Gandhi
"An armed society is a polite society. Manners are good when one may have to back up his acts with his life."Tim Berners-Lee on Robert A. Heinlein
"It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society."Tim Berners-Lee on Jiddu Krishnamurti
"A people that values its privileges above its principles soon loses both."Tim Berners-Lee on Dwight D. Eisenhower
"There is more to life than increasing its speed."Tim Berners-Lee on Mahatma Gandhi
"Anyone who has lost track of time when using a computer knows the propensity to dream, the urge to make dreams come true and the tendency to miss lunch."
"Web users ultimately want to get at data quickly and easily. They don't care as much about attractive sites and pretty design."
"The Semantic Web is not a separate Web but an extension of the current one, in which information is given well-defined meaning, better enabling computers and people to work in cooperation."
"We could say we want the Web to reflect a vision of the world where everything is done democratically. To do that, we get computers to talk with each other in such a way as to promote that ideal."
"The Google algorithm was a significant development. I've had thank-you emails from people whose lives have been saved by information on a medical website or who have found the love of their life on a dating website."