"The Web as I envisaged it, we have not seen it yet. The future is still so much bigger than the past."
"The empires of the future are the empires of the mind."Tim Berners-Lee on Winston Churchill
"Every saint has a past and every sinner has a future."Tim Berners-Lee on Oscar Wilde
"Again, you can't connect the dots looking forward you can only connect them looking backwards. So you have to trust that the dots will somehow connect in your future. You have to trust in something - your gut, destiny, life, karma, whatever. This approach has never let me down, and it has made all the difference in my life."Tim Berners-Lee on Steve Jobs
"I never think of the future - it comes soon enough."Tim Berners-Lee on Albert Einstein
"It is not in the stars to hold our destiny but in ourselves."Tim Berners-Lee on William Shakespeare
"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."