"At some point, you can't lift this boulder with just your own strength. And if you find that you need to move bigger and bigger boulders up hills, you will need more and more help."
"We gain strength, and courage, and confidence by each experience in which we really stop to look fear in the face... we must do that which we think we cannot."Vinton Cerf on Eleanor Roosevelt
"That which does not kill us makes us stronger."Vinton Cerf on Friedrich Nietzsche
"Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved."Vinton Cerf on Helen Keller
"Do not pray for easy lives. Pray to be stronger men."Vinton Cerf on John F. Kennedy
"The world breaks everyone, and afterward, some are strong at the broken places."Vinton Cerf on Ernest Hemingway
"I'm projecting somewhere between 100 million and 200 million computers on the Net by the end of December 2000, and about 300 million users by that same time."
"In the earliest days, this was a project I worked on with great passion because I wanted to solve the Defense Department's problem: it did not want proprietary networking and it didn't want to be confined to a single network technology."