25 favourite quotes on the Internet

  • There’s a statistical theory that if you gave a million monkeys typewriters and set them to work, they’d eventually come up with the complete works of Shakespeare. — Anonymous
  • Thanks to the Internet, we now know this isn’t true. — Ian Hart
  • Getting information off the Internet is like taking a drink from a fire hydrant. — Mitchell Kapor
  • The Internet is becoming the town square for the global village of tomorrow. — Bill Gates
  • The Internet is the first thing that humanity has built that humanity doesn’t understand, the largest experiment in anarchy that we have ever had. — Eric Schmidt
  • It shouldn’t be too much of a surprise that the Internet has evolved into a force strong enough to reflect the greatest hopes and fears of those who use it. — Denise Caruso
  • Describing the Internet as the Network of Networks is like calling the Space Shuttle, a thing that flies. — John Lester.
  • Nowadays, anyone who cannot speak English and is incapable of using the Internet is regarded as backward. — Al-Waleed bin Talal
  • Looking at the proliferation of personal web pages on the Net, it looks like very soon everyone on Earth will have 15 megabytes of fame. — M.G. Sriram
  • Internet: absolute communication, absolute isolation. — Paul Carvel
  • Give a person a fish and you feed them for a day; teach that person to use the Internet and they won’t bother you for weeks. Internet is so big, so powerful and pointless that for some people it is a complete substitute for life. — Andrew Brown
  • [The Internet,] A Superhighway through the Wasteland? — Mitchell Kapor and Jerry Berman.
    The net’s a cross between an elephant and a white elephant sale: it never forgets, and it’s always crap. – Nemo
  • The Internet is the most powerful magnifier of slack ever invented. – author unknown
  • The Internet is the trailer park for the soul. — Marilyn Manson
  • A journey of a thousand sites begins with a single click. — author unknown
  • The Internet is the Viagra of big business. –Jack Welch
  • The Internet is like a gold-rush; the only people making money are those who sell the pans. — Will Hobbs
  • Spending an evening on the World Wide Web is much like sitting down to a dinner of Cheetos. Two hours later your fingers are yellow and you’re no longer hungry, but you haven’t been nourished.” — Cliff Stoll
  • The Internet is the world’s largest library. It’s just that all the books are on the floor. — John Allen Paulos
  • Usenet is like a herd of performing elephants with diarrhea — massive, difficult to redirect, awe-inspiring, entertaining, and a source of mind- boggling amounts of excrement when you least expect it. — Gene Spafford
  • Information on the Internet is subject to the same rules and regulations as conversation at a bar. — George Lundberg
  • Hooked on Internet? Help is a just a click away. — author unknown
  • During my service in the United States Congress, I took the initiative in creating the Internet. — Al Gore
  • If Al Gore invented the Internet, I invented spell check. — Dan Quayle

(ed. – This list of great quotes was compiled years ago and first appeared in the By George Journal is 2009.)

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