46 World Wide Web Quotes : WWW Quotes

These world wide web quotes will inspire you. The World Wide Web (WWW), commonly known as the Web, is an information system where documents and other web resources are identified by Uniform Resource Locators, which may be interlinked by hyperlinks, and are accessible over the Internet.

Below you will find a collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging world wide web quotes, world wide web sayings, and world wide web proverbs.

Best World Wide Web Quotes

  1. “The Internet is becoming the town square for the global village of tomorrow.” ~ Bill Gates
  2. “The Internet is just a world passing around notes in a classroom.” ~ Jon Stewart
  3. “Getting information off the Internet is like taking a drink from a fire hydrant.” ~ Mitchell Kapor , World wide web quotes about internet
  4. “The web is more a social creation than a technical one. I designed it for a social effect – to help people work together – and not as a technical toy.” ~ Tim Berners-Lee
  5. “The Internet has been the most fundamental change during my lifetime and for hundreds of years.” ~ Rupert Murdoch

  6. “Science fiction does not remain fiction for long. And certainly not on the Internet.” ~ Vinton Cerf
  7. “The technological breakthrough of the World Wide Web has been enormously beneficial to society.” ~ Mike Fitzpatrick
  8. “The web is more a social creation than a technical one. I designed it for a social effect – to help people work together – and not as a technical toy. The ultimate goal of the Web is to support and improve our weblike existence in the world. We clump into families, associations, and companies. We develop trust across the miles and distrust around the corner.” ~ Tim Berners-Lee
  9. “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
  10. “Nowadays, anyone who cannot speak English and is incapable of using the Internet is regarded as backward.” ~ Al-Waleed bin Talal

  11. “I believe that the World Wide Web is, as a matter of fact, the noogenesis of the noosphere of the future. This is it!” ~ Ralph Abraham
  12. “The story of the growth of the World Wide Web can be measured by the number of Web pages that are published and the number of links between pages. The Web’s ability to allow people to forge links is why we refer to it as an abstract information space, rather than simply a network.” ~ Tim Berners-Lee
  13. “By placing intelligence at the edges rather than control in the middle of the network, the Internet has created a platform for innovation.” ~ Vinton Cerf
  14. “The World Wide Web is the only thing I know of whose shortened form takes three times longer to say than what it’s short for.” ~ Douglas Adams
  15. “During my service in the United States Congress, I took the initiative in creating the Internet.” ~ Al Gore

  16. “Getting an education at MIT is like taking a drink from a fire hose.” ~ Jerome Wiesner
  17. “I have an almost religious zeal… not for technology per se, but for the Internet which is for me, the nervous system of mother Earth, which I see as a living creature, linking up.” ~ Dan Millman
  18. “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.” ~ Clifford Stoll
  19. “If you use the original World Wide Web program, you never see a URL or have to deal with HTML. That was a surprise to me – that people were prepared to painstakingly write HTML.” ~ Tim Berners-Lee
  20. “Good telling of human stories is the best way to keep the Internet and World Wide Web from becoming a waste vastland.” ~ Walter Isaacson

  21. “I’m not a politician, and I do not think I am as effective in this way as people who actually prepare for it – is to focus on technical reform, because I speak the language of technology. I spoke with Tim Berners-Lee, the guy who invented the World Wide Web. We agree on the necessity for this generation to create what he calls the Magna Carta for the Internet. We want to say what “digital rights” should be. What values should we be protecting, and how do we assert them.” ~ Edward Snowden
  22. “Coffee has assumed a social meaning that goes far beyond the simple black brew in the cup. The worldwide coffee culture is more than a culture – it is a cult. There are usenet newsgroups on the subject, along with innumerable sites on the World Wide Web, and Starbucks outlets populate every street corner, vying for space with other coffeehouses and chains. And after all is said and done, it’s just the pit of a berry from an Ethiopian shrub.” ~ Mark Pendergrast
  23. “I don’t mind being, in the public context, referred to as the inventor of the World Wide Web. What I like is that image to be separate from private life, because celebrity damages private life.” ~ Tim Berners-Lee , World wide web quotes life
  24. “First we thought the PC was a calculator. Then we found out how to turn numbers into letters with ASCII — and we thought it was a typewriter. Then we discovered graphics, and we thought it was a television. With the World Wide Web, we’ve realized it’s a brochure.” ~ Douglas Adams
  25. “The world wide web has really been quite spectacular and not something I would have predicted.” ~ Jon Postel

  26. “Television is the same as the telephone, and the same as the World Wide Web for that matter. People who become obsessed by the peculiarities of these communications media have simply failed to adjust to the shock of the old. People who bleat on about the ‘artistic’ potential of television qua television are equally deluded.” ~ Will Self
  27. “The World Wide Web is precisely what we were trying to PREVENT. We long ago foresaw the problems of one-way links, links that break (no guaranteed long-term publishing), no way to publish comments, no version management, no rights management.” ~ Ted Nelson
  28. “When people talk about Web 2.0, they mean that when the Internet, the World Wide Web, first became popular, it was one way only.” ~ Edward Snowden
  29. “E-learning as we know it has been around for ten years or so. During that time, it has emerged from being a radical idea—the effectiveness of which was yet to be proven—to something that is widely regarded as mainstream. It’s the core to numerous business plans and a service offered by most colleges and universities. And now, e-learning is evolving with the World Wide Web as a whole and it’s changing to a degree significant enough to warrant a new name: E-learning 2.0.” ~ Stephen Downes
  30. “It’s not the world wide web. It’s the women wide web.” ~ Tiffany Shlain

  31. “I hope readers will consider, especially in this age of the World Wide Web, that as miraculous as it is, we still need to be in the same room with all five senses if we are to empathize with each other.” ~ Gloria Steinem
  32. “New information and communications technologies can improve the quality of life for people with disabilities, but only if such technologies are designed from the beginning so that everyone can use them. Given the explosive growth in the use of the World Wide Web for publishing, electronic commerce, lifelong learning and the delivery of government services, it is vital that the Web be accessible to everyone.” ~ William J. Clinton
  33. “This is exactly how the World Wide Web works: the HTML files are the pithy description on the paper tape, and your Web browser is Ronald Reagan.” ~ Neal Stephenson
  34. “It is my belief that one of the most exciting things about the World Wide Web is that they allow minds, as Spock might say, to meld. The transfer of consciousness through a variety of mediums is nothing new.” ~ Frederick Lenz
  35. “Merely that I have a World Wide Web page does not give me any power, any abilities, nor any status in the real world.” ~ Clifford Stoll

  36. “The Wright Brothers created the single greatest cultural force since the invention of writing. The airplane became the first World Wide Web, bringing people, languages, ideas, and values together.” ~ Bill Gates
  37. “[The Internet] is by far the most important innovation in the media in my lifetime. It’s like having a huge encyclopedia permanently available. There’s a tremendous amount of rubbish on the world wide web, but retrieval of what you want to so rapid that it doesn’t really matter” ~ Richard Dawkins
  38. “When I grew up in the early ’90s, the new World Wide Web felt like a gimmick, and I had no idea of the changes in store. In the summers, I’d backpack through Europe, follow the Grateful Dead. I had a car and a tent and traveled around the Great Lakes and out West. Jack Kerouac was my guiding light, his ‘On the Road’ a sacred text.” ~ Tony D’Souza
  39. “I’m making plans to go away for a month to focus on my sobriety and to continue my life in recovery. Please enjoy making fun of me on the world wide web.” ~ Matthew Perry
  40. “At one point, CERN was toying with patenting the World Wide Web.” ~ Robert Cailliau

  41. “If you don’t have an e-mail address, you’re in the Netherworld. If you don’t have your own World Wide Web page, you’re a nobody.” ~ Clifford Stoll
  42. “What we now call the browser is whatever defines the web. What fits in the browser is the World Wide Web and a number of trivial standards to handle that so that the content comes.” ~ Ted Nelson
  43. “I also saw a huge expansion of the Internet, with many major corporations, afraid of being left behind, spending hundreds of millions of dollars to develop World Wide Web sites in a frantic scramble to reach the vast new consumer market of Web use” ~ Dave Barry
  44. “Today, only about 1% of the World Wide Web is written in Arabic.” ~ Marissa Mayer

  45. “For hundreds of millions of years, Sex was the most efficient method for propagating information of dubious provenance: the origins of all those snippets of junk DNA are lost in the sands of reproductive history. Move aside, Sex: the worldwide Web has usurped your role.” ~ Seth Lloyd
  46. “What I saw quite clearly in the ’80s, before the internet, was that the whole world was shifting toward digital formats, and that didn’t matter whether it’s movies or writing or whatever. It was something that was coming. And with the invention of the World Wide Web in the early ’90s, when we were teaching our first courses, or the arrival of the internet by way of the browser, which opened up the internet to everybody – soon it was just revolutionary.” ~ Robert Coover

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