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Favorite Quotes

Professor Charles F. Hofacker

A beginning is the time for taking the most delicate care that the balances are correct.
    -- The first line of the novel Dune, by Frank Herbert

The computer industry is converging with the television industry in the same sense that the automobile converged with the horse.
    -- from Life After Television, Updated Forbes ASAP, February 23, 1994, by George Gilder

There are two major products that come out of Berkeley: LSD and Unix. We don't believe this to be a coincidence.
    -- Jeremy S. Anderson

Power corrupts, and PowerPoint corrupts absolutely.
    -- Hal R. Varian

Se c' una cosa in Italia che funziona il disordine.
    -- Leo Longanesi