Douglas Engelbart Quotes


Sometimes I apologize. It started that way and we never did change it.

These days the problem isn't how to innovate; it's how to get society to adopt the good ideas that already exist.

The key thing about all the world's big problems is that they have to be dealt with collectively. If we don't get collectively smarter we're doomed.

The digital revolution is far more significant than the invention of writing or even of printing.

In 20 or 30 years you'll be able to hold in your hand as much computing knowledge as exists now in the whole city or even the whole world.

Boosting mankind's capability for coping with complex urgent problems

The rate at which a person can mature is directly proportional to the embarrassment he can tolerate.

The better we get at getting better the faster we will get better.

It would be wonderful if I can inspire others who are struggling to realize their dreams to say 'if this country kid could do it let me keep slogging away'.