Web Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old web quotes, web sayings, and web proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


On the web, you are what you publish.     

David Meerman Scott

The web is fascinating and transformative, but it's an easy, flashy, get-rich-quick option to the hard graft of proper industry.     

James Dyson

A web site is the only medium of semipermanent communication where you can express yourself.     

David Rusenko

The web's strength lies precisely in its unique position as the world's first universal platform.     

Jeffrey Zeldman

The danger of the web is that you can go from idea to public announcement in under ten minutes.     

Seth Godin

The goal of the web is to serve humanity. We build it now so that those who come to it later will be able to create things that we cannot ourselves imagine.     

Tim Berners-Lee

The web makes people hypocritical, it encourages to take pseudonymes.     

Jean-Louis Murat

The web of our life is of a mingled yarn, good and ill together.     

William Shakespeare

The web of life both cradles us and calls us to weave it further.     

Joanna Macy

There is a web of life into which we are born, from which we can never fall.     

Jack Kornfield

The concept of the web is of universal readership.     

Tim Berners-Lee

Doing research on the Web is like using a library assembled piecemeal by pack rats and vandalized nightly.     

Roger Ebert

The web does not just connect machines, it connects people.     

Tim Berners-Lee

The web of life, love, suffering and death unites all beings.     

Alex Grey

The web continues to be a source of important photographs you see nowhere else.     

Bruce Jackson

On the web, we all become small-town visitors lost in the big city.     

Alison Gopnik

Viewing the web as a platform for generosity is very different than seeing an opportunity to turn it into an ATM machine.     

Seth Godin

The web of trust is built at eye level, peer to peer.     

Jeff Jarvis

The web is functionally fantastic, but it's a tool. A terrific place to present information but not, at this stage, a tenably emotional location.     

Kevin Roberts

The power of the Web is in its universality. Access by everyone regardless of disability is an essential aspect.     

Tim Berners-Lee

The web itself doesn't as much change the way we do things as it changes the ease with which we do things. And that changes the way we do everything.     

David A. Siegel

The web is a vast collection of completely uncontrolled heterogeneous documents.     

Larry Page

The next wave of the Web is going to be user-generated content.     

John Doerr

On the web, no subject is sacrosanct. No one, from icon to unknown, is off-limits.     

Willow Bay

Web standards keep you out of the dustbin of history.     

Joshua Greenberg

One reason you should not use web applications to do your computing is that you lose control.     

Richard Stallman

The web of domination has become the web of reason itself, and this society is fatally entangled in it.     

Herbert Marcuse