Bill Gates, "The Road Ahead", Second edition

"Seemingly overnight people by the millions went onto the Internet, demonstrating that they would endure a lot more in the way of shortcomings than we had expected."

Mark Twain

"When I was a boy of fourteen, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old man around. But when I got to be twenty-one, I was astonished at how much he had leaned in seven years."