“In most people’s vocabularies, design means veneer. It’s interior decorating. It’s the fabric of the curtains of the sofa. But to me, nothing could be further from the meaning of design. Design is the fundamental soul of a human-made creation that ends up expressing itself in successive outer layers of the product or service.”—Steven Paul “Steve” Jobs (born 1955) is an American business magnate and inventor. He is the co-founder and chief executive officer of Apple Inc
“Any great truth can — and eventually will — be expressed as a cliche — a cliche is a sure and certain way to dilute an idea. For instance, my grandmother used to say, ‘The black cat is always the last one off the fence.’ I have no idea what she meant, but at one time, it was undoubtedly true.”—Solomon Short is a fictional character created by science fiction author David Gerrold, whose real name was David Jerrold Friedman (born 1944), an American science fiction author who started his career in 1966 while a college student by submitting an unsolicited story outline for the television series Star Trek.
“It is more important that innocence be protected than it is that guilt be punished, for guilt and crimes are so frequent in this world that they cannot all be punished. But if innocence itself is brought to the bar and condemned, perhaps to die, then the citizen will say, ‘whether I do good or whether I do evil is immaterial, for innocence itself is no protection,’ and if such an idea as that were to take hold in the mind of the citizen that would be the end of security whatsoever.”—John Adams (1735 – 1826) was an American statesman, diplomat and political theorist and the second President of the United States (1797–1801)
“Design is not just what it looks like and feels like. Design is how it works.”—Steven Paul “Steve” Jobs (born 1955) is an American business magnate and inventor. He is the co-founder and chief executive officer of Apple Inc
“Economic expertise provides no guarantee of policy success. In modern circumstances, however, economic ignorance condemns policy to almost certain failure.”—John Joseph Lee (born 9 July 1942) is an Irish historian and former senator. He is currently Professor of History and Glucksman Professor for Irish Studies and Director of Glucksman Ireland House, at New York University.