Top 10 Quotes by Aaron Swartz

Aaron Swartz

There's all sorts of stuff people want to publish anonymously.

Aaron Swartz
Think deeply about things. Don’t just go along because that’s the way things are or that’s what your friends say. Consider the effects, consider the alternatives, but most importantly, just think.
Aaron Swartz

Computers will be able to do all the mundane tasks in our daily lives. Aaron Swart

Aaron Swartz
Big stories need human stakes.
Aaron Swartz

We need to download scientific journals and upload them to file-sharing networks.

Aaron Swartz
Real education is about genuine understanding and the ability to figure things out on your own; not about making sure every 7th grader has memorized all the facts some bureaucrats have put in the 7th grade curriculum.
Aaron Swartz

With the death of bin Laden, it's finally time for Congress to bring back the pre-9-11 legal norm, before we decided it was okay to toss out our civil liberties if the 'bad guys' were scary enough.

Aaron Swartz
Computers will be able to do all the mundane tasks in our daily lives.
Aaron Swartz

Information is power. But like all power, there are those who want to keep it for themselves.

Aaron Swartz
Reality is painful -- it's so much easier to keep doing stuff you know you're good at or else to pick something so hard there's no point at which it's obvious you're failing -- but it's impossible to get better without confronting it.