A picture is worth a thousand words. An interface is worth a thousand pictures.

— Ben Shneiderman

The most attractive Ben Shneiderman quotes that will activate your desire to change

Leonardo Da Vinci combined art and science and aesthetics and engineering, that kind of unity is needed once again.


The purpose of visualization is insight, not pictures


The old computing was about what computers could do;

the new computing is about what users can do. Successful technologies are those that are in harmony with users' needs. They must support relationships and activities that enrich the users' experiences.


More time is wasted in front of computers than on highways.


I've often gotten the feeling that the only people who have learned from computer assisted instruction are the authors.