Claude Shannon, known as the ‘father of information theory’, was a celebrated American cryptographer, mathematician and electrical engineer. In 1948, he published ‘The Mathematical Theory of Communication’, which is considered the most noted information theory. During World War II he contributed to the field of cryptanalysis for national defense that included his fundamental work on secure telecommunications and code-breaking. Shannon was also the founder of the ‘digital circuit design theory’. Besides the academic pursuits, unicycling, chess and juggling captivated him. His bag of innovations also includes juggling machines, Roman numeral computer called THROBAC and flame-throwing trumpet. Here is a collection of some popular thoughts and views shared by the renowned mathematician through his writings, books, works and life which are now quoted extensively. Go through the famous quotes and thoughts by Claude Shannon, the famed scientist and mathematician.