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Best Quotes About Technology

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A list of the best technology quotes and sayings, including the names of each speaker or author when available. This list is sorted by popularity, so only the most famous technology quotes are at the top. The authors of these historic technology quotes are displayed next to each quote, so if you see one you like be sure to check out other inspirational quotes from that same writer.

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    Science and technology multiply around us. To an increasing extent they dictate the languages in which we speak and think. Either we use those languages, or we remain mute.

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    Technology does not drive change -- it enables change.

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    Technological progress is like an ax in the hands of a pathological criminal.

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    Space-ships and time machines are no escape from the human condition. Let Othello subject Desdemona to a lie-detector test; his jealousy will still blind him to the evidence. Let Oedipus triumph over gravity; he won't triumph over his fate.

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    Technology is not an image of the world but a way of operating on reality. The nihilism of technology lies not only in the fact that it is the most perfect expression of the will to power... but also in the fact that it lacks meaning.

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    In health of mind and body, men should see with their own eyes, hear and speak without trumpets, walk on their feet, not on wheels, and work and war with their arms, not with engine-beams, nor rifles warranted to kill twenty men at a shot before you can see them.

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    Our inventions are wont to be pretty toys, which distract our attention from serious things. They are but improved means to an unimproved end.

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    new! Very little in science fiction can transcend the gimmickry of a technical conceit, yet without that conceit at its heart a book is not truly science fiction. Furthermore, so little emerging thought and technology is employed by sf writers today that the genre is lagging far behind reality both in the cosmology area and the technology area: sf is no longer a place to experiment, but is now very derivative.

    Janet Morris More
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    Technology is dominated by two types of people: those who understand what they do not manage, and those who manage what they do not understand.

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    Technology is the drug of choice for most Americans. Source unknown Theory: when you have ideas. Ideology: when ideas have you.

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    Men are only as good as their technical development allows them to be.

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    The press, the machine, the railway, the telegraph are premises whose thousand-year conclusion no one has yet dared to draw.

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    By his very success in inventing labor-saving devices, modern man has manufactured an abyss of boredom that only the privileged classes in earlier civilizations have ever fathomed.

    Lewis Mumford More
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    However far modern science and techniques have fallen short of their inherent possibilities, they have taught mankind at least one lesson: Nothing is impossible.

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    Persons grouped around a fire or candle for warmth or light are less able to pursue independent thoughts, or even tasks, than people supplied with electric light. In the same way, the social and educational patterns latent in automation are those of self-employment and artistic autonomy.

    Marshall McLuhan More
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    Where there is the necessary technical skill to move mountains, there is no need for the faith that moves mountains.

    Eric Hoffer More
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    I claim that in losing the spinning wheel we lost our left lung. We are, therefore, suffering from galloping consumption. The restoration of the wheel arrests the progress of the fell disease.

    Mahatma Gandhi More
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    We are always talking about being together, and yet whatever we invent destroys the family, and makes us wild, touchless beasts feeding on technicolor prairies and rivers.

    Edward Dahlberg More
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    When we can drain the Ocean into mill-ponds, and bottle up the Force of Gravity, to be sold by retail, in gas jars; then may we hope to comprehend the infinitudes of man's soul under formulas of Profit and Loss; and rule over this too, as over a patent engine, by checks, and valves, and balances.

    Thomas Carlyle More
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    Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.

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