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Technology Quotes List

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Check out the Technology Quotes List as quoted by some Big Names like Albert Einstein, Mark Kennedy and some lesser known personalities around the world.

1)  Technology is anything that wasn’t around when you were born. – Alan Kay

2)  Any sufficiently advanced technology is equivalent to magic. – Arthur C. Clarke

3)  All of the biggest technological inventions created by man – the airplane, the automobile, the computer – says little about his intelligence, but speaks volumes about his laziness. – Mark Kennedy

4)  Just because something doesn’t do what you planned it to do doesn’t mean it’s useless. – Thomas Edison

5)  It has become appallingly obvious that our technology has exceeded our humanity. – Albert Einstein

6)  Computers are useless.  They can only give you answers. – Pablo Picasso

7)  One machine can do the work of fifty ordinary men.  No machine can do the work of one extraordinary man. – Elbert Hubbard

8)  Technology is a word that describes something that doesn’t work yet. – Douglas Adams

9)  Humanity is acquiring all the right technology for all the wrong reasons. – R. Buckminster Fuller

10)  I think that novels that leave out technology misrepresent life as badly as Victorians misrepresented life by leaving out sex. – Kurt Vonnegut

11)  The human spirit must prevail over technology. – Albert Einstein

12)  The great myth of our times is that technology is communication. – Libby Larsen

13)  You cannot endow even the best machine with initiative; the jolliest steamroller will not plant flowers. – Walter Lippmann

14)  We are stuck with technology when what we really want is just stuff that works. – Douglas Adams

15)  Technology made large populations possible; large populations now make technology indispensable. – Joseph Krutch

16)  This is the whole point of technology.  It creates an appetite for immortality on the one hand.  It threatens universal extinction on the other. Technology is lust removed from nature. – Don DeLillo

17)  The real danger is not that computers will begin to think like men, but that men will begin to think like computers. – Sydney Harris

18)  If we continue to develop our technology without wisdom or prudence, our servant may prove to be our executioner. – Omar Bradley

19)  The art challenges the technology, and the technology inspires the art. – John Lasseter

20)  Science and technology revolutionize our lives, but memory, tradition and myth frame our response. – Arthur Schlesinger

21) The most technologically efficient machine that man has ever invented is the book. – Northrop Frye

22) Just because something doesn’t do what you planned it to do doesn’t mean it’s useless. – Thomas Edison

23) Our technology forces us to live mythically. – Marshall McLuhan

24) One machine can do the work of fifty ordinary men. No machine can do the work of one extraordinary man.  – Elbert Hubbard

25) Technology is just a tool. In terms of getting the kids working together and motivating them, the teacher is the most important. – Bill Gates

26) It has become appallingly obvious that our technology has exceeded our humanity. – Albert Einstein

27) Technology is a word that describes something that doesn’t work yet. – Douglas Adams

28) All this modern technology just makes people try to do everything at once. – Bill Watterson

29) We are stuck with technology when what we really want is just stuff that works. – Douglas Adams

30) Humanity is acquiring all the right technology for all the wrong reasons. – R. Buckminster Fuller

31) It’s supposed to be automatic, but actually you have to push this button. – John Brunner

32) Books may look like nothing more than words on a page, but they are actually an infinitely complex imagino transference technology that translates odd, inky squiggles into pictures inside your head. – Jasper Fforde

33) I think that novels that leave out technology misrepresent life as badly as Victorians misrepresented life by leaving out sex. – Kurt Vonnegut

34) Devices are not dangerous for literature. People can be dangerous for literature. People, for example, who do not read. – László Krasznahorkai

35) Technological progress has merely provided us with more efficient means for going backwards. – Aldous Huxley

36) The human spirit must prevail over technology. – Albert Einstein

37) Old robots are becoming more human and young humans are becoming more like robots. – Lorin Morgan-Richards

38) Technology… the knack of so arranging the world that we don’t have to experience it. – Max Frisch

39) Technology frightens me to death. It’s designed by engineers to impress other engineers. And they always come with instruction booklets that are written by engineers for other engineers – which is why almost no technology ever works. – John Cleese

40) The great myth of our times is that technology is communication. – Libby Larsen

41) Technology made large populations possible; large populations now make technology indispensable. – Joseph Wood Krutch

42) Computers are useless. They can only give you answers. – Pablo Picasso

43) TV and the Internet are good because they keep stupid people from spending too much time out in public. – Douglas Coupland

44) This is the whole point of technology. It creates an appetite for immortality on the one hand. It threatens universal extinction on the other. Technology is lust removed from nature. – Don DeLillo

45) The greatest achievement of humanity is not its works of art, science, or technology, but the recognition of its own dysfunction. – Eckhart Tolle

46) We now expect more from technology and less from each other. – Sherry Turkle

47) First we thought the PC was a calculator. Then we found out how to turn numbers into letters with ASCII – and we thought it was a typewriter. Then we discovered graphics, and we thought it was a television. With the World Wide Web, we’ve realized it’s a brochure. – Douglas Adams

48) Communications tools don’t get socially interesting until they get technologically boring. – Clay Shirky

49) Technology is the campfire around which we tell our stories. – Laurie Anderson

50) Any sufficiently advanced technology is equivalent to magic. – Sir Arthur C. Clarke

51) Ethics change with technology. – Larry Niven

52) So much technology, so little talent. – Vernor Vinge

53) The role of the artist today is to defend feeling against the machine. – Marty Rubin

54) Programs must be written for people to read, and only incidentally for machines to execute. – Harold Abelson

55) 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. – Archibald Putt

56) For a list of all the ways technology has failed to improve the quality of life, please press three. – Alice Kahn

57) As a technology, the book is like a hammer. That is to say, it is perfect: a tool ideally suited to its task. Hammers can be tweaked and varied but will never go obsolete. Even when builders pound nails by the thousand with pneumatic nail guns, every household needs a hammer. – James Gleick

58) The ultimate promise of technology is to make us master of a world that we command by the push of a button. – Volker Grassmuck

59) The real danger is not that computers will begin to think like men, but that men will begin to think like computers. – Sydney J. Harris

60) I might love my e-reader, but I’d never pass up the chance to browse real books. – Nichole Chase

61) Once a new technology rolls over you, if you’re not part of the steamroller, you’re part of the road. – Stewart Brand. – Stewart Brand

62) Hardware: the parts of a computer that can be kicked. – Jeff Pesis

63) Technology presumes there’s just one right way to do things and there never is. – Robert M. Pirsig

64) The real problem is not whether machines think but whether men do. – B.F. Skinner

65) Getting information off the Internet is like taking a drink from a fire hydrant. – Mitchell Kapor

66) If we continue to develop our technology without wisdom or prudence, our servant may prove to be our executioner. – Omar N. Bradley

67) Technology has to be invented or adopted. – Jared Diamond

68) We don’t need nukes. We have the internet.  – Alice Minium

69) Technology… is a queer thing. It brings you great gifts with one hand, and it stabs you in the back with the other. – Carrie Snow

70) Computers are like bikinis. They save people a lot of guesswork.  – Sam Ewing

71) The art challenges the technology, and the technology inspires the art. – John Lasseter

72) Computers are heaven-sent when they work and hell-spawn when they don’t. – Dani Harper

73) All of our technology is completely unnecessary to a happy life. – Tom Hodgkinson

74) Technology is a useful servant but a dangerous master.  – Christian Lous Lange

75) Technology is anything that wasn’t around when you were born. – Alan Kay

76) Science and technology revolutionize our lives, but memory, tradition and myth frame our response. – Arthur M. Schlesinger

77) This is why I loved technology: if you used it right, it could give you power and privacy. – Cory Doctorow

78) Technology is nothing. What’s important is that you have a faith in people, that they’re basically good and smart, and if you give them tools, they’ll do wonderful things with them. – Steve Jobs

79) Please, no matter how we advance technologically, please don’t abandon the book. There is nothing in our material world more beautiful than the book. – Patti Smith

80) Leaving society to algorithms will be like leaving healthcare to stethoscopes. – Abhijit Naskar

81) Technology is teaching us to be human again – Simon Mainwaring

82) Books don’t need batteries. – Nadine Gordimer

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