Alvin Toffler Quotes

24 Alvin Toffler quotes:

"You simply *must* stop taking advice from other people."
Author: Toffler Quotes Category: Advice Quotes
"Our technological powers increase, but the side effects and potential hazards also escalate."
"The illiterate of the future will not be the person who cannot read. It will be the person who does not know how to learn."
"The next major explosion is going to be when genetics and computers come together. I'm talking about an organic computer - about biological substances that can function like a semiconductor."
"One of the definitions of sanity is the ability to tell real from unreal. Soon we'll need a new definition."
"You've got to think about big things while you're doing small things, so that all the small things go in the right direction."
"Man has a limited biological capacity for change. When this capacity is overwhelmed, the capacity is in future shock."
"It is better to err on the side of daring than the side of caution."
"Anyone nit-picking enough to write a letter of correction to an editor doubtless deserves the error that provoked it."
Author: Toffler Quotes Category: American Author Quotes Correction Quotes
"Technology feeds on itself. Technology makes more technology possible."
"The illiterate of the future are not those that cannot read or write. They are those that can not learn, unlearn, relearn."
"Most managers were trained to be the thing they most despise - bureaucrats."
"The illiterate of the 21st century will not be those who cannot read and write, but those who cannot learn, unlearn, and relearn."
"You can use all the quantitative data you can get, but you still have to distrust it and use your own intelligence and judgment."
Author: Toffler Quotes Category: American Author Quotes Distrust Quotes
"The Law of Raspberry Jam: the wider any culture is spread, the thinner it gets."
"Future shock is the shattering stress and disorientation that we induce in individuals by subjecting them to too much change in too short a time."
"Profits, like sausages... are esteemed most by those who know least about what goes into them."
"Parenthood remains the greatest single preserve of the amateur."
"The great growling engine of change - technology."
"Change is not merely necessary to life - it is life."

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