Technology - Quotes & Sayings

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I just invent, then wait until man comes around to needing what I've invented.

R. Buckminster Fuller

Technology can be our best friend, and technology can also be the biggest party pooper of our lives. It interrupts our own story, interrupts our ability to have a thought or a daydream, to imagine something wonderful, because we're too busy bridging the walk from the cafeteria back to the office on the cell phone.

Steven Spielberg

Technology is a useful servant but a dangerous master.

Christian Lous Lange

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

Television is a medium because anything well done is rare.

Fred Allen

Every once in a while, a new technology, an old problem, and a big idea turn into an innovation.

Dean Kamen

Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.

Arthur C. Clarke

Biology is the most powerful technology ever created. DNA is software, protein are hardware, cells are factories.

Arvind Gupta

New technology is not good or evil in and of itself. It's all about how people choose to use it.

David Wong

The number one benefit of information technology is that it empowers people to do what they want to do. It lets people be creative. It lets people be productive. It lets people learn things they didn't think they could learn before, and so in a sense it is all about potential.

Steve Ballmer

Social media is not about the exploitation of technology but service to community.

Simon Mainwaring

Even with all our technology and the inventions that make modern life so much easier than it once was, it takes just one big natural disaster to wipe all that away and remind us that, here on Earth, we're still at the mercy of nature.

Neil deGrasse Tyson

Sharing is good, and with digital technology, sharing is easy.

Richard Stallman

Getting information off the Internet is like taking a drink from a fire hydrant.

Mitchell Kapor

The real problem is not whether machines think but whether men do.

B. F. Skinner

Design is a way of life, a point of view. It involves the whole complex of visual communications: talent, creative ability, manual skill, and technical knowledge. Aesthetics and economics, technology and psychology are intrinsically related to the process.

Paul Rand

Turn off your email; turn off your phone; disconnect from the Internet; figure out a way to set limits so you can concentrate when you need to, and disengage when you need to. Technology is a good servant but a bad master.

Gretchen Rubin

The purpose of technology is not to confuse the brain but to serve the body.

William S. Burroughs

Riding a bicycle is the summit of human endeavour - an almost neutral environmental effect coupled with the ability to travel substantial distances without disturbing anybody. The bike is the perfect marriage of technology and human energy.

Jeremy Corbyn

It's not a faith in technology. It's faith in people.

Steve Jobs

The advance of technology is based on making it fit in so that you don't really even notice it, so it's part of everyday life.

Bill Gates

The First Industrial Revolution used water and steam power to mechanize production. The Second used electric power to create mass production. The Third used electronics and information technology to automate production.

Klaus Schwab

I used to do my best thinking while staring out airplane windows. The seat-back video system put a stop to that. Now I sit and watch old' Friends' and 'Everybody Loves Raymond' episodes. Walking is good, but here again, technology has interfered. I like to listen to iTunes while I walk home. I guess I don't think anymore.

Mary Roach

The only constant in the technology industry is change.

Marc Benioff

Many people who try to do big bold things in the world find out it's not about the money or the technology: It's about the regulatory hurdles that will try and stop you.

Peter Diamandis

The world is getting more connected through technology and travel. Cuisines are evolving. Some people are scared of globalization, but I think people will always take pride in cultural heritage.

John Mackey

Information technology and the Internet are rapidly transforming almost every aspect of our lives - some for better, some for worse.

John Landgraf

Technological progress has merely provided us with more efficient means for going backwards.

Aldous Huxley

Soon silence will have passed into legend. Man has turned his back on silence. Day after day he invents machines and devices that increase noise and distract humanity from the essence of life, contemplation, meditation.

Jean Arp

Modern technology has become a total phenomenon for civilization, the defining force of a new social order in which efficiency is no longer an option but a necessity imposed on all human activity.

Jacques Ellul

One machine can do the work of fifty ordinary men. No machine can do the work of one extraordinary man.

Elbert Hubbard

Capitalist production, therefore, develops technology, and the combining together of various processes into a social whole, only by sapping the original sources of all wealth - the soil and the labourer.

Karl Marx

Technology is unlocking the innate compassion we have for our fellow human beings.

Bill Gates

Our philosophy is that we want to be an ecosystem. Our philosophy is to empower others to sell, empower others to service, making sure the other people are more powerful than us. With our technology, our innovation, our partners - 10 million small business sellers - they can compete with Microsoft and IBM.

Jack Ma

Information technology has been one of the leading drivers of globalization, and it may also become one of its major victims.

Evgeny Morozov

Good, bad or indifferent, if you are not investing in new technology, you are going to be left behind.

Philip Green

I think that technology - computers and smart phones and 24-hour availability - often leaves me, and others I know, feeling blank and depressed at the end of a day. I also believe that hyped expectations for raising children leaves many women and men feeling as if their days are a blur of carpools and play-groups and tutors.

Rebecca Traister

Millennials, and the generations that follow, are shaping technology. This generation has grown up with computing in the palm of their hands. They are more socially and globally connected through mobile Internet devices than any prior generation. And they don't question; they just learn.

Brad D. Smith

Technology, through automation and artificial intelligence, is definitely one of the most disruptive sources.

Alain Dehaze

The over-all point is that new technology will not necessarily replace old technology, but it will date it. By definition. Eventually, it will replace it. But it's like people who had black-and-white TVs when color came out. They eventually decided whether or not the new technology was worth the investment.

Steve Jobs

Long-term, we must begin to build our internal strengths. It isn't just skills like computer technology. It's the old-fashioned basics of self-reliance, self-motivation, self-reinforcement, self-discipline, self-command.

Steven Pressfield

There's still something so pure and heartfelt and emotional and genuine about a bouquet of flowers that, even with all the advances of technology and the millions of ways we have to communicate with each other, flowers are still relevant in my opinion.

Vanessa Diffenbaugh

While technology is important, it's what we do with it that truly matters.

Muhammad Yunus

Patients who are being kept alive by technology and want to end their lives already have a recognized constitutional right to stop any and all medical interventions, from respirators to antibiotics. They do not need physician-assisted suicide or euthanasia.

Ezekiel Emanuel

Healthcare is becoming part of information technology.

Bill Maris

Technology gives us the facilities that lessen the barriers of time and distance - the telegraph and cable, the telephone, radio, and the rest.

Emily Greene Balch

The easiest way to stop piracy is not by putting antipiracy technology to work. It's by giving those people a service that's better than what they're receiving from the pirates.

Gabe Newell

Blockchain technology isn't just a more efficient way to settle securities. It will fundamentally change market structures, and maybe even the architecture of the Internet itself.

Abigail Johnson

Everybody gets so much information all day long that they lose their common sense.

Gertrude Stein

Technology and social media have brought power back to the people.

Mark McKinnon