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Alvin Toffler

American,  Author
Total Quotes : 28
Change Stress Shock

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.

- Alvin Toffler

Technology Side Effects

Our technological powers increase, but the side effects and potential hazards also escalate.

- Alvin Toffler

Change Necessary Merely

Change is not merely necessary to life - it is life.

- Alvin Toffler

Work Hour Virtually

I work virtually every waking hour.

- Alvin Toffler

Better Side Err

It is better to err on the side of daring than the side of caution.

- Alvin Toffler

Identify However Ongoing

Nobody knows the future with certainty. We can, however, identify ongoing patterns of change.

- Alvin Toffler

Possibilities Will Himself

One of the more fantastic possibilities is that man will be able to make biological carbon copies of himself.

- Alvin Toffler

Education Illiterate How

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.

- Alvin Toffler

Data Distrust Still

You can use all the quantitative data you can get, but you still have to distrust it and use your own intelligence and judgment.

- Alvin Toffler

Law Wider Thinner

The Law of Raspberry Jam: the wider any culture is spread, the thinner it gets.

- Alvin Toffler

More Itself Makes

Technology feeds on itself. Technology makes more technology possible.

- Alvin Toffler

Change Future Limited

Man has a limited biological capacity for change. When this capacity is overwhelmed, the capacity is in future shock.

- Alvin Toffler

Power Most Democratic

Knowledge is the most democratic source of power.

- Alvin Toffler

Loss Disease Had

The biggest tragedy I had was the loss of my daughter from neuromuscular disease in 2000, at age 46.

- Alvin Toffler

Parenting Single Remains

Parenthood remains the greatest single preserve of the amateur.

- Alvin Toffler

Society New Need

One of the definitions of sanity is the ability to tell real from unreal. Soon we'll need a new definition.

- Alvin Toffler

Editor Doubtless Provoked

Anyone nit-picking enough to write a letter of correction to an editor doubtless deserves the error that provoked it.

- Alvin Toffler

Like Profits Goes

Profits, like sausages... are esteemed most by those who know least about what goes into them.

- Alvin Toffler

Most Were Trained

Most managers were trained to be the thing they most despise - bureaucrats.

- Alvin Toffler

Years Assembly Unlike

My wife and I, unlike many intellectuals, spent five years working on assembly lines. We came to fully understand the criticisms of the industrial age, in which you are an appendage of a machine that sets the pace.

- Alvin Toffler