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Alvin Toffler

American,  Author
Total Quotes : 28
Better Side Err

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

- Alvin Toffler

Technology Side Effects

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

- Alvin Toffler

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

Work Hour Virtually

I work virtually every waking hour.

- Alvin Toffler

Change Necessary Merely

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

- Alvin Toffler

Small Think Big

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.

- 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

Loss Disease Had

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

- 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

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

Power Most Democratic

Knowledge is the most democratic source of power.

- Alvin Toffler

Law Wider Thinner

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

- 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

Identify However Ongoing

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

- 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

More Itself Makes

Technology feeds on itself. Technology makes more technology possible.

- Alvin Toffler

Science Next Substances

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.

- Alvin Toffler

Change Technology Engine

The great growling engine of change - technology.

- Alvin Toffler

Parenting Single Remains

Parenthood remains the greatest single preserve of the amateur.

- Alvin Toffler