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Quote Left Primitivism has become the vulgar cliché of much modern art and speculation. Quote Right
Quote Left The car has become an item of dress without which we feel uncertain, unclad, and incomplete in the urban compound. Quote Right
Quote Left Our Age of Anxiety is, in great part, the result of trying to do today's jobs with yesterday's tools. Quote Right
Quote Left The car has become the carapace, the protective and aggressive shell, of urban and suburban man. Quote Right
Quote Left Persons grouped around a fire or candle for warmth or light are less able to pursue independent thoughts, or even tasks, than people supplied with electric light. In the same way, the social and educational patterns latent in automation are those of self-employment and artistic autonomy. Quote Right
Quote Left 'Money talks' because money is a metaphor, a transfer, and a bridge. Like words and language, money is a storehouse of communally achieved wor... Quote Right
Quote Left Acoustic space has the basic character of a sphere whose focus or centre is simultaneously everywhere and whose margin is nowhere... Quote Right
Quote Left Politics will eventually be replaced by imagery. The politician will be only too happy to abdicate in favor of his image, because the image will be much more powerful than he could ever be. Quote Right
Quote Left The new electronic interdependence recreates the world in the image of a global village. Quote Right
Quote Left Today's child is growing up absurd, because he lives in two worlds, and neither of them inclines him to grow up. Growing up—that is our new ... Quote Right
Quote Left Politics will eventually be replaced by imagery. The politician will be only too happy to abdicate in favor of his image, because the image wi... Quote Right
Quote Left A new medium is never an addition to an old one, nor does it leave the old one in peace. It never ceases to oppress the older media until it finds new shapes and positions for them. Quote Right
Quote Left There is absolutely no inevitability as long as there is a willingness to contemplate what is happening. Quote Right
Quote Left The future masters of technology will have to be lighthearted and intelligent. The machine easily masters the grim and the dumb. Quote Right
Quote Left The school system, custodian of print culture, has no place for the rugged individual. It is, indeed, the homogenizing hopper into which we toss our integral tots for processing. Quote Right
Quote Left There are no passengers on spaceship earth. We are all crew. Quote Right
Quote Left The car has become an article of dress without which we feel uncertain, unclad, and incomplete. Quote Right
Quote Left Darkness is to space what silence is to sound, i.e., the interval. Quote Right
Quote Left A commercial society whose members are essentially ascetic and indifferent in social ritual has to be provided with blueprints and specifications for evoking the right tone for every occasion. Quote Right
Quote Left New media may at first appear as mere codes of transmission for older achievement and established patterns of thought. But nobody could make the mistake of supposing that phonetic writing merely made it possible for the Greeks to set down in visual o Quote Right
Quote Left ONLY THE SMALL SECRETS NEED TO BE PROTECTED.THE BIG ONES ARE KEPT SECRET BY PUBLIC INCREDULITY. Quote Right
Quote Left The medium is the message. Quote Right
Quote Left Today it is not the classroom nor the classics which are the repositories of models of eloquence, but the ad agencies. Quote Right
Quote Left The real news is bad news. Quote Right
Quote Left The medium is the message. This is merely to say that the personal and social consequences of any medium -- that is, of any extension of ourselves -- result from the new scale that is introduced into our affairs by each extension of ourselves, or by any new technology. Quote Right
Quote Left The name of a man is a numbing blow from which he never recovers. Quote Right
Quote Left Ads are the cave art of the twentieth century. Quote Right
Quote Left As the unity of the modern world becomes increasingly a technological rather than a social affair, the techniques of the arts provide the most valuable means of insight into the real direction of our own collective purposes. Quote Right
Quote Left Money is a poor man's credit card. Quote Right
Quote Left Art at its most significant is a distant early warning system that can always be relied on to tell the old culture what is beginning to happen. Quote Right
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