"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 empires of the future are the empires of the mind."Alvin Toffler on Winston Churchill
"Every saint has a past and every sinner has a future."Alvin Toffler on Oscar Wilde
"Again, you can't connect the dots looking forward you can only connect them looking backwards. So you have to trust that the dots will somehow connect in your future. You have to trust in something - your gut, destiny, life, karma, whatever. This approach has never let me down, and it has made all the difference in my life."Alvin Toffler on Steve Jobs
"I never think of the future - it comes soon enough."Alvin Toffler on Albert Einstein
"It is not in the stars to hold our destiny but in ourselves."Alvin Toffler on William Shakespeare
"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."
"To think that the new economy is over is like somebody in London in 1830 saying the entire industrial revolution is over because some textile manufacturers in Manchester went broke."
"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."
"Change is not merely necessary to life - it is life."
"Man has a limited biological capacity for change. When this capacity is overwhelmed, the capacity is in future shock."
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