"In the face of technology, everything becomes a little atavistic."
"It has become appallingly obvious that our technology has exceeded our humanity."Don DeLillo on Albert Einstein
"The typewriting machine, when played with expression, is no more annoying than the piano when played by a sister or near relation."Don DeLillo on Oscar Wilde
"Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic."Don DeLillo on Arthur C. Clarke
"The world is very different now. For man holds in his mortal hands the power to abolish all forms of human poverty, and all forms of human life."Don DeLillo on John F. Kennedy
"I am sorry to say that there is too much point to the wisecrack that life is extinct on other planets because their scientists were more advanced than ours."Don DeLillo on John F. Kennedy
"Californians invented the concept of life-style. This alone warrants their doom."
"I felt Joyce was an influence on my fiction, but in a very general way, as a kind of inspiration and a model for the beauty of language."
"I slept for four years. I didn't study much of anything. I majored in something called communication arts."
"There's always a period of curious fear between the first sweet-smelling breeze and the time when the rain comes cracking down."
"There's a connection between the advances that are made in technology and the sense of primitive fear people develop in response to it."
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