"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."
"If you don't like something, change it. If you can't change it, change your attitude."Alvin Toffler on Maya Angelou
"Change does not roll in on the wheels of inevitability, but comes through continuous struggle. And so we must straighten our backs and work for our freedom. A man can't ride you unless your back is bent."Alvin Toffler on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference."Alvin Toffler on Reinhold Niebuhr
"Change will not come if we wait for some other person or some other time. We are the ones we've been waiting for. We are the change that we seek."Alvin Toffler on Barack Obama
"You must be the change you wish to see in the world."Alvin Toffler on Mahatma Gandhi
"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."
"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."
"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."