"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."
"Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter."Alvin Toffler on Mark Twain
"Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young. The greatest thing in life is to keep your mind young."Alvin Toffler on Henry Ford
"Wrinkles should merely indicate where smiles have been."Alvin Toffler on Mark Twain
"True terror is to wake up one morning and discover that your high school class is running the country."Alvin Toffler on Kurt Vonnegut
"A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman's birthday but never remembers her age."Alvin Toffler on Robert Frost
"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."
"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."