"One of the definitions of sanity is the ability to tell real from unreal. Soon we'll need a new definition."
"You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty."Alvin Toffler on Mahatma Gandhi
"An armed society is a polite society. Manners are good when one may have to back up his acts with his life."Alvin Toffler on Robert A. Heinlein
"It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society."Alvin Toffler on Jiddu Krishnamurti
"A people that values its privileges above its principles soon loses both."Alvin Toffler on Dwight D. Eisenhower
"There is more to life than increasing its speed."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."
"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."