"Parenthood remains the greatest single preserve of the amateur."
"To enjoy good health, to bring true happiness to one's family, to bring peace to all, one must first discipline and control one's own mind. If a man can control his mind he can find the way to Enlightenment, and all wisdom and virtue will naturally come to him."Alvin Toffler on Buddha
"A child who is allowed to be disrespectful to his parents will not have true respect for anyone."Alvin Toffler on Billy Graham
"We never know the love of a parent till we become parents ourselves."Alvin Toffler on Henry Ward Beecher
"I cannot think of any need in childhood as strong as the need for a father's protection."Alvin Toffler on Sigmund Freud
"Even as kids reach adolescence, they need more than ever for us to watch over them. Adolescence is not about letting go. It's about hanging on during a very bumpy ride."Alvin Toffler on Ron Taffel
"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."