"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."
"Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect."Alvin Toffler on Mark Twain
"The hardest thing to understand in the world is the income tax."Alvin Toffler on Albert Einstein
"There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure."Alvin Toffler on Colin Powell
"Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all."Alvin Toffler on Dale Carnegie
"If there is anything that a man can do well, I say let him do it. Give him a chance."Alvin Toffler on Abraham Lincoln
"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."
"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."