"You can use all the quantitative data you can get, but you still have to distrust it and use your own intelligence and judgment."
"The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits."Alvin Toffler on Albert Einstein
"It's not that I'm so smart, it's just that I stay with problems longer."Alvin Toffler on Albert Einstein
"Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking."Alvin Toffler on Albert Einstein
"Intellectuals solve problems, geniuses prevent them."Alvin Toffler on Albert Einstein
"We should take care not to make the intellect our god it has, of course, powerful muscles, but no personality."Alvin Toffler on Albert Einstein
"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."