"Our markets have not achieved their great successes as a result of government fiat, but rather through efforts of competing interests working to meet the demands of investors and to fulfill the promises posed by advancing technology."
"It has become appallingly obvious that our technology has exceeded our humanity."Arthur Levitt on Albert Einstein
"The typewriting machine, when played with expression, is no more annoying than the piano when played by a sister or near relation."Arthur Levitt on Oscar Wilde
"Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic."Arthur Levitt on Arthur C. Clarke
"The world is very different now. For man holds in his mortal hands the power to abolish all forms of human poverty, and all forms of human life."Arthur Levitt on John F. Kennedy
"I am sorry to say that there is too much point to the wisecrack that life is extinct on other planets because their scientists were more advanced than ours."Arthur Levitt on John F. Kennedy
"Today, the forces of competition, technology, and globalization have converged to spur innovation and to transform the way business is done in the securities industry."