"Every technology, including the printing press, comes at some price."
"It has become appallingly obvious that our technology has exceeded our humanity."Bill Keller 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."Bill Keller on Oscar Wilde
"Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic."Bill Keller 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."Bill Keller 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."Bill Keller on John F. Kennedy
"My dad was an engineer, and he became the CEO of Chevron. His was an engineer's mind-set: Everything's kind of a problem how do you approach the problem?"
"I don't have dating tips."
"I don't think that there is absolute freedom of the press. We operate under laws - against libel, for instance. The idea that there is some absolute press freedom is kind of a myth."
"I think there's been a decline in the public's access to what's being done with their tax dollars, what's being done in their name. I hope that that will be repaired."
"My view of social media is that it is a set of tools, not a religion."