"Technology is so much fun but we can drown in our technology. The fog of information can drive out knowledge."
"It has become appallingly obvious that our technology has exceeded our humanity."Daniel J. Boorstin 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."Daniel J. Boorstin on Oscar Wilde
"Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic."Daniel J. Boorstin 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."Daniel J. Boorstin 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."Daniel J. Boorstin on John F. Kennedy
"A wonderful thing about a book, in contrast to a computer screen, is that you can take it to bed with you."
"The courage to imagine the otherwise is our greatest resource, adding color and suspense to all our life."
"An image is not simply a trademark, a design, a slogan or an easily remembered picture. It is a studiously crafted personality profile of an individual, institution, corporation, product or service."
"Education is learning what you didn't even know you didn't know."
"The traveler was active he went strenuously in search of people, of adventure, of experience. The tourist is passive he expects interesting things to happen to him. He goes 'sight-seeing.'"