"I know there are lots of positives in the evolution of technology, but I also think it will be responsible for the end of a unique character, of a specific kind of geographical culture. The world is getting so small, and mass production is getting so big. Everything is in danger of becoming the same."
"It has become appallingly obvious that our technology has exceeded our humanity."Laura Marling 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."Laura Marling on Oscar Wilde
"Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic."Laura Marling 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."Laura Marling 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."Laura Marling on John F. Kennedy
"I love the way you can fall in love with a piece of literature how words alone can get your heart doing that."
"I need some isolation, it's necessary to me, that's just who I am. I need to be left alone."
"I've been quite fascinated by the relative insignificance of human existence, the shortness of life. We might as well be a letter in a word in a sentence on a page in a book in a library in a city in one country in this enormous universe! And that kind of fear and insignificance has kept me awake at night."
"I get up, go and get a coffee, and go do the crossword - I'm loyal to one particular paper, the 'Guardian' - and that's my idea of a perfect morning."
"The romanticised life, where all the great poetry and music and art of the world comes from, is great but it requires a lot of self-indulgence."