"Great art speaks a language which every intelligent person can understand. The people who call themselves modernists today speak a different language."
"True art is characterized by an irresistible urge in the creative artist."Marshall McLuhan on Albert Einstein
"If you hear a voice within you say 'you cannot paint,' then by all means paint, and that voice will be silenced."Marshall McLuhan on Vincent Van Gogh
"The highest art is always the most religious, and the greatest artist is always a devout person."Marshall McLuhan on Abraham Lincoln
"The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance."Marshall McLuhan on Aristotle
"A work of art is the unique result of a unique temperament."Marshall McLuhan on Oscar Wilde
"As technology advances, it reverses the characteristics of every situation again and again. The age of automation is going to be the age of 'do it yourself.'"
"Our Age of Anxiety is, in great part, the result of trying to do today's job with yesterday's tools and yesterday's concepts."
"If the nineteenth century was the age of the editorial chair, ours is the century of the psychiatrist's couch."
"American youth attributes much more importance to arriving at driver's license age than at voting age."
"In this electronic age we see ourselves being translated more and more into the form of information, moving toward the technological extension of consciousness."