"Mass transportation is doomed to failure in North America because a person's car is the only place where he can be alone and think."
"It is strange to be known so universally and yet to be so lonely."Marshall McLuhan on Albert Einstein
"Alone we can do so little together we can do so much."Marshall McLuhan on Helen Keller
"It's often just enough to be with someone. I don't need to touch them. Not even talk. A feeling passes between you both. You're not alone."Marshall McLuhan on Marilyn Monroe
"Associate with men of good quality if you esteem your own reputation for it is better to be alone than in bad company."Marshall McLuhan on George Washington
"I restore myself when I'm alone."Marshall McLuhan on Marilyn Monroe
"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."