"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."
"Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter."Marshall McLuhan on Mark Twain
"Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young. The greatest thing in life is to keep your mind young."Marshall McLuhan on Henry Ford
"Wrinkles should merely indicate where smiles have been."Marshall McLuhan on Mark Twain
"True terror is to wake up one morning and discover that your high school class is running the country."Marshall McLuhan on Kurt Vonnegut
"A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman's birthday but never remembers her age."Marshall McLuhan on Robert Frost
"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.'"
"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."
"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."