"The world changes materially. Science makes advances in technology and understanding. But the world of humanity doesn't change."
"It has become appallingly obvious that our technology has exceeded our humanity."Pierre Schaeffer 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."Pierre Schaeffer on Oscar Wilde
"Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic."Pierre Schaeffer 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."Pierre Schaeffer 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."Pierre Schaeffer on John F. Kennedy
"Sound is the vocabulary of nature."