"Advances in the technology of telecommunications have proved an unambiguous threat to totalitarian regimes everywhere."
"It has become appallingly obvious that our technology has exceeded our humanity."Rupert Murdoch 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."Rupert Murdoch on Oscar Wilde
"Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic."Rupert Murdoch 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."Rupert Murdoch 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."Rupert Murdoch on John F. Kennedy
"No one's going to be able to operate without a grounding in the basic sciences. Language would be helpful, although English is becoming increasingly international. And travel. You have to have a global attitude."
"I felt that it's best just to be as transparent as possible."
"The buck stops with the guy who signs the checks."
"It's a libel to say that I use my newspapers to support my other business interests. The fact is, I haven't got any other business interests."
"We've got to lift our game tremendously. We'll sell our business news and information in print, we'll sell it to anyone who's got a cable system, and we'll sell it on the Web."