"Everything is fraught with danger. I love technology and I love science. It's just always all in the way you use it. So there's no - you can't really blame anything on the technology. It's just the way people use it, and it always has been."
"It has become appallingly obvious that our technology has exceeded our humanity."Steve Martin 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."Steve Martin on Oscar Wilde
"Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic."Steve Martin 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."Steve Martin 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."Steve Martin on John F. Kennedy
"I think I meant that, given the circumstances of my childhood, I had the illusion that it's easier to be alone. To have your relationships be casual and also to pose as a solitary person, because it was more romantic. You know, I was raised on the idea of the ramblin' man and the loner."
"Throughout my whole life, as a performer, I've never played with a band. I've always played alone, so I was never required to stay in rhythm or anything. So it was a real different experience for me to start playing with a band. There were so many basic things for me to learn."
"Talking about music is like dancing about architecture."
"What is comedy? Comedy is the art of making people laugh without making them puke."
"I believe entertainment can aspire to be art, and can become art, but if you set out to make art you're an idiot."