"New technology is useful, but it's inefficient and ugly it knows it'll be obsolete by lunchtime tomorrow, so it has no incentive to be anything else."
"It has become appallingly obvious that our technology has exceeded our humanity."Tom Holt 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."Tom Holt on Oscar Wilde
"Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic."Tom Holt 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."Tom Holt 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."Tom Holt on John F. Kennedy
"Luck, like a Russian car, generally only works if you push it."
"Everything is out there if you know how to find it, and have the patience. I don't and haven't, but that's my problem."
"Poetry is one of the few nasty childhood habits I've managed to grow out of."