65 Modern Technology Quotes On Success In Life

These modern technology quotes will inspire you. Modern technology, of, involving or befitting the present or a recent time; contemporary.

A collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging modern technology quotes, modern technology sayings, and modern technology proverbs.

Best Modern Technology Quotes

  1. “Take, therefore, what modern technology is capable of: the power of our moral sense allied to the power of communications and our ability to organize internationally. That, in my view, gives us the first opportunity as a community to fundamentally change the world.” ~ Gordon Brown
  2. “With the help of modern technology, I can compose intricate keyboard parts and then I have to go back and learn them in order to perform them properly.” ~ Geddy Lee
  3. “Modern technology has become a total phenomenon for civilization, the defining force of a new social order in which efficiency is no longer an option but a necessity imposed on all human activity.” ~ Jacques Ellul
  4. “One machine can do the work of fifty ordinary men. No machine can do the work of one extraordinary man.” ~ Elbert Hubbard
  5. “Once a new technology rolls over you, if you’re not part of the steamroller, you’re part of the road.” ~ Stewart Brand

  6. “Technology is a way of organizing the universe so that man doesn’t have to experience it.” ~ Max Frisch
  7. “We live in a society exquisitely dependent on science and technology, in which hardly anyone knows anything about science and technology.” ~ Carl Sagan
  8. “The machine does not isolate man from the great problems of nature but plunges him more deeply into them.” ~ Antoine de Saint-Exupery
  9. “Technology is a useful servant but a dangerous master.” ~ Christian Lous Lange
  10. “We are stuck with technology when what we really want is just stuff that works.” ~ Douglas Adams

  11. “If science fiction is the mythology of modern technology, then its myth is tragic.” ~ Ursula K. Le Guin
  12. “But some great records are are being made with today’s technology and there are still great artists among us. Likewise there are artists today who are so reliant on modern technology, they wouldn’t have emerged when recording was more organic.” ~ Tony Visconti
  13. “All of the biggest technological inventions created by man – the airplane, the automobile, the computer – says little about his intelligence, but speaks volumes about his laziness.” ~ Mark Kennedy
  14. “We live in a society exquisitely dependent on science and technology and yet have cleverly arranged things so that almost no one understands science and technology.” ~ Carl Sagan
  15. “It is a commonplace of modern technology that problems have solutions before there is knowledge of how they are to be solved.” ~ John Kenneth Galbraith

  16. “The drive toward complex technical achievement offers a clue to why the U.S. is good at space gadgetry and bad at slum problems.” ~ John Kenneth Galbraith
  17. “Like all tools, modern technology has produced some wonderful moments in music and also some horrors.” ~ Hugh Hopper
  18. “I don’t cook – I can cook – but I’m not very good. I like being asked over for dinner, because she can’t cook either. We would starve if it weren’t for modern technology. I know how to work a microwave, but love home cooked meals.” ~ Mark Mothersbaugh
  19. “To err is human, but to really foul things up you need a computer.” ~ Paul R. Ehrlich

  20. “The cyber review team will proceed with the most sensitive systems first, but ultimately all systems will be analyzed and made as secure as modern technology permits. And hopefully, that’s gonna be our technology.” ~ Donald Trump
  21. “That many if not most people…who want fresh leafy greens in January buy them at the supermarket after they’ve been bleached and plastic-bag shipped from California or beyond is not a tribute to modern technology; it’s an unprecedented abdication of personal responsibility and a ubiquitous benchmark of abnormality.” ~ Joel Salatin
  22. “If a master, a wise and experienced man, wields a great weapon, that’s beautiful. He can serve peace with it. But if someone’s emotions are imbalanced, even if he has the best equipment, he will still mean danger. Modern technology requires calm. You shouldn’t trust anyone with a car who has no knowledge about vehicles or roads.” ~ Ai Weiwei
  23. “I think, actually, that it’s a really fascinating time in history because the development of modern technology and the photographs the satellites were taking from space were mapping the earth in a new way, making us feel like the globe we inhabit is much smaller than previously conceived of, in the human mind.” ~ Tom Hiddleston
  24. “The extreme sophistication of modern technology – wonderful though its benefits are – is, ironically, an impediment to engaging young people with basics: with learning how things work.” ~ Martin Rees

  25. “We need to take responsibility for the effect of our environment on our nervous systems, and particularly the nervous systems of our children. No wonder so many of them are diagnosed with all the stuff they’re diagnosed with today. Modern technology is a blessing to be sure, but it’s also a curse if we allow it to pull us out of our spiritual center. A 24 hour electronic onslaught comes at the expense of our deep humanity and our deepest relationships.” ~ Marianne Williamson
  26. “During the past few decades, modern technology, with radio, TV, air travel, and satellites, has woven a network of communication which puts each part of the world in to almost instant contact with all the other parts.” ~ David Bohm
  27. “The lessons of September 11 are that if we allow law enforcement to do their work free of political interference, if we give them adequate resources and modern technologies, we can protect our citizens without intruding on our liberties.” ~ Lucille Roybal-Allard
  28. “It seems like I always wrote, I just didn’t think of it as a career choice. I just liked to tell stories … to myself, to pen pals (I had a lot of them, all over the world). Of course this was in the days before computers were everywhere, and anyone could access the Web. You had to make an effort keeping up a correspondence, and the arrival of the mail once a day was a big deal. I think if modern technology had been around when I was a kid, I would never have left my bedroom except to take the dogs out for their run three times a day.” ~ Charles de Lint
  29. “The moment of drifting into thought has been so clipped by modern technology. Our lives are filled with distraction with smartphones and all the rest. People are so locked into not being present.” ~ Glen Hansard

  30. “Hatred can be nurtured anywhere, idealism can be perverted into sadism anywhere. If hatred and sadism combine with modern technology the inferno could erupt anew anywhere.” ~ Simon Wiesenthal
  31. “The environmental crisis is somber evidence of an insidious fraud hidden in the vaunted productivity and wealth of modern, technology-based society. This wealth has been gained by rapid short-term exploitation of the environmental system, but it has blindly accumulated a debt to nature-a debt so large and so pervasive that in the next generation it may, if unpaid, wipe out most of the wealth it has gained us.” ~ Barry Commoner
  32. “Modern technology has conveniently provided a measuring stick by which you can determine whether or not you are conducting your business in an acceptable, ethical way. . . . You can ask yourself: How will I feel if my business dealings today are secretly recorded on a hidden video camera, and appear on this evening’s television newscast for all to see?” ~ Wayne D. Dosick
  33. “Despite the dazzling successes of modern technology and the unprecedented power of modern military systems, they suffer from a common and catastrophic fault. While providing us with a bountiful supply of food, with great industrial plants, with high-speed transportation, and with military weapons of unprecedented power, they threaten our very survival.” ~ Barry Commoner
  34. “For me, modern technology has ruined romance and movies – nobody can run to the airplane gate anymore.” ~ Lorene Scafaria

  35. “The only protection as a historian is to institute a process of research and writing that minimizes the possibility of error. And that I have tried to do, aided by modern technology, which enables me, having long since moved beyond longhand, to use a computer for both organizing and taking notes.” ~ Doris Kearns Goodwin
  36. “I don’t like technology and all that. I’m a farm boy. I would rather live in that time when you had to provide for your family. I don’t know. I’m a country kid, so I don’t like modern technology.” ~ Travis Fimmel
  37. “I think people should be able to have at their behest, like, four hours of music, entertainment, visual knowledge, different pathways[.] That’s what I’m trying to do with modern technology, not just another song and another song.” ~ Jon Anderson
  38. “People nowadays like to be together not in the old-fashioned way of, say, mingling on the piazza of an Italian Renaissance city, but, instead, huddled together in traffic jams, bus queues, on escalators and so on. It’s a new kind of togetherness which may seem totally alien, but it’s the togetherness of modern technology.” ~ J. G. Ballard
  39. “We are discovering today that several of the premises which are deeply ingrained in our way of life are simply untrue and become pathogenic when implemented with modern technology.” ~ Gregory Bateson

  40. “Government is not using modern technology so much to modernize and improve services as it is to regulate, punish, collect taxes and keep an eye on us. They’d rather rule than serve.” ~ James Cook
  41. “An economy oriented toward production for market exchange provides the optimal conditions for long-lasting and ever-expanding productive capacity based on modern technology.” ~ Peter L. Berger
  42. “What modern technology has done has afforded us the luxury of abbreviation and being concise with time, I think. Things that it would take you a week to do can now be done in a day, which is absolutely awesome because you can concentrate on the bigger picture.” ~ Justin Broadrick
  43. “By now, with all our modern technology, there should be no poverty left on earth.” ~ E. A. Bucchianeri

  44. “Well before September 11, it was understood that with modern technology, the rich and powerful will lose their near monopoly of the means of violence and can expect to suffer atrocities on home soil.” ~ Noam Chomsky
  45. “I would absolutely love to go back to the simplicity of the ’80s, where there wasn’t texting, social media, iPhones, or smartphones. I love the fact that you would go home and check your messages. I’m not well suited to the world of modern technology.” ~ Matthew Rhys
  46. “Lighting was very primitive. And still it was really the way to learn because sometimes some of the modern technology is so extreme and so compartmentalized that we lose sight of exactly what we’re doing.” ~ Haskell Wexler
  47. “Everybody dreams, but memory for dreams is famously elusive. Even Sigmund Freud, without the benefit of modern technology’s electroencephalogram, or EEG, did not know that adult humans dream 90 minutes per night, and that newborns spend eight hours per day dreaming (out of their 16 hours of sleep). REM sleep helps grow the brain!” ~ Charles McPhee
  48. “It is the child’s understanding that teaches the adults the way of the future. They’re still doing it today with modern technology.” ~ Michael Morpurgo

  49. “To do justice to modern technology’s rigid linear structure, to the lofty gridwork of cranes and bridges, to the dynamism of machines operating at one thousand horsepower – only photography is capable of that. What those who are attached to the painterly style regard as photography’s defect, the mechanical reproduction of form – is just what makes it superior to all other means of expression.” ~ Albert Renger-Patzsch
  50. “Is Islam a tribe or is it a force of globalization? Islam has certainly been studied as a local, tribalistic phenomenon. But Islam is also theoretically a universalist idea, its spread has been facilitated by modern technologies, and it’s an identity that people can slip into and out of fairly easily. I don’t think Islam has really been understood as a product of globalization. It might be one of these instances where globalism and tribalism ultimately go hand in hand.” ~ Franklin Foer
  51. “In the era of modern technology, people could just vote on their phones for who they want to be judges. We could amend all of the ways in which we select our leaders, with the advent of modern technology. We haven’t done so. It’s actually served us fairly well. Ours is the longest enduring constitutional, written constitution in the world. At the moment, I think it’s strained. It’s showing the strains of politics and a frustration.” ~ Martha Minow
  52. “Anyone who studies the contemporary phenomenon of global warming, or who fears the insidious impact that the smartphone is having on our lives, or who remembers that there are enough nuclear warheads on enough intercontinental ballistic missiles to destroy human civilization with some ease, understands that modern technology threatens, indeed is likely, to overwhelm us.” ~ David Roochnik
  53. “My only worry about tweeting and modern technology is how it has crept into even the darkest corners of the absolute global village we live in.” ~ Denis Leary

  54. “Take a human desire, preferably one that has been around for a really long time Identify that desire and use modern technology to take out steps.” ~ Evan Williams
  55. “HOBBES: All this modern technology just makes people try to do everything at once.” ~ Bill Watterson
  56. “With modern technology and science, you can’t find one instance in which an abortion would be needed to save a woman’s life. There is no such exception as life of the mother, and as far as health of the mother, same thing.” ~ Joe Walsh
  57. “Brothers and sisters, with the blessings of modern technology, we can express gratitude and joy about God’s great plan for His children in a way that can be heard not only around our workplace but around the world. Sometimes a single phrase of testimony can set events in motion that affect someone’s life for eternity.” ~ Dieter F. Uchtdorf
  58. “When the United States fought in Vietnam, it was organized modern technology versus organized human beings, and the human beings won.” ~ Howard Zinn

  59. “The dramatic importance of climate changes to the world’s future has been dangerously underestimated by many, often because we have been lulled by modern technology into thinking we have conquered nature. This well-written book points out in clear language that the climatic threat could be as awesome as any we might face, and that massive world-wide actions to hedge against that threat deserve immediate consideration.” ~ Stephen Schneider
  60. “Hitler’s dictatorship was the first of an industrial estate in this age of modern technology, a dictatorship which employed to perfection the instruments of technology to dominate its own people. By means of such instruments of technology, eighty million persons could be made subject to the will of one individual. Telephone, teletype, radio, made it possible to transmit the commands of the highest levels directly to the lowest organs where they were executed uncritically” ~ Albert Speer
  61. “One wonders whether a generation that demands instant satisfaction of all its needs and instant solution of the world’s problems will produce anything of lasting value. Such a generation, even when equipped with the most modern technology, will be essentially primitive it will stand in awe of nature, and submit to the tutelage of medicine men.” ~ Eric Hoffer
  62. “War is the ultimate realization of modern technology.” ~ Don DeLillo

  63. “…The very nature of interstate war puts innocent civilians into great jeopardy, especially with modern technology.” ~ Murray Rothbard
  64. “I see climate change as one of the driving forces in the 21st century. With modern technology and globalization, we are much more connected than ever before. The world’s warehouses are now container ships.” ~ David Titley
  65. “Should an anthropologist or a sociologist be looking for a bizarre society to study, I would suggest he come to Ulster. It is one of Europe’s oddest countries. Here, in the middle of the twentieth century, with modern technology transforming everybody’s lives, you find a medieval mentality that is being dragged painfully into the eighteenth century by some forward-looking people.” ~ Bernadette Devlin

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