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66 Technology Quotes to Inspire Innovation (CREATIVITY)

Top 10 Wise Technology Quotes

“If future generations are to remember us more with gratitude than sorrow, we must achieve more than just the miracles of technology. We must also leave them a glimpse of the world as it was created, not just as it looked when we got through with it.”

Lyndon B. Johnson
Technology is a useful servant but a dangerous master. - Christian Lous Lange
Technology is a useful servant but a dangerous master. – Christian Lous Lange
Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic. - Arthur C. Clarke
Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic. – Arthur C. Clarke

“The first rule of any technology used in a business is that automation applied to an efficient operation will magnify the efficiency. The second is that automation applied to an inefficient operation will magnify the inefficiency.”

Bill Gates
One machine can do the work of fifty ordinary men. No machine can do the work of one extraordinary man. - Elbert Hubbard
One machine can do the work of fifty ordinary men. No machine can do the work of one extraordinary man. – Elbert Hubbard
Let’s go invent tomorrow instead of worrying about what happened yesterday. - Steve Jobs
Let’s go invent tomorrow instead of worrying about what happened yesterday. – Steve Jobs

“The number one benefit of information technology is that it empowers people to do what they want to do. It lets people be creative. It lets people be productive. It lets people learn things they didn’t think they could learn before, and so in a sense it is all about potential.”

Steve Ballmer
Technology like art is a soaring exercise of the human imagination. - Daniel Bell
Technology like art is a soaring exercise of the human imagination. – Daniel Bell
I do not fear computers. I fear lack of them. - Isaac Asimov
I do not fear computers. I fear lack of them. – Isaac Asimov
Technology is anything that wasn’t around when you were born. - Alan Kay
Technology is anything that wasn’t around when you were born. – Alan Kay

6 Positive Technology Quotes that will inspire you

Technology is a gift of God. After the gift of life it is perhaps the greatest of God's gifts. It is the mother of civilizations, of arts and of sciences. - Freeman Dyson
Technology is a gift of God. After the gift of life it is perhaps the greatest of God’s gifts. It is the mother of civilizations, of arts and of sciences. – Freeman Dyson
The technology you use impresses no one. The experience you create with it is everything. - Sean Gerety
The technology you use impresses no one. The experience you create with it is everything. – Sean Gerety
The great growling engine of change – technology. - Alvin Toffler
The great growling engine of change – technology. – Alvin Toffler
Just because something doesn’t do what you planned it to do doesn’t mean it’s useless. - Thomas Edison
Just because something doesn’t do what you planned it to do doesn’t mean it’s useless. – Thomas Edison
Science and technology revolutionize our lives, but memory, tradition and myth frame our response. - Arthur Schlesinger
Science and technology revolutionize our lives, but memory, tradition and myth frame our response. – Arthur Schlesinger
Technology is just a tool. In terms of getting the kids working together and motivating them, the teacher is the most important. - Bill Gates
Technology is just a tool. In terms of getting the kids working together and motivating them, the teacher is the most important. – Bill Gates

3 Quotes about technology innovation

“My vision is for a fully reusable rocket transport system between Earth and Mars that is able to re-fuel on Mars – this is very important – so you don’t have to carry the return fuel when you go there.”

Elon Musk
Innovation is the outcome of a habit, not a random act. - Sukant Ratnakar
Innovation is the outcome of a habit, not a random act. – Sukant Ratnakar
The digital camera is a great invention because it allows us to reminisce. Instantly. - Demetri Martin
The digital camera is a great invention because it allows us to reminisce. Instantly. – Demetri Martin

4 Quotes about technology for communication and friendship

“Technology gives us power, but it does not and cannot tell us how to use that power. Thanks to technology, we can instantly communicate across the world, but it still doesn’t help us know what to say.”

Jonathan Sacks
The technology keeps moving forward, which makes it easier for the artists to tell their stories and paint the pictures they want. - George Lucas
The technology keeps moving forward, which makes it easier for the artists to tell their stories and paint the pictures they want. – George Lucas
The great myth of our times is that technology is communication. - Libby Larsen
The great myth of our times is that technology is communication. – Libby Larsen
I force people to have coffee with me, just because I don't trust that a friendship can be maintained without any other senses besides a computer or cellphone screen. - John Cusack
I force people to have coffee with me, just because I don’t trust that a friendship can be maintained without any other senses besides a computer or cellphone screen. – John Cusack

13 Quotes about technology and humanity

“Technology is nothing. What’s important is that you have a faith in people, that they’re basically good and smart, and if you give them tools, they’ll do wonderful things with them.”

Steve Jobs
It has become appallingly obvious that our technology has exceeded our humanity. - Albert Einstein
It has become appallingly obvious that our technology has exceeded our humanity. – Albert Einstein
It's not faith in technology. It's faith in people. - Steve Jobs
It’s not faith in technology. It’s faith in people. – Steve Jobs

“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
Technology should improve your life… not become your life. - Billy Cox
Technology should improve your life… not become your life. – Billy Cox
The real problem is not whether machines think but whether men do. - B. F. Skinner
The real problem is not whether machines think but whether men do. – B. F. Skinner

“Soon silence will have passed into legend. Man has turned his back on silence. Day after day he invents machines and devices that increase noise and distract humanity from the essence of life, contemplation, meditation.”

Jean Arp
Humanity is acquiring all the right technology for all the wrong reasons. - R. Buckminster Fuller
Humanity is acquiring all the right technology for all the wrong reasons. – R. Buckminster Fuller
Technology is best when it brings people together. - Matt Mullenweg
Technology is best when it brings people together. – Matt Mullenweg
We have to stop optimizing for programmers and start optimizing for users. - Jeff Atwood
We have to stop optimizing for programmers and start optimizing for users. – Jeff Atwood
Civilization advances by extending the number of important operations which we can perform without thinking of them. - Alfred North Whitehead
Civilization advances by extending the number of important operations which we can perform without thinking of them. – Alfred North Whitehead
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. - John F. Kennedy
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. – John F. Kennedy
The human spirit must prevail over technology. - Albert Einstein
The human spirit must prevail over technology. – Albert Einstein

2 Quotes about technology in business

What new technology does is create new opportunities to do a job that customers want done. - Tim O’Reilly
What new technology does is create new opportunities to do a job that customers want done. – Tim O’Reilly
Our business is about technology, yes. But it’s also about operations and customer relationships. - Michael Dell
Our business is about technology, yes. But it’s also about operations and customer relationships. – Michael Dell

15 Quotes about technology being bad

“Everywhere we remain unfree and chained to technology, whether we passionately affirm or deny it. But we are delivered over to it in the worst possible way when we regard it as something neutral; for this conception of it, to which today we particularly like to do homage, makes us utterly blind to the essence of technology.”

Martin Heidegger
Technological progress has merely provided us with more efficient means for going backwards. - Aldous Huxley
Technological progress has merely provided us with more efficient means for going backwards. – Aldous Huxley
It is only when they go wrong that machines remind you how powerful they are. - Clive James
It is only when they go wrong that machines remind you how powerful they are. – Clive James

“An asteroid or a super volcano could certainly destroy us, but we also face risks the dinosaurs never saw: An engineered virus, nuclear war, inadvertent creation of a micro black hole, or some as-yet-unknown technology could spell the end of us.”

Elon Musk
The Internet is so big, so powerful and pointless that for some people it is a complete substitute for life. - Andrew Brown
The Internet is so big, so powerful and pointless that for some people it is a complete substitute for life. – Andrew Brown
Success in creating AI would be the biggest event in human history. Unfortunately, it might also be the last, unless we learn how to avoid the risks. - Stephen Hawking
Success in creating AI would be the biggest event in human history. Unfortunately, it might also be the last, unless we learn how to avoid the risks. – Stephen Hawking

“Technology is supposed to make our lives easier, allowing us to do things more quickly and efficiently. But too often it seems to make things harder, leaving us with fifty-button remote controls, digital cameras with hundreds of mysterious features and book-length manuals, and cars with dashboard systems worthy of the space shuttle.”

James Surowiecki
There are three roads to ruin; women, gambling and technicians. The most pleasant is with women, the quickest is with gambling, but the surest is with technicians. - Georges Pompidou
There are three roads to ruin; women, gambling and technicians. The most pleasant is with women, the quickest is with gambling, but the surest is with technicians. – Georges Pompidou
Everybody gets so much information all day long that they lose their common sense. - Gertrude Stein
Everybody gets so much information all day long that they lose their common sense. – Gertrude Stein
Men have become the tools of their tools. - Henry David Thoreau
Men have become the tools of their tools. – Henry David Thoreau
The march of science and technology does not imply growing intellectual complexity in the lives of most people. It often means the opposite. - Thomas Sowell
The march of science and technology does not imply growing intellectual complexity in the lives of most people. It often means the opposite. – Thomas Sowell
Technology is so much fun but we can drown in our technology. The fog of information can drive out knowledge. - Daniel J. Boorstin
Technology is so much fun but we can drown in our technology. The fog of information can drive out knowledge. – Daniel J. Boorstin
If we continue to develop our technology without wisdom or prudence, our servant may prove to be our executioner. - Omar N. Bradley
If we continue to develop our technology without wisdom or prudence, our servant may prove to be our executioner. – Omar N. Bradley
Technology… is a queer thing. It brings you great gifts with one hand, and it stabs you in the back with the other. - Carrie Snow
Technology… is a queer thing. It brings you great gifts with one hand, and it stabs you in the back with the other. – Carrie Snow
Cell phones, mobile e-mail, and all the other cool and slick gadgets can cause massive losses in our creative output and overall productivity. - Robin S. Sharma
Cell phones, mobile e-mail, and all the other cool and slick gadgets can cause massive losses in our creative output and overall productivity. – Robin S. Sharma

3 Quotes about technology for television

Television has changed the American child from an irresistible force to an immovable object. - Laurence J. Peter
Television has changed the American child from an irresistible force to an immovable object. – Laurence J. Peter
Television is a medium because anything well done is rare. - Fred Allen
Television is a medium because anything well done is rare. – Fred Allen
Do you realize if it weren't for Edison we'd be watching TV by candlelight - Al Boliska
Do you realize if it weren’t for Edison we’d be watching TV by candlelight? – Al Boliska

10 Quotes about technology that will make you think

“Globalization, as defined by rich people like us, is a very nice thing… you are talking about the Internet, you are talking about cell phones, you are talking about computers. This doesn’t affect two-thirds of the people of the world.”

Jimmy Carter
Once a new technology rolls over you, if you're not part of the steamroller, you're part of the road. - Stewart Brand
Once a new technology rolls over you, if you’re not part of the steamroller, you’re part of the road. – Stewart Brand
People who are really serious about software should make their own hardware. - Alan Kay
People who are really serious about software should make their own hardware. – Alan Kay
Getting information off the Internet is like taking a drink from a fire hydrant. - Mitch Kapor
Getting information off the Internet is like taking a drink from a fire hydrant. – Mitch Kapor
It’s not that we use technology, we live technology. - Godfrey Reggio
It’s not that we use technology, we live technology. – Godfrey Reggio
For a successful technology, reality must take precedence over public relations, for Nature cannot be fooled. - Richard P. Feynman
For a successful technology, reality must take precedence over public relations, for Nature cannot be fooled. – Richard P. Feynman
Bill Gates is a very rich man today… and do you want to know why The answer is one word versions. - Dave Barry
Bill Gates is a very rich man today… and do you want to know why? The answer is one word: versions. – Dave Barry
The Web as I envisaged it, we have not seen it yet. The future is still so much bigger than the past. - Tim Berners-Lee
The Web as I envisaged it, we have not seen it yet. The future is still so much bigger than the past. – Tim Berners-Lee
We're still in the first minutes of the first day of the Internet revolution. - Scott Cook
We’re still in the first minutes of the first day of the Internet revolution. – Scott Cook
I think there are going to be a bunch of tablet-like devices. It's really a different product category. - Jeff Bezos
I think there are going to be a bunch of tablet-like devices. It’s really a different product category. – Jeff Bezos

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