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Technology Quotes 71-75

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Technology Quotes
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 

Humanity is acquiring all the right technology for all the wrong reasons. 
R. Buckminster Fuller 

Relying on the government to protect your privacy is like asking a peeping tom to install your window blinds. 
John Perry Barlow 

It is questionable if all the mechanical inventions yet made have lightened the day's toil of any human being. 
John Stuart Mill 

It may not always be profitable at first for businesses to be online, but it is certainly going to be unprofitable not to be online.
Esther Dyson

Technology Quotes 16-20

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Technology Quotes
Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic. 
Arthur C. Clarke 

Technology is making gestures precise and brutal, and with them men. 
Theodor Adorno 

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 the knack of so arranging the world that we don't have to experience it. 
Max Frisch 

I just invent, then wait until man comes around to needing what I've invented. 
R. Buckminster Fuller

Politics Quotes 141-145

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Politics Quotes
The beef industry has contributed to more American deaths than all the wars of this century, all natural disasters, and all automobile accidents combined. 
Neal Barnard 

The darkest places in hell are reserved for those who maintain their neutrality in times of moral crisis. 
Dante Alighieri 

The Democrats are the party that says government will make you smarter, taller, richer, and remove the crabgrass on your lawn. The Republicans are the party that says government doesn't work and then they get elected and prove it. 
P. J. O'Rourke 

The end move in politics is always to pick up a gun. 
R. Buckminster Fuller 

The flood of money that gushes into politics today is a pollution of democracy. 
Theodore White

Politics Quotes 121-125

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Politics Quotes
Politics, it seems to me, for years, or all too long, has been concerned with right or left instead of right or wrong. 
Richard Armour 

Politics: A strife of interests masquerading as a contest of principles. The conduct of public affairs for private advantage. 
Ambrose Bierce 

Pollution is nothing but the resources we are not harvesting. We allow them to disperse because we've been ignorant of their value. 
R. Buckminster Fuller 

Power tends to corrupt and absolute power corrupts absolutely. 
Lord Acton 

Principles have no real force except when one is well-fed. 
Mark Twain

Nature Quotes 156-160

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Nature Quotes
If one way be better than another, that you may be sure is nature's way. 
Aristotle 

There is nothing in a caterpillar that tells you it's going to be a butterfly. 
R. Buckminster Fuller 

There is nothing in which the birds differ more from man than the way in which they can build and yet leave a landscape as it was before. 
Robert Wilson Lynd 

To me a lush carpet of pine needles or spongy grass is more welcome than the most luxurious Persian rug. 
Helen Keller 

To sit in the shade on a fine day and look upon verdure is the most perfect refreshment. 
Jane Austen