Technology Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old technology quotes, technology sayings, and technology proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


It has become appallingly obvious that our technology has exceeded our humanity.

Albert Einstein

Technology is just a tool. In terms of getting the kids working together and motivating them, the teacher is the most important.     

Bill Gates

Our technological powers increase, but the side effects and potential hazards also escalate.

Alvin Toffler

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

Technological progress has merely provided us with more efficient means for going backwards.     

Aldous Huxley

Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.     

Arthur C. Clarke

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 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 always a two-edged sword. It will bring in many benefits, but also many disasters.     

Alan Moore

For a successful technology, reality must take precedence over public relations, for Nature cannot be fooled.

Richard P. Feynman

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

Theodor Adorno

Technological society has succeeded in multiplying the opportunities for pleasure, but it has great difficulty in generating joy.     

Pope Paul VI

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

Max Frisch

Technology is so much fun but we can drown in our technology. The fog of information can drive out knowledge.     

Daniel J. Boorstin

The Internet is so big, so powerful and pointless that for some people it is a complete substitute for life.     

Andrew Brown

You affect the world by what you browse.

Tim Berners-Lee

Technology is a word that describes something that doesn't work yet.     

Douglas Adams

Technology made large populations possible; large populations now make technology indispensable.     

Joseph Wood Krutch

So much technology, so little talent.

Vernor Vinge

The ultimate promise of technology is to make us master of a world that we command by the push of a button.

Volker Grassmuck

Technology is the campfire around which we tell our stories.

Laurie Anderson

Once a new technology rolls over you, if you're not part of the steamroller, you're part of the road.     

Stewart Brand

Technology presumes there's just one right way to do things and there never is.     

Robert M. Pirsig

If we continue to develop our technology without wisdom or prudence, our servant may prove to be our executioner.     

Omar N. Bradley

Technology has to be invented or adopted.

Jared Diamond

All of our technology is completely unnecessary to a happy life.     

Tom Hodgkinson

Technology is a useful servant but a dangerous master.

Christian Lous Lange

Technology is anything that wasn't around when you were born.     

Alan Kay

Technology will definitely solve all our problems, but in the process it will create brand new ones. But that's O.K. because the most you can expect from life is to get to solve better and better problems.

Scott Adams

Technology is teaching us to be human again.

Simon Mainwaring