Quotes of Contraption

“ Man is a tool-using animal. Without tools he is nothing, with tools he is all. ”

- Thomas Carlyle

“ We shape our tools and afterwards our tools shape us. ”

- Marshall McLuhan

“ Man is a tool-using Animal. Nowhere do you find him without tools; without tools he is nothing, with tools he is all. ”

- Thomas Carlyle

“ Machines aren't replacing proofreaders at all. Copy editors, who proofread and much, much more, use spellcheck as a tool but read every word that appears in the paper. ”

- Bill Walsh

“ Men have become tools of their tools. ”

- Henry David Thoreau

“ The stone age was marked by man's clever use of crude tools; the information age, to date, has been marked by man's crude use of clever tools. ”

- Unknown

“ The stone age was marked by man's clever use of crude tools; the information age, to date, has been marked by man's crude use of clever tools. ”

- Unknown

“ Nothing is less instructive than a machine. ”

- Simone Weil

“ Do not wait; the time will never be "just right." Start where you stand, and work with whatever tools you may have at your command, and better tools will be found as you go along. ”

- Napolean Hill

“ Do not wait; the time will never be "just right." Start where you stand, and work with whatever tools you may have at your command, and better tools will be found as you go along. ”

- Napoleon Hill

“ Become an internationalist and learn to respect all life. Make war on machines. And in particular the sterile machines of corporate death and the robots that guard them. ”

- Abbie Hoffman

“ Men have become the tools of their tools. ”

- Henry David Thoreau

“ Intelligence is the faculty of making artificial objects, especially tools to make tools. ”

- Henri Bergson

“ A determined soul will do more with a rusty monkey wrench than a loafer will accomplish with all the tools in a machine shop. ”

- Robert Hughes

“ When people talk about the future of technology, especially artificial intelligence, they very often have the common dystopian Hollywood-movie model of us versus the machines. My view is that we will use these tools as we've used all other tools — to broaden our reach… ”

- Ray Kurzweil
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