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Parenthood remains the greatest single preserve of the amateur. ...
by Alvin Toffler

Parenthood remains the greatest single preserve of the amateur.
- Alvin Toffler

The illiterate are not those who cannot read and write,
but those who cannot learn, unlearn, and relearn.
- Alvin Toffler

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

To think that the new economy is over is like somebody
in London in 1830 saying the entire industrial revolution
is over because some textile manufacturers in Manchester went broke.
- Alvin Toffler

 

The illiterate of the future will not be the person who cannot read.
It will be the person who does not know how to learn.
- Alvin Toffler

One of the definitions of sanity is the ability to tell real from unreal.
Soon we'll need a new definition.
- Alvin Toffler

Knowledge is the most democratic source of power.
- Alvin Toffler

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Profits, like sausages...
are esteemed most by those who know least about what goes into them.
- Alvin Toffler

Future shock is the shattering stress and disorientation
that we induce in individuals by subjecting them to
too much change in too short a time.
- Alvin Toffler

Anyone nit-picking enough to write a letter of correction
to an editor doubtless deserves the error that provoked it.
- Alvin Toffler

The great growling engine of change -
technology.
- Alvin Toffler

Man has a limited biological capacity for change.
When this capacity is overwhelmed, the capacity is in future shock.
- Alvin Toffler

Most managers were trained to be the thing they most despise -
bureaucrats.
- Alvin Toffler

Technology feeds on itself.
Technology makes more technology possible.
- Alvin Toffler

You can use all the quantitative data you can get,
but you still have to distrust it and use your own
intelligence and judgment.
- Alvin Toffler

The next major explosion is going to be when genetics
and computers come together.
I'm talking about an organic computer -
about biological substances that can function like a semiconductor.
- Alvin Toffler

You've got to think about big things while you're doing small things,
so that all the small things go in the right direction.
- Alvin Toffler

It is better to err on the side of daring than the side of caution.
- Alvin Toffler

Change is not merely necessary to life -
it is life.
- Alvin Toffler

The Law of Raspberry Jam: the wider any culture is spread,
the thinner it gets.
- Alvin Toffler

Parenthood and family come first for me,
and when I'm not working I'm cool with the Teletubbies.
- Clive Owen

Parenthood always comes as a shock.
Postpartum blues? Postpartum panic is more like it.
We set out to have a baby; what we get is a total take-over of our lives.
- Polly Berrien Berends

Cloning looks like a degrading of parenthood and a
perversion of the right relation between parents and children.
- Leon Kass

Parents are often so busy with the physical rearing
of children that they miss the glory of parenthood,
just as the grandeur of the trees is lost when raking leaves.
- Marcelene Cox

I know how sobering and exhausting parenthood is.
But the reality is that our children's future depends on us as parents.
Because we know that the first years truly last forever.
- Rob Reiner

Parenthood is not an object of appetite or even desire.
It is an object of will.
There is no appetite for parenthood;
there is only a purpose or intention of parenthood.
- Robin G. Collingwood

There are times when parenthood seems nothing more
than feeding the hand that bites you.
- Peter De Vries

Becoming a mother cannot help but change things.
An author's life is reflected in their writing,
whether they want it to be or not, and parenthood is
one of the biggest life changes there is.
- Sarah Zettel

I don't think of all the misery
but of the beauty that still remains.
- Anne Frank

Misunderstanding arising from ignorance breeds fear,
and fear remains the greatest enemy of peace.
- Lester B. Pearson

What we have done for ourselves alone dies with us;
what we have done for others and the world
remains and is immortal.
- Albert Pike

He who asks a question is a fool for five minutes.
He who does not ask a question remains a fool forever.
- Chinese Proverb

The mountain remains unmoved at seeming defeat by the mist.
- Rabindranath Tagore

People in their handlings of affairs
often fail when they are about to succeed.
If one remains as careful at the end
as he was at the beginning,
there will be no failure.
- Lao Tzu

He is a man of courage who does not run away,
but remains at his post and fights against the enemy.
- Socrates

"Look on my works, ye mighty, and despair!"
Nothing beside remains. Round the decay
Of that colossal wreck, boundless and bare,
The lone and level sands stretch far away.
- Percy Bysshe Shelley

And on the pedestal these words appear:
`My name is Ozymandias, King of Kings:
'Look on my works, ye mighty, and despair!'
Nothing beside remains. Round the decay
Of that colossal wreck, boundless and bare,
The lone and level sands stretch far away.
- Percy Bysshe Shelley

One never notices what has been done;
one can only see what remains to be done.
- Marie Curie

Inhale, and God approaches you.
Hold the inhalation, and God remains with you.
Exhale, and you approach God.
Hold the exhalation, and surrender to God.
- Krishnamacharya

To cherish what remains of the Earth and to foster its renewal
is our only legitimate hope of survival.
- Wendell Berry

In the practical world of computing,
it is rather uncommon that a program,
once it performs correctly and satisfactorily,
remains unchanged forever.
- Niklaus Wirth

Life itself still remains a very effective therapist.
- Karen Horney

The work of the individual still remains the spark
that moves mankind ahead even more than teamwork.
- Igor Sikorsky

Fortunately analysis is not the only way to resolve inner conflicts.
Life itself still remains a very effective therapist.
- Karen Horney

There is nothing like returning to a place that remains unchanged
to find the ways in which you yourself have altered.
- Nelson Mandela

Birds sing after a storm; why shouldn't people feel
as free to delight in whatever remains to them?
- Rose Kennedy

Teaching was the hardest work I had ever done,
and it remains the hardest work I have done to date.
- Ann Richards

An ideal wife is one who remains faithful to you but
tries to be just as charming as if she weren't.
- Sacha Guitry

The secret of a happy marriage remains a secret.
- Henny Youngman

Mind can never be intelligent - only no-mind is intelligent.
Only no-mind is original and radical.
Only no-mind is revolutionary - revolution in action.
The mind gives you a sort of stupor.
Burdened by the memories of the past,
burdened by the projections of the future,
you go on living - at the minimum.
You dont live at the maximum.
Your flame remains very dim.
Once you start dropping thoughts,
the dust that you have collected in the past,
the flame arises - clean, clear, alive, young.
Your whole life becomes a flame,
and a flame without any smoke.
That is what awareness is.
- Osho

More than any other in Western Europe,
Britain remains a country where a traveler has to think
twice before indulging in the ordinary food of ordinary people.
- Joseph Lelyveld

Education is what remains after one has forgotten
what one has learned in school.
- Albert Einstein

But the basic difficulty still remains:
It is the expansion of Federal power,
about which I wish to express my alarm.
How easily we embrace such business.
- Everett Dirksen

But Ship Who Sang remains my favorite story.
I really rocked folks with that and still cannot read
it aloud myself without weeping at the end.
- Anne McCaffrey

Men may die, but the fabrics of free institutions remains unshaken.
- Chester A. Arthur

When you have eliminated the impossible,
whatever remains, however improbable,
must be the truth.
- Arthur Conan Doyle

Certain brief sentences are peerless in their ability
to give one the feeling that nothing remains to be said.
- Jean Rostand

All day long the door of the sub-conscious remains just ajar;
we slip through to the other side,
and return again, as easily and secretly as a cat.
- Walter de La Mare

Authority is something from which we are constantly subtracting,
of which there remains always a residue,
and which we attempt to make smaller and smaller.
- Frederica Montseny

Promoting the interaction of orders remains one of the most difficult,
but crucially important, challenges we face concerning
our national market system.
- Arthur Levitt

I think when an actress marries she should leave the stage.
She cannot be happy if she is married and remains on the stage.
She must care more for her art or for her husband.
- Billie Burke

Complete and total perfection will come about only
when we feel that our perfection is no perfections
as long as the rest of humanity remains imperfect.
- Sri Chinmoy

Our purpose, as we face these challenges,
remains clear - fair and orderly markets that allow
for efficient capital formation,
while protecting the interests of investors.
- Arthur Levitt

Chess is a sport.
The main object in the game of chess remains the achievement of victory.
- Max Euwe

It is an old maxim of mine that when you have excluded the impossible,
whatever remains, however improbable,
must be the truth.
- Arthur Conan Doyle

Silence remains, inescapably, a form of speech.
- Susan Sontag

From whichever angle one looks at it,
the application of racial theories remains a striking
proof of the lowered demands of public opinion upon
the purity of critical judgment.
- Johan Huizinga

When I jerked it out the head remained in my leg,
where it remains still.
There were a couple of inches of blood on the shaft
of the arrow when I pulled it out.
- George Crook

95% on content and the computer language remains the same.
- Steve McConnell

Happy is the son whose faith in his mother remains unchallenged.
- Louisa May Alcott

Jump out the window if you are the object of passion.
Flee it if you feel it.
Passion goes, boredom remains.
- Coco Chanel


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