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Machines Quotes


"Machines don't use machines." - Conor Mcgregor

"Remember, machines don't forgive." - Joel Salatin

"I don't use machines - animals don't use machines." - Conor Mcgregor

"Humans are language machines, computers are language machines." - Howard Rheingold

"We are not thinking machines..." - Peter Watts

"People are machines of forgetfulness" - Henri Barbusse

"First you use machines, then you wear machines, and then ...? Then you serve machines." - John Brunner

"Man makes machines to man the machines that make the machines." - Pete Townshend

"First you use machines, then you wear machines, and then...? Then you serve machines." - John Brunner

"My goal is to create friend machines. Friendly genius machines. Machines with genius capabilities." - David Hanson

"Human beings are just gene machines." - Richard Dawkins

"The soul paints itself in our machines." - Joseph Joubert

"Ultimate office automation - networked coffee machines." - Anonymous

"Only amateurs attack machines; professionals target people." - Bruce Schneier

"Heavier-than-air flying machines are impossible." - Lord Kelvin

"We're machines for turning caffeine into physics" - Nima Arkani-Hamed

"Animals often strike us as passionate machines." - Eric Hoffer

"Education makes machines which act like men and produces men who act like machines." - Erich Fromm

"We are not thinking machines that feel; rather, we are feeling machines that think." - Antonio Damasio

"People aren't rational. We're not thinking machines, we're - we're feeling machines that happen to think." - Peter Watts

"All other species on this planet are gene machines only. They don't imitate at all well; we alone are gene machines and meme machines as well." - Susan Blackmore

"The vast majority of people are unthinking prejudice machines." - Stefan Molyneux

"Lack of education turns soldiers into killing machines." - Jacque Fresco

"You can't trust machines. You can't trust people." - Julie Anne Peters

"Machines Need to be Productive. People Need to be Effective." - James William Benson

"Our machines are disturbingly lively, and we ourselves frighteningly inert." - Donna J. Haraway

"History is remembered by its art, not its war machines." - James Rosenquist

"Someday it'll all be done by machine. Information machines." - Thomas Pynchon

"We're just recycled history machines, cavemen in faded blue jeans." - Jimmy Buffett

"Sometimes ... dreams are all that separate us from the machines." - Dan Simmons

"Thank God for machines. They can make a dog sing!" - Christopher Atkins

"No coffee shops or fog machines required [for church]." - Rachel Held Evans

"Brains are not magical; they are causal machines." - Patricia Churchland

"I never had a typewriter. I never had any machines." - Fran Lebowitz

"I propose to consider the question, 'Can machines think?" - Alan Turing

"Laws and machines are shaped to fit the classes." - Rod Mckuen

"Women are nothing but machines for producing children." - Napoleon Bonaparte

"I have problems with machines which aren't gestural." - Luc Ferrari

"The Web does not just connect machines, it connects people." - Tim Berners-Lee

"I restore vintage Atari XY arcade video game machines." - Roger Avary

"I like the 'Simpsons' pinball machines. Those are pretty great." - Matt Groening

"I can make them voting machines sing Home Sweet Home." - Earl Long

"We're all men, not machines. We make mistakes." - Tony La Russa

"Customized jewelry is one of my targets with Bold Machines." - Bre Pettis

"We are not machines exploring the universe, we are people." - Chris Hadfield

"Machines take me by surprise with great frequency." - Alan Turing

"Slot machines are like crack for old people." - Keenen Ivory Wayans

"People are not machines, but in all situations where they are given the opportunity, they will act like machines." - Ludwig von Bertalanffy

"They are usually denominated labor-saving machines, but it would be more just to call them labor-doing machines." - Daniel Webster

"Adapting old programs to fit new machines usually means adapting new machines to behave like old ones." - Alan Perlis

"We will not achieve high performance in education if we replace teachers with machines or turn teachers into machines." - Andy Hargreaves

"As machines get to be more and more like men, men will come to be more like machines." - Joseph Wood Krutch

"To say that humans are composed of machines is not to say that we are merely machines. Humans are dignified machines. We are (so far) the most extropic, most complex product of billions of years of evolution." - Max More

"The reality of our century is technology: the invention, construction and maintenance of machines. To be a user of machines is to be of the spirit of this century. Machines have replaced the transcendental spiritualism of past eras." - Laszlo Moholy-Nagy

"Indeed, everything was a shock at the beginning. The wash machines, dryers, dishwashers, garbage disposal machines, juicers, toasters, and yes, the ATM machines. Watching money spilled out of a wall was simply amazing!" - Li Cunxin

"When ATM machines came out and people were prosecuted for robbing ATM machines, I don't think anybody thought the banks were against technology because they didn't want their ATM machines lifted." - Hilary Rosen

"Some persons seem to like you, and others seem to hate you, and you must wonder why. They are simply liking machines and hating machines." - Kurt Vonnegut

"Once men turned their thinking over to machines in the hope that this would set them free. But that only permitted other men with machines to enslave them." - Frank Herbert

"Automation does not need to be our enemy. I think machines can make life easier for men, if men do not let the machines dominate them." - John F Kennedy

"... as the world rapidly becomes a civilization of machines, the masters of machines will increasingly be the ones in control of the world." - John Howard Dellinger

"I can kind of envision one person with a lot of machines, tapes, and electronic set-ups...singi ng or speaking and using machines..." - Jim Morrison

"Neither machines, nor the commodities made by them, rise in real value, but all commodities made by machines fall, and fall in proportion to their durability." - David Ricardo

"I continue to see a healthy PC market, very healthy. The machines will continue to morph; you'll see smaller machines that have more capability." - Jim Allchin

"We have too many cellphones. We've got too many internets. We have got to get rid of those machines. We have too many machines now." - Ray Bradbury

"As a child I was very into gadgets and machines and robots. The idea of experimenting with machines to create art was always something I tinkered with." - Reggie Watts

"If we are machines, then in principle at least, we should be able to build machines out of other stuff, which are just as alive as we are." - Rodney Brooks

"It is the duty of machines and those who design them to understand people. It is not our duty to understand the arbitrary, meaningless dictates of machines." - Donald A. Norman

"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

"The dead have no ears, no answering machines that we know of, still we call." - Bob Hicok

"Machines seem to sense that I am afraid of them. It makes them hostile." - Sharyn McCrumb

"Men aren't as strong and capable as we are. We're machines." - Christina Aguilera

"The German army is a machine, and machines can be broken!" - Konstantin Rokossovsky

"Gee, I wish we had one of them doomsday machines things." - Stanley Kubrick

"Before machines the only form of entertainment people really had was relationships." - Doug Coupland

"Fondue sets, martini shakers and juicing machines: three things the world could live completely without." - Doug Coupland

"War has become an affair of machines...and soldiers are little more than clever mechanics." - Alberto Moravia

"That's what Glocks are. High-precision killing machines that scream "Daddy Issues." - Richard Kadrey

"They build machines they can't control, and bury the waste in a great big hole." - Sting

"By 1985, machines will be capable of doing any work Man can do." - Herbert Simon

"Machines can only find what ignorant men have programmed them to find." - Poul Anderson

"Almost anyone you talk to will say, 'I don't want to die plugged into machines." - Katy Butler

"Computers are finite machines; when given the same input, they always produce the same output." - Greg Perry

"I put a dollar in one of those change machines. Nothing changed." - George Carlin

"We are all differently broken, semi-functional, rusted out love machines" - Hank Green

"In man-machine symbiosis, it is man who must adjust: The machines can't." - Alan Perlis

"We spend more time working for our labor-saving machines than they do working for us." - Edward Abbey

"Little boys love machines; girls adore horses; grown-up men and women like to walk." - Edward Abbey

"Machines are neither Republicans nor Democrats and therefore can never be consciously or even unconsciously biased," - James Baker

"As a precaution, we're making machines extremely heavy with very tiny legs." - Larry Page

"The angels and the devils are definitely within us, not within the machines we use." - Michael Dertouzos

"Sexual gratification can only be achieved through the use of machines." - Frank Zappa

"The original question, 'Can machines think?' I believe to be too meaningless to deserve discussion." - Alan Turing

"We may hope that machines will eventually compete with men in all purely intellectual fields." - Alan Turing

"Girls are not machines that you put kindness coins into until sex falls out." - Sylvia Plath

"In today's world, human beings are dying and human machines are taking birth." - Mata Amritanandamayi

"Programs must be written for people to read, and only incidentally for machines to execute." - Hal Abelson

"Progress is made by the improvement of people, not the improvement of machines." - Adrian Tchaikovsky

"A funny thing about women and machines: the combination made men curious." - Rachel Kushner

"If you have democracy, people will vote for washing machines. They love them!" - Hans Rosling

"There is something in animals beside the power of motion. They are not machines; they feel." - Baron de Montesquieu

"Without risk in our lives, we're scarcely better than machines ourselves." - Alastair Reynolds

"Who said time machines haven't been built yet? They already exist. They're called books" - Robert Benchley

"A world of automata - of creatures that worked like machines - would hardly be worth creating." - C S Lewis

"Nothing lasts forever, not even the best machines. And everything can be reused. - Hephaestus" - Rick Riordan

"I believe all God's creatures have a soul... except bears, bears are Godless killing machines!" - Stephen Colbert

"I am all for your using machines, but do not let them use you." - Winston Churchill

"I'm good with machines. I know where to scratch, pet, and tickle them." - James Marcus

"Machines have come, art has fled, and I am far from thinking photography can help us." - Paul Gauguin

"Big machines are the awe-inspiring cathedrals of the 20th century." - Daniel Kleppner

"As a precaution, we"re making machines extremely heavy with very tiny legs." - Larry Page

"Space-ships and time machines are no escape from the human condition." - Arthur Koestler

"I like vending machines, because snacks are better when they fall." - Mitch Hedberg

"Machines need to talk easily to one another in order to better serve people." - Nicholas Negroponte

"Machines certainly can solve problems, store information, correlate, and play games - but not with pleasure." - Leo Rosten

"Excess capacity in people, machines, or property will be quickly absorbed." - Seth Klarman

"Studies in Australia have verified this drain on the economy by video gambling machines" - John Warren Kindt

"Therefore 5,000 new video gambling machines costs the economy 5,000 lost jobs each year" - John Warren Kindt

"As a child I was very into gadgets and machines and robots." - Reggie Watts

"The idea of experimenting with machines to create art was always something I tinkered with." - Reggie Watts

"The machines need to get faster. They need to get cheaper." - Bill Gates

"I don't really believe in the use of drum machines live." - Matt Tong

"I put a dollar in one of those change machines. Nothing changed." - George Carlin

"Young people must break machines to learn how to use them; get another made!" - Henry Cavendish

"A Computer is a state machine. Threads are for people who can't program state machines." - Alan Cox

"I see no reason to suppose these machines will ever force themselves into general use." - Duke Of Wellington

"Why do they put Braille on the drive-through bank machines?" - George Carlin

"People degrade themselves in order to make machines seem smart all the time." - Jaron Lanier

"I am more concerned about a world led by people, who think like machines..." - Haim Harari

"What I'd really like to control is not machines, but people." - Stephen Hawking

"Telegraphs are machines for conveying information over extensive lines with great rapidity." - Charles Babbage

"Shoes are the first adult machines we are given to master." - Nicholson Baker

"It is only when they go wrong that machines remind you how powerful they are." - Clive James

"Videogames are indeed design: They're sophisticated virtual machines that echo the mechanical systems inside cars." - John Maeda

"Flight by machines heavier than air is unpractical and insignificant, if not utterly impossible." - Simon Newcomb

"I am not some kind of computer. Only machines have glib answers for everything." - Madeleine L'Engle

"Machines have altered our way of life, but not our instincts. Consequently, there is maladjustment." - Bertrand Russell

"The workstation-class machines built by Sun and others opened up new worlds for hackers." - Eric S Raymond

"In many biological structures proteins are simply components of larger molecular machines." - Michael Behe

"Before machines the only form of entertainment people really had was relationships." - Douglas Coupland

"The thing that we possess, that machines don't, is the ability to exhibit wisdom." - Herbie Hancock

"Fondue sets, martini shakers and juicing machines: three things the world could live completely without." - Douglas Coupland

"When we recorded our first album sixteen track machines were the thing." - John Deacon

"People are fascinated by robots because they're machines that can mimic life." - Colin Angle

"The key relationships in the future will not be between people, but between machines and people." - Andrew Keen

"I like to think about machines and technology in relation to landscape and architecture." - Antoine Predock

"The days when you needed amazing Silicon Graphics machines to run animation software are gone now." - Dave Rowntree

"The real problem is not whether machines think but whether men do." - B F Skinner

"No more than these machines need the mathematician know what he does." - Henri Poincare

"I occasionally go to the gym and I lift free weights, I don't use machines." - Eric Bana

"We're dumber and less cognitively nimble if we're not around other people - and, now, other machines." - Clive Thompson



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