Marshall Mcluhan Quotes

A point of view can be a dangerous luxury when substituted for insight and understanding.

Marshall McLuhan

Canadians are the people who learned to live without the bold accents of the natural ego-trippers of other lands.

Marshall McLuhan

Darkness is to space what silence is to sound, i.e., the interval.

Marshall McLuhan

Professionalism is environmental. Amateurism is anti environmental. Professionalism merges the individual into patterns of total environment. Amateurism seeks the development of the total awareness of the individual and the critical awareness of the ground rules of society. The amateur can afford to loose.

Marshall McLuhan

Appetite is essentially insatiable, and where it operates as a criterion of both action and enjoyment (that is, everywhere in the Western world since the sixteenth century) it will infallibly discover congenial agencies (mechanical and political) of expression.

Marshall McLuhan

Today the tyrant rules not by club or fist, but disguised as a market researcher, he shepherds his flocks in the ways of utility and comfort.

Marshall McLuhan

Money is a poor man's credit card.

Marshall Mcluhan

The future masters of technology will have to be light-hearted and intelligent. The machine easily masters the grim and the dumb.

Marshall McLuhan

'Money talks' because money is a metaphor, a transfer, and a bridge.

Marshall McLuhan

American youth attributes much more importance to arriving at driver's license age than at voting age

Marshall McLuhan

Advertising is the greatest art form of the twentieth century.

Marshall McLuhan

Anyone who tries to make a distinction between education and entertainment doesn't know the first thing about either.

Marshall McLuhan

In this electronic age we see ourselves being translated more and more into the form of information, moving toward the technological extension of consciousness.

Marshall McLuhan

Today, America can regain the sense of pride that existed before Vietnam. These events, tragic as they are, portend neither the end of the world nor of America's leadership in the world.

Marshall McLuhan

Television brought the brutality of war into the comfort of the living room. Vietnam was lost in the living rooms of America--not on the battlefields of Vietnam.

Marshall McLuhan

Our Age of Anxiety is, in great part, the result of trying to do today's jobs with yesterday's tools.

Marshall McLuhan
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