Marshall Mcluhan

Marshall Mcluhan

Canadian professor and philosopher

Lived from: 1911-1980

Category: Philosophers

Quotes: Marshall Mcluhan

Quotes 1 till 15 of 39.

1 2 3 Next 
  • Marshall Mcluhan
    Marshall Mcluhan
    - +
     0
    A commercial society whose members are essentially ascetic and indifferent in social ritual has to be provided with blueprints and specifications for evoking the right tone for every occasion.
  • Marshall Mcluhan
    Marshall Mcluhan
    - +
     0
    A point of view can be a dangerous luxury when substituted for insight and understanding.
  • Marshall Mcluhan
    Marshall Mcluhan
    - +
     0
    A successful book cannot afford to be more than ten percent new.
  • Marshall Mcluhan
    Marshall Mcluhan
    - +
     0
    Ads are the cave art of the twentieth century.
  • Marshall Mcluhan
    Marshall Mcluhan
    - +
     0
    Advertising is the greatest art form of the twentieth century.
  • Marshall Mcluhan
    Marshall Mcluhan
    - +
     0
    American youth attributes much more importance to arriving at driver's license age than at voting age.
  • Marshall Mcluhan
    Marshall Mcluhan
    - +
     0
    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
    Marshall Mcluhan
    - +
     0
    Art at its most significant is a distant early warning system that can always be relied on to tell the old culture what is beginning to happen.
  • Marshall Mcluhan
    Marshall Mcluhan
    - +
     0
    As the unity of the modern world becomes increasingly a technological rather than a social affair, the techniques of the arts provide the most valuable means of insight into the real direction of our own collective purposes.
  • Marshall Mcluhan
    Marshall Mcluhan
    - +
     0
    Darkness is to space what silence is to sound, i.e., the interval.
  • Marshall Mcluhan
    Marshall Mcluhan
    - +
     0
    Diaper backward spells repaid. Think about it.
  • Marshall Mcluhan
    Marshall Mcluhan
    - +
     0
    Everybody experiences far more than he understands. Yet it is experience, rather than understanding, that influences behavior.
  • Marshall Mcluhan
    Marshall Mcluhan
    - +
     0
    For tribal man space was the uncontrollable mystery. For technological man it is time that occupies the same role.
  • Marshall Mcluhan
    Marshall Mcluhan
    - +
     0
    Good taste is the first refuge of the non creative. It is the last ditch stand of the artist.
  • Marshall Mcluhan
    Marshall Mcluhan
    - +
     0
    Ideally, advertising aims at the goal of a programmed harmony among all human impulses and aspirations and endeavors. Using handicraft methods, it stretches out toward the ultimate electronic goal of a collective consciousness.
1 2 3 Next