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

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

Alvin Toffler

Knowledge is the most democratic source of power.

Alvin Toffler

The great growling engine of change - technology.

Alvin Toffler

I work virtually every waking hour.

Alvin Toffler

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

Alvin Toffler

My wife and I, unlike many intellectuals, spent five years working on assembly lines. We came to fully understand the criticisms of the industrial age, in which you are an appendage of a machine that sets the pace.

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 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

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