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

The biggest tragedy I had was the loss of my daughter from neuromuscular disease in 2000, at age 46.

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

I work virtually every waking hour.

Alvin Toffler

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

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

Knowledge is the most democratic source of power.

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

Technology feeds on itself. Technology makes more technology possible.

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