Marshall Mcluhan Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old Marshall Mcluhan quotes, Marshall Mcluhan sayings, and Marshall Mcluhan proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

Our technology forces us to live mythically. Marshall McLuhan
As technology advances, it reverses the characteristics of every situation again and again. The age of automation is going to be the age of do it yourself. Marshall McLuhan
Darkness is to space what silence is to sound; i.e., the interval. Marshall McLuhan
There are no passengers on Spaceship Earth. We are all crew. Marshall McLuhan
Schizophrenia may be a necessary consequence of literacy. Marshall McLuhan
Any breakdown is a breakthrough. Marshall McLuhan
Advertising is the greatest art form of the twentieth century. Marshall McLuhan
The car has become the carapace, the protective and aggressive shell, of urban and suburban man. Marshall McLuhan
Diaper backward spells repaid. Think about it. Marshall McLuhan
Art is anything you can get away with. Marshall McLuhan
Where the whole man is involved there is no work. Work begins with the division of labor. Marshall McLuhan
Any breakdown is a breakthrough. Marshall McLuhan
Everybody at the speed of light tends to become a nobody. Marshall McLuhan
The story begins only when the book closes. Marshall McLuhan
Most of our assumptions have outlived their uselessness. Marshall McLuhan
Once you see the boundaries of your environment, they are no longer the boundaries of your environment. Marshall McLuhan
Literacy, the visual technology, dissolved the tribal magic by means of its stress on fragmentation and specialization and created the individual. Marshall McLuhan
The car has become an article of dress without which we feel uncertain, unclad, and incomplete in the urban compound. Marshall McLuhan
The car has become the carapace, the protective and aggressive shell, of urban and suburban man. Marshall McLuhan
Medieval and ancient sensibility now dominates our time as acoustic and multisensory awareness displaces the merely visual. Marshall McLuhan
One of the effects of living with electric information is that we live habitually in a state of information overload. There's always more than you can cope with Marshall McLuhan
Electricity does not centralize, but decentralizes. Marshall McLuhan
Since with electricity we extend our central nervous system globally, instantly interrelating every human experience. Marshall McLuhan
Metaphor has traditionally been regarded as the matrix and pattern of the figures of speech. Marshall McLuhan
Canada is the only country in the world that knows how to live without an identity. Marshall McLuhan
Canadians are the people who learned to live without the bold accents of the natural ego-trippers of other lands. Marshall McLuhan
Radical changes of identity, happening suddenly and in very brief intervals of time, have proved more deadly and destructive of human values than wars fought with hardware weapons. Marshall McLuhan
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
A nomadic society cannot experience enclosed space. Marshall McLuhan
The price of eternal vigilance is indifference. Marshall McLuhan