Societies have always been shaped more by the nature of the media by which men communicate than by the content of the communication.

Marshall McLuhan

Most Shared Quotes

Jerome K. Jerome I can see the humorous side of things and enjoy the fun when it comes but look where I will, there seems to me always more sadness than joy in life.
Robert Louis Stevenson An aim in life is the only fortune worth finding.
Robert Bork The major obstacle to a religious renewal is the intellectual classes, who are highly influential and tend to view religion as primitive superstition. They believe that science has left atheism as the only respectable intellectual stance.
Albert J. Nock As might be supposed, my parents were quite poor, but we somehow never seemed to lack anything we needed, and I never saw a trace of discontent or a failure in cheerfulness over their lot in life, as indeed over anything.
William P. Leahy I think the issue of clergy sexual abuse sparked people to look at their faith in a different way.
Lee DeWyze Bagel in the morning is the ultimate breakfast for me they're just good.
Samuel Wilson I would like to promote the concept of a partnership of insurance companies, physicians and hospitals in deploying a basic framework for an electronic medical records system that is affordable.
Jane Horrocks My earliest acting memory is making up a play for my mom and dad called The Lonesome Baby. I have no idea what The Lonesome Baby was about. I just remember the title. But I'm sure it was an epic.
Jennifer Granholm To compete in a global economy, our students must continue their education beyond high school. To make this expectation a reality, we must give students the tools they need to succeed, including the opportunity to take a college entrance exam.
William P. Leahy Now where people are - at least the people I talk to - they are focused on issues of trust. Accountability also comes up, to make sure that this doesn't happen again.
Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn It would have been difficult to design a path out of communism worse than the one that has been followed.
Thomas Babington Macaulay American democracy must be a failure because it places the supreme authority in the hands of the poorest and most ignorant part of the society.
Moses Mendelssohn I fear that, in the end, the famous debate among materialists, idealists, and dualists amounts to a merely verbal dispute that is more a matter for the linguist than for the speculative philosopher.
Anna Kendrick I filmed seven movies in 2011 and I think that was a mistake. I pushed myself too hard and I want to be able to come to work each day and give 100 percent. I guess I found out what my boundaries are.
David Frum Whenever you discuss politics, it is always better to use individual names rather then the term neocon.
Emily Dickinson Fame is a fickle food upon a shifting plate.
Henry David Thoreau Shall I not have intelligence with the earth? Am I not partly leaves and vegetable mould myself.
Michael Pollan In addition to contributing to erosion, pollution, food poisoning, and the dead zone, corn requires huge amounts of fossil fuel - it takes a half gallon of fossil fuel to produce a bushel of corn.
Miuccia Prada Fashion fosters cliches of beauty, but I want to tear them apart.
Jim Jarmusch I didn't get my degree at NYU I got it later, they gave me an honourary one.

Marshall McLuhan

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