Popular Machine Quotes And Machine Sayings

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Machines are beneficial to the degree that they eliminate the need for labor, harmful to the degree that they eliminate the need for skill. 

W. H. Auden

There are many machines throughout history that were built to do something better than a human can.     

Mark Zuckerberg

Instead of the machine being a giant to which the man is the pygmy, we must at last reverse the proportions until man is a giant to whom the machine is the toy.     

Gilbert K. Chesterton

A machine is more blameless, more sinless even than any animal. It has no intentions whatsoever but our own.     

Ursula K. Le Guin

Thou shalt not make a machine in the likeness of a human mind. 

Frank Herbert

To know the machine one must know where each part belongs, and what its office is.     

Horace Mann

The machine unmakes the man. Now that the machine is so perfect, the engineer is nobody. 

Ralph Waldo Emerson

We control the machine. At one point the machine controlled us.     

Karim Rashid

As machines get to be more and more like men, men will come to be more like machines. 

Joseph Wood Krutch

The machine is a tool. But it is not a neutral tool. We are deeply influenced by the machine while using it.     

Jacques Ellul

Machines certainly can solve problems, store information, correlate, and play games – but not with pleasure. 

Leo Rosten

The machine conceals the machinations.     

Ursula K. Le Guin

Machines will follow a path that mirrors the evolution of humans. Ultimately, however, self-aware, self-improving machines will evolve beyond humans’ ability to control or even understand them.     

Ray Kurzweil

One machine can do the work of fifty ordinary men, but no machine can do the work of one extraordinary man.     

Croft M. Pentz

Machines are on track to be on par with human intelligence in less than 15 years.     

Judy Woodruff

In consequence of inventing machines, men will be devoured by them.     

Jules Verne

Remember, machines don’t forgive. 

Joel Salatin

It’s hard to guess how smart the machines are, but a good rule of thumb is that they’re always smarter than you think. 

Daniel H. Wilson

The machine, yes, the machine, never wastes anybody’s time never watches the foreman never talks back. 

Carl Sandburg

For the machine, because of the way it is built, can work only in a given direction, no matter who pulls its levers. 

Rudolf Rocker

No machines will ever truly fully figure the brain out, because the brain’s performance is constantly altered or else constrained by this inanimate, rogue artifact you can’t control, namely, speech. 

Tom Wolfe

Machines were mice and men were lions once upon a time. But now that it’s the opposite it’s twice upon a time. 


Machines were, it may be said, the weapon employed by the capitalists to quell the revolt of specialized labor.     

Karl Marx

The arithmetical machine produces effects that approach nearer to thought than all the actions of animals. But it does nothing that would enable us to attribute will to it, as to the animals.     

Blaise Pascal 

A learning machine is any device whose actions are influenced by past experience.     

Nils John Nilsson

Machines are worshipped because they are beautiful and valued because they confer power; they are hated because they are hideous and loathed because they impose slavery. 

Bertrand Russell 

The machine enslaves, the hand sets free. 

Lanza del Vasto

Machines are neither Republicans nor Democrats and therefore can never be consciously or even unconsciously biased,     

James Baker

The first ultraintelligent machine is the last invention that man need ever make, provided that the machine is docile enough to tell us how to keep it under control.     

Nick Bostrom

Our machines are disturbingly lively, and we ourselves frighteningly inert.     

Donna J. Haraway

How typical of a machine to think it knows better. 

Vasileios Kalampakas

Only a well-oiled machine runs smoothly. 

Ron Kaufman

Machines have altered our way of life, but not our instincts. Consequently, there is maladjustment.     

Bertrand Russell 

It is the duty of machines and those who design them to understand people. It is not our duty to understand the arbitrary, meaningless dictates of machines. 

Donald A. Norman

As machines take over the decision-making that saves lives, we are left with fewer chances to save lives later.     

Greg Gutfeld

Machines can only find what ignorant men have programmed them to find.     

Poul Anderson

The machine does not control the mind of man, though it affects the mind of man; it is the mind of man that can and should control the machine. 

Hilaire Belloc

Our technology, our machines, is part of our humanity. We created them to extend ourselves, and that is what is unique about human beings. 

Ray Kurzweil

If a machine is expected to be infallible, it cannot also be intelligent.     

Alan Turing

If you want a machine to be able to interact with people, it better not do things that are surprising to people. 

Rodney Brooks

The machine does not isolate man from the great problems of nature but plunges him more deeply into them. 

Antoine de Saint-Exupery

To curb the machine and limit art to handicraft is a denial of opportunity.     

Lewis Mumford

The machines men are so intent on making have carried them very far from the old sweet things. 

Sherwood Anderson

No machine can wind a better sounding or tighter wind than a well trained person, 

Leo Fender

Machines need to talk easily to one another in order to better serve people. 

Nicholas Negroponte

Machines deprive us of two things which are certainly important ingredients of human happiness, namely, spontaneity and variety. 

Bertrand Russell 

When a machine begins to run without human aid, it is time to scrap it – whether it be a factory or a government.     

Alexander Chase

You cannot endow even the best machine with initiative; the jolliest steam-roller will not plant flowers. 

Walter Lippmann

Machines were devised not to do a man out of a job, but to take the heavy labor from man’s back and place it on the broad back of the machine. 

Henry Ford

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Babita believes in the power of words and how a message can inform and even transform its intended audience. She has done B.A LLB & M.R.D, and she part-time serves writing to PoopBite.

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