80 Best Technology Quotes To Inspire Creativity and Innovation

The application of scientific knowledge and techniques to produce tools, systems, or processes that solve problems or make our lives simpler is at the heart of technology.

Technology covers everything from simple tools like the wheel and fire to complex technology and digital gadgets like computers and smartphones.

A computer is an excellent example of how technology has transformed our everyday lives.


Throughout history, technological innovations have continuously eased our lives while improving productivity and changing the way we live.

Technology is all about making our lives easier by solving numerous challenges both basic and complex.

Technology Quotes


Technology should improve your life… not become your life. ~ Billy Cox.


Man is still the most extraordinary computer of all. ~ John F. Kennedy.

Technology alone is not enough. ~ Steve Jobs.

Technology is a word that describes something that doesn’t work yet. ~ Douglas Adams.

Technological progress has merely provided us with more efficient means for going backward. ~ Aldous Huxley.

It is only when they go wrong that machines remind you how powerful they are. ~ Clive James.

The advance of technology is based on making it fit in so that you don’t really even notice it, so it’s part of everyday life. ~ Bill Gates.

We live in a society exquisitely dependent on science and technology, in which hardly anyone knows anything about science and technology. ~ Carl Sagan.

Technology is just a tool. In terms of getting the kids working together and motivating them, the teacher is the most important. ~ Bill Gates.

I want Wipro to be among the top ten IT companies in the world. ~ Azim Premji.

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Best Technology Quotes

My view is that if your philosophy is not unsettled daily then you are blind to all the universe has to offer. ~ Neil deGrasse Tyson.

What new technology does is create new opportunities to do a job that customers want done. ~ Tim O’Reilly.

It’s not a faith in technology. It’s faith in people. ~ Steve Jobs.


Technology is a useful servant but a dangerous master. ~ Christian Lous Lange.

People will come to love their oppression, to adore the technologies that undo their capacities to think. ~ Aldous Huxley.

As technology advances in complexity and scope, fear becomes more primitive. ~ Don DeLillo.

Technology is both a tool for helping humans and for destroying them. This is the paradox of our times which we’re compelled to face. ~ Frank Herbert.

Famous Technology Quotes

Our technology forces us to live mythically. ~ Marshall McLuhan.

Most of the time spent wrestling with technologies that don’t quite work yet is just not worth it for end users, however much fun it is for nerds. ~ Douglas Adams.


We’re changing the world with technology. ~ Bill Gates.

Even in such technical lines as engineering, about 15% of one’s financial success is due one’s technical knowledge and about 85% is due to skill in human engineering, to personality and the ability to lead people. ~ Dale Carnegie.

I would like to die on Mars. Just not on impact. ~ Elon Musk.

Humanity is acquiring all the right technology for all the wrong reasons. ~ R. Buckminster Fuller.

Science knows no country, because knowledge belongs to humanity, and is the torch which illuminates the world. ~ Louis Pasteur.


Knowledge is of no value unless you put it into practice. ~ Anton Chekhov.

If you think technology can solve your security problems, then you don’t understand the problems and you don’t understand the technology. ~ Bruce Schneier.

One machine can do the work of fifty ordinary men. No machine can do the work of one extraordinary man. ~ Elbert Hubbard.

Technology is best when it brings people together. ~ Matt Mullenweg.

You on the cutting edge of technology have already made yesterday’s impossibilities the commonplace realities of today. ~ Ronald Reagan.


Investing in tomorrow’s technology today is more critical than ever… ~ Bill Gates.

If future generations are to remember us more with gratitude than sorrow, we must achieve more than just the miracles of technology. We must also leave them a glimpse of the world as it was created, not just as it looked when we got through with it. ~ Lyndon B. Johnson.

It’s not that we use technology, we live technology. ~ Godfrey Reggio.

Technology like art is a soaring exercise of the human imagination. ~ Daniel Bell.

The great growling engine of change – technology. ~ Alvin Toffler.

Never trust a computer you can’t throw out a window. ~ Steve Wozniak.


Books don’t need batteries. ~ Nadine Gordimer.

Our business is about technology, yes. But it’s also about operations and customer relationships. ~ Michael Dell.

Information technology has been one of the leading drivers of globalization, and it may also become one of its major victims. ~ Evgeny Morozov.

Powerful Technology Quotes

The art challenges the technology, and the technology inspires the art. ~ John Lasseter.

The human spirit must prevail over technology. ~ Albert Einstein.


Technology is anything that wasn’t around when you were born. ~ Alan Kay.

The real problem is not whether machines think but whether men do. ~ B. F. Skinner.

But there’s still so much you can do with technology to improve the customer experience. And that’s the sense in which I believe it’s still Day One, and that it’s early in the day. If anything, the rate of change is accelerating. ~ Jeff Bezos.

As a young citizen of India, armed with technology and love for my nation, I realize, a small aim is a crime. ~ Abdul Kalam.

Everything is designed. Few things are designed well. ~ Brian Reed.

We are stuck with technology when what we really want is just stuff that works. ~ Douglas Adams.


We have to stop optimizing for programmers and start optimizing for users. ~ Jeff Atwood.

The earth, the sea and air are the concern of every nation. And science, technology, and education can be the ally of every nation. ~ John F. Kennedy.

New Technology Quotes

Just because something doesn’t do what you planned it to do doesn’t mean it’s useless. ~ Thomas Edison.

Don’t become a slave to technology – manage your phone, don’t let it manage you. ~ Richard Branson.


Any technology distinguishable from magic is insufficiently advanced. ~ Barry Gehm.

Innovation is the outcome of a habit, not a random act. ~ Sukant Ratnakar.

Let’s go invent tomorrow instead of worrying about what happened yesterday. ~ Steve Jobs.

Man masters nature not by force but by understanding. This is why science has succeeded where magic failed: because it has looked for no spell to cast over nature. ~ Jacob Bronowski.

If it keeps up, man will atrophy all his limbs but the push-button finger. ~ Frank Lloyd Wright.

Programming today is a race between software engineers striving to build bigger and better idiot-proof programs, and the Universe trying to produce bigger and better idiots. So far, the Universe is winning. ~ Rick Cook.

Tribalism is a social form which can exist at any level of technology. It’s a complete illusion to associate it with low levels of technology. It is probably, in fact, a form of social organization second only to the family in its ability to endure. ~ Terence McKenna.


The great myth of our times is that technology is communication. ~ Libby Larsen.

Technology made large populations possible; large populations now make technology indispensable. ~ Joseph Krutch.

Profound Technology Quotes

The most intractable problem today is not pollution or technology or war; but the lack of belief that the future is very much in the hands of the individual. ~ Margaret Mead.

In technology, we spend so much time experimenting, fine-tuning, getting the absolute cheapest way to do something – so why aren’t we doing that with social policy? ~ Esther Duflo.

The greatest achievement of humanity is not its works of art, science, or technology, but the recognition of its own dysfunction. ~ Eckhart Tolle.

Not finance. Not strategy. Not technology. It is teamwork that remains the ultimate competitive advantage, both because it is so powerful and so rare. ~ Patrick Lencioni.


It’s not information overload. It’s filter failure. ~ Clay Shirky.

Once a new technology rolls over you, if you’re not part of the steamroller, you’re part of the road. ~ Stewart Brand.

You’ve got to start with the customer experience and work backwards to the technology. You can’t start with the technology and try to figure out where you’re going to sell it. ~ Steve Jobs

Art is obsolete now. New technologies are taking over. ~ Jeff Koons.

Our inventions are wont to be pretty toys, which distract our attention from serious things. They are but improved means to an unimproved end. ~ Henry David Thoreau.

The most important thing we can do is inspire young minds and to advance the kind of science, math and technology education that will help youngsters take us to the next phase of space travel. ~ John Glenn.


Technology is the knack of so arranging the world that we do not experience it. ~ Rollo May.

Science and technology revolutionize our lives, but memory, tradition and myth frame our response. ~ Arthur Schlesinger.

Inspiring Technology Quotes

I think the biggest innovations of the 21st century will be at the intersection of biology and technology. A new era is beginning. ~ Steve Jobs.

While we’re all very dependent on technology, it doesn’t always work. ~ Bill Gates.

Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic. ~ Arthur C. Clarke.

There is a difference between what technology enables and what historical business practices enable. ~ Bill Gates.

The Web as I envisaged it, we have not seen it yet. The future is still so much bigger than the past. ~ Tim Berners-Lee.

It has become appallingly obvious that our technology has exceeded our humanity. ~ Albert Einstein.

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