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Sunday, 21 January 2018
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"The modern woman is the curse of the universe. A disaster, that's what. She thinks that before her arrival on the scene no woman ever did anything worthwhile before, no woman was ever liberated until her time, no woman really ever amounted to anything." (Johns, Adela Rogers St. - Feminism)

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Browse Quotations by Mcluhan, Marshall

 
Ideally, advertising aims at the goal of a programmed harmony among all human impulses and aspirations and endeavors. Using handicraft methods, it stretches out toward the ultimate electronic goal of a collective consciousness. - (Mcluhan, Marshall - Advertising)
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Advertising is the greatest art form of the twentieth century. - (Mcluhan, Marshall - Advertising)
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The modern little red riding hood, reared on singing commercials, has no objections to being eaten by the wolf. - (Mcluhan, Marshall - Advertising)
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Appetite is essentially insatiable, and where it operates as a criterion of both action and enjoyment (that is, everywhere in the Western world since the sixteenth century) it will infallibly discover congenial agencies (mechanical and political) of expression. - (Mcluhan, Marshall - Appetite)
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Ads are the cave art of the twentieth century. - (Mcluhan, Marshall - Arts and Artists)
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Art at its most significant is a distant early warning system that can always be relied on to tell the old culture what is beginning to happen. - (Mcluhan, Marshall - Arts and Artists)
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As the unity of the modern world becomes increasingly a technological rather than a social affair, the techniques of the arts provide the most valuable means of insight into the real direction of our own collective purposes. - (Mcluhan, Marshall - Arts and Artists)
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The car has become an article of dress without which we feel uncertain, unclad, and incomplete. - (Mcluhan, Marshall - Automobiles)
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The car has become the carapace, the protective and aggressive shell, of urban and suburban man. - (Mcluhan, Marshall - Automobiles)
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Diaper backward spells repaid. Think about it. - (Mcluhan, Marshall - Babies)
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A successful book cannot afford to be more than ten percent new. - (Mcluhan, Marshall - Books - Reading)
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It is the weak and confused who worship the pseudosimplicities of brutal directness. - (Mcluhan, Marshall - Candor)
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The mark of our time is its revulsion against imposed patterns. - (Mcluhan, Marshall - Conformity)
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It is critical vision alone which can mitigate the unimpeded operation of the automatic. - (Mcluhan, Marshall - Critics and Criticism)
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Money is a poor man's credit card. - (Mcluhan, Marshall - Debt)
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