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Marshall McLuhan
(1911-1980) born on
Jul 21
Canadian educator, author. His aphorism "the medium is the message" summarized his view of the potent influence of television, computers, and other electronic information.
         
   
F
As a rule, I always look for what others ignore.

R
Mass transportation is doomed to failure in North America because a person's car is the only place where he can be alone and think.
A
Advertising is the greatest art form of the twentieth century.
N
The winner is one who knows when to drop out in order to get in touch.
K
Today it is not the classroom nor the classics which are repositories of models of eloquence, but the ad agencies.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In "Pearls of Wisdom," ed. J. Agel and W. Glanze, 1987.
R: In "Webster's Electronic Quotebase," ed. Keith Mohler, 1994.
A: Quoted in: Advertising Age (3 Sept. 1976).
N: Quoted by Peter Newman "The Table Talk of Marshall McLuhan" "Maclean's," Jun 71
K: The Mechanical Bride, 1951
   


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