Gadgets quotes:

  • Dreams about the future are always filled with gadgets. -- Neil deGrasse Tyson
  • What is so brilliant about the gadgets is their simplicity. -- Desmond Llewelyn
  • Counterterrorism isn't really about the nunchakus, the guns and gadgets. It's about psychology. -- Claire Danes
  • I liked to work in a shop down in the basement and invent things and build gadgets. -- Francis Ford Coppola
  • I'm pretty basic as far as technique is concerned. I don't use many gadgets, and I like the sound my guitar makes, anyway. -- Brian May
  • I played the organ when I went to military school, when I was 10. They had a huge organ, the second-largest pipe organ in New York State. I loved all the buttons and the gadgets. I've always been a gadget man. -- Stephen Sondheim
  • I use many different gadgets connected with computers; I use PCs, laptops and a Palm Pilot. I also use the Internet to visit websites, especially within Polish-language Internet. I usually go to political discussion groups and sites - of course, as I use my real name, people never believe that they are chatting with me! -- Lech Walesa
  • Gadgets are usually the last thing I think about, and if there's something new, I'll get to the store for the final shipment of the first generation when it's on sale. So I have last year's stuff. -- William Gibson
  • We cannot get grace from gadgets. -- J. B. Priestley
  • I'm always buying gadgets, especially at airports. -- Tom Felton
  • I'm kind of stupid when it comes to gadgets. -- David Duchovny
  • We're trying to reinvent Bond. He's 28 - no Q, no gadgets. -- Paul Haggis
  • The term accessories has come to include a host of photographic gadgets of questionable value... -- Ansel Adams
  • A new gadget that lasts only five minutes is worth more than an immortal work that bores everyone. -- Francis Picabia
  • No tyranny is so irksome as petty tyranny: the officious demands of policemen, government clerks, and electromechanical gadgets. -- Edward Abbey
  • No computer, no gadget, no trickery. I am an animal, it is a plant. I will beat the weed! -- Matthew McConaughey
  • We use our gadgets for distraction and entertainment. We use them to avoid work while giving the impression that we're actually working hard. -- Meghan Daum
  • Cell phones, mobile e-mail, and all the other cool and slick gadgets can cause massive losses in our creative output and overall productivity. -- Robin S. Sharma
  • I love technology, and I love new gadgets. I can no longer figure out how to use any of them, but I love them. -- Jerry Zucker
  • Anyway, all these computers and digital gadgets are no good. They just fill your head with numbers and that can't be good for you. -- Prince
  • Saudi Arabia has also changed. People today are connecting with each other all across the world through small gadgets and television. It's a different society. -- Sultan bin Abdul-Aziz Al Saud
  • The two things I use the most are the MacBook Air and my iPhone. Those are my two most-used gadgets that are dented, scratched and smashed. -- Biz Stone
  • I have all the tools and gadgets. I tell my son, who's a producer, 'You never work for the machine; the machine works for you.' -- Quincy Jones
  • As a child I was very into gadgets and machines and robots. The idea of experimenting with machines to create art was always something I tinkered with. -- Reggie Watts
  • I don't like to have gimmicks. I don't like to have gadgets and stuff. I just like to go out there and entertain the fans by wrestling. -- Kurt Angle
  • Civilization has so cluttered this elemental man-earth relationship with gadgets and middlemen that awareness of it is growing dim. We fancy that industry supports us, forgetting what supports industry. -- Aldo Leopold
  • The one thing I'm absolutely obsessed with lately are gadgets! New cell phones; I walk around with three phones because I have all the new ones, and I can't choose which I prefer. -- Bar Refaeli
  • When fast food is not a treat but a dietary staple, the children surf the internet all day in dark corners of the room and are bombarded with latest gadgets. Things replace parental standards. -- Diane Abbott
  • It was just so elaborate and so luxurious. We had every gadget imaginable. You know, I had the little gun that came out, and I had the little gun in the heel of the shoe. -- Robert Conrad
  • There are times when I have to take, I call it a 'silence bath,' where I shut off all of the external gadgets. I go walk around, talk to people, and just live life for a while. -- Patton Oswalt
  • This is the other thing: we make the cost of raising kids higher than it has to be just because we feel they need all this stuff, like gadgets, certain schools, and activities that are nice but aren't really necessary. -- Patricia Heaton
  • My job as artistic director at the Brighton digital agency Lighthouse is all about trying to show that digital culture is about more than just tools and gadgets - it's about perceiving the societal transformations being brought about by technology. -- Honor Harger
  • Some people are a little bit afraid about the future because they see all these gadgets and gizmos coming down the pike and they think they're too old to learn all this new stuff. But eventually they begin to realize, 'Hey, some of this stuff is useful.' -- Michio Kaku
  • The fear of the never-ending onslaught of gizmos and gadgets is nothing new. The radio, the telephone, Facebook - each of these inventions changed the world. Each of them scared the heck out of an older generation. And each of them was invented by people who were in their 20s. -- Daniel H. Wilson
  • Turn the preparing of food into a communal affair by enlisting others to help with the chopping, grating, stirring, simmering, tasting and seasoning. When the cooking is finished, eat together round the table with the electronic gadgets switched off so you can savor the food and let the conversation flow. -- Carl Honore
  • While there are many varieties of grills, each with their own virtues to be sure, I prefer the standard Weber kettle grill. Don't be fooled into thinking that you need any fancy gadgets in order to take advantage of cooking over a live fire. Just a good set of tongs and you're set. -- Barton Seaver
  • The perfect gadget would somehow allow me to fly. Isn't that what everybody wants? It would also cook a damn good microwave pizza. So while in flight you had something to eat - an in-flight meal. Where would I go? Well, nowadays, it would probably just take me to work a lot quicker. -- John Krasinski
  • Today, most women are surrounded by ingenious gadgets. They don't grow the peas or raise the chicken that they serve for dinner; instead they hunt and gather in the grocery store. They go through catalogs or department stores to buy clothes instead of shearing sheep, carding wool, and weaving cloth for skirts and coats and blankets. -- Helen Fisher
  • Man is by nature a pragmatic materialist, a mechanic, a lover of gadgets and gadgetry; and these are the qualities that characterize the "establishment" which regulates modern society: pragmatism, materialism, mechanization, and gadgetry. Woman, on the other hand, is a practical idealist, a humanitarian with a strong sense of noblesse oblige, an altruist rather than a capitalist. -- Elizabeth Gould Davis
  • I'm not a gadget freak, so to say. I own an iPhone, which I love, and would sorely love to upgrade to MacBook Air from my current MacBook Pro. But what gets me going is the technology behind the gadgets, new websites, new apps. And I'm way too much into social media - FB, Twitter and Instagram are always open on my phone. -- Shreya Ghoshal
  • We know that material things don't offer contentment, but we still buy more-more of the props and gadgets our culture tells us we must have in order to be happy and "happening." Our addiction to consumption distracts us from seeing that we are disconnected from ourselves, from our truth and from one another. Any euphoria we gain from our material gains is fleeting at best. -- Susan L. Taylor
  • When I was in Japan on tour in 2010, I felt like I was 30 years into the future. I love technology and they are so advanced with their phones, computers, everything. I think they had the iPhone way before we did in the U.S. I love gadgets, games, social media and I try to stay ahead on all that stuff, but they get it all first. -- Soulja Boy
  • Simplicity in all things is the secret of the wilderness and one of its most valuable lessons. It is what we leave behind that is important. I think the matter of simplicity goes further than just food, equipment, and unnecessary gadgets; it goes into the matter of thoughts and objectives as well. When in the wilds, we must not carry our problems with us or the joy is lost. -- Sigurd F. Olson
  • People don't want gadgets, they want services. -- Jeff Bezos
  • I guess the reality is, everybody today has so many gadgets. -- Barbara Broccoli
  • As a child I was very into gadgets and machines and robots. -- Reggie Watts
  • For a homebody like me, the evolution of gadgets has been a blessing. -- Okky Madasari
  • I've always been interested in gadgets and technology and I've always been a reader. -- LeVar Burton
  • Digital gadgets often plug us into an environment that's more cluttered than the real world. -- Mal Fletcher
  • Oh I love gadgets and I pride myself on keeping at the cutting edge of technology. -- Alexander McCall Smith
  • The Americans are extremely gadget minded people and American gadgets have a peculiar characteristic: they work. -- George Mikes
  • I like to download as many apps as I can - especially the ones with games and gadgets. -- Stefano Gabbana
  • There is no more discovery. Not since the beginning of this century. There are new gadgets. New important gadgets. -- Jean-Luc Godard
  • All these gadgets, the phone and the computer, they expose the inside of your brain in a way that's bad. -- Michel Gondry
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  • Short stories amount for the most part to parlour tricks, party favours with built-in snappers, gadgets for including recognition and reversals -- Howard Nemerov
  • I'll take my iPod - though I'm not very good with gadgets to be honest - and that has everything I like. -- Andrew Flintoff
  • I was on automatic pilot; ideas for gadgets kept coming, fed by a force of energy flowing through me and around me. -- Trevor Baylis
  • I'm really into football, gadgets, adventurous activities, and cooking new, creative recipes right now - but you'll never catch me being boring. -- Harry Shum, Jr.
  • The cool kids have co-opted all the neat stuff ? computers, gadgets, video games. Theres no such thing as a computer geek anymore. -- Tiffany Shlain
  • Cell phones, mobile e-mail, and all the other cool and slick gadgets can cause massive losses in our creative output and overall productivity. -- Robin S. Sharma
  • It's you people dying from nothing that are screwed. I got all sorts of neat gadgets waiting for me...oxygen tent, iron lung. -- Bill Hicks
  • A lot of these gadgets and pieces of technology we use become almost like friends to us, and we expect our friends to have voices, -- Randy Thom
  • I like the computer! It's a gadget, and I love gadgets. But it's very complicated and I didn't think I'd have the time to learn. -- Mordicai Gerstein
  • President Obama said that we rely too much on gadgets. He gave a passionate speech about technology, but he had to stop when the teleprompter broke. -- Craig Ferguson
  • The modern computer with all its various gadgets and wonderful electronic facilities now makes it possible to preserve and reinvigorate all the cultural richness of mankind. -- Alan Lomax
  • Much of our waste problem is to be accounted for by the intentional flimsiness and unrepairability of the labor-savers and gadgets that we have become addicted to. -- Wendell Berry
  • Life is not just eating, drinking, television and cinema...The human mind must be creative, must be self-generating ; it cannot depend on just gadgets to amuse itself. -- Lee Kuan Yew
  • I don't like gadgets for their own sake. I like gadgets that are tools. And I like simple gadgets that do one thing really well like a hammer. -- Rob Corddry
  • I think there's a tendency for modern man to become dominated by gadgets and machines, taking us further and further away from the things I've been talking about. -- Robin Day
  • The study of thinking machines teaches us more about the brain than we can learn by introspective methods. Western man is externalizing himself in the form of gadgets. -- William S. Burroughs
  • The size of a studio film lets you see technology in a way that you wouldn't on an independent film, like the gadgets and the angles and all that. -- Juno Temple
  • My mom gets these new iPhones and stuff and she's like "Leo, can you figure it out?" because she had no idea. So yeah, I'm pretty good with gadgets. -- Leo Howard
  • A Bond movie falls into a specific genre, and you have to provide certain elements. You must respect the fact it's essentially about girls, guns, gadgets, and big action. -- Lee Tamahori
  • She has an electric blender, electric toaster and electric bread maker. She said "There are too many gadgets and no place to sit down!" So I bought her an electric chair. -- Red Skelton
  • Greek culture is pleasant to contemplate because of its great simplicity and naturalness, and because of the absence of gadgets, each of which is sooner or later a cause of servitude. -- George Sarton
  • I'm a little bit of a geek - I have to be the first person to get new things when they come out. I always want to buy and try new gadgets. -- Tom Felton
  • I'm a big fan of cameras. I'm reasonably interested in good gadgets and I'm amazed by what things can do. The quality of the GoPros and what they can do is amazing. -- Matthew Kane
  • I grew up being told by my parents each time they went off to war that they may explode, so I needed to know how things like the gadgets in the kitchen worked. -- Olivia Wilde
  • I like being 35, I like having a bit of money to spend on music and useless gadgets. The net is providing new ways to communicate and cooperate that just didn't exist in the 80s. -- Malcolm Wilson
  • When I was in school, if you wanted a computer, you had to build one. But today, computers are everywhere. We're all obsessed with technology and having the latest gadgets. Nerd culture is ubiquitous. -- Chris Hardwick
  • I am guilty of buying way too many gadgets - way too many! And though I try to keep things nice and orderly, sometimes I get distracted and stick saucepans where the stockpots should go. -- Paula Deen
  • I have a theory that kitchens, once they reach a certain level of complexity, attract new gadgets into their orbit, like planets. Only this can account for the fact that I own two melon ballers. -- Kerry Greenwood
  • Geeks are a critical driver of America's innovation ecosystem, from the entrepreneurs launching startups in Silicon Valley to the scientists experimenting in university research labs to the whiz kids building gadgets in their parents' garages. -- Todd Park