Words matter. These are the best Obsolete Quotes from famous people such as Brad Paisley, RuPaul, Ilaiyaraaja, Miguel Nicolelis, John Torode, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.
I think if you ignore the generation after yours, you will be obsolete very quickly.
If you’ve worked in a factory, and you haven’t learned how to do something else, you’re obsolete. That’s just nature.
Mere recording of an event will not make it a historical document. It will become obsolete with time. Only those that emotionally connect with the audience will stand the test of time.
We want to galvanize people’s imaginations. With enough political will and investment, we could make wheelchairs obsolete.
There is no way in the world that a vacuum cleaner will ever be obsolete – they use them for swimming pools, they use them for houses, they use them for industrial purposes. They’re fantastic things.
Technology makes everyone feel old. A laptop is old after two years. Someone always has something newer. Everyone seems to feel obsolete now, even the young.
To try to teach ignoring technology is to ignore the progress that we have made over the last century. If school is preparation for the real world – a real world that is increasingly technology-driven – then to ignore technology is to become obsolete.
Ever since about 1998, when humankind began fast-forwarding through the gradually-unfolding history of progress, like someone impatiently zipping through a YouTube clip in search of the best bits, we’ve grown accustomed to machines veering from essential to obsolete in the blink of a trimester.
A good part of ‘The Information’ is about the transition from an oral to a literary culture. Books effected such a great transformation in the way we think about the world, our history, our logic, mathematics, you name it. I think we would be greatly diminished as a people and as a culture if the book became obsolete.
Amplifying body-image issues, profiting from anxiety, and employing virtual slaves in sweatshops are bad enough, but the fashion industry is also actively hastening the destruction of the very Earth we walk on. It insists on launching fresh collections each season, declaring yesterday’s range obsolete on a whim.
If your customer base is aging with you, then eventually you are going to become obsolete or irrelevant. You need to be constantly figuring out who are your new customers and what are you doing to stay forever young.
If American schooling is inadequate now, just imagine how much more obsolete it will be when today’s kindergarten students graduate from high school in just 12 years.
New technology is useful, but it’s inefficient and ugly; it knows it’ll be obsolete by lunchtime tomorrow, so it has no incentive to be anything else.
Marriage is obsolete and a trap.
New technologies are wreaking havoc on employment figures – from EZpasses ousting toll collectors to Google-controlled self-driving automobiles rendering taxicab drivers obsolete.
We are now living in a fast paced technological era where every skill that we teach our children becomes obsolete in the 10 to 15 years due to exponentially growing technological advances.
Nothing was more up-to-date when it was built, or is more obsolete today, than the railroad station.
That’s why editors and publishers will never be obsolete: a reader wants someone with taste and authority to point them in the direction of the good stuff, and to keep the awful stuff away from their door.
Political satire became obsolete when they awarded Henry Kissinger the Nobel Peace Prize.
Our machines increasingly do our work for us. Why doesn’t this make our labor redundant and our skills obsolete? Why are there still so many jobs?
It’s Moore’s Law, everything will be obsolete in 10 years – I’ll be obsolete in 10 years!
I sold Blockbuster because I saw what was coming: the satellite dish, technology that would make the business obsolete in a few years. Why would people go to a store for a video and then have to return it when they had a dish?
That is how it stiffens, my vision of that seaside childhood. My father died; we moved inland. Whereon those nine first years of my life sealed themselves off like a ship in a bottle – beautiful, inaccessible, obsolete: a fine, white, flying myth.
I can’t believe there will ever be a time when the book is truly obsolete. It is the perfect technology and feeds the soul.
One of the goals of the Feminist Elite is to reinforce to women the idea that men are obsolete.
The idea of the damsel in distress is fast becoming obsolete.
Political satire became obsolete when Henry Kissinger was awarded the Nobel peace prize.
Emotions never become obsolete, whether they are towards your family or your boyfriend.
The Cold War practice of garrisoning large numbers of troops with their families on massive bases in places like Germany is now, in part, obsolete.
I feel that education needs an overhaul – courses are obsolete and grades are on the way out.
For the most ambitious young people, the corporate ladder is obsolete.
The printed word will be around long after many of our digital creations are gone, either because books don’t require monthly hosting, and blogs and websites do… or because the languages and platforms for which a particular digital creation was published will become obsolete.
Saying women aren’t funny is now like saying Asians can’t drive or saying black people have bad credit. It’s just really, like, so obsolete.
The banked oval tracks are obsolete tracks for Indy cars.
The Lone Star Card will make food stamp coupons obsolete.
I call upon the scientific community in our country, those who gave us nuclear weapons, to turn their great talents now to the cause of mankind and world peace: to give us the means of rendering these nuclear weapons impotent and obsolete.
When a subject becomes totally obsolete we make it a required course.
‘The Outsider’ is a culmination of a lot of things I’ve been working diligently toward as a recording artist. Hopefully it will render my past pigeonholing obsolete while positioning me more solidly as a socially conscious American singer/songwriter. Wouldn’t that be entertaining?
In spite of advances in technology and changes in the economy, state government still operates on an obsolete 1970s model. We have a typewriter government in an Internet age.
As a technology, the book is like a hammer. That is to say, it is perfect: a tool ideally suited to its task. Hammers can be tweaked and varied but will never go obsolete. Even when builders pound nails by the thousand with pneumatic nail guns, every household needs a hammer.
If the computer-guided robots turn out to be our superiors in every respect, then will they not find that they can run the world better without the need of us at all? Humanity itself will then have become obsolete.
Adults are obsolete children.
In this business it takes time to be really good – and by that time, you’re obsolete.
Business leaders who openly acknowledge people’s concerns about becoming obsolete and who invest resources in workers’ growth can help create a nation of learners – and perhaps resolve some of the political chaos that’s bubbling around us.
In some ways, ‘The Little Mermaid’ was old-fashioned. Rendered in the hand-drawn style, it was the last Disney animated feature to use cels and Xeroxing. Pixar and its CGI imitators soon made that rigorous process obsolete.
As traditional job descriptions become obsolete, people will need to collaborate in new ways with increasingly intelligent machines.
If Meekmahan ever came to the Hardy compound, I would tell Meekmahan, face-to-face, ‘You’ll fade away and classify yourself as obsolete! Obsolete!’
The popularity of Groupon has almost rendered the group-buying element of it obsolete, because we’re able to deliver so many customers that the merchants are very happy with even the smallest number that we can provide.
I can’t say the advertising model is obsolete yet but it doesn’t make a lot of sense in the long range.
When certain branches of the economy become obsolete, as in the case of the steel industry, not only do jobs disappear, which is obviously a terrible social hardship, but certain cultures also disappear.