Top 70 Disconnected Quotes

Words matter. These are the best Disconnected Quotes from famous people such as Randall Munroe, Rabindranath Maharaj, Joel Salatin, Nassim Nicholas Taleb, Paul Rust, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.

I think the really cool and compelling thing about math

I think the really cool and compelling thing about math and physics is that it opens up entry to all these hypotheticals – or at least, it gives you the language to talk about them. But at the same time, if a scenario is completely disconnected from reality, it’s not all that interesting.
Randall Munroe
Immigrants use the library often. A lot of them don’t have access to books and Internet at home. They seem so disconnected to the city.
Rabindranath Maharaj
If we fail to appreciate the soul that Easternism gives us, then what we have is a disconnected, Greco-Roman, Western, egocentric, compartmentalized, reductionist, fragmented, linear thought process that counts on cleverness.
Joel Salatin
I no longer care about the financial system. I gave them my roadmap. OK? Thanks, bye. I’ve no idea what’s going on. I’m disconnected. I’m totally disengaged.
Nassim Nicholas Taleb
I’m not the first person to talk about this, but L.A. is just sort of a weird city because it’s just a bunch of little towns put together under the umbrella of L.A. So people feel disconnected from each other and far apart, and in a relationship, that can also be a thing.
Paul Rust
When I get on the World Cup tour, I’m kind of disconnected from the world. I just kind of get wrapped up in my world and wrapped up in trying to ski fast every day, and I forget about everything else.
Lindsey Vonn
It’s difficult to describe the weirdness of speaking to a man who appears to be perfectly in control of his faculties, who can deliver off-the-cuff repartee, and yet who is actually utterly disconnected from who he is.
Louis Theroux
China is not going to become a liberal democracy; if it did, it would collapse. I do not believe you can impose on other countries standards which are alien and totally disconnected with their past.
Lee Kuan Yew
It takes a perverse determination to drain that instinctive curiosity away and make history seem just remote, dead and disconnected from our contemporary reality. Conversely, it just takes skilful storytelling to recharge that connection to make the past come alive in our present.
Simon Schama
Have you ever felt like a phone call that’s been disconnected?
Shannen Doherty
It’s become a running joke among the public, and liberals have lost all credibility when it comes to climate science because their arguments have become so ridiculous and so obviously disconnected from reality.
Sonny Perdue
My books have been translated into various languages and sold in other countries, but I never have any contact with the foreign publishers and am so disconnected from that process that it seems almost imaginary. With ‘How to Save a Life’, I worked closely with Usborne editors and have been involved in the publicity.
Sara Zarr
To me, we’re living in a non-linear world… But the truth is we are linear creatures. Everything unfolds one after the next. And that’s the thing we’ve become disconnected from.
Mike Rowe
Compared with games, reality is disconnected.
Jane McGonigal
Everyone has to do their part, too. No one is disconnected. And everyone has to improve their skills, take care of their own health to the extent they can and contribute their time and talents to the community and country.
Tim Ryan
We’ve been so disconnected agriculturally and culturally from food. We spend more time on dieting than on cooking.
Alice Waters
I had a very angry father and was disconnected from my family.
William P. Young
Everyone has to do their part, too. No one is disconnected. And everyone has to improve their skills, take care of their own health to the extent they can and contribute their time and talents to the community and country.
Tim Ryan
Film work can be anything from just really hard and stressful and you’re subjected to really weird deadlines to really draconian and weird and disconnected. You’re working in service of the thing, and that can be really amazing for everyone involved, or be kind of just a waste of time.
Oneohtrix Point Never
The story of ‘Mr. Robot’ is really about this guy who’s lonely – who’s alone and feels so disconnected from the world.
Sam Esmail
In making certain things easier for people, technology has actually demotivated people from using their brains. We have all these devices that keep us connected, and yet we’re more disconnected than ever before. Why is that?
Emilio Estevez
For a writer, and particularly a writer of my genre, which is the fantastical, I think that it’s to my advantage to feel remote from and disconnected from the world of deal making.
Clive Barker
I no longer care about the financial system. I gave them my roadmap. OK? Thanks, bye. I’ve no idea what’s going on. I’m disconnected. I’m totally disengaged.
Nassim Nicholas Taleb
Especially in America, when you move away from home, sometimes you get disconnected with your grandparents, your friends you grew up with.
Zal Batmanglij
Writing about feeling disconnected has enabled me to connect, and that has been the most lovely thing of all.
Marian Keyes
Black people are on earth for one purpose: to destroy, and not to build. The reason: It’s not in them to show respect to anyone – they don’t have love. They don’t have God. They’re angry at their mothers and disconnected from their fathers. They call good evil and evil good.
Jesse Lee Peterson
I feel disconnected, like I don’t know where I am, if I’m on my phone too much. I’m also just the type to call. I’m not good on text.
Zac Efron
A person standing in front of an audience without enthusiasm for his subject and his actions is disconnected from his spirit.
Wayne Dyer
When nearly a third of our high school students do not graduate on time with their peers, we have work to do. We must design our middle and high schools so that no student gets lost in the crowd and disconnected from his or her own potential.
Christine Gregoire
Technology is causing a set of seemingly disconnected things – shortening of attention spans, polarization, outrage-ification of culture, mass narcissism, election engineering, addiction to technology.
Tristan Harris
It takes a perverse determination to drain that instinctive curiosity away and make history seem just remote, dead and disconnected from our contemporary reality. Conversely, it just takes skilful storytelling to recharge that connection to make the past come alive in our present.
Simon Schama
In making certain things easier for people, technology

In making certain things easier for people, technology has actually demotivated people from using their brains. We have all these devices that keep us connected, and yet we’re more disconnected than ever before. Why is that?
Emilio Estevez
In 2004, when I started recording my first CD, I was coming right out of yeshiva. So I had spent two years completely immersed in the Hasidic culture, disconnected completely from the secular world – movies, music, people.
Matisyahu
Before cancer, I was obviously disconnected. I had a tumor the size of a mango inside me and didn’t do anything about it. It wasn’t like I didn’t know something was wrong.
Eve Ensler
In theatres, you’re kind of disconnected. Also, it’s way too big for the likes of me. Unless you’re Robin Williams or someone that can fill a stage with movement and energy, it just looks like a small man on a big stage.
Norm MacDonald
My husband is so proud of me. He’s in the Army, so he doesn’t get to travel much with me, but when I come home, he’s the exact same, so it’s really nice to have him so disconnected from all the other stuff so my life can still feel normal at home.
Anna Todd
Initially, I had started doing theater, where the actor has a direct relationship to the audience. So, moving into film and television disconnected me. When you do a film, you start to get the character, and then it disappears for a year before it’s released and you get feedback.
Matthew Davis
When nearly a third of our high school students do not graduate on time with their peers, we have work to do. We must design our middle and high schools so that no student gets lost in the crowd and disconnected from his or her own potential.
Christine Gregoire
I’m a documentary image maker, still and moving, because keeping the real world on the agenda is really important at a time when we’re increasingly disconnected from parts of the world on whom we depend.
Tim Hetherington
I felt disconnected from the decisions made in Washington and, to be honest, really didn’t think my vote mattered because I didn’t have a direct line of sight from my vote to a result.
Carly Fiorina
Compared with games, reality is disconnected.
Jane McGonigal
You cannot live your life in the elitist world of fashion and not step out or you’re disconnected. You have to realize that fashion is not the endgame.
Andre Leon Talley
I think people can have a panic attack where your heart is racing, you get shakes and jitters. But you can also feel disconnected. You know what I mean? I can feel depressed.
Vinny Guadagnino
By virtue of our private property society, we have disconnected individuals from the land. We have put them in high rises and asked them to live their lives in urban settings, disconnected from the land.
Adam Dell
It’s become a running joke among the public, and liberals have lost all credibility when it comes to climate science because their arguments have become so ridiculous and so obviously disconnected from reality.
Sonny Perdue
My own life has been doubly disconnected, as I’ve written books under two different names. As an author, your name almost becomes a brand; readers know what to expect.
Sophie Kinsella
‘Frozen’ definitely isn’t about a man, but about the relationship between two sisters. At different times in our lives we find ourselves either more connected to or disconnected from the people in our family, and I think audiences will really be able to relate to that.
Idina Menzel
We are surrounded by people with accents because America is a nation of immigrants. Beyond that, the people who made your iPhone and the shirt on your back are probably Asians, and we’re really not that disconnected from each other; we have very intimate relationships with the world, whether or not we realize it.
Hong Chau
The Opportunity Divide doesn’t just keep our students disconnected from the mainstream economy; it prevents our businesses from growing.
Gerald Chertavian
By virtue of our private property society, we have disconnected individuals from the land. We have put them in high rises and asked them to live their lives in urban settings, disconnected from the land.
Adam Dell
‘Frozen’ definitely isn’t about a man, but about the relationship between two sisters. At different times in our lives we find ourselves either more connected to or disconnected from the people in our family, and I think audiences will really be able to relate to that.
Idina Menzel
But I do think it’s unwise, and it – to build a mosque at the site where 3,000 Americans lost their lives as a result of a terrorist attack. And I think to me it demonstrates that the – that Washington, the White House, the administration, the President himself seems to be disconnected from the mainstream of America.
John Cornyn
It’s glamorous when a movie is released, but then you feel disconnected from it. Someone asked if it wouldn’t be more glamorous for me being on Broadway rather than Off Broadway, but I thought, ‘What’s the difference?’ The Orpheum is a smaller house, that’s all. And there are no mikes, so you just talk louder.
Brooke Adams
Startups alternate between nostalgia for the garage and millennial longing for a lucrative exit. But what I always keep in mind is how disconnected and purposeless I felt before Redfin or my earlier startup, Plumtree. All I ever wanted was to get into a situation where I could win. Everybody has that dream.
Glenn Kelman
The cynical part of the answer is that I expect to see a good deal more space opera, set far enough in the future as to be disconnected from contemporary issues.
John M. Ford
It’s bizarre to have both a super-connected and disconnected world. Like, you can use Twitter in the most narcissistic way. Do people really need to know that I’m drinking a latte right now? It’s so indulgent.
Pete Wentz
The experience of life that you and I have is pretty much a jigsaw puzzle in the box: Day-to-day experiences of disconnected pieces that don’t seem to justify the efforts we make each day.
Robert Adams
It’s glamorous when a movie is released, but then you feel disconnected from it. Someone asked if it wouldn’t be more glamorous for me being on Broadway rather than Off Broadway, but I thought, ‘What’s the difference?’ The Orpheum is a smaller house, that’s all. And there are no mikes, so you just talk louder.
Brooke Adams
People in my neighborhood are so disconnected from the fresh food supply that kids don’t know an eggplant from a sweet potato. We have to show them how to get grounded in the truest sense of the word.
Ron Finley
Especially in America, when you move away from home, sometimes you get disconnected with your grandparents, your friends you grew up with.
Zal Batmanglij
When elections are not democratic, even the most populist discussions become superficial, disconnected from real power; they are theatre.
Zephyr Teachout
Living in Hollywood, you can get disconnected from everybody. You can feel like you are the only one.
Drew Carey
In this day and age, technology has overtaken our lives

In this day and age, technology has overtaken our lives and we are disconnected from reality.
Javed Jaffrey
Cognitive psychology has shown that the mind best understands facts when they are woven into a conceptual fabric, such as a narrative, mental map, or intuitive theory. Disconnected facts in the mind are like unlinked pages on the Web: They might as well not exist.
Steven Pinker
I play only classical music. My pianos are my only big indulgence, but they’re a necessity. When I’m playing the piano is literally the only time I can be completely abstract and disconnected from the regular world and yet be connected – to my music.
Rafael Vinoly
China is not going to become a liberal democracy; if it did, it would collapse. I do not believe you can impose on other countries standards which are alien and totally disconnected with their past.
Lee Kuan Yew
Sometimes I feel a bit socially disconnected in terms of being a little bit gullible about how people interrelate emotionally.
Louis Theroux
I shouldn’t feel awkward or feel disconnected to myself or my body while wearing the clothes or a particular fashion. This is very important.
Anushka Sharma
To me, we’re living in a non-linear world… But the truth is we are linear creatures. Everything unfolds one after the next. And that’s the thing we’ve become disconnected from.
Mike Rowe
As politics is disconnected from its ethical and material moorings, it becomes easier to punish and imprison young people than to educate them.
Henry Giroux