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1. "His mind wandered, seeking other examples. People—particularly older ones—still spoke of putting film into a camera, or gas into a car. Even the phrase "cutting a tape" was still sometimes heard in recording studios—though that embraced two generations of obsolete technologies."
Author: Arthur C. Clarke
2. "Every woman, hell, every man should be a feminist, that is the only way to render this word obsolete."
Author: Aysha Taryam
3. "I suppose that the scope and implications of such forces have rendered my personal accounting ritual pretty much obsolete. That's how things sometimes go."
Author: Brian Ferneyhough
4. "«Eliza opened her furry black satchel. She pulled out a portable CD player. "Gav, look here. Once, I loved this machine. Because it plays all my CDs. But nobody buys music in the stores any more! Even I don't pay for music, and I'm rich! I'm carrying a zombie in my purse!""Well, yes, that platform is obsolete now, but a new business model will arise for music.""No it won't! That's a lie! Nobody will ever pay! The music business is the walking dead! Don't lie to me." Eliza stuffed her doomed device back in her furry purse.Gavin rubbed his chin. "Your Digital Native generation really has some issues."»"
Author: Bruce Sterling
5. "The nuclear weapon is obsolete. I want to get rid of them all."
Author: Charles Horner
6. "If we say the Geneva Convention is obsolete, then what do others who have our soldiers say?"
Author: Charles Schumer
7. "But now isn't simply now. Now is also a cold reminder: one whole day later than yesterday, one year later than last year. Every now is labeled with its date, rendering all past nows obsolete, until — later of sooner — perhaps — no, not perhaps — quite certainly: it will come."
Author: Christopher Isherwood
8. "Medicine, electronic communications, space travel, genetic manipulation . . . these are the miracles about which we now tell our children. These are the miracles we herald as proof that science will bring us the answers. The ancient stories of immaculate conceptions, burning bushes, and parting seas are no longer relevant. God has become obsolete. Science has won the battle."
Author: Dan Brown
9. "Through your actions here today—you have made humankind obsolete."
Author: Daniel H. Wilson
10. "White magic or black, it doesn't make a difference. Natural and artificial? Obsolete distinctions"
Author: David Porush
11. "Adults are obsolete children."
Author: Dr. Seuss
12. "The Augusteum warns me not to get attached to any obsolete ideas about who I am, what I represent, whom I belong to, or what function I may once have intended to serve."
Author: Elizabeth Gilbert
13. "Future historians, I hope, will consider the American fast food industry a relic of the twentieth century--a set of attitudes, systems, and beliefs that emerged from postwar southern California, that embodied its limitless faith in technology, that quickly spread across the globe, flourished briefly, and then receded, once its true costs became clear and its thinking became obsolete."
Author: Eric Schlosser
14. "The stethoscope for listening to the heart is over. It's obsolete."
Author: Eric Topol
15. "When I saw several thugs attack a lone man, or a larger man a small one, or even when a mastiff attacked a toy Pomeranian, not virtue but plain disgust upset my insides. This early variety of defeatism later became an obsolete trait—damaging me in today's world."
Author: Ernst Jünger
16. "Chemical propulsion is obsolete to go anywhere other than the moon. Three days - that's acceptable. But for Mars, we need propulsion technologies to get us there in, say, 60 days - then spend whatever length of time we want to spend and return when we want to come home."
Author: Eugene Cernan
17. "The handful of Germans who had reached the trench had been sacrificed for the stupid sort of fun called. Strategy, probably. Stupid! . . . It was, of course, just like German spools to go mining by candle-light. Obsoletely Nibenlungen-like. Dwarfs probably!"
Author: Ford Madox Ford
18. "There are 500 reasons I write for children.... Children read books, not reviews. They don't give a hoot about the critics.... They don't read to free themselves of guilt, to quench their thirst for rebellion, or to get rid of alienation. They still believe in God, the family, angels, devils, witches, goblins, logic, clarity, punctuation, and other such obsolete stuff.... They don't expect their beloved writer to redeem humanity. Young as they are, they know that it is not in his power. Only the adults have such childish illusions."
Author: Isaac Bashevis Singer
19. "Children have no use for psychology. They detest sociology. They still believe in God, the family, angels, devils, witches, goblins, logic, clarity, punctuation, and other such obsolete stuff. When a book is boring, they yawn openly. They don't expect their writer to redeem humanity, but leave to adults such childish allusions."
Author: Isaac Bashevis Singer
20. "The seat of consciousness and intelligence was from the earliest times regarded by the Egyptians as both the heart and the bowels or abdomen. Our surgeon, however, has observed the fact that injuries to the brain affect other parts of the body, especially in his experience the lower limbs. He notes the drag or shuffle of one foot, presumably the partial paralysis resulting from a cranial wound, and the ancient commentator carefully explains the meaning of the obsolete word used for "shuffle."
Author: James Henry Breasted
21. "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."
Author: Janet Napolitano
22. "Innovation basically involves making obsolete that which you did before."
Author: Jay Abraham
23. "I can't say the advertising model is obsolete yet but it doesn't make a lot of sense in the long range."
Author: Jay Chiat
24. "These stories at times to be stories of a long-lost world when the city of New York was still filled with a river light, when you heard Benny Goodman quartets from a radio in the corner stationary store, when almost everybody wore a hat. Here is the last of that generation of chain smokers who woke to the world in the morning with their coughing, who used to get stoned at cocktail parties and perform obsolete dance steps like 'the Cleveland Chicken,' sail for Europe on ships, who were nostalgic for love and happiness, and whose gods were as ancient as yours and mine, whoever you are."
Author: John Cheever
25. "Basic technical training is, of course, useful. But to treat it as anything more than that is to lock students into technology that will be obsolete by the time they graduate. The time wasted will also deprive them of the basic training in knowledge and thinking that might help them adjust to the constant changes outside.(IV - From Managers and Speculators to Growth)"
Author: John Ralston Saul
26. "The Lone Star Card will make food stamp coupons obsolete."
Author: John Sharp
27. "I believe all religions are becoming obsolete, clinging to ancient concepts."
Author: John Templeton
28. "Sometimes, I marvel at the wonderof how graceful words seem to appearpen to paper; in others' handsAnd I think to myself-oh, how obsolete my existence is,to be unable to do the same."
Author: Joy Chua
29. "I feel that education needs an overhaul - courses are obsolete and grades are on the way out."
Author: Kent McCord
30. "A theory of personal resurrection or reincarnation of the individual is untenable when we but pause to consider the magnitude of the idea. On the contrary, I must believe that rather than the survival of all, we must look for survival only in the spirit of the good we have done in passing through.Once obsolete, an automobile is thrown to the scrap heap. Once here and gone, the human life has likewise served its purpose. If it has been a good life, it has been sufficient. There is no need for another."
Author: Luther Burbank
31. "Too friendly, too eager to be on message, man is obsolete, dooming ourselves to extinction, restore the balance of nature and babble babble, he overdid it so much that he sounded preposterous, and in an outfit like Bearlift, with its full quota of preposterous green-hued furfuckers, that took some effort."
Author: Margaret Atwood
32. "Chicken Soup for the Soul". You've heard of these books, am I right? We've all heard of them. But I wonder if you're aware of just how many "Chicken Soup" books exist on the planet. No offense, but I doubt it. I doubt it because in the time it would take you to come up with a number, the number would have become obsolete. Even as you read this, in some quiet, fecund place, another "Chicken Soup" book is being born."
Author: Marisa De Los Santos
33. "The old duality of body and soul has become shrouded in scientific terminology, and we can laugh at it as merely an obsolete prejudice.But just make someone who has fallen in love listen to his stomach rumble, and the unity of body and soul, that lyrical illusion of the age of science, instantly fades away."
Author: Milan Kundera
34. "The defense of marriage is the defense of freedom. Neither of which is obsolete."
Author: Nancy Pearcey
35. "Translation software is not making translators obsolete. Has medical diagnostic software made doctors obsolete?"
Author: Nataly Kelly
36. "I'm pretty quick to delete something off of my phone if it's become obsolete. And things like RSS readers have made life easier - all of the headlines are going to be related to a topic I'm interested in."
Author: Rich Sommer
37. "Ay, ay, the best terms will grow obsolete: damns have had their day."
Author: Richard Brinsley Sheridan
38. "You never change things by fighting the existing reality.To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete."
Author: Richard Buckminster Fuller
39. "Glorious as it had been, the city-state was obsolete."
Author: Robert A. Dahl
40. "Any state, any entity, any ideology that fails to recognize the worth, the dignity, the rights of man, that state is obsolete"
Author: Rod Serling
41. "In the works of Shakespeare, the most wonderful genius the world has ever known, there is the enormous number of 15,000 different words, but almost 10,000 of them are obsolete or meaningless today."
Author: Shakespeare
42. "Do not get obsolete like an old technology, keep innovating yourself."
Author: Sukant Ratnakar
43. "But in terms of "psychological" time, most of us are still living in centuries past, stirred by ancient grudges, controlled by obsolete prejudices, driven by buried fears."
Author: Sydney J. Harris
44. "Rules, laws and codes become obsolete among the self-governed."
Author: T.F. Hodge
45. "One of the goals of the Feminist Elite is to reinforce to women the idea that men are obsolete."
Author: Tammy Bruce
46. "I think these younger Christians are the vanguard of some major new religious, social, and political arrangements that could make the older form of culture wars obsolete. After they wrestle with doubts and objections to Christianity many come out on the other side with an orthodox faith that doesn't fit the current categories of liberal Democrat or conservative Republican."
Author: Timothy Keller
47. "The concept of randomness and coincidence will be obsolete when people can finally define a formulation of patterned interaction between all things within the universe."
Author: Toba Beta
48. "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."
Author: Tom Holt
49. "It's hard to say who's a greater threat to the world, an ambitious CEO with a big ad budget or a crafty cleric with an obsolete Bible verse."
Author: Tom Robbins
50. "Sometimes he spent hours together in the great libraries of Paris, those catacombs of departed authors, rummaging among their hoards of dusty and obsolete works in quest of food for his unhealthy appetite. He was, in a manner, a literary ghoul, feeding in the charnel-house of decayed literature."
Author: Washington Irving

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