Vannevar Bush Quotes

We cannot meet it (the threat of dictatorship) if we turn this country into a wishy washy imitation of totalitarianism, where every man’s hand is out for pabulum and virile creativeness has given place to the patronizing favor of swollen bureaucracy.

We all know the troubles of old age. The bones creak; the eyes get dim, one forgets names. The spark does not ignite; adrenalin has lost its potency. But there is something to be said on the other side – The beauty of nature has lost none of its charm; the beauty of women none […]

The world has arrived at an age of cheap complex devices of great reliability, and something is bound to come of it. (1945)