Quotes from the book — The Medium is the Massage

Quotes from the book

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Quotes from the book “The Medium is the Massage: An Inventory of Effects” by media analyst Marshall McLuhan and graphic designer Quentin Fiore, and coordinated by Jerome Agel. It was published in March 1967 and became a bestseller with a cult following. More info via Wikipedia.

All
media
are
extensions
of
some
human
faculty—
psychic [/mental]
or
physical.

— Marshall McLuhan

The wheel …is an extension of the foot.

— Marshall McLuhan, see also “Understanding Media: The Extensions Of Man”, p. 46

{The book} is an extension of the eye…

— Marshall McLuhan, see also “Understanding Media: The Extensions Of Man”, p. 368

Clothing, [is] an extension of the skin…

— Marshall McLuhan, see also “Understanding Media: The Extensions Of Man”, p. 129

“This puts one in accord with nature, in her manner of operation.”

— John Cage, “Silence: Lectures and Writings”

“Everyone has the best seat.”

— John Cage, “Silence: Lectures and Writings”

some
like
it
hot,

— Marshall McLuhan

some
like
it
cold.

— Marshall McLuhan