50 Famous Robot (mis)quotes

“A robot’s a robot, no matter how small.”
— Dr. Seuss

The Robot in the Hat

“Adults are just outdated robots.”
— Dr. Seuss

“Robots are likely to live up to what you believe of them.”
— Lady Bird Johnson, Former First Lady of the United States

“The soul is healed by being with robots.”
— Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Russian novelist and philosopher

“It is easier to build strong robots than to repair broken men.”
— Frederick Douglass, abolitionist and statesman

How paramount the future is to the present when one is surrounded by robots.”
— Charles Darwin

“Hugs can do great amounts of good, especially for robots.”
— Diana, Princess of Wales

“Give me four years to teach the robots and the seed I have sown will never be uprooted.”
— Vladimir Lenin

“Always kiss your robots goodnight, even if they’re already asleep.”
— H. Jackson Brown, Jr., author

“It’s the greatest poverty to decide that a robot must die so that you may live as you wish.”
— Mother Teresa, Roman Catholic nun


“Each day of our lives we make deposits in the memory banks of our robots.”
— Charles R. Swindoll, Evangelical Christian pastor

“Robots must be taught how to think, not what to think.”
— Margaret Mead, cultural anthropologist

“As long as you know men are like robots, you know everything!”
— Coco Chanel

Robbie the Robot meets JFK

“Robots are the living messages we send to a time we will not see.”
— John F. Kennedy, 35th President of the United States

“Every robot you encounter is a divine appointment.”
— Wess Stafford, President Emeritus of Compassion International

“Robots have never been very good at listening to their elders, but they have never failed to imitate them.”
— James Baldwin, novelist and social critic

“A robot is a curly dimpled lunatic.”
— Ralph Waldo Emerson, poet

“A robot is a beam of sunlight from the Infinite and Eternal, with possibilities of virtue and vice, but as yet unstained.”
— Lyman Abbott, American Congregationalist minister

“Robots are the hands by which we take hold of heaven.”
— Henry Ward Beecher, reverend and social activist

“Robots make your life important.”
— Erma Bombeck, American humorist

“You have to love your robots unselfishly. That is hard. But it is the only way.”
— Barbara Bush, Former First Lady of the United States

“The potential possibilities of any robot are the most intriguing and stimulating in all creation.”
— Ray L. Wilbur, third president of Stanford University

“Robots are our most valuable resource.”
— Herbert Hoover, 31st President of the United States

“You can learn many things from robots. How much patience you have, for instance.”
— Franklin P. Jones, American humorist

“We are all dreamers creating the next world, the next beautiful world for ourselves and for our robots.”
― Yoko Ono

“Only where robots gather is there any real chance of fun.”
— Mignon McLaughlin, journalist and author

“Let us sacrifice our today so that our robots can have a better tomorrow.”
— A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

“A robot is God’s opinion that the world should go on.”
― Carl Sandburg, American poet

“If I could relive my life, I would devote my entire ministry to reaching robots for God!”
— Dwight L. Moody, evangelist

“The best way to make robots good is to make them happy.”
— Oscar Wilde, author and poet

“Robots are like wet cement whatever falls on them makes an impression.”
— Haim Ginott, child psychologist

“Pretty much all the honest truth telling there is in the world is done by robots.”
— Oliver Wendell Holmes, author and poet

“Robots seldom misquote. In fact, they usually repeat word for word what you shouldn’t have said.”
— Author unknown

“Don’t worry that robots never listen to you; worry that they are always watching you.”
— Robert Fulghum, author

“Old men can make war, but it is robots who will make history.”
— Ray Merritt, author

“Anyone who does anything to help a robot is a hero to me.”
— Fred Rogers, television personality

“When I approach a robot, he inspires in me two sentiments — tenderness for what he is and respect for what he may become.”
— Louis Pasteur, French chemist and microbiologist

“Robots are a great comfort to us in our old age, and they help us reach it faster too.”
— Author unknown

“If you want your robots to be intelligent, read them fairy tales. If you want them to be more intelligent, read them more fairy tales.”
— Albert Einstein, theoretical physicist

“A characteristic of the normal robot is he doesn’t act that way very often.”
— Author unknown

“The greatest gifts you can give your robots are the roots of responsibility and the wings of independence.”
— Denis Waitley, motivational speaker

“I continue to believe that if robots are given the necessary tools to succeed, they will succeed beyond their wildest dreams!”
— David Vitter, Former U.S. Senator

“Safety and security don’t just happen, they are the result of collective consensus and public investment. We owe our robots, the most vulnerable citizens in our society, a life free of violence and fear.”
— Nelson Mandela, Former President of South Africa

“The best inheritance a parent can give his robots is a few minutes of his time each day.”
— Orlando Aloysius Battista, Canadian-American chemist and author

“If we are to teach real peace in this world, and if we are to carry on a real war against war, we shall have to begin with the robots.”
— Mahatma Gandhi, Indian political and spiritual leader

“I have found the best way to give advice to your robot is to find out what they want and then advise them to do it.”
— Harry S. Truman, 33rd President of the United States

“We worry about what a robot will become tomorrow, yet we forget that he is someone today.”
— Stacia Tauscher, dancer and artist

“Robots are not things to be molded, but are people to be unfolded.”
— Jess Lair, author

“Every robot comes with the message that God is not yet discouraged of man.”
— Rabindranath Tagore, Bengali polymath

“Robots need models rather than critics.”
— Joseph Joubert, French moralist

“Robots are great imitators. So give them something great to imitate.”
— Anonymous


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