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45+ Great Cell Phone Quotes That Should Ring A Bell

The first call from a mobile phone was made on 3 April 1973.

A cell phone is a device used for communication, a necessity that the world cannot picture itself without.

The history/ evolution of cell phones has come a long way over the decades. Did you know the first cell phone made in 1973 and weighed 2.4 pounds?

The iPhone made its debut in 2007. Today there are close to 237 brands of cell phones. Over the years these devices have influenced our lives to a great extent. Cell phones are no more just a means of communication. It has become an essential part of our lives right from figuring out the date, time, location, online shopping, and information about any topic on the internet to various other tasks. This has all become possible since the introduction of smartphones with apps to carry out such tasks. In this article, we will take a look at cell phone quotes about cell phones, texting, addiction, apps, and other funny quotes. If you like this article please visit internet quotes and Twitter quotes.

Cell Phone Quotes About Texting

Cell phones have come a long way since their early years, during which they were primarily used by elders, whereas now kids are teaching grandparents and parents about the advancements in technology including apps, emails, phone calls, games, online shopping, networking, etc. Children nowadays have a knack to use phones without much assistance. Here are some inspirational quotes about texting and sayings about apps and other cell phone quotes.

1."Texting is fingered speech. Now we can write the way we talk."

-John Mc Whorter

2."Texting is apocalyptic on some level. It's a reduction of things."

-Nick Cave

3."There is no such thing as chance in text. Any text is the result of a repertoire on conscious and unconscious levels, and can only be decoded by someone privy to the same repertoire."

-Ivan Angelo

4."Mind expressed as text sits quite like a fire under moss."

-Nick Harkaway

5."You can find in a text whatever you bring if you stand between it and the mirror of your imagination."

-Mark Twain

6."There is a fine line between reading a message from the text and reading one into the text."

-John Corvino

7."A text is evolutionary in its very nature."

-Reif Larsen

8."...The text is not the center. The text is and openness without borders, of ever differentiating references."

-Jacques Derrida  

9."There will come when the man at the telephone will be able to see that distant person to whom he is speaking."

-Alexander Graham Bell

10."My Cell phone is my best friend. It's my lifeline to the outside world."

-Carrie Underwood

11."Today or any day that phone may ring and bring good news."

-Ethel Waters

12."I can cry easily. It can be a movie, a phone conversation, a sunset - tears are words waiting to be written."

-Paulo Coelho

13."Communication is like one big phone company."

-Lenny Bruce

14."Text messaging is just the most recent focus of people's anxiety; what people are really worried about is a new generation gaining control of what they see as language."

-David Crystal

15."Compare sending a text message and getting a love letter delivered carried by a pigeon. No contest."

-Bryan Callen

16."Now media and mobile entertainment are revolutionizing the way people learn about the world."

-Stephan Kinzer

17."The mobile phone...is a tool for those whose professions require a fast response, such as doctors or plumbers."

-Umberto Eco

18."Our mobile phones have become the greatest spy on the internet."

-John McAfee  

19."If nothing is going well, call your grandmother."

-Italian Proverb

20."Many small businesses are running entire businesses from a mobile phone."

-Brad. D Smith

21."That's the sign of a good relationship when you can pick up a phone and it doesn't matter when the last time you spoke was."

-Joe Torre

22."Smartphones and social media expand our universe. We can connect with others or collect information easier and faster than ever."

-Daniel Goleman

23."The power of change that mobile technology unleashes is extraordinary."

Borje Ekholm

Cell Phone Addiction Quotes

It's no surprise that addiction to phones has become a challenge that people across age groups are facing. While mobile phones and apps have helped us achieve greater heights, cell phones have also become an open ground for other problems including issues of addiction, exploitation of privacy among other problems. Most people are now used to living with a cell phone next to them at all times, night and day, at work or at home. Let's take a look at some cell phone quotes and sayings about a cell phone, related to addiction, and other topics about the digital age we live in.

Nomophobia is known as an addiction to mobile phones as it is the fear of being without your cell phone.

24."Cell phones are so convenient that they're an inconvenience."

-Haruki Murakami,' Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage'

25."There's no more important consumer product today than a cell phone."

-Mary Dillon

26."The cell phone has become the adult's transitional object, replacing the toddler's teddy bear for comfort and a sense of belonging."

-Margaret Heffernan

27."You want to see an angry person? Let me hear a cell phone go off."

-Jim Lehrer

28."These days children can text on their cell phone all night long, and no one else is seeing that phone. You don't know who is calling that child."

-Kamala Harris

29."I've started baking. Having my hands deep in the dough keeps them away from the phone."

-Katy Tur

30."I feel social media can be very distracting, unhealthy, and harmful for one's self-confidence. I don't even log on to it on my phone except when I post something on Instagram."

-Rupi Kaur  

31."My kid's idea of a hard life is to live in a house with only one phone."

-George Foreman

32."A smartphone is an addictive device which traps a soul into a lifeless planet full of lives."

-Munia Khan

33."Cell phones are the latest invention of rudeness."

-Terri Guillemets

34."Give the people in your life the gift of your presence by putting down your mobile device."

-Kate Northup

35."Home is where the heart is, but today, the phone is where the heart is!"

-Rachitha Cabral

36."I find that a small sacrifice such as switching off my phone and blocking out work helps me stay balanced."

-Laila Rouass  

37."Cell phones are not a sign of power, they're a sign of subservience."

-Doug Pappas

38."Our mobile devices are so powerful that they just don't change what we do, they're changing who we are."

-Sherry Turkle

39."Cell phones, mobile e-mail, and all the other cool and slick gadgets can cause massive losses in our creative output and overall productivity."

-Robin S. Sharma

Funny Cell Phone Quotes

Did you know that there are more mobile phones than people in the world? This is because each person has 1.5 phones on average. There are approximately 7,500 million mobile lines in the world, and the world is populated by 7350 million people. This is enough to know the impact of a cell phone on our life. Here are some good cell phone quotes and sayings about cell phone sure to put a smile on your face.

Mobile phones contain more bacteria than a toilet flush.

40."Cell phones keep getting thinner and smarter, people become the opposite."

-Anonymous*

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41."Today I'm not sure if I know more than four phone numbers by heart. And that's probably  more than most."

-Joshua Foer

42."Have you ever felt like a phone call that's been disconnected?"

-Shannon Doherty

43."Well if I called the wrong number, why did you answer the phone?"

-James Thurber

44."I actually have this fantasy of giving up my cell phone."

-Julia Stiles

45."Follow up the interview with a phone call. If Carrot Top can figure out how to use a phone, so can you."

-Tom Cole

46."My first phone was two tin cans tied together with a string, and it worked pretty good."

-Dolly Parton  

Here at Kidadl, we have carefully created lots of interesting family-friendly quotes for everyone to enjoy!  If you liked our suggestions for cell phone quotes then why not take a look at funny tv quotes,  or [funny quotes for kids].

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