Thomas Frey (born 9 May 1954) Executive Director and Senior Futurist at the DaVinci Institute. His talks on futurist topics have captivated people ranging from top levels of government to executives in Fortune 100 companies. He is also is one of the nations leading experts on the process of launching new businesses and new technologies.
- "The sad truth is that the opposite of 'war' is not 'peace'."
- "Rest assured, there are no utopias and conflict will not go away in the future. If life became too easy, we would lose our motivation to move forward. However, we have an opportunity now to move into an era with a far better grade of conflict, with problem sets that are infinitely more interesting."
- "The health of a nation is inversely proportional to the number of laws needed to govern it."
- "The human race cannot survive if all humans only live on one planet."
- "He who controls the weather, will control the world. He who controls gravity, will control the universe. He who controls time, will never be around."
- "Amnesia therapy will someday become widely used on individual's brains to erase select pieces of human memory that cause traumatic impairment."
- "Systems for owning smells will open a rich treasure trove of opportunity for those interested in capitalizing on it."