Louis Armstrong is quite simply the most important person in American music. He is to 20th century music (I did not say jazz) what Einstein is to physics.
— Ken Burns

Solidarity was the best thing which happened in the 20th century.
— Mikhail Saakashvili

The 20th Century was the century of Aviation and the century of Globalization. The next century will be the century of Space.
— Wilson Greatbatch

At the beginning of the 20th century, the ambition of the great painters was to make paintings that were like music, which was then considered as the noblest art.
— Brian Eno

The marriage of reason and nightmare which has dominated the 20th century has given birth to an ever more ambiguous world. Across the communications landscape move the specters of sinister technologies and the dreams that money can buy.
— J. G. Ballard