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Humanity has the stars in its future, and that future is too important to be lost under the burden of juvenile folly and ignorant superstition.
Never let your sense of morals get in the way of doing what's right.
I don't believe in an afterlife, so I don't have to spend my whole life fearing hell, or fearing heaven even more. For whatever the tortures of hell, ...
Creationists make it sound as though a 'theory' is something you dreamt up after being drunk all night.
To surrender to ignorance and call it God has always been premature, and it remains premature today.
The saddest aspect of life right now is that science gathers knowledge faster than society gathers wisdom.
Part of the inhumanity of the computer is that, once it is competently programmed and working smoothly, it is completely honest.
Life is pleasant. Death is peaceful. It's the transition that's troublesome.


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"Suppose that we are wise enough to learn and know - and yet not wise enough to control our learning and knowledge, so that we use it to destroy ourselves? Even if that is so, knowledge remains better than ignorance." Make picture quote!
"When I read about the way in which library funds are being cut and cut, I can only think that American society has found one more way to destroy itself." Make picture quote!
"Violence is the last refuge of the incompetent." Make picture quote!
"To insult someone we call him bestial. For deliberate cruelty and nature, human might be the greater insult." Make picture quote!
"Those people who think they know everything are a great annoyance to those of us who do." Make picture quote!
"There is a single light of science, and to brighten it anywhere is to brighten it everywhere." Make picture quote!
"The true delight is in the finding out rather than in the knowing." Make picture quote!
"The most exciting phrase to hear in science, the one that heralds new discoveries, is not 'Eureka!' but 'That's funny...'" Make picture quote!
"Writing, to me, is simply thinking through my fingers." Make picture quote!
"Self-education is, I firmly believe, the only kind of education there is." Make picture quote!
"Individual science fiction stories may seem as trivial as ever to the blinder critics and philosophers of today - but the core of science fiction, its essence has become crucial to our salvation if we are to be saved at all." Make picture quote!
"If knowledge can create problems, it is not through ignorance that we can solve them." Make picture quote!
"It is change, continuing change, inevitable change, that is the dominant factor in society today. No sensible decision can be made any longer without taking into account not only the world as it is, but the world as it will be." Make picture quote!
"I write for the same reason I breathe - because if I didn't, I would die." Make picture quote!
"And above all things, never think that you're not good enough yourself. A man should never think that. My belief is that in life people will take you at your own reckoning." Make picture quote!
"I don't believe in personal immortality; the only way I expect to have some version of such a thing is through my books." Make picture quote!
"I do not fear computers. I fear the lack of them." Make picture quote!
"I am not a speed reader. I am a speed understander." Make picture quote!
"He had read much, if one considers his long life; but his contemplation was much more than his reading. He was wont to say that if he had read as much as other men he should have known no more than other men." Make picture quote!
"A subtle thought that is in error may yet give rise to fruitful inquiry that can establish truths of great value." Make picture quote!
"If my doctor told me I had only six minutes to live, I wouldn't brood. I'd type a little faster." Make picture quote!
"All sorts of computer errors are now turning up. You'd be surprised to know the number of doctors who claim they are treating pregnant men." Make picture quote!
"From my close observation of writers... they fall into two groups: 1) those who bleed copiously and visibly at any bad review, and 2) those who bleed copiously and secretly at any bad review." Make picture quote!
"It pays to be obvious, especially if you have a reputation for subtlety." Make picture quote!
"John Dalton's records, carefully preserved for a century, were destroyed during the World War II bombing of Manchester. It is not only the living who are killed in war." Make picture quote!
"Meanwhile, fears of universal disaster sank to an all time low over the world." Make picture quote!
"No sensible decision can be made any longer without taking into account not only the world as it is, but the world as it will be." Make picture quote!
"People who think they know everything are a great annoyance to those of us who do." Make picture quote!
"Science fiction writers foresee the inevitable, and although problems and catastrophes may be inevitable, solutions are not." Make picture quote!
"Dalton's records, carefully preserved for a century, were destroyed during the World War II bombing of Manchester. It is not only the living who are killed in war." Make picture quote!
"I do not fear computers. I fear lack of them." Make picture quote!
"Never let your sense of morals prevent you from doing what's right." Make picture quote!
"One, a robot may not injure a human being, or through inaction, allow a human being to come to harm Two, a robot must obey the orders given it by human beings except where such orders would conflict with the First Law Three, a robot must protect its own existence as long as such protection does not conflict with the First or Second Laws." Make picture quote!
"Scientific apparatus offers a window to knowledge, but as they grow more elaborate, scientists spend ever more time washing the windows." Make picture quote!
"We can make inspired guesses, but we don???t know for certain what physical and chemical properties of the planet???s crust, its ocean and its atmosphere made it so conducive to such a sudden appearance of life. We are not certain about the amount and forms o" Make picture quote!
"You must keep sending work out you must never let a manuscript do nothing but eat its head off in a drawer. You send that work out again and again, while you're working on another one. If you have talent, you will receive some measure of success - but only if you persist." Make picture quote!




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