Isaac Asimov Quotes.
There is a single light of science, and to brighten it anywhere is to brighten it everywhere.
Part of the inhumanity of the computer is that, once it is competently programmed and working smoothly, it is completely honest.
To insult someone we call him ‘bestial. For deliberate cruelty and nature, ‘human’ might be the greater insult.
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.
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.
Maybe happiness is this: not feeling like you should be elsewhere, doing something else, being someone else.
Any book worth banning is a book worth reading.
It takes more than capital to swing business. You’ve got to have the A. I. D. degree to get by – Advertising, Initiative, and Dynamics.
Life is pleasant. Death is peaceful. It’s the transition that’s troublesome.
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.
I don’t expect to live forever, but I do intend to hang on as long as possible.
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.
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, I think the boredom of heaven would be even worse.
They won’t listen. Do you know why? Because they have certain fixed notions about the past. Any change would be blasphemy in their eyes, even if it were the truth. They don’t want the truth; they want their traditions.
So the universe is not quite as you thought it was. You’d better rearrange your beliefs, then. Because you certainly can’t rearrange the universe.
The day you stop learning is the day you begin decaying.
Democracy cannot survive overpopulation. Human dignity cannot survive it. Convenience and decency cannot survive it. As you put more and more people into the world, the value of life not only declines, but it disappears. It doesn’t matter if someone dies.