Isaac Asimov Quotes.
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.
The saddest aspect of life right now is that science gathers knowledge faster than society gathers wisdom.
A subtle thought that is in error may yet give rise to fruitful inquiry that can establish truths of great value.
Maybe happiness is this: not feeling like you should be elsewhere, doing something else, being someone else.
Science fiction writers foresee the inevitable, and although problems and catastrophes may be inevitable, solutions are not.
The true delight is in the finding out rather than in the knowing.
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.
Part of the inhumanity of the computer is that, once it is competently programmed and working smoothly, it is completely honest.
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.
If my doctor told me I had only six minutes to live, I wouldn’t brood. I’d type a little faster.
There is a cult of ignorance in the United States, and there has always been. The strain of anti-intellectualism has been a constant thread winding its way through our political and cultural life, nurtured by the false notion that democracy means that my ignorance is just as good as your knowledge.
To insult someone we call him ‘bestial. For deliberate cruelty and nature, ‘human’ might be the greater insult.
Life is pleasant. Death is peaceful. It’s the transition that’s troublesome.
Never let your sense of morals get in the way of doing what’s right.
The most exciting phrase to hear in science, the one that heralds new discoveries, is not ‘Eureka!’ but ‘That’s funny…’
There is a cult of ignorance in the United States, and there has always been. The strain of anti-intellectualism has been a constant thread winding its way through our political and cultural life, nurtured by the false notion that democracy means that “my ignorance is just as good as your knowledge.”
When stupidity is considered patriotism, it is unsafe to be intelligent.