Isaac asimov Quotes

โ€œAny book worth ban...

โ€œAny book worth banning is a book worth reading.โ€ โ€• Isaac Asimov
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Properly read, the Bible is the ...

Properly read, the Bible is the most potent force for atheism ever conceived. โ € โ € โ €โ € โ € - Isaac asimov.
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โ€œYour assumptions are your windows to the...

โ€œYour assumptions are your windows to the world. Scrub them off every once in a while, or the light wonโ€™t come in.โ€ - Isaac Asimov
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โ€œThe saddest aspect of life right now ...

โ€œThe saddest aspect of life right now is that science gathers knowledge faster than society gathers wisdomโ€ - Isaac Asimov
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"Life is pleasant. Death is p...

"Life is pleasant. Death is peaceful. It's the transition that's troublesome." โ€” Isaac Asimov
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โ€œYour assumptions are your windows on the...

โ€œYour assumptions are your windows on the world. Scrub them off every once in a while, or the light won't come in.โ€ - Isaac Asimov
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People think of educati...

People think of education as something that they can finish. ...Isaac Asimov
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"People who think they know eve...

"People who think they know everything are a great annoyance to those of us who do." --Isaac Asimov
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โ€œViolence is the la...

โ€œViolence is the last refuge of the incompetent.โ€ โ€• Isaac Asimov
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"I believe in observation, measurement, and reasoning confirmed by independant observers. I'll be...

"I believe in observation, measurement, and reasoning confirmed by independant observers. I'll believe anything no matter how wild and ridiculous if there is evidence for it. The wilder and more ridiculous something is, however, the firmer and more solid the evidence will have to be." -Isaac Asimov
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โ€œScience gathers knowled...

โ€œScience gathers knowledge faster than society gathers wisdom.โ€ -- Isaac Asimov
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"Properly read, the Bible is...

"Properly read, the Bible is the most potent force for Atheism ever created" - Isaac Asimov
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Intelligence is an accident ...

Intelligence is an accident of evolution, and not necessarily an advantage.โ€ โ€• Isaac Asimov
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There are no happy endings...

There are no happy endings in history, only crisis points that pass. ...Isaac Asimov
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โ€œYour assumptions are your windows on the...

โ€œYour assumptions are your windows on the world. Scrub them off every once in a while, or the light won't come in.โ€ โ€• Isaac Asimov
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"Never let your sense of m...

"Never let your sense of morals get in the way of doing what's right." -Isaac Asimov
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The saddest aspect of life right now i...

The saddest aspect of life right now is that science gathers knowledge faster than society gathers wisdom.โ€ โ€• Isaac Asimov
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"People who think they know ev...

"People who think they know everything are a great annoyance to those if us who do" - Isaac Asimov
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The saddest aspect of life right now i...

The saddest aspect of life right now is that science gathers knowledge faster than society gathers wisdom - Isaac Asimov
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โ€œAny book worth ban...

โ€œAny book worth banning is a book worth reading.โ€ โ€• Isaac Asimov
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โ€œIf knowledge can create problem...

โ€œIf knowledge can create problems, it is not through ignorance that we can solve them.โ€ โ€• Isaac Asimov
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โ€œSo the universe is not quite as you thought it was. Youโ€™d b...

โ€œSo the universe is not quite as you thought it was. Youโ€™d better rearrange your beliefs, then. Because you certainly canโ€™t rearrange the universe.โ€ --Isaac Asimov in The Gods Themselves
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โ€œAnti-intellectualism has been a constant thread winding its way through ...

โ€œAnti-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.'โ€ โ€• Isaac Asimov
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"When people thought the Earth was flat, they were wrong. When people thought the Earth was sph...

"When people thought the Earth was flat, they were wrong. When people thought the Earth was spherical they were wrong. But if you think that thinking the Earth is spherical is just as wrong as thinking the Earth is flat, then your view is wronger than both of them put together." Isaac Asimov
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โ€œPeople sometimes mistake their own shortcomings f...

โ€œPeople sometimes mistake their own shortcomings for those of society and want to fix the Cities because they donโ€™t know how to fix themselves.โ€~Isaac Asimov
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"Violence is the la...

"Violence is the last refuge of the incompetent." -- Isaac Asimov
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"Life is pleasant. Death is p...

"Life is pleasant. Death is peaceful. It's the transition that's troublesome." โ€” Isaac Asimov
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โ€œThere is a cult of ignorance in the United States, and there has always been. The st...

โ€œThere is a cult of ignorance in the United States, and there has always been. The strain of anti-intellectualism has been a constant thread...nurtured by the false notion that democracy means that 'my ignorance is just as good as your knowledge.โ€™โ€ - Isaac Asimov
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"If knowledge can create problem...

"If knowledge can create problems, it is not through ignorance that we can solve them." โ€” Isaac Asimov
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"The saddest aspect of life right now i...

"The saddest aspect of life right now is that science gathers knowledge faster than society gathers wisdom. " - Isaac Asimov
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โ€œThe saddest aspect of life right now i...

โ€œThe saddest aspect of life right now is that science gathers knowledge faster than society gathers wisdom.โ€ - Isaac Asimov
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"I don't believe in an afterlife, so I don't have to spend my whole li...

"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." - Isaac Asimov
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โ€œYour assumptions are your windows on the...

โ€œYour assumptions are your windows on the world. Scrub them off every once in a while, or the light won't come inโ€ โ€• Isaac Asimov
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โ€œThe saddest aspect of life right now i...

โ€œThe saddest aspect of life right now is that science gathers knowledge faster than society gathers wisdom.โ€ โ€• Isaac Asimovโ€‹
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โ€œThe saddest aspect of life right now i...

โ€œThe saddest aspect of life right now is that science gathers knowledge faster than society gathers wisdom.โ€ - Isaac Asimov
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โ€œAnti-intellectualism has been a constant thread winding its way through ...

โ€œAnti-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.'โ€ โ€• Isaac Asimov
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"People who think they know eve...

"People who think they know everything are a great annoyance to those of us who do." - Isaac Asimov
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"It pays to be obvious, esp...

"It pays to be obvious, especially if you have a reputation for subtlety." โ€” Isaac Asimov
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"Life is pleasant. Death is p...

"Life is pleasant. Death is peaceful. It's the transition that's troublesome." โ€” Isaac Asimov
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The most exciting phrase to hear in science, the ...

The most exciting phrase to hear in science, the one that heralds new discoveries, is not 'Eureka!' (I've found it!), but 'That's funny...' -Isaac Asimov.
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โ€œIn life, unlike chess,...

โ€œIn life, unlike chess, the game continues after checkmate.โ€ โ€• Isaac Asimov
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โ€œLife is pleasant. Death is ...

โ€œLife is pleasant. Death is peaceful. Itโ€™s the transition thatโ€™s troublesome.โ€ -Isaac Asimov
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"The easiest way to so...

"The easiest way to solve a problem is to deny it exists." -Isaac Asimov
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โ€œPeople who think they know ev...

โ€œPeople who think they know everything are a great annoyance to those of us who do.โ€ -Isaac Asimov
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โ€œThe saddest aspect of life right now i...

โ€œThe saddest aspect of life right now is that science gathers knowledge faster than society gathers wisdom.โ€ - Isaac Asimov
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โ€œWhen people thought the earth was flat, they were wrong. When people thought the earth was sphe...

โ€œWhen people thought the earth was flat, they were wrong. When people thought the earth was spherical, they were wrong. But if you think that thinking the earth is spherical is just as wrong as thinking the earth is flat, then your view is wronger than both of them put together.โ€ โ€“ Isaac Asimov
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โ€œSo the universe is not quite as you thought it was....

โ€œSo the universe is not quite as you thought it was. Youโ€™d better rearrange your beliefs, then. Because you certainly canโ€™t rearrange the universe.โ€ โ€”Isaac Asimov
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โ€œAnti-intellectualism has been a constant thread winding its way through ...

โ€œAnti-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.'โ€ โ€• Isaac Asimov
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"Never let your sense of m...

"Never let your sense of morals get in the way of doing what's right." - Isaac Asimov
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"Violence is the la...

"Violence is the last refuge of the incompetent." -Isaac Asimov
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"I've seen men watch an H-bomb blow an island into ...

"I've seen men watch an H-bomb blow an island into a hole and then go home and sleep. That's the way men are." -from the short story 'Hell-Fire' by Isaac Asimov
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โ€œI was in a hurry, for despite ever...

โ€œI was in a hurry, for despite everything I couldnโ€™t rid myself of the feeling that I was mortal.โ€ -Isaac Asimov
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"People who think they know eve...

"People who think they know everything are a great annoyance to those of us who do." - Isaac Asimov
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"The most exciting phrase to hear in science...

"The most exciting phrase to hear in science, the one that heralds new discoveries, is not โ€˜Eureka!โ€™ but โ€˜Thatโ€™s funny..." -- Isaac Asimov
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"People who think they know eve...

"People who think they know everything are a great annoyance to those of us who do." - Isaac Asimov
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โ€œDon't you see? It's Galaxy-wide. It's a...

โ€œDon't you see? It's Galaxy-wide. It's a worship of the past. It's a deterioration - a stagnation!โ€ โ€• Isaac Asimov, Foundation
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โ€œYour assumptions are your windows on the...

โ€œYour assumptions are your windows on the world. Scrub them off every once in a while, or the light won't come in.โ€ โ€• Isaac Asimov
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The most exciting phrase to hear in science...

The most exciting phrase to hear in science, the one that heralds new discoveries, is not 'Eureka!' but 'That's funny...' - Isaac Asimov
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"Violence is the la...

"Violence is the last refuge of the incompetent." - Isaac Asimov
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"Violence is the la...

"Violence is the last refuge of the incompetent" - Isaac Asimov.
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"Life is pleasant. Death is p...

"Life is pleasant. Death is peaceful. It's the transition that's troublesome." - Isaac Asimov
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โ€œThe saddest aspect of life right now ...

โ€œThe saddest aspect of life right now is that science gathers knowledge faster than society gathers wisdom.โ€ -Isaac Asimov
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"Never let your sense of m...

"Never let your sense of morals get in the way of doing what's right." - Isaac Asimov
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"The strain of anti-intellectualism has been a constant thread winding its wa...

"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.'"-Isaac Asimov
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People who think they know ev...

People who think they know everything are a great annoyance to those of us who do. Isaac Asimov
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"He had a wife, a job and a little girl, and except under extraordinary co...

"He had a wife, a job and a little girl, and except under extraordinary conditions of elation or depression was inclined to consider that to be an adequate bargain struck with life." From the short story Franchise by Isaac Asimov
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It is not only the...

It is not only the living who are killed in war. Isaac Asimov.
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However, I continue to try and I continue, indefatigably, to reach out. Thereโ€™s no way...

However, I continue to try and I continue, indefatigably, to reach out. Thereโ€™s no way I can single-handedly save the world or, perhaps, even make a perceptible difference - but how ashamed I would be to let a day pass without making one more effort. -- Isaac Asimov
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The saddest aspect of life right now i...

The saddest aspect of life right now is that science gathers knowledge faster than society gathers wisdom. ~Isaac Asimov
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"It is change, continuing change, inevitable change, that is the dominant factor...

"It is change, continuing change, inevitable change, that is the dominant factor in our 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" - Isaac Asimov
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"The most exciting phrase to hear in scienc...

"The most exciting phrase to hear in science, the one that heralds new discoveries, is not 'Eureka!' but 'That's funny..." - Isaac Asimov
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Those people who think they know...

Those people who think they know everything are a great annoyance to those of us who do. - Isaac Asimov
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"The saddest aspect of life right now ...

"The saddest aspect of life right now is that science gathers knowledge faster than society gathers wisdom" - Isaac Asimov
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โ€œAnti-intellectualism has been a constant thread winding its way through ...

โ€œAnti-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.'โ€ โ€• Isaac Asimov
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"In trying to determine something on the boundary lines of the known, it is necess...

"In trying to determine something on the boundary lines of the known, it is necessary to make assumptions. The assumptions can be made over a gray area of uncertainty and one can shade them in one direction or another with perfect honesty." -Isaac Asimov
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"Anti-intellectualism has been a constant thread winding its way through...

"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." - Isaac Asimov
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"Violence is the la...

"Violence is the last refuge of the incompetent" - Isaac Asimov
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"Self-education is, I firmly...

"Self-education is, I firmly believe, the only kind of education there is." - Isaac Asimov
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"I do not fear compu...

"I do not fear computers. I fear the lack of them." - Isaac Asimov
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โ€œAnti-intellectualism has been a constant thread winding its way through ...

โ€œAnti-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.'โ€ โ€• Isaac Asimov
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