Isaac Asimov

1920 - 1992

A Quote by Isaac Asimov on ignorance, problems, and science

Though science can cause problems, it is not by ignorance that we will solve them.

Isaac Asimov (1920 - 1992)

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A Quote by Isaac Asimov on fiction, individuality, salvation, and science

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.

Isaac Asimov (1920 - 1992)

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A Quote by Isaac Asimov on incompetence and violence

Violence is the last refuge of the incompetent.

Isaac Asimov (1920 - 1992)

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A Quote by Isaac Asimov on knowledge, science, scientists, and time

Scientific apparatus offers a window to knowledge, but as they grow more elaborate, scientists spend ever more time washing the windows.

Isaac Asimov (1920 - 1992)

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A Quote by Isaac Asimov on belief, boredom, heaven, hell, and life

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 (1920 - 1992)

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A Quote by Isaac Asimov on mathematics, money, philosophy, and presidency

University President: Why is it that you physicists always require so much expensive equipment? Now the Department of Mathematics requires nothing but money for paper, pencils, and erasers . . . and the Department of Philosophy is better still. It doesn't even ask for erasers.

Isaac Asimov (1920 - 1992)

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A Quote by Isaac Asimov on discovery, funny, and science

The most exciting phrase to hear in science, the one that heralds the most new discoveries, is not "Eureka!"(I found it!) but "hmmm . . . That's funny. . . ."

Isaac Asimov (1920 - 1992)

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A Quote by Isaac Asimov on computers and fear

I do not fear computers. I fear the lack of them.

Isaac Asimov (1920 - 1992)

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A Quote by Isaac Asimov on behavior and emotion

Since emotions are few and reasons many, the behavior of a crowd can be more easily predicted than the behavior of one person can.

Isaac Asimov (1920 - 1992)

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A Quote by Isaac Asimov on difficulty, life, and philosophy

It has been my philosophy of life that difficulties vanish when faced boldly.

Isaac Asimov (1920 - 1992)

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