Isaac Asimov Quotes- Science, politics, Robots, Love

Isaac Asimov Quotes- Science, politics, Robots, Love

The American author and professor of biochemistry was Isaac Asimov (c. 2 January 1920 – 6 April 1992). His science fiction and popular science works made him famous. In addition to writing or printing over 500 books and an estimated 90,000 letters and post-cards, Asimov was an excellent writer. Hard science fiction has been written by Asimov. Asimov was one of the great authors of science fiction during his lifetime along with Robert A. Heinlein and Arthur C. Clarke. The most prominent work by Asimov is the series "Foundation," which won the first three books the Hugo award in 1966 for the Best All-time Book.

Isaac Asimov Quotes:

The saddest aspect of life right now is that science gathers knowledge faster than society gathers wisdom.

Isaac Asimov

Science fiction writers foresee the inevitable, and although problems and catastrophes may be inevitable, solutions are not.

Isaac Asimov

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.

Isaac Asimov

To surrender to ignorance and call it God has always been premature, and it remains premature today.

Isaac Asimov

The true delight is in the finding out rather than in the knowing.

Isaac Asimov

To insult someone we call him ‘bestial. For deliberate cruelty and nature, ‘human’ might be the greater insult.

Isaac Asimov

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.

Isaac Asimov

If knowledge can create problems, it is not through ignorance that we can solve them.

Isaac Asimov

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

Isaac Asimov

There is a single light of science, and to brighten it anywhere is to brighten it everywhere.

Isaac Asimov

Life is pleasant. Death is peaceful. It’s the transition that’s troublesome.

Isaac Asimov

Creationists make it sound as though a ‘theory’ is something you dreamt up after being drunk all night.

Isaac Asimov

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.

Isaac Asimov

The most exciting phrase to hear in science, the one that heralds new discoveries, is not ‘Eureka!’ but ‘That’s funny…’

Isaac Asimov

I write for the same reason I breathe – because if I didn’t, I would die.

Isaac Asimov

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.

Isaac Asimov
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