Isaac Asimov

Isaac Asimov

American writer

Lived from: 1920-1992

Category: Writers (Contemporary)

Quotes: Isaac Asimov

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    A robot may not injure a human being, or, through inaction, allow a human being to come to harm.

    Source: Eerste wet voor robots

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    I am not a speed reader. I am a speed understander.
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    I am not a speed reader. I am a speed understander.
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    I do not fear computers. I fear the lack of them.
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    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.
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    I don't expect to live forever, but I do intend to hang on as long as possible.
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    I write for the same reason I breathe - because if I didn't, I would die.
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    If knowledge can create problems, it is not through ignorance that we can solve them.

    Source: Asimov's Guide to Science (1972) p. 15

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    If the doctor told me I had six minutes to live, I'd type a little faster.
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    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.
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    It is not only the living who are killed in war.
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    Life is pleasant. Death is peaceful. It's the transition that's troublesome.
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    Life is pleasant. Death is peaceful. It's the transition that's troublesome.
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    Never let your sense of morals get in the way of doing what's right.
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    Never let your sense of morals prevent you from doing what's right.
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