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The most exciting phrase to hear in science, the one that heralds new discoveries, is not 'Eureka!' (I found it!) read more

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

by Isaac Asimov Found in: Science Quotes,
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If I could trace my origins to Judas Maccabaeus or King David, that would not add one inch to my read more

If I could trace my origins to Judas Maccabaeus or King David, that would not add one inch to my stature. It may well be that many East European Jews are descended from Khazars, I may be one of them. Who knows? And who cares?

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When asked what he would do if he only had six months to live: Type faster.

When asked what he would do if he only had six months to live: Type faster.

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I sit here and think, with more than a little astonishment, that I have been writing and publishing Science Fiction read more

I sit here and think, with more than a little astonishment, that I have been writing and publishing Science Fiction now for just three-eighths of a century. This isn't bad for someone who only admits to being in his late youth- or a little over thirty, if pinned down.

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Jokes of the proper kind, properly told, can do more to enlighten questions of politics, philosophy, and literature than any read more

Jokes of the proper kind, properly told, can do more to enlighten questions of politics, philosophy, and literature than any number of dull arguments.

by Isaac Asimov Found in: Jokes Quotes,
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