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Suppose that we are wise enough to learn and know - and yet not wise enough to control our learning read more

Suppose that we are wise enough to learn and know - and yet not wise enough to control our learning and knowledge, so that we use it to destroy ourselves? Even if that is so, knowledge remains better than ignorance.

by Isaac Asimov Found in: Knowledge Quotes,
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I do not fear computers. I fear the lack of them.

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

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

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

by Isaac Asimov Found in: Drunk Quotes,
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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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There is a single light of science, and to brighten it anywhere is to brighten it everywhere.

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

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When the lay public rallies round to an idea that is denounced by distinguished by elderly scientists and supports the read more

When the lay public rallies round to an idea that is denounced by distinguished by elderly scientists and supports the idea with great fervour and emotion, the distinguished but elderly scientests are then, after all, right. -Isaac Asimov.

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

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

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Violence is the last refuge of the incompetent.

Violence is the last refuge of the incompetent.

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I am the beneficiary of a lucky break in the genetic sweepstakes.

I am the beneficiary of a lucky break in the genetic sweepstakes.

by Isaac Asimov Found in: Heredity Quotes,
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The most exciting phrase to hear in science, the one that heralds new discoveries, is not 'Eureka!' but 'That's funny...'.

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

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