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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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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.

by Isaac Asimov Found in: Science Quotes,
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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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Violence is the last refuge of the incompetent.

Violence is the last refuge of the incompetent.

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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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It's not so much what you have to learn if you accept weird theories, it's what you have to UNlearn.

It's not so much what you have to learn if you accept weird theories, it's what you have to UNlearn.

by Isaac Asimov Found in: Skepticism Quotes,
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Nothing interferes with my concentration. You could put on an orgy in my office and I wouldn't look up. Well, read more

Nothing interferes with my concentration. You could put on an orgy in my office and I wouldn't look up. Well, maybe once.

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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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