Isaac Asimov quotes

 quotes - <p> Violence is the last refuge of the incompetent.</p> Share

 Violence is the last refuge of the incompetent.

— Isaac Asimov

 quotes - A subtle thought that is in error may yet give rise to fruitful inquiry that can establish truths of great value. Share

“A subtle thought that is in error may yet give rise to fruitful inquiry that can establish truths of great value.”

— Isaac Asimov

 quotes - <p> The most exciting phrase to hear in science, the one that heralds new discoveries, is not 'Eureka!' but 'That's funny...'</p> Share

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

— Isaac Asimov

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

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

— Isaac Asimov

 quotes - <p> Never let your sense of morals get in the way of doing what's right.</p> Share

 Never let your sense of morals get in the way of doing what's right.

— Isaac Asimov

 quotes - <p> People who think they know everything are a great annoyance to those of us who do.</p> Share

 People who think they know everything are a great annoyance to those of us who do.

— Isaac Asimov

“All sorts of computer errors are now turning up. You'd be surprised to know the number of doctors who claim they are treating pregnant men.”

— Isaac Asimov

“And above all things, never think that you're not good enough yourself. A man should never think that. My belief is that in life people will take you at your own reckoning.”

— Isaac Asimov

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

— Isaac Asimov

“From my close observation of writers... they fall into two groups: 1) those who bleed copiously and visibly at any bad review, and 2) those who bleed copiously and secretly at any bad review.”

— Isaac Asimov

 I am not a speed reader. I am a speed understander.

— Isaac Asimov

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

— Isaac Asimov

“I don't believe in personal immortality; the only way I expect to have some version of such a thing is through my books.”

— Isaac Asimov

 I write for the same reason I breathe - because if I didn't, I would die.

— Isaac Asimov

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

— Isaac Asimov

“If my doctor told me I had only six minutes to live, I wouldn't brood. I'd type a little faster.”

— Isaac Asimov

 Part of the inhumanity of the computer is that, once it is competently programmed and working smoothly, it is completely honest.

— Isaac Asimov

 Self-education is, I firmly believe, the only kind of education there is.

— Isaac Asimov

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

— Isaac Asimov

 Writing, to me, is simply thinking through my fingers

— Isaac Asimov