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Quote Left 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 Quote Right
Quote Left One, a robot may not injure a human being, or through inaction, allow a human being to come to harm;
Two, a robot must obey the orders given it by human beings except where such orders would conflict with the First Law; Three, a robot must protect its own existence as long as such protection does not conflict with the First or Second Laws.
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Quote Left Science fiction writers foresee the inevitable, and although problems and catastrophes may be inevitable, solutions are not. Quote Right
Quote Left Nästan femtio procent av oss människor dör inom tre månader efter vår senaste födelsedag. Endast åtta procent dör under de tre månaderna före födelsedagen. Quote Right
Quote Left At two-tenths the speed of light, dust and atoms might not do significant damage even in a voyage of 40 years, but the faster you go, the worse it is--space begins to become abrasive. When you begin to approach the speed of light, hydrogen atoms become cosmic-ray particles, and they will fry the crew. ...So 60,000 kilometers per second may be the practical speed limit for space travel. Quote Right
Quote Left 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. Quote Right
Quote Left The three fundamental Rules of Robotics...One: a robot may not injure a human being, or, through inaction, allow a human being to come to harm...Two:..a robot must obey the orders given it by human beings except where such orders would conflict with the First Law...Three: a robot must protect its own existence as long as such protection does not conflict with the First and Second Laws. Quote Right
Quote Left John Dalton's records, carefully preserved for a century, were destroyed during the World War II bombing of Manchester. It is not only the living who are killed in war. Quote Right
Quote Left If I were not an atheist, I would believe in a God who would choose to save people on the basis of the totality of their lives and not the pattern of their words. I think he would prefer an honest and righteous atheist to a TV preacher whose every word is God, God, God, and whose every deed is foul, foul, foul. Quote Right
Quote Left It pays to be obvious, especially if you have a reputation for subtlety. Quote Right
Quote Left Science can be introduced to children well or poorly. If poorly, children can be turned away from science; they can develop a lifelong antipathy; they will be in a far worse condition than if they had never been introduced to science at all. Quote Right
Quote Left I do not fear computers. I fear the lack of them. Quote Right
Quote Left If my doctor told me I had only six minutes to live, I wouldn't brood. I'd type a little faster. Quote Right
Quote Left Dalton's records, carefully preserved for a century, were destroyed during the World War II bombing of Manchester. It is not only the living who are killed in war. Quote Right
Quote Left A subtle thought that is in error may yet give rise to fruitful inquiry that can establish truths of great value. Quote Right
Quote Left There is a single light of science, and to brighten it anywhere is to brighten it everywhere. Quote Right
Quote Left Violence is the last refuge of the incompetent. Quote Right
Quote Left One, a robot may not injure a human being, or through inaction, allow a human being to come to harm Two, a robot must obey the orders given it by human beings except where such orders would conflict with the First Law Three, a robot must protect its own existence as long as such protection does not conflict with the First or Second Laws. Quote Right
Quote Left The most exciting phrase to hear in science, the one that heralds new discoveries, is not 'Eureka!' (I found it!) but 'That's funny ...' Quote Right
Quote Left Life is pleasant. Death is peaceful. It's the transition that's troublesome. Quote Right
Quote Left 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. Quote Right
Quote Left We can make inspired guesses, but we don Quote Right
Quote Left There is nothing frightening about an eternal dreamless sleep. Surely it is better than eternal torment in Hell and eternal boredom in Heaven. Quote Right
Quote Left Jokes of the proper kind, properly told, can do more to enlighten questions of politics, philosophy, and literature than any number of dull arguments. Quote Right
Quote Left Never let your sense of morals get in the way of doing what's right. Quote Right
Quote Left The most exciting phrase to hear in science, the one that heralds new discoveries, is not 'Eureka' (I found it) but 'That's funny ...' Quote Right
Quote Left I do not fear computers. I fear lack of them. Quote Right
Quote Left It is change, continuing change, inevitable change, that is the dominant factor in society today. No sensible decision can be made any longer ... Quote Right
Quote Left Although the time of death is approaching me, I am not afraid of dying and going to Hell or (what would be considerably worse) going to the popularized version of Heaven. I expect death to be nothingness and, for removing me from all possible fears of death, I am thankful to atheism. Quote Right
Quote Left I'm not a speed reader. I'm a speed understander. Quote Right
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Quote Left 'In life, unlike chess, the game continues after checkmate' --- Isaac Asimov Quote Right

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