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Isaac Asimov Quotes


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

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

To insult someone we call him "bestial." For deliberate cruelty and nature, "human" might be the greater insult.
 

To surrender to ignorance and call it God has always been premature, and it remains premature today.
 

Violence is the last refuge of the incompetent.
[Violence]
 

What I will be remembered for are the Foundation Trilogy and the Three Laws of Robotics. What I want to be remembered for is no one book, or no dozen books. Any single thing I have written can be paralleled or even surpassed by something someone else has done. However, my total corpus for quantity, quality and variety can be duplicated by no one else. That is what I want to be remembered for.
 

When I feel difficulty coming on, I switch to another book I'm writing. When I get back to the problem, my unconscious has solved it.
[Problems]
 

When I read about the way in which library funds are being cut and cut, I can only think that American society has found one more way to destroy itself.
[Being]
 

Writing, to me, is simply thinking through my fingers.
 


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