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Brief about Arthur C. Clarke: By info that we know Arthur C. Clarke was born at 1917-12-16. And also Arthur C. Clarke is English Writer.

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Our lifetime may be the last that will be lived out in a technological society.

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When a distinguished but elderly scientist states that something is possible, he is almost certainly right. When he states that something is impossible, he is very probably wrong.

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Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.

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The limits of the possible can only be defined by going beyond them into the impossible.

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How inappropriate to call this planet Earth when it is quite clearly Ocean.

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The greatest tragedy in mankind's entire history may be the hijacking of morality by religion.

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We have to abandon the idea that schooling is something restricted to youth. How can it be, in a world where half the things a man knows at 20 are no longer true at 40 - and half the things he knows at 40 hadn't been discovered when he was 20?

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I don't believe in God but I'm very interested in her.

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Sometimes I think we're alone in the universe, and sometimes I think we're not. In either case the idea is quite staggering.

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I don't believe in astrology; I'm a Sagittarius and we're skeptical.

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New ideas pass through three periods: 1) It can't be done. 2) It probably can be done, but it's not worth doing. 3) I knew it was a good idea all along!

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The only way to discover the limits of the possible is to go beyond them into the impossible.

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It may be that our role on this planet is not to worship God - but to create him.

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I have a fantasy where Ted Turner is elected President but refuses because he doesn't want to give up power.

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Politicians should read science fiction, not westerns and detective stories.

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The best measure of a man's honesty isn't his income tax return. It's the zero adjust on his bathroom scale.

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Every revolutionary idea seems to evoke three stages of reaction. They may be summed up by the phrases: 1- It's completely impossible. 2- It's possible, but it's not worth doing. 3- I said it was a good idea all along.

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Human judges can show mercy. But against the laws of nature, there is no appeal.

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There is hopeful symbolism in the fact that flags do not wave in a vacuum.

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If an elderly but distinguished scientist says that something is possible, he is almost certainly right; but if he says that it is impossible, he is very probably wrong.

Tags: Impossible, Science, Wrong
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