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Isaac Asimov's Profile

Brief about Isaac Asimov: By info that we know Isaac Asimov was born at 1920-01-02. And also Isaac Asimov is American Scientist.

Some Isaac Asimov's quotes. Goto "Isaac Asimov's quotation" section for more.

It is change, continuing change, inevitable change, that is the dominant factor in society today. No sensible decision can be made any longer without taking into account not only the world as it is, but the world as it will be.

Tags: Change, Society, Today

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

Tags: Give, Great, May

It pays to be obvious, especially if you have a reputation for subtlety.

Tags: Obvious, Pays, Reputation

The true delight is in the finding out rather than in the knowing.

Tags: Knowing, Rather, True

Science fiction writers foresee the inevitable, and although problems and catastrophes may be inevitable, solutions are not.

Tags: May, Problems, Science

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

Tags: Simply, Thinking, Writing

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

Tags: Books, Expect, Personal

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

Tags: Die, Reason, Write

It is not only the living who are killed in war.

Tags: Living, War

Meanwhile, fears of universal disaster sank to an all time low over the world.

Tags: Disaster, Time, Universal

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.

Tags: Century, Living, War

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.

Tags: Bad, Close, Fall

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.

Tags: Century, Living, War

He had read much, if one considers his long life; but his contemplation was much more than his reading. He was wont to say that if he had read as much as other men he should have known no more than other men.

Tags: Life, Men, Read

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

Tags: Annoyance, Funny, Great

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

Tags: Life, Science, Society

Violence is the last refuge of the incompetent.

Tags: Last, Refuge, Violence

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

Tags: Funny, Hear, Science

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

Tags: Death, Life, Peaceful

I don't believe in an afterlife, so I don't have to spend my whole life fearing hell, or fearing heaven even more. For whatever the tortures of hell, I think the boredom of heaven would be even worse.

Tags: Hell, Life, Whole