Arthur Clarke Quotes


11 Arthur Clarke quotes:



"This is the first age that's ever paid much attention to the future, which is a little ironic since we may not have one."
"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."
Author: Clarke Quotes Category: English Writer Quotes Elderly Quotes
"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."
"Human judges can show mercy. But against the laws of nature, there is no appeal."
"The best measure of a man's honesty isn't his income tax return. It's the zero adjust on his bathroom scale."
"Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic."
"It is not easy to see how the more extreme forms of nationalism can long survive when men have seen the Earth in its true perspective as a single small globe against the stars."
"It has yet to be proven that intelligence has any survival value."
"There is hopeful symbolism in the fact that flags do not wave in a vacuum."
"Politicians should read science fiction, not westerns and detective stories."
"The intelligent minority of this world will mark 1 January 2001 as the real beginning of the 21st century and the Third Millennium."



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