44 quotes found by Isaac Asimov

Isaac Asimov
The saddest aspect of life right now is that science gathers knowledge faster than society gathers wisdom.
life  science  wisdom  # 313
Isaac Asimov
Never let your sense of morals prevent you from doing what is right.
Isaac Asimov
In life, unlike chess, the game continues after checkmate.
notag  # 1308
Isaac Asimov
If my doctor told me I had only six minutes to live, I wouldn't brood. I'd type a little faster.
humor  writing  # 2398
Isaac Asimov
Any planet is 'Earth' to those that live on it.
normalcy  # 2765
Isaac Asimov
People who think they know everything are a great annoyance to those of us who do.
funny  Great  Annoyance  # 18717
Isaac Asimov
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.
change  society  today  # 18718
Isaac Asimov
The most exciting phrase to hear in science, the one that heralds new discoveries, is not 'Eureka!' but 'That's funny...'
science  funny  Hear  # 18719
Isaac Asimov
The true delight is in the finding out rather than in the knowing.
true  Rather  knowing  # 18720
Isaac Asimov
Life is pleasant. Death is peaceful. It's the transition that's troublesome.
life  death  Peaceful  # 18721
Isaac Asimov
Writing, to me, is simply thinking through my fingers.
art  thinking  Simply  # 18722
Isaac Asimov
The saddest aspect of life right now is that science gathers knowledge faster than society gathers wisdom.
science  life  wisdom  # 18723
Isaac Asimov
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.
life  Afterlife  Whatever  # 18724
Isaac Asimov
Part of the inhumanity of the computer is that, once it is competently programmed and working smoothly, it is completely honest.
computers  Once  Honest  # 18725
Isaac Asimov
Never let your sense of morals get in the way of doing what's right.
sense  morals  # 18726
Isaac Asimov
Violence is the last refuge of the incompetent.
violence  Last  refuge  # 18727