Isaac Asimov Quotes




It has been my philosophy of life that difficulties vanish when faced boldly.Isaac Asimov

Self-education is, I firmly believe, the only kind of education there is.Isaac Asimov

I write for the same reason I breathe – because if I didn’t, I would die.Isaac Asimov

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

Violence is the last refuge of the incompetent.Isaac Asimov




Never let your sense of morals get in the way of doing what’s right.Isaac Asimov

I do not fear computers. I fear the lack of them.Isaac Asimov

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

In life, unlike chess, the game continues after checkmate.Isaac Asimov

Any planet is ‘Earth’ to those that live on it.Isaac Asimov




Properly read, the Bible is the most potent force for atheism ever conceived.Isaac Asimov

Intelligence is an accident of evolution, and not necessarily an advantage.Isaac Asimov

Jokes of the proper kind, properly told, can do more to enlighten questions of politics, philosophy, and literature than any number of dull arguments.Isaac Asimov

People think of education as something they can finish.Isaac Asimov

My feeling is, quite simply, that if there is a God, He has done such a bad job
that he isn’t worth discussing.
Isaac Asimov

The easiest way to solve a problem is to deny it exists.Isaac Asimov

To succeed, planning alone is insufficient. One must improvise as well.Isaac Asimov

Weak emperors mean strong viceroys.Isaac Asimov

A circle has no end.Isaac Asimov

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

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.Isaac Asimov

Humanity has the stars in its future, and that future is too important to be lost under the burden of juvenile folly and ignorant superstition.Isaac Asimov

Life is pleasant. Death is peaceful. It’s the transition that’s troublesome.Isaac Asimov

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

Creationists make it sound as though a ‘theory’ is something you dreamt up after being drunk all night.Isaac Asimov