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Isaac Asimov

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Biography : Russian-American writer .
Born: 1920 - Died: 1992
Period:
20th century
Place of birth: Russian Federation
Russian Federation
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The saddest aspect of life right now is that science gathers knowledge faster than society gathers wisdom."
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Violence is the last refuge of the incompetent."
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If anyone can be considered the greatest writer who ever lived, it is Shakespeare."
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What I will be remembered for are the Foundation Trilogy and the Three Laws of Robotics."
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The job of science will never be done, it will just sink deeper and deeper into never-ending complexity."
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The dullness of fact is the mother of fiction."
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Science fiction writers foresee the inevitable, and although problems and catastrophes may be inevitable, solutions are not."
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Ideas are cheap. It's only what you do with them that counts."
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Writing is hard work. The fact that I love doing it doesn't make it less hard work."
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It is only afterward that a new idea seems reasonable. To begin with, it usually seems unreasonable."
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I consider one of the most important duties of any scientist the teaching of science to students and to the general public."
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The best way to describe anyone is to give an example of the kind of thing he would do."
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The Law of conservation of energy tells us we can't get something for nothing, but we refuse to believe it."
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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 ... This, in turn, means that our statesmen, our businessmen, our everyman must take on a science fictional way of thinking."
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