2037 Total Quotes

American Scientist Quotes

Issac Asimov
The saddest aspect of life right now is that science gathers knowledge faster than society gathers wisdom.
Issac Asimov
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Is it sufficient that you have learned to drive the car, or shall we look and see what is under the hood? Most people go through life without ever knowing.
Dr. Singer
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It's gotten to the point now where I surf the fan sites everyday and download cool things the fans have created, which is really ironic in a way!
Will Wright
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Edwards Deming
Whenever there is fear, you will get wrong figures.
Edwards Deming
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A lot of parents pack up their troubles and send them off to summer camp.
Raymond Duncan
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The one process now going on that will take millions of years to correct is the loss of genetic and species diversity by the destruction of natural habitats. This is the folly our descendants are least likely to forgive us.
Edward Wilson
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Issac Asimov
Science fiction writers foresee the inevitable, and although problems and catastrophes may be inevitable, solutions are not.
Issac Asimov
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Edwards Deming
Profit in business comes from repeat customers, customers that boast about your project or service, and that bring friends with them.
Edwards Deming
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Issac Asimov
Writing, to me, is simply thinking through my fingers.
Issac Asimov
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Issac Asimov
Nothing interferes with my concentration. You could put on an orgy in my office and I wouldn't look up. Well, maybe once.
Issac Asimov
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If you don't want to deal with them, fine. But don't hamper other people from dealing with them.
Dan Farmer
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Jonas Salk
The reward for work well done is the opportunity to do more.
Jonas Salk
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If you have to think about whether you love someone or not then the answer is no. When you love someone you just know.
Janice Markowitz
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Margaret Mead
It may be necessary temporarily to accept a lesser evil, but one must never label a necessary evil as good.
Margaret Mead
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Human beings, viewed as behaving systems, are quite simple. The apparent complexity of our behavior over time is largely a reflection of the complexity of the environment in which we find ourselves.
Herbert Simon
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Issac Asimov
If the doctor told me I had six minutes to live, I'd type a little faster.
Issac Asimov
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Benjamin Spock
What good mothers and fathers instinctively feel like doing for their babies is usually best after all.
Benjamin Spock
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Issac Asimov
When I read about the way in which library funds are being cut and cut, I can only think that American society has found one more way to destroy itself.
Issac Asimov
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Jonas Salk
There is hope in dreams, imagination, and in the courage of those who wish to make those dreams a reality.
Jonas Salk
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On vacation, I totally unplug. I don't bring a laptop with me.
Will Wright
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A ship in port is safe, but that's not what ships are built for.
Grace Hopper
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Edwards Deming
All anyone asks for is a chance to work with pride.
Edwards Deming
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Jonas Salk
It is always with excitement that I wake up in the morning wondering what my intuition will toss up to me, like gifts from the sea. I work with it and rely on it. It's my partner.
Jonas Salk
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Maxwell Maltz
To change a habit, make a conscious decision, then act out the new behavior.
Maxwell Maltz
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Edwards Deming
The average American worker has fifty interruptions a day, of which seventy percent have nothing to do with work.
Edwards Deming
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Evil communication corrupts good manners. I hope to live to hear that good communication corrects bad manners.
Benjamin Banneker
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Some people worry that artificial intelligence will make us feel inferior, but then, anybody in his right mind should have an inferiority complex every time he looks at a flower.
Alan Kay
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Margaret Mead
Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it's the only thing that ever has.
Margaret Mead
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Maxwell Maltz
Realizing that our actions, feelings and behaviour are the result of our own images and beliefs gives us the level that psychology has always needed for changing personality.
Maxwell Maltz
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Engineering, medicine, business, architecture and painting are concerned not with the necessary but with the contingent - not with how things are but with how they might be - in short, with design.
Herbert Simon
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