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Issac Asimov
Issac Asimov

During his 50-year career, Isaac Asimov wrote more than 500 books, essays and short stories, primarily science fiction. Thanks to his Ph.D. in biochemistry, Asimov was able to present many of the scientific concepts he used in his book within a historical framework. He began to publish his most recognizable series, Foundation, in 1942. He created the fictional science of psychohistory to c…

Date of Birth: January 02, 1920
Date of Death: April 06, 1992


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"Self-education is, I firmly believe, the only kind of education there is" Issac Asimov
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"If I could trace my origins to Judas Maccabaeus or King David, that would not add one inch to my stature. It may well be that many East European Jews are descended from Khazars, I may be one of them. Who knows? And who cares?" Issac Asimov
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"It's not so much what you have to learn if you accept weird theories, it's what you have to unlearn" Issac Asimov
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"Writing, to me, is simply thinking through my fingers." Issac Asimov
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"Never let your sense of morals get in the way of doing what's right." Issac Asimov
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"Those people who think they know everything are a great annoyance to those of us who do." Issac Asimov
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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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"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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"And above all things, never think that you're not good enough yourself. A man should never think that. My belief is that in life people will take you at your own reckoning" Issac Asimov
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"When asked what he would do if he only had six months to live: Type faster." Issac Asimov
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"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 the doctor told me I had six minutes to live, I'd type a little faster." Issac Asimov
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"I sit here and think, with more than a little astonishment, that I have been writing and publishing Science Fiction now for just three-eighths of a century. This isn't bad for someone who only admits to being in his late youth- or a little over thirty, if pinned down." Issac Asimov
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"In 1936, I first wrote science fiction. It was a long-winded attempt at writing an endless novel...which died. I remember one sentence, "Whole forests stood sere and brown in midsummer"." Issac Asimov
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"The most exciting phrase to hear in science, the one that heralds the most discoveries, is not 'Eureka!' (I found it!) but 'That's funny'" Issac Asimov
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"It has been my philosophy of life that difficulties vanish when faced boldly" Issac Asimov
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"A robot must protect its own existence as long as such protection does not conflict with the First or Second Law. [The Third Law of Robotics]" Issac Asimov
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"Jokes of the proper kind, properly told, can do more to enlighten questions of politics, philosophy, and literature than any number of dull arguments." Issac Asimov
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"In life, unlike chess, the game continues after checkmate" Issac Asimov
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"True literacy is becoming an arcane art and the United States is steadily dumbing down." Issac Asimov
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"The trouble is that racial stereotypes, unfavourable to everyone but white men of northwest European extraction, were completely accepted, and indeed, scarcely noted in those days of only forty years ago [the 1930s] (except perhaps by the members of the groups victimized thereby)." Issac Asimov
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