Isaac Asimov Quotes (133 quotes)
“Creationists make it sound as though a 'theory' is something you dreamt up after being drunk all night.”
Remarks to the National Coalition Against Censorship (1980)
“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.”
As quoted in: "The Truth about Uri Geller" by James Randi, Prometheus Books, 1982, p. xv, "The Deadly Misinformation - 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.”
As quoted in Philosophy on the Go (2007) by Joey Green, p. 222
“I don't believe in personal immortality; the only way I expect to have some version of such a thing is through my books.”
Yours, Isaac Asimov: a lifetime of letters (1995 edition), Doubleday Books
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Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsIsaac Asimov
Born: October 4, 1919
Died: April 6, 1992 (aged 72)
Occupation: Scientist, novelist, essayist, historian, humorist
Bio: Isaac Asimov was an American author and professor of biochemistry at Boston University, best known for his works of science fiction and for his popular science books. Asimov was one of the most prolific writers of all time, having written or edited more than 500 books and an estimated 90,000 letters and postcards.