"Part of the inhumanity of the computer is that, once it is competently programmed and working smoothly, it is completely honest."
"A computer once beat me at chess, but it was no match for me at kick boxing."Isaac Asimov on Emo Philips
"Computers are like Old Testament gods lots of rules and no mercy."Isaac Asimov on Joseph Campbell
"I think computer viruses should count as life. I think it says something about human nature that the only form of life we have created so far is purely destructive. We've created life in our own image."Isaac Asimov on Stephen Hawking
"Computers are useless. They can only give you answers."Isaac Asimov on Pablo Picasso
"I think it's fair to say that personal computers have become the most empowering tool we've ever created. They're tools of communication, they're tools of creativity, and they can be shaped by their user."Isaac Asimov on Bill Gates
"It takes more than capital to swing business. You've got to have the A. I. D. degree to get by - Advertising, Initiative, and Dynamics."
"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."
"I do not fear computers. I fear the lack of them."
"Life is pleasant. Death is peaceful. It's the transition that's troublesome."
"Self-education is, I firmly believe, the only kind of education there is."
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