"And time itself? Time was a never-ending medium that stretched into the future and the past - except there was no future and no past, but an infinite number of brackets, extending either way, each bracket enclosing its single phase of the Universe."
"The empires of the future are the empires of the mind."Clifford D. Simak on Winston Churchill
"Every saint has a past and every sinner has a future."Clifford D. Simak on Oscar Wilde
"Again, you can't connect the dots looking forward you can only connect them looking backwards. So you have to trust that the dots will somehow connect in your future. You have to trust in something - your gut, destiny, life, karma, whatever. This approach has never let me down, and it has made all the difference in my life."Clifford D. Simak on Steve Jobs
"I never think of the future - it comes soon enough."Clifford D. Simak on Albert Einstein
"It is not in the stars to hold our destiny but in ourselves."Clifford D. Simak on William Shakespeare
"What do you mean by faith? Is faith enough for Man? Should he be satisfied with faith alone? Is there no way of finding out the truth? Is the attitude of faith, of believing in something for which there can be no more than philosophic proof, the true mark of a Christian?"
"Without consciousness and intelligence, the universe would lack meaning."
"If mankind were to continue in other than the present barbarism, a new path must be found, a new civilization based on some other method than technology."