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“To Succeed, Planning alone is Insufficient. One must Improvise as Well.”

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“The Saddest aspect of Life Right now is that Science Gathers Knowledge Faster than Society Gathers Wisdom.”

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“Life is Pleasant. Death is Peaceful. It's The Transition that's Troublesome.”

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“The First Law of Dietetics seems to be: If it Tastes Good, it’s Bad for You.”

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“Writing, to Me, is Simply Thinking through my Fingers.”

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“Violence is The Last Refuge of The Incompetent.”

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“Those People who Think They Know Everything are a Great Annoyance to those of Us who Do.”

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“In Life, Unlike Chess, The Game Continues after Checkmate.”

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“There is a Cult of Ignorance in The United States, and there has always been. The Strain of Anti-intellectualism has been a Constant Thread Winding its Way through our Political and Cultural Life, Nurtured by The False Notion that Democracy means that my Ignorance is just as Good as your Knowledge.”

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“Never let your Sense of Morals Prevent you from Doing what is Right.”

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“If Knowledge can Create Problems, it is Not through Ignorance that We can Solve them.”

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“Your Assumptions are your Windows on The World. Scrub them off every Once in a while, or The Light Won't Come in.”

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“I Believe in Evidence. I Believe in Observation, Measurement, and Reasoning, Confirmed by Independent Observers. I'll Believe anything, No Matter how Wild and Ridiculous, if there is Evidence for it. The Wilder and more Ridiculous something is, however, The Firmer and more Solid The Evidence will have to be.”

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“When Stupidity is Considered Patriotism, it is Unsafe to be Intelligent.”

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“The True Delight is in The Finding out rather than in The Knowing.”

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“Self-education is, I Firmly Believe, The only Kind of Education there is.”

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“Any Planet is 'Earth' to those that Live on it.”

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“I Write for The same Reason I Breathe - because if I Didn't, I would Die.”

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“A Neat and Orderly Laboratory is Unlikely. It is, after all, so much a Place of False Starts and Multiple Attempts.”

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“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.”

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“It has been my Philosophy of Life that Difficulties Vanish when Faced Boldly.”

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“There are No Happy Endings in History, only Crisis Points that Pass.”

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“People Think of Education as Something that They can Finish.”

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“I Wish that I could Say I was Optimistic about The Human Race. I Love us all, but We are so Stupid and Shortsighted that I Wonder if We can Lift our Eyes to The World about us long enough Not to Commit Suicide.”

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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.”

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“Properly Read, The Bible is The Most Potent Force for Atheism ever Conceived.”

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“Intelligence is an Accident of Evolution, and Not Necessarily an Advantage.”

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“If my Doctor Told Me I had only Six minutes to Live, I Wouldn't Brood. I'd Type a Little Faster.”

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“All you have to do is Take a Close Look at Yourself and You will Understand Everyone else.”

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“To Insult someone We Call him 'Bestial. For Deliberate Cruelty and Nature, 'Human' might be The Greater Insult.”

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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...”

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“I Don't Expect to Live Forever, but I do Intend to Hang on as long as Possible.”

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“The Easiest Way to Solve a Problem is to Deny it Exists.”

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“Gratitude is Best and Most Effective when it does Not Evaporate itself in Empty Phrases.”

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“The Colonization of Space is The only Possible Salvation of Earth.”

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“The Day you Stop Learning is The Day you begin Decaying.”

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“I do Not Fear Computers. I Fear The Lack of them.”

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“Human beings sometimes Find a Kind of Pleasure in Nursing Painful Emotions, in Blaming themselves Without Reason or even against Reason.”

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“A Poor Idea well Written is more Likely to be Accepted than a Good Idea Poorly Written.”

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“A Good Question is, of Course, The Key by which Infinite Answers can be Educed.”

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“If I am Right, then [Religious Fundamentalists] will Not go to Heaven, because there is No Heaven. If THEY are Right, then They will Not go to Heaven, because They are Hypocrites.”

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“While He Lives, He must Think; while He Thinks, He must Dream.”

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“It is Not only The Living who are Killed in War.”

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“I am Not a Speed Reader. I am a Speed Understander.”

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“Any Book worth Banning is a Book worth Reading.”

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