Arthur C Clarke, formally Sir Arthur Charles Clark

Arthur C
Clarke, formally Sir Arthur Charles Clark
1917
2008

British Science Fiction Author, Inventor, and Futurist, known for 2001: A Space Odyssey

Author Quotes

The only way of discovering the limits of the possible is to venture a little way past them into the impossible.

A faith that cannot survive collision with the truth is not worth many regrets.

It has yet to be proven that intelligence has any survival value.

The only way to discover the limits of the possible is to go beyond them into the impossible.

If an elderly but distinguished scientist says that something is possible he is almost certainly right, but if he says that it is impossible he is very probably wrong.

Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.

A wise man once said that all human activity is a form of play. And the highest form of play is the search for Truth, Beauty and Love. What more is needed? Should there be a “meaning” as well, that will be a bonus. If we waste time looking for life’s meaning, we may have no time to live - or to play. Our graceful, smiling cousins in the sea may be wiser than us.

Only feeble minds are paralyzed by facts.

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First Name
Arthur C
Last Name
Clarke, formally Sir Arthur Charles Clark
Birth Date
1917
Death Date
2008
Bio

British Science Fiction Author, Inventor, and Futurist, known for 2001: A Space Odyssey