Tag Archives: Arthur C. Clarke

He Said That? 1/4/19

From Arthur C. Clarke (1917–2008), British science fiction writer, science writer and futurist, inventor, undersea explorer, and television series host:

Before you become too entranced with gorgeous gadgets and mesmerizing video displays, let me remind you that information is not knowledge, knowledge is not wisdom, and wisdom is not foresight. Each grows out of the other, and we need them all.

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He Said That? 11/4/18

From Arthur C. Clarke (1917–2008), British science fiction writer, science writer, futurist, inventor, undersea explorer, and television series host:

I’m sure the universe is full of intelligent life. It’s just been too intelligent to come here.

He Said That? 5/25/17

From Arthur C. Clarke 1917 – 19 March 2008), British author, inventor, and futurist,The Exploration of Space (1951):

If we have learned one thing from the history of invention and discovery, it is that, in the long run — and often in the short one — the most daring prophecies seem laughably conservative.