Arthur C. Clarke quotes

Born
16 December 1917 Minehead, Somerset, England, UK.

Died
19 March 2008.

Occupation
Writer.

Arthur C. Clarke was a British writer.

Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.
– Arthur C. Clarke
Only small minds are impressed by large numbers.
– Arthur C. Clarke
The moon is the first milestone on the road to the stars.
– Arthur C. Clarke
I don’t pretend we have all the answers. But the questions are certainly worth thinking about.
– Arthur C. Clarke
Sometimes I think we’re alone in the universe, and sometimes I think we’re not. In either case the idea is quite staggering.
– Arthur C. Clarke
Science is the only religion of mankind.
– Arthur C. Clarke
I’m sure the universe is full of intelligent life. It’s just been too intelligent to come here.
– Arthur C. Clarke
I don’t believe in God but I’m very interested in her.
– Arthur C. Clarke
Isn’t killing people in the name of God a pretty good definition of insanity?
– Arthur C. Clarke
There is hopeful symbolism in the fact that flags do not wave in a vacuum.
– Arthur C. Clarke
I don’t believe in astrology; I’m a Sagittarius and we’re skeptical.
– Arthur C. Clarke
Politicians should read science fiction, not westerns and detective stories.
– Arthur C. Clarke
The universe must be full of voices, calling from star to star in a myriad tongues. One day we shall join that cosmic conversation.
– Arthur C. Clarke
Our lifetime may be the last that will be lived out in a technological society.
– Arthur C. Clarke
The space elevator will be built about 50 years after everyone stops laughing.
– Arthur C. Clarke
Religion is a byproduct of fear.
– Arthur C. Clarke
This is the first age that’s ever paid much attention to the future, which is a little ironic since we may not have one.
– Arthur C. Clarke
It has yet to be proven that intelligence has any survival value.
– Arthur C. Clarke
The greatest tragedy in mankind’s entire history may be the hijacking of morality by religion.
– Arthur C. Clarke
Until we get rid of religion, we won’t be able to conduct the search for God.
– Arthur C. Clarke
A faith that cannot survive collision with the truth is not worth many regrets.
– Arthur C. Clarke
The only real problem in life is what to do next.
– Arthur C. Clarke
I would defend the liberty of consenting adult creationists to practice whatever intellectual perversions they like in the privacy of their own homes; but it is also necessary to protect the young and innocent.
– Arthur C. Clarke
The only way to define your limits is by going beyond them.
– Arthur C. Clarke
How inappropriate to call this planet Earth when it is quite clearly Ocean.
– Arthur C. Clarke
Human judges can show mercy. But against the laws of nature, there is no appeal.
– Arthur C. Clarke
One of the great tragedies of mankind is that morality has been hijacked by religion.
– Arthur C. Clarke
We over estimate technology in the short term and under estimate technology in the long term.
– Arthur C. Clarke