Arthur C. Clarke Quotes

Most popular Arthur C. Clarke Quotes

Religion is the most malevolent of all mind viruses.


It has yet to be proven that intelligence has any survival value.
— Arthur C. Clarke


Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.


The limits of the possible can only be defined by going beyond them into the impossible.
— Arthur C. Clarke
Many and strange are the universes that drift like bubbles in the foam of the river of time.


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

common sense

I don't pretend we have all the answers. But the questions are certainly worth thinking about.
— Arthur C. Clarke
The difference between machines and human beings is that human beings can be reproduced by unskilled labor.
— Arthur C. Clarke


The best measure of a man's honesty isn't his income tax return. It's the zero adjust on his bathroom scale.
— Arthur C. Clarke


I have a fantasy where Ted Turner is elected president but refuses because he doesn't want to give up power.
— Arthur C. Clarke

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