Politicians should read science fiction, not westerns and detective stories.
The limits of the possible can only be defined by going beyond them into the impossible.
The only way to discover the limits of the possible is to go beyond them into the impossible.
I don’t pretend we have all the answers. But the questions are certainly worth thinking about.
The limits of the possible can only be defined by going beyond them into the impossible. – Arthur C. Clarke
Meteorites don’t fall on the Earth. They fall on the Sun and the Earth gets in the way. – Arthur C. Clarke
In this single galaxy of ours there are eighty-seven thousand million suns. […] In challenging it, you would be like ants attempting to label and classify all the grains of sand in all the deserts of the world. […] It is a bitter thought, but you must face it. The planets you may one day […]
It has yet to be proven that intelligence has any survival value. – Arthur C. Clarke
1. When a distinguished but elderly scientist states that something is possible, he is almost certainly right. When he states that something is impossible, he is very probably wrong.2. The only way of discovering the limits of the possible is to venture a little way past them into the impossible.3. Any sufficiently advanced technology is […]