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Arthur C. Clarke
(1917-2008) born on
Dec 16
English science writer, science-fiction writer. He was an early advocate of space flight and cosmic unity; wrote "2001: A Space Odyssey," 1968.
         
   
F
We have to abandon the idea that schooling is something restricted to youth. How can it be, in a world where half the things a man knows at 20 are no longer true at 40 -- and half the things he knows at 40 hadn't been discovered when he was 20?

R
I don't pretend we have all the answers. But the questions are certainly worth thinking about.
A
The only way of finding the limits of the possible is by going beyond them into the impossible.
N
The moon is the first milestone on the road to the stars.
K
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.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: "The View from Serendip."
R: In "Pearls of Wisdom," ed. J. Agel and W. Glanze, 1987.
A: "The Lost Worlds of 2001."
N: In "The Speaker's Electronic Reference Collection," AApex Software, 1994.
K: In "New Yorker," 9 Aug 1969.
   


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