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  • #1
    Albert Einstein
    “If you want your children to be intelligent, read them fairy tales. If you want them to be more intelligent, read them more fairy tales.”
    Albert Einstein

  • #2
    Terry Pratchett
    “I'll be more enthusiastic about encouraging thinking outside the box when there's evidence of any thinking going on inside it.”
    Terry Pratchett

  • #3
    William Gibson
    “The future is already here – it's just not evenly distributed.

    The Economist, December 4, 2003
    William Gibson

  • #4
    Terry Pratchett
    “The trouble with having an open mind, of course, is that people will insist on coming along and trying to put things in it.”
    Terry Pratchett, Diggers

  • #5
    Terry Pratchett
    “The presence of those seeking the truth is infinitely to be preferred to the presence of those who think they've found it.”
    Terry Pratchett, Monstrous Regiment

  • #6
    Terry Pratchett
    “Fantasy is an exercise bicycle for the mind. It might not take you anywhere, but it tones up the muscles that can. Of course, I could be wrong.”
    Terry Pratchett

  • #7
    Isaac Asimov
    “Anti-intellectualism has been a constant thread winding its way through our political and cultural life, nurtured by the false notion that democracy means that 'my ignorance is just as good as your knowledge.'
    Isaac Asimov

  • #8
    Isaac Asimov
    “If knowledge can create problems, it is not through ignorance that we can solve them.”
    Isaac Asimov

  • #9
    Larry Niven
    “The dinosaurs became extinct because they didn't have a space program. And if we become extinct because we don't have a space program, it'll serve us right!”
    Larry Niven



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