Jim's Favorite Famous Quote, Quip, Axiom, and Maxim Repository
Isaac Asimov
Isaac Asimov
Isaac Asimov.
BornJanuary 2, 1920
Petrovichi, Russia
DiedApril 6, 1992
New York, New York
Russian-American writer and scientist. Best known for his many science fiction stories, including "Nightfall" (1940) and I, Robot (1950). Wrote more than 475 books, including at least one in each of the ten main Dewey Decimal System categories.

The repository contains four quotes from Isaac Asimov.


Self-education is, I firmly believe, the only kind of education there is.


Violence is the last refuge of the incompetent.


Life is pleasant. Death is peaceful. Itís the transition thatís troublesome.

KnowledgeProblem Solving

If knowledge can create problems, it is not through ignorance that we can solve them.