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My personal mission statement is to combine the intimately human and the grandly cosmic. I like to t...
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The desperately poor may accept handouts, because they feel they have to. For those who consider the...
ROBERT J. SHILLER
I am become death, shatterer of worlds.
ROBERT J. OPPENHEIMER
The sincere student of Scripture cannot avoid the truth of God's choice of individuals from among th...
ROBERT J. LIGHTNER
Thanksgiving comes to us out of the prehistoric dimness, universal to all ages and all faiths. At wh...
J. ROBERT MOSKIN
And I thought kitty liter was the unlawful practice of discarding small felines along the roadside.
ROBERT J. MORRISSETTE
A writer needs to write, period. He or she can't wait for the muse, shouldn't need peace and...
ROBERT J. SAWYER
The malls are getting more and more crowded. Customers will come online and find an easy place to sh...
ROBERT J. FISHER
I think there's always been, to some degree, a misunderstanding about what science fiction is al...
ROBERT J. SAWYER
Raising property taxes in Alabama is never going to happen. The people are never going to vote for t...
ROBERT J. BENTLEY
Print science fiction writers often do consulting for government bodies.
ROBERT J. SAWYER
We have an unwavering commitment to our social responsibility program; it's good for business, a...
ROBERT J. FISHER
Social progress is a big thing for me. Although science fiction is traditionally concerned with the ...
ROBERT J. SAWYER
In addition to psychopaths, 'Quantum Night' is also a novel about literally thoughtless peop...
ROBERT J. SAWYER
Critics of 'economic sciences' sometimes refer to the development of a 'pseudoscience...
ROBERT J. SHILLER
We were looking at ourselves as a store rather than a brand. When you do that, you draw thick, heavy...
ROBERT J. FISHER
To the confusion of our enemies.
J. ROBERT OPPENHEIMER
If atomic bombs are to be added as new weapons to the arsenals of a warring world, or to the arsenal...
J. ROBERT OPPENHEIMER
As far as I can find, almost no one in the profession - not even luminaries like John Maynard Keynes...
ROBERT J. SHILLER
Finance is not merely about making money. It's about achieving our deep goals and protecting the...
ROBERT J. SHILLER
Never attribute to malice that which can be adequately explained by stupidity.
ROBERT J. HANLON
Strategic planning will help you fully uncover your available options, set priorities for them, and ...
ROBERT J. MCKAIN
A seared conscience is one whose warning voice has been suppressed and perverted habitually, so that...
ROBERT J. LITTLE
If you are prepared, then you are able to feel confident.
ROBERT J. RINGER
As long as men are free to ask what they must, free to say what they think, free to think what they ...
J. ROBERT OPPENHEIMER
Not wanting to die was another universal constant, it seemed.
ROBERT J. SAWYER
The optimist thinks that this is the best of all possible worlds, and the pessimist knows it.
J. ROBERT OPPENHEIMER
Since the global financial crisis and recession of 2007-2009, criticism of the economics profession ...
ROBERT J. SHILLER
Trump's victory clearly appears to stem from a sense of economic powerlessness, or a fear of los...
ROBERT J. SHILLER
Money management has been a profession involving a lot of fakery - people saying they can beat the m...
ROBERT J. SHILLER
I want to know diverse facts about such things as galaxies or molecules or proteins or insect specie...
ROBERT J. SHILLER
The problem is that once we focus on economic policy, much that is not science comes into play. Poli...
ROBERT J. SHILLER
People might just decide, 'Yeah, I'll diversify my portfolio. I'll live in a rental.'...
ROBERT J. SHILLER
The peoples of this world must unite or they will perish.
J. ROBERT OPPENHEIMER
To recruit staff, I traveled all over the country talking with people who had been working on one or...
J. ROBERT OPPENHEIMER
Both the man of science and the man of action live always at the edge of mystery, surrounded by it.
J. ROBERT OPPENHEIMER
Trump does magic. Maybe it will be black magic sometime, but he's an amazing phenomenon.
ROBERT J. SHILLER
What I don't want to see is our political system corrupted by gambling money, especially casino ...
ROBERT J. BENTLEY
Always let people be surprised that you gave them more than you promised, faster than you promised, ...
ROBERT J. RINGER
In my first few years of elementary school at the Edison School in Detroit, I did poorly. I remember...
ROBERT J. SHILLER
"It worked." (said after witnessing the first atomic detonation according to brother, Frank)
J. ROBERT OPPENHEIMER
What gives life itself such a high value is death.
ROBERT J. RINGER
If theft is advantageous to everyone who succeeds at it, and adultery is a good strategy, at least f...
ROBERT J. SAWYER
The history of science is rich in example of the fruitfulness of bringing two sets of techniques, tw...
J. ROBERT OPPENHEIMER
In order to get people to love you, you've got to get some people to hate you
ROBERT J. BRAATHE
If you like 'The Nature of Things,' or if you like 'Quirks and Quarks' you'll ce...
ROBERT J. SAWYER
All the stories we tell ourselves are wrong.
J. ROBERT LENNON