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ROBERT J. SHILLER
My personal mission statement is to combine the intimately human and the grandly cosmic. I like to t...
ROBERT J. SAWYER
The desperately poor may accept handouts, because they feel they have to. For those who consider the...
ROBERT J. SHILLER
The sincere student of Scripture cannot avoid the truth of God's choice of individuals from among th...
ROBERT J. LIGHTNER
The malls are getting more and more crowded. Customers will come online and find an easy place to sh...
ROBERT J. FISHER
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
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
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
Not wanting to die was another universal constant, it seemed.
ROBERT J. SAWYER
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
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
What gives life itself such a high value is death.
ROBERT J. RINGER
I really strived to give equal weight to the two halves of my genre's name: science and fiction.
ROBERT J. SAWYER
In many museums, you see one of this and one of that. You gain an understanding of what Abstract Exp...
ROBERT J. FISHER
Science fiction has always been a means for political comment. H.G. Wells' 'The War of the W...
ROBERT J. SAWYER
The most infectiously joyous men and women are those who forget themselves in thinking about and ser...
ROBERT J. MCCRACKEN
If theft is advantageous to everyone who succeeds at it, and adultery is a good strategy, at least f...
ROBERT J. SAWYER
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
If you're prepared, then you're able to feel confident.
ROBERT J. RINGER
Reality isn't the way you wish things to be, nor the way they appear to be, but the way they actuall...
ROBERT J. RINGER
The ability to focus attention on important things is a defining characteristic of intelligence.
ROBERT J. SHILLER
The right things to do are those that keep our violence in abeyance; the wrong things are those that...
ROBERT J. SAWYER
General principles should not be based on exceptional cases.
ROBERT J. SAWYER
I really want to see good health care brought to all the people of Alabama at a reasonable cost.
ROBERT J. BENTLEY
We judge economics by what it can produce. As such, economics is rather more like engineering than p...
ROBERT J. SHILLER
Some of the best theorizing comes after collecting data because then you become aware of another rea...
ROBERT J. SHILLER
A lot of people aren't saving enough. And incidentally, people are living longer now, and health...
ROBERT J. SHILLER
A moderate tax on robots, even a temporary tax that merely slows the adoption of disruptive technolo...
ROBERT J. SHILLER
The future is always coming up with surprises for us, and the best way to insulate yourself from the...
ROBERT J. SHILLER
Hesitation is often like procrastination. One may have vague doubts and feel a need to mull things o...
ROBERT J. SHILLER
There were four major 20th-century science fiction writers: Arthur C. Clarke, Isaac Asimov, Robert A...
ROBERT J. SAWYER
When we have machines that are as intelligent - and then twice as intelligent - as we are, there is ...
ROBERT J. SAWYER
Reality is that part of the imagination we all agree on
ROBERT J. RINGER