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J. ROBERT OPPENHEIMER
In the spring of 1929, I returned to the United States. I was homesick for this country. I had learn...
J. ROBERT OPPENHEIMER
I'm a fiction writer, and fiction is telling the lives of unreal people. But the only way you ca...
ROBERT J. SAWYER
The only shows that Americans watch in big numbers are shows about lawyers, doctors, or cops... Peop...
ROBERT J. SAWYER
Sometimes you have to lie. One often has to distort a thing to catch its true spirit.
ROBERT J. FLAHERTY
We knew the world would not be the same. A few people laughed, a few people cried. Most people were ...
J. ROBERT OPPENHEIMER
Manners matter, asserts the professor. What provokes rebellion, he asserts, is not as often a theory...
ROBERT J. ALLISON
It's all about what you do every day, be remarkable!
ROBERT J BANACH
No one disputes that seeming order can come out of the application of simple rules. But who wrote th...
ROBERT J. SAWYER
An overseer called him a traitor, and Rytlock killed him. That's how he became an overseer. Later, a...
J. ROBERT KING
That natural selection can produce changes within a type is disputed by no one, not even the staunch...
ROBERT J. SAWYER
I'm often characterized as an optimistic writer, and certainly my 'Neanderthal Parallax'...
ROBERT J. SAWYER
A short story is one idea; a novel is a whole soup of them.
ROBERT J. SAWYER
A short story is the shortest distance between two points; a novel is the scenic route.
ROBERT J. SAWYER
The Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics is the world's greatest pure physics thinktank, ...
ROBERT J. SAWYER
I have to uphold not only the constitution of Alabama, but I swore to uphold the Constitution of the...
ROBERT J. BENTLEY
I'm a very skeptical guy: my willing suspension of disbelief doesn't go very far when I'...
ROBERT J. SAWYER
Forth & Towne was a great test of a promising concept and an illustration of the innovative risk...
ROBERT J. FISHER
Honor does not have to be defended.
ROBERT J. SAWYER
Deliberately to pursue happinesss is not the surest way of achieving it. Seek it for its own sake an...
ROBERT J. MCCRACKEN
How do you define God? Like this. A God I could understand, at least potentially, was infinitely mor...
ROBERT J. SAWYER
Somehow, talking to young students brings you back to reality - it should, anyway.
ROBERT J. SHILLER
We should not be focusing on quick solutions. The really important concern for policymakers everywhe...
ROBERT J. SHILLER
As a child, I was fascinated by any branch of physical or biological science. Even today, I find gre...
ROBERT J. SHILLER
There's so much disagreement about investing, and it's because nobody really knows.
ROBERT J. SHILLER
That's the world we live in: when it comes to economics, people have emotions; it's not like...
ROBERT J. SHILLER
All taxes, except a 'lump-sum tax,' introduce distortions in the economy. But no government ...
ROBERT J. SHILLER
Tolerate, change, or be grateful.
J. ROBERT MOSKIN
The atomic bomb made the prospect of future war unendurable. It has led us up those last few steps t...
J. ROBERT OPPENHEIMER
There must be no barriers to freedom of inquiry. There is no place for dogma in science. The scienti...
J. ROBERT OPPENHEIMER
When you see something that is technically sweet, you go ahead and do it and you argue about what to...
J. ROBERT OPPENHEIMER
I had had a continuing smoldering fury about the treatment of Jews in Germany.
J. ROBERT OPPENHEIMER
There are children playing in the streets who could solve some of my top problems in physics, becaus...
J. ROBERT OPPENHEIMER
Science is not everything, but science is very beautiful.
J. ROBERT OPPENHEIMER
Access to the Vedas is the greatest privilege this century may claim over all previous centuries.
J. ROBERT OPPENHEIMER
I need physics more than friends.
J. ROBERT OPPENHEIMER
It is a profound and necessary truth that the deep things in science are not found because they are ...
J. ROBERT OPPENHEIMER
Scientists are not delinquents. Our work has changed the conditions in which men live, but the use m...
J. ROBERT OPPENHEIMER
It's all about what you do every day, be remarkable!
ROBERT J BANACH
We need someone who has the experience - and the demeanor - to be the president of the United States...
ROBERT J. BENTLEY
Diversify, because that helps reduce risk. And you can diversify outside the United States. Some peo...
ROBERT J. SHILLER
"It worked." (said after witnessing the first atomic detonation according to brother, Frank)
J. ROBERT OPPENHEIMER
The most beautiful philosophical song existing in any known tongue.
J. ROBERT OPPENHEIMER
I'll never forget his walk; I'll never forget the way he stepped out of the car.... This kind of str...
J. ROBERT OPPENHEIMER
To be a success, you will have people walk out on you, walk over you, and walk away from you. If the...
ROBERT J. BRAATHE
Your father doesn't like me," Charley said to Wesley later when Wesley had gotten them away from the...
ROBERT J. CONLEY
George Orwell's science-fiction classic 'Nineteen Eighty-Four' wasn't a failure beca...
ROBERT J. SAWYER
Speculative markets have always been vulnerable to illusion. But seeing the folly in markets provide...
ROBERT J. SHILLER
I know some of you don't care about food stamps, but I'm telling you if it feeds children, y...
ROBERT J. BENTLEY
You fall into a black hole, and you are irretrievably gone from the universe. That finality has made...
ROBERT J. SAWYER
By serializing two novels in 'Analog,' the world's No. 1, best-selling science fiction m...
ROBERT J. SAWYER
We on this continent should never forget that men first crossed the Atlantic not to find soil for th...
ROBERT J. MCCRACKEN
There must be no barriers for freedom of inquiry. There is no place for dogma in science. The scient...
J. ROBERT OPPENHEIMER
I'm against high taxes. But we certainly cannot be so anorexic in government that we cannot func...
ROBERT J. BENTLEY
It is either coincidence piled on top of coincidence," said Hollus, "or it is deliberate design.
ROBERT J. SAWYER
if one day you feel like crying...
call me
I don't promise that
I will make you laug...
ROBERT J. LAVERY
One of the things that science fiction gets to do is thought experiments about the human condition t...
ROBERT J. SAWYER
I think that a lot of people in all walks of life have the impression, of course, that, 'I speci...
ROBERT J. SHILLER
We absolutely do some of the best science in the world in Canada, across a broad spectrum of discipl...
ROBERT J. SAWYER