Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.

Arthur C. Clarke Technology Quote

Our lifetime may be the last that will be lived out in a technological society.

Arthur C. Clarke Society Quote

If an elderly but distinguished scientist says that something is possible he is almost certainly right but if he says that it is impossible he is very probably wrong.

Politicians should read science fiction not westerns and detective stories.

Arthur C. Clarke Science Quotes

I have a fantasy where Ted Turner is elected President but refuses because he doesn’t want to give up power.

Arthur C. Clarke Politics Quote

It is not easy to see how the more extreme forms of nationalism can long survive when men have seen the Earth in its true perspective as a single small globe against the stars.

Arthur C. Clarke Patriotism Quote

Human judges can show mercy. But against the laws of nature there is no appeal.

Arthur C. Clarke Nature Quote

Sometimes I think we’re alone in the universe and sometimes I think we’re not. In either case the idea is quite staggering.

Arthur C. Clarke Loneliness Quote

It has yet to be proven that intelligence has any survival value.

Arthur C. Clarke Intelligence Quote

The greatest tragedy in mankind’s entire history may be the hijacking of morality by religion.

Arthur C. Clarke History Quote

I don’t believe in God but I’m very interested in her.

Arthur C. Clarke God Quote