Vinge Quotes

Collection of top 100 famous quotes about Vinge

Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Google+ Pinterest Share on Linkedin

Vinge Quotes By Vernor Vinge: Ty or Ra or Thect Ty or Ra or Thect Vernor Vinge
Vinge Quotes By Joan D. Vinge: All medical men are voyeurs. Why else would All medical men are voyeurs. Why else would they become doctors? Except for the sadists, of course, who simply enjoy the blood and the pain. — Joan D. Vinge
Vinge Quotes By Joan D. Vinge: Learn to be - gentle with them. Learn Learn to be - gentle with them. Learn that ... that gentleness isn't ... weakness. — Joan D. Vinge
Vinge Quotes By Joan D. Vinge: Everything born has to die, in order to Everything born has to die, in order to make room for the future. — Joan D. Vinge
Vinge Quotes By Vernor Vinge: Note that I am not proposing that AI Note that I am not proposing that AI research be ignored or less funded. — Vernor Vinge
Vinge Quotes By Vernor Vinge: Sometimes terror and pain are not the best Sometimes terror and pain are not the best levers; deception, when it works, is the most elegant and the least expensive manipulation of all. — Vernor Vinge
Vinge Quotes By Vernor Vinge: Ravna became a librarian. "The ultimate dilettante!" Lynne Ravna became a librarian. "The ultimate dilettante!" Lynne had teased. — Vernor Vinge
Vinge Quotes By Vernor Vinge: We're endangered by our own success. We're endangered by our own success. — Vernor Vinge
Vinge Quotes By Joan D. Vinge: A clear conscience is generally the result of A clear conscience is generally the result of a faulty memory, not a faulty life. — Joan D. Vinge
Vinge Quotes By Joan D. Vinge: You've made her so beautiful; when she's come You've made her so beautiful; when she's come to take your life away. — Joan D. Vinge
Vinge Quotes By Vernor Vinge: One of his greatest talents was empathy; no One of his greatest talents was empathy; no sadist can aspire to perfection without that diagnostic ability. — Vernor Vinge
Vinge Quotes By Vernor Vinge: So much technology, so little talent. So much technology, so little talent. — Vernor Vinge
Vinge Quotes By Vernor Vinge: I argue in this paper that we are I argue in this paper that we are on the edge of change comparable to the rise of human life on Earth. — Vernor Vinge
Vinge Quotes By Joan D. Vinge: Humans are upsetting a fragile balance that their Humans are upsetting a fragile balance that their own human ancestors established. — Joan D. Vinge
Vinge Quotes By Vernor Vinge: All his life he had lived by the All his life he had lived by the law. Often his job had been to stop acts of revenge ... And now revenge was all that life had left for him. — Vernor Vinge
Vinge Quotes By Vernor Vinge: The hours came to minutes, the minutes to The hours came to minutes, the minutes to seconds. And now each second was as
long as all the time before — Vernor Vinge
Vinge Quotes By Vernor Vinge: Hexapodia as the key insight Hexapodia as the key insight — Vernor Vinge
Vinge Quotes By Vernor Vinge: How long must a fish study to understand How long must a fish study to understand human motivation? — Vernor Vinge
Vinge Quotes By Joan D. Vinge: Everything changes, today's tears are tomorrow's absurdities, after Everything changes, today's tears are tomorrow's absurdities, after all. — Joan D. Vinge
Vinge Quotes By Vernor Vinge: The physical extinction of the human race is The physical extinction of the human race is one possibility. — Vernor Vinge
Vinge Quotes By Vernor Vinge: Peregrine Wickwrackrum was of two minds about evil: Peregrine Wickwrackrum was of two minds about evil: when enough rules get broken, sometimes there is good amid the carnage. — Vernor Vinge
Vinge Quotes By Vernor Vinge: Now on Tines World, the Zone physics was Now on Tines World, the Zone physics was still improving. What was it like thirty lightyears higher? Bili — Vernor Vinge
Vinge Quotes By Vernor Vinge: Even the largest avalanche is triggered by small Even the largest avalanche is triggered by small things. — Vernor Vinge
Vinge Quotes By Joan D. Vinge: Sometimes she talked like a poet; she made Sometimes she talked like a poet; she made a little joke of it, so that you wouldn't mind. — Joan D. Vinge
Vinge Quotes By Vernor Vinge: [He] was an insect wandering in the cathedral [He] was an insect wandering in the cathedral his mind had become. — Vernor Vinge
Vinge Quotes By Vernor Vinge: When people speak of creating superhumanly intelligent beings, When people speak of creating superhumanly intelligent beings, they are usually imagining an AI project. — Vernor Vinge
Vinge Quotes By Joan D. Vinge: The ecosystem of our world is a closed The ecosystem of our world is a closed system: it would run out of gas, collapse of its own weight. — Joan D. Vinge
Vinge Quotes By Vernor Vinge: Intelligence is the handmaiden of flexibility and change. Intelligence is the handmaiden of flexibility and change. — Vernor Vinge
Vinge Quotes By Vernor Vinge: Tycoon had a peddler's talent for using words Tycoon had a peddler's talent for using words to redefine reality. — Vernor Vinge
Vinge Quotes By Joan D. Vinge: There's no such thing as a free lunch, There's no such thing as a free lunch, at least on the karmic level. — Joan D. Vinge
Vinge Quotes By Vernor Vinge: Little fish risking everything for a piece of Little fish risking everything for a piece of godhood ... and not knowing heaven from hell, even when they find it. — Vernor Vinge
Vinge Quotes By Vernor Vinge: Enormous cemeteries existed among sedentary civilizations, where the Enormous cemeteries existed among sedentary civilizations, where the weight of the past grew larger than any present time. — Vernor Vinge
Vinge Quotes By Vernor Vinge: Ravna thought a moment. "Sysadmin is the usual Ravna thought a moment. "Sysadmin is the usual term," she said. — Vernor Vinge
Vinge Quotes By Vernor Vinge: He was guided by what he saw rather He was guided by what he saw rather than by what he wanted to believe. — Vernor Vinge
Vinge Quotes By Joan D. Vinge: The contradictions are what make human behavior so The contradictions are what make human behavior so maddening and yet so fascinating, all at the same time. — Joan D. Vinge
Vinge Quotes By Vernor Vinge: Sometimes the biggest disasters aren't noticed at all Sometimes the biggest disasters aren't noticed at all - no one's around to write horror stories. — Vernor Vinge
Vinge Quotes By Joan D. Vinge: It doesn't matter. I'm not asking forever of It doesn't matter. I'm not asking forever of you ... just let me love you now. — Joan D. Vinge
Vinge Quotes By Joan D. Vinge: Indifference is the strongest force in the universe. Indifference is the strongest force in the universe. It makes everything it touches meaningless. Love and hate don't stand a chance against it. — Joan D. Vinge
Vinge Quotes By Vernor Vinge: Once upon a time I was such a Once upon a time I was such a good liar; I could talk the fish right into my mouths. — Vernor Vinge
Vinge Quotes By Vernor Vinge: IA is something that is proceeding very naturally, IA is something that is proceeding very naturally, in most cases not even recognized by its developers for what it is. — Vernor Vinge
Vinge Quotes By Joan D. Vinge: Don't worry. You're safe now. You've got nothing Don't worry. You're safe now. You've got nothing left to steal. — Joan D. Vinge
Vinge Quotes By Joan D. Vinge: Life scars us with its random motion, he Life scars us with its random motion, he thought. Only death is perfect. — Joan D. Vinge
Vinge Quotes By Vernor Vinge: How to explain? How to describe? Even the How to explain? How to describe? Even the omniscient viewpoint quails. — Vernor Vinge
Vinge Quotes By Vernor Vinge: It was not called the Net of a It was not called the Net of a Million Lies for nothing. — Vernor Vinge
Vinge Quotes By Vernor Vinge: Peregrine Wickwrackscar was flying. A pilgrim with legends Peregrine Wickwrackscar was flying. A pilgrim with legends that went back almost a thousand years-and not one of them could come near to this! — Vernor Vinge
Vinge Quotes By Vernor Vinge: Technical people don't make good slaves. Without their Technical people don't make good slaves. Without their wholehearted cooperation, things fall apart. — Vernor Vinge
Vinge Quotes By Joan D. Vinge: For every path you choose, there is another For every path you choose, there is another you must abandon, usually forever. — Joan D. Vinge
Vinge Quotes By Vernor Vinge: The work that is truly productive is the The work that is truly productive is the domain of a steadily smaller and more elite fraction of humanity. — Vernor Vinge
Vinge Quotes By Vernor Vinge: Half-assed programming was a time-filler that, like knitting, Half-assed programming was a time-filler that, like knitting, must date to the beginning of the human experience. — Vernor Vinge
Vinge Quotes By Vernor Vinge: I never guessed I could cry so hard I never guessed I could cry so hard my face hurt. — Vernor Vinge
Vinge Quotes By Joan D. Vinge: He is afraid, as suddenly he knows that He is afraid, as suddenly he knows that he was afraid all along, that if he felt her body so close to him he would never let her go. — Joan D. Vinge
Vinge Quotes By Joan D. Vinge: All [people] are intolerant ... Only they're intolerant All [people] are intolerant ... Only they're intolerant of different things. — Joan D. Vinge
Vinge Quotes By Vernor Vinge: I say, let's learn more and then speculate. I say, let's learn more and then speculate. — Vernor Vinge
Vinge Quotes By Vernor Vinge: While We are out of Touch or How While We are out of Touch or How to Survive and Prosper during the Next Thirty Minutes by Your Friend, the Mysterious Stranger — Vernor Vinge
Vinge Quotes By Joan D. Vinge: Fear of the unknown is a terrible fear. Fear of the unknown is a terrible fear. — Joan D. Vinge
Vinge Quotes By Vernor Vinge: He claimed that nearby gun thunder cleared the He claimed that nearby gun thunder cleared the mind - but most everybody else agreed it made you daft. — Vernor Vinge
Vinge Quotes By Joan D. Vinge: Each time, storytellers clothed the naked body of Each time, storytellers clothed the naked body of the myth in their own traditions, so that listeners could relate more easily to its deeper meaning. — Joan D. Vinge
Vinge Quotes By Vernor Vinge: For where there is heaven, there can also For where there is heaven, there can also be hell. — Vernor Vinge
Vinge Quotes By Vernor Vinge: If there be only hours, at least learn If there be only hours, at least learn what there is time to learn. — Vernor Vinge
Vinge Quotes By Joan D. Vinge: Perhaps the thing that makes humans truly unique Perhaps the thing that makes humans truly unique on Earth is that we are never satisfied with our situation; maybe that is what's taken us so far. — Joan D. Vinge
Vinge Quotes By Vernor Vinge: Funny how Underhill could get along with almost Funny how Underhill could get along with almost anyone, tuning down his manias to whatever the traffic would bear. — Vernor Vinge
Vinge Quotes By Joan D. Vinge: What does immortality mean to me? That we What does immortality mean to me? That we all want more time; and we want it to be quality time. — Joan D. Vinge
Vinge Quotes By Vernor Vinge: I have come to kill you."The death's heads I have come to kill you."The death's heads shrugged. "You have come to try. — Vernor Vinge
Vinge Quotes By Joan D. Vinge: Humans may be the only creatures on Earth Humans may be the only creatures on Earth who spend significant time thinking about the fact that someday their lives will end. — Joan D. Vinge
Vinge Quotes By Vernor Vinge: This was a commercial situation, not some exercise This was a commercial situation, not some exercise in an Applied Theology course. — Vernor Vinge
Vinge Quotes By Vernor Vinge: Well, what do you know," Pham said. "Butterflies Well, what do you know," Pham said. "Butterflies in jackboots. — Vernor Vinge
Vinge Quotes By Joan D. Vinge: Probably I chose immortality because mortality is a Probably I chose immortality because mortality is a universal human obsession. — Joan D. Vinge