Automatically Quotes (4 quotes)
If there is technological advance without social advance, there is, almost automatically, an increase in human misery, in impoverishment.
No one keeps his enthusiasm automatically. Enthusiasm must be nourished with new actions, new aspirations, new efforts, new visions.
The best education will not immunize a person against corruption by power. The best education does not automatically make people compassionate. We know this more clearly than any preceding generation. Our time has seen the best-educated society, situated in the heart of the most civilized part of the world, give birth to the most murderously vengeful government in history.
When the history of our galaxy is written, and for all any of us know it may already have been, if Earth gets mentioned at all it wont be because its inhabitants visited their own moon. That first step, like a newborns cry, would be automatically assumed. What would be worth recording is what kind of civilization we earthlings created and whether or not we ventured out to other parts of the galaxy.