Whoever Quotes (12 quotes)
Man is an imitative creature, and whoever is the foremost leads the herd.
Science and technology, like all original creations of the human spirit, are unpredictable. If we had a reliable way to label our toys good and bad, it would be easy to regulate technology wisely. But we can rarely see far enough ahead to know which road leads to damnation. Whoever concerns himself with big technology, either to push it forward or to stop it, is gambling in human lives.
The future [is] something which everyone reaches at the rate of sixty minutes an hour, whatever he does, whoever he is.
The sweetest and most inoffensive path of life leads through the avenues of science and learning; and whoever can either remove any obstruction in this way, or open up any new prospect, ought, so far, to be esteemed a benefactor to mankind.
Whoever ceases to be a student has never been a student.
Whoever does not try, does not learn.
Whoever has undergone the intense experience of successful advances made in [science], is moved by profound reverence for the rationality made manifest in existence.
Whoever it was who searched the heavens with a telescope and found no God would not have found the human mind if he had searched the brain with a microscope.
Whoever undertakes to set himself up as a judge of Truth and knowledge is shipwrecked by the laughter of the gods.
Whoever wins to a great scientific truth will find a poet before him in the quest.
With science fiction I think we are preparing ourselves for contact with them, whoever they may be.
Ye daring ones! Ye venturers and adventurers, and whoever of you have embarked with cunning sails on unexplored seas! Ye enjoyers of enigmas! Solve unto me the enigma that I then beheld, interpret for me the vision of the loneliest one. ... O my brethren, I heard a laughter which was no human laughter.