Stanislav Lem

Stanislav Lem

Polish writer, philosopher, writer, futurist, one of the classics of modern fiction
A specialist is a barbarian whose ignorance is not well-rounded. /barbarian/ Stanislav Lem quotes

Quotes of the month

Charles Caleb Colton When in reading we meet with any maxim that may be of use, we should take it for our own, and make an immediate application of it, as we would of the advice of a friend whom we have purposely consulted. [03/29/2018 05:03:36] More


George Mikes In England only uneducated people show off their knowledge; nobody quotes Latin or Greek authors in the course of conversation, unless he has never read them. [03/29/2018 05:03:36] More


Robert Heinlein Take big bites. Anything worth doing is worth overdoing. [03/29/2018 05:03:36] More


Shigeru Miyamoto I think when you talk about competing against others, the problem is that you refer to something that's been done already and try to beat it. [03/29/2018 05:03:36] More


Otto Bismarck This policy cannot succeed through speeches, and shooting-matches, and songs; it can only be carried out through blood and iron. [03/29/2018 05:03:36] More