1917-, British Science Fiction Writer
Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.
Arthur C. Clarke – [Vision]

Every revolutionary idea seems to evoke three stages of reaction. They may be summed up by the phrases: (1) It's completely impossible. (2) It's possible, but it's not worth doing. (3) I said it was a good idea all along.
Arthur C. Clarke – [Ideas]

It has yet to be proven that intelligence has any survival value.
Arthur C. Clarke – [Intelligence and Intellectuals]

Our lifetime may be the last that will be lived out in a technological society.
Arthur C. Clarke – [Science and Scientists]

The only way to discover the limits of the possible is to go beyond them into the impossible.
Arthur C. Clarke – [Possibilities]