Quotation Explorer - 'Michael Crichton'

Whenever you hear the consensus of scientists agrees on something or other, reach for your wallet, because you're being had. - Michael Crichton
Let's not escape into mathematics. Let's stay with reality. - Michael Crichton
Everyone has a hidden agenda. Except me! - Michael Crichton
Each generation writes off earlier errors as the result of bad thinking, of less able minds--and then confidently embarks on making fresh errors of its own. - Michael Crichton
This fascination with computer models is something I understand very well. Richard Feynmann called it a disease. I fear he is right. - Michael Crichton
Absence of proof is not proof of absence. - Michael Crichton
I believe my life has a value, and i don't want to waste it thinking about clothing.I don't want to think about what i will wear in the morning. Truly, can you imagine anything more boring than fashion? - Michael Crichton
If you don't know history, then you don't know anything. You are a leaf that doesn't know it is part of a tree. - Michael Crichton
It's better to die laughing than to live each moment in fear. - Michael Crichton
They believed that prediction was just a function of keeping track of things. If you knew enough, you could predict anything - Michael Crichton
Books aren't written - they're rewritten. Including your own. It is one of the hardest things to accept, especially after the seventh rewrite hasn't quite done it. - Michael Crichton
The belief that there are other life forms in the universe is a matter of faith. There is not a single shred of evidence for any other life forms, and in forty years of searching, none has been discovered. There is absolutely no evidentiary reason to maintain this belief. - Michael Crichton
Historically, the claim of consensus has been the first refuge of scoundrels; it is a way to avoid debate by claiming that the matter is already settled. - Michael Crichton
I am certain there is too much certainty in the world. - Michael Crichton
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