Quotation Explorer - 'Advanced'

Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic. - Arthur C. Clarke
No matter how advanced your camera you still need to be responsible for getting it to the right place at the right time and pointing it in the right direction to get the photo you want. - Ken Rockwell
Be not the slave of your own past - plunge into the sublime seas, dive deep, and swim far, so you shall come back with new self-respect, with new power, and with an advanced experience that shall explain and overlook the old. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
Willingness to be puzzled is a valuable trait to cultivate, from childhood to advanced inquiry. - Noam Chomsky
We are just an advanced breed of monkeys on a minor planet of a very average star. But we can understand the Universe. That makes us something very special. - Stephen Hawking
Knowledge is a comfortable and necessary retreat and shelter for us in advanced age, and if we do not plant it while young, it will give us no shade when we grow old. - Lord Chesterfield
Laughing on the way to your execution is not generally understood by less advanced life-forms, and they'll call you crazy. - Richard Bach
It’s not that any sufficiently advanced technology is magic, it’s that any technology taking place beyond the threshold of our senses is. - Nick Harkaway
Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from a completely ad hoc plot device. - David Langford
The book is the most technologically advanced invention in the history of humankind. - Kambiz Mostofizadeh
Humanity has advanced, when it has advanced, not because it has been sober, responsible, and cautious, but because it has been playful, rebellious, and immature. - Tom Robbins
My mind is not so advanced - Carol-Iris
Any sufficiently advanced bureaucracy is indistinguishable from molasses. - Unknown
Be not the slave of your own past. Plunge into the sublime seas, dive deep and swim far, so you shall come back with self-respect, with new power, with an advanced experience that shall explain and overlook the old. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
Climate Change is a bit like our advanced societies. Too late to "fix." The only choice left is that we adapt to what we've created. - Shilpa Menon
Immature citizens in several sizes were massed before a large factorylike structure where advanced techniques transformed them into true-thinking right-acting members of the three social classes, lower, middle, and upper middle. - Donald Barthelme
In the very existence of this book we have a most concrete example of the manner in which at least one of these marvellous creatures [cats], acquiring both an editor and a publisher, has advanced the eventual complete feline take-over of the human race. - Paul Gallico
If you see any country that is advanced and developed today, it is because that society is fundamentally based on principles of truth and honesty. - Sunday Adelaja
Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.""Two possibilities exist: Either we are alone in the Universe or we are not. Both are equally terrifying. - Arthur C. Clarke
The things said most confidently by advanced persons to crowded audiences are generally those opposite to the fact; it is actually our truisms that are untrue. - G.K. Chesterton
It was very sad under the trees. Although spring was well advanced, in the deep shade there was nothing but death-rotten leaves, gray and white fungi, and over everything a funeral hush. - Nathanael West
Any technology distinguishable from magic is insufficiently advanced. - Barry Gehm
Simplicity is complex. It's never simple to keep things simple. Simple solutions require the most advanced thinking. - Richie Norton
Advanced civilization: one without advanced technology. - Marty Rubin
They have, and bring with them, that upper-body strength. They have apparently developed that in their childhood and growing up, and they've further advanced in that regard.
Any sufficiently advanced bug is indistinguishable from a feature.
human societies, at least the more advanced cultures, have rarely offered the individual anything but imperialism, racism, and ethnocentrism for dealing with "other" cultures. - Edward W. Said
Today evolution of human intelligence has advanced us to the stage where most of us are too smart to invent new gods but are reluctant to give up the old ones. - Ruth Hurmence Green
The knowledge an artist possesses is an advanced form of daydreaming. - Marty Rubin
With an advanced worldview we will know and experience that the whole universe is conscious and infinitely connected and we are connected to all the cosmos and life - Jonathan R Banks
Certain backward areas have advanced, and various devices always in some way connected with warfare and police espionage have developed, but experiment and invention have largely stopped. - George Orwell
People usually feel funny, smile and laugh when I tell them about my strong belief in the very existence of prehistoric advanced technology and great civilizations of wilier races. I just can't wait to see their faces at time the truth is revealed. - Toba Beta
Absurdity is one of the most human things about us: a manifestation of our most advanced and interesting characteristics. - Thomas Nagel
cross-national studies show that the U.S. poverty rate, which stands persistently above 12 percent, is not only the highest poverty rate of any advanced industrial nation, but is more than twice the average for that group.Pursuing the American Dream, 9, 276 - Calvin C. Jillson
An advanced human rights friendly Constitution is fine and well - but what good is it if it is not put into practice? The government says it cherishes the principles in the SA Constitution, and yet acts in a manner which cannot be reconciled with that very Constitution. - Christina Engela
Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from a rigged demo.
NEWTONIAN, adj. Pertaining to a philosophy of the universe invented by Newton, who discovered that an apple will fall to the ground, but was unable to say why. His successors and disciples have advanced so far as to be able to say when. - Ambrose Bierce
America has believed that in differentiation, not in uniformity, lies the path of progress. It acted on this belief; it has advanced human happiness, and it has prospered. - Louis D. Brandeis
The only type of sexual relations possible are those with someone who is as advanced and capable as oneself. - G.I. Gurdjieff
Elizabeth's barreness and advanced age--a double symbol of hopelessness--became the means by which God would announce to the world that nothing is impossible for Him. - Charles R. Swindoll
Strength we think to be a virtue in government, but we do not find our defense against disintegration either in arbitrary or in very great power. Indeed, we are inclined to see in both these the symptoms of an already advanced decay - Michael Oakeshott
The only reason there isn't life on other planets is because their scientists were more advanced than ours.
It is for us the living, rather, to be dedicated here to the unfinished work which they who fought here have thus far so nobly advanced. - Abraham Lincoln
Accessibility to information never been so advanced and easy in entire human history as it is now and we have no excuse for ignorance. - Baris Gencel
...Anand, look at the back of my hands. No hair. The sign of an advanced race, boy. And look at yours. No hair either. But you never know. With some of your mother's bad blood flowing in your veins you could wake up one morning and find yourself hairy like a monkey - V.S. Naipaul
Maybe this is a second doctoral program: advanced learning about life, death, marriage, mothering, family, faith, patience, prayer. My degree will be 'Doctor of Life,' and I will be in good company. So many of us earn our 'Doctor of Life' degrees. - Christina G. Hibbert Psy.D.
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