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About Arthur C. Clarke
Arthur C. Clarke was a British science fiction writer and television host known for co-writing the screenplay for the highly influential science fiction film 2001: A Space Odyssey. Some of his famous novels include A Fall of Moondust, Rendenzvous with Rama and The Fountains of Paradise. Outside his writing career, he hosted many television shows, including the popular show Arthur C. Clarke's Mysterious World.
In 1953, he married a woman named Marilyn Mayfield. They separated permanently after only six months of marriage. Their divorce was finalized in 1964. He never got married again. He also never had any children.
He was awarded a knighthood in 1998. In 2005, the Government of Sri Lanka awarded him with the country's highest civilian award, Sri Lankabhimanya.
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Famous quotes by Arthur C. Clarke
Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.Arthur C. Clarke
Human judges can show mercy. But against the laws of nature, there is no appeal.Arthur C. Clarke
I don't believe in God but I'm very interested in her.Arthur C. Clarke
I have a fantasy where Ted Turner is elected President but refuses because he doesn't want to give up power.Arthur C. Clarke
If an elderly but distinguished scientist says that something is possible, he is almost certainly right but if he says that it is impossible, he is very probably wrong.Arthur C. Clarke
It has yet to be proven that intelligence has any survival value.Arthur C. Clarke
It is not easy to see how the more extreme forms of nationalism can long survive when men have seen the Earth in its true perspective as a single small globe against the stars.Arthur C. Clarke
Our lifetime may be the last that will be lived out in a technological society.Arthur C. Clarke
Politicians should read science fiction, not westerns and detective stories.Arthur C. Clarke
Reading computer manuals without the hardware is as frustrating as reading manuals without the software.Arthur C. Clarke
Sometimes I think we're alone in the universe, and sometimes I think we're not. In either case the idea is quite staggering.Arthur C. Clarke
The best measure of a man's honesty isn't his income tax return. It's the zero adjust on his bathroom scale.Arthur C. Clarke
The greatest tragedy in mankind's entire history may be the hijacking of morality by religion.Arthur C. Clarke
This is the first age that's ever paid much attention to the future, which is a little ironic since we may not have one.Arthur C. Clarke
Arthur C. Clarke's Popularity
Arthur C. Clarke was a famous English author, who was born on December 16, 1917. As a person born on this date, Arthur C. Clarke is listed in our database as the 13th most popular celebrity for the day (December 16) and the 10th most popular for the year (1917).
People born on December 16 fall under the Zodiac sign of Sagittarius, the Archer. Arthur C. Clarke is the 497th most popular Sagittarius.
Aside from information specific to Arthur C. Clarke's birthday, Arthur C. Clarke is the 576th most famous English.
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