"We should be less concerned about adding years to life, and more about adding life to years."
He certainly did that with his own, and changed millions of others’ for the better, as well. I’m terribly sad at his passing, but am immensely grateful that he lived. Rest in peace, Arthur.
I've pulled out some books I've had since college: Earthlight, Childhood's End, and Imperial Earth. Gonna reread them. Childhood's End is a fantastic book. Challenges assumptions and puts xenophobia into a whole new light. If you've never read it, find it and read it. Not a long book.
I remember my dad and I used to watch "Arthur C. Clarke's Mysterious World" together, and although it was hard for a youngling like myself to comprehend fully, 2001: A Space Odyssey.
I'll miss him, too.