Quotes

Some selected quotes:

  • We cannot define anything precisely! If we attempt to, we get into that paralysis of thought that comes to philosophers, who sit opposite each other, one saying to the other, 'You don't know what you are talking about!' The second one says 'What do you mean by know? What do you mean by talking? What do you mean by you?
    - Richard Feynman

  • Physics is like sex. Sure, it may give some practical results, but that's not why we do it
    - Richard Feynman

  • An expert is a man who has made every mistake in a very narrow field
    - Niels Bohr

  • Never express yourself more clearly than you are able to think
    - Niels Bohr

  • Religion is the opium of the masses
    - Karl Marx

  • What is happiness except the simple harmony between a man and the life he leads?
    - Albert Camus

  • The reasonable man adapts himself to the world; the unreasonable man persists in trying to adapt the world to himself. Therefore all progress depends on the unreasonable man
    - George Bernard Shaw

  • Science is a wonderful thing if one does not have to earn one's living at it
    - Einstein

  • I have found in my experience of war, that plans are useless, but planning is invaluable
    - Winston Churchill

  • Love is the triumph of imagination over intelligence

  • What is history but a collection of fables agreed upon?
    - Napoleon

  • There is but one truly serious philosophical problem and that is suicide
    - Albert Camus

  • Imagination is more important than knowledge
    - Einstein

  • The trouble with the world is that the stupid are cocksure and the intelligent full of doubt
    - Bertrand Russel

  • In order to form an immaculate member of a flock of sheep, one must, above all, be a sheep
    - Einstein

  • Women. They make the highs higher and the lows more frequent
    - Friedrich Nietzche

  • The secret to creativity is knowing how to hide ones sources
    - Einstein

  • Freedom is nothing but a chance to be better
    - Albert Camus

  • Reason is merely the slave of the passions
    - David Hume

  • You must be the change you wish to see in this world
    - Ghandi

  • The good life, as I conceive it, is a happy life. I do not mean that if you are good you will be happy - I mean that if you are happy you will be good.
    - Bertrand Russell

  • Good judgment comes from experience, and experience comes from bad judgment.
    - Barry LePatner


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