Archive for the 'Science Quotes' Category

“Is there life…” Graffito

“Is there life before death?” Graffito, in Belfast

“All human situations have their…” Benjamin Franklin

“All human situations have their inconveniences. We feel those of the present but neither see nor feel those of the future; and hence we often make troublesome changes without amendment, and frequently for the worse.” Benjamin Franklin

“Just because something doesn’t do…” Thomas A. Edison

“Just because something doesn’t do what you planned it to do doesn’t mean it’s useless.” Thomas A. Edison

“The best ideas come as…” David M. Ogilvy

“The best ideas come as jokes. Make your thinking as funny as possible.” David M. Ogilvy

“Only two things are infinite…” Albert Einstein

“Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I’m not sure about the former.” Albert Einstein

“We are at the very…” Richard Feynman

“We are at the very beginning of time for the human race. It is not unreasonable that we grapple with problems. But there are tens of thousands of years in the future. Our responsibility is to do what we can, learn what we can, improve the solutions, and pass them on.” Richard Feynman

“It is even harder for…” H. L. Mencken

“It is even harder for the average ape to believe that he has descended from man.” H. L. Mencken

“There are no passengers on…” Marshall McLuhan

“There are no passengers on spaceship earth. We’re all crew.” Marshall McLuhan

“If a man will begin…” Francis Bacon

“If a man will begin with certainties, he shall end in doubts; but if he will be content to begin with doubts he shall end in certainties.” Francis Bacon

“Irrigation of the land…” Michael McClary

“Irrigation of the land with seawater desalinated by fusion power is ancient. It’s called ‘rain’.” Michael McClary

“As an adolescent I aspired…” M. Cartmill

“As an adolescent I aspired to lasting fame, I craved factual certainty, and I thirsted for a meaningful vision of human life – so I became a scientist. This is like becoming an archbishop so you can meet girls.” M. Cartmill