We sing in a church, why can we not dance there?
Nietzche . . . he was a confirmed Life Force worshipper. It was he who raked up the Superman, who is as old as Prometheus; and the 20th century will run after this newest of the old crazes when it gets tired of the world, the flesh, and your humble servant.
What is wrong with the prosaic Englishman is what is wrong with the prosaic men of all countries: stupidity.
I myself have been particularly careful never to say a civil word to the United States. I have scoffed at their inhabitants as a nation of villagers. I have defined the 100 % American as 99 % an idiot. And they adore me.
Silence is the most perfect expression of scorn. George Bernard
Reading made Don Quixote a gentleman, but believing what he read made him mad.
I don't know what to say about this book. The experience on which it is founded is so extraordinary, that an honest record of it should be preserved . . . But it would have driven me mad; and I am not sure that the author came out of it without a slight derangement.
If all the statisticians in the world were laid head to toe, they wouldn't be able to reach a conclusion
Gambling promises the poor what property performs for the rich-something for nothing.
English is the easiest language to speak badly.
I would rather be right than rigorous.
Science fiction can be exciting and very gripping, but it doesn't tell us anything about the universe in which we live.
Computers double their performance every month.
Some scientists think it may be possible to capture a wormhole and enlarge it many trillions of times to make it big enough for a human or even a spaceship to enter.
For millions of years, mankind lived just like the animals. Then something happened which unleashed the power of our imagination. We learned to talk and we learned to listen.
I think the next [21st] century will be the century of complexity. We have already discovered the basic laws that govern matter and understand all the normal situations. We don't know how the laws fit together, and what happens under extreme conditions. But I expect we will find a complete unified t
One might think this means that imaginary numbers are just a mathematical game having nothing to do with the real world. From the viewpoint of positivist philosophy, however, one cannot determine what is real. All one can do is find which mathematical models describe the universe we live in. It turn
Galileo , perhaps more than any other single person, was responsible for the birth of modern science.
You may see a cup of tea fall off a table and break into pieces on the floor... But you will never see the cup gather itself back together and jump back on the table. The increase of disorder, or entropy, is what distinguishes the past from the future, giving a direction to time.
Perhaps one day I will go into space.
You cannot understand the glories of the universe without believing there is some Supreme Power behind it.
A Briefer History of Time,
We are very, very small, but we are profoundly capable of very, very big things
I am discounting reports of UFOs. Why would they appear only to cranks and weirdos?
All my adult life people have been helping me. Stephen Hawkin
There should be a better way to start a day than waking up every morning.
I like physics, but I love cartoons.
I believe that the long-term future of the human race must be space and that it represents an important life insurance for our future survival, as it could prevent the disappearance of humanity by colonizing other planets,
The fastest manned vehicle in history was Apollo 10. It reached 25,000 mph.
Before we understand science, it is natural to believe that God created the universe.