If someone asks you for something, provide them with a clear "No" or a delivery date.
Big companies are almost always far too slow to actually kill a small competitor.
Never, never, never, hire people with an attitude. You will regret it.
The largest opportunities are found in ideas that go against the grain.
When I was young, Stephen Hawking wasn't the world's most famous physicist. The fame didn't arrive until the publication of "A Brief History of Time," by which time I was in my late teens. When I was a child, he was well known among physicists, but they are a fairly select, serious bunch, not much g
Science is not only a disciple of reason but, also, one of romance and passion.
I have wondered about time all my life.
Save water. Shower with your girlfriend.
I believe everyone should have a broad picture of how the universe operates and our place in it. It is a basic human desire. And it also puts our worries in perspective.
Computer viruses are alive.
Children in backseats cause accidents. Accidents in backseats cause children.
The moment you understand the whole Universe, is the moment you slightly begin to understand the way God's mind works
I entered the health care debate in response to a statement in the United States press in summer 2009 which claimed the National Health Service in Great Britain would have killed me off, were I a British citizen. I felt compelled to make a statement to explain the error.
We got through all of Genesis and part of Exodus before I left. One of the main things I was taught from this was not to begin a sentence with And. I pointed out that most sentences in the Bible began with And, but I was told that English had changed since the time of King James. In that case, I arg
The lesson of the book is that the universe is governed by the laws of science.
I hope I have helped to raise the profile of science and to show that physics is not a mystery but can be understood by ordinary people.
The laws of science, as we know them at present, contain many fundamental numbers, like the size of the electric charge of the electron and the ratio of the masses of the proton and the electron .... The remarkable fact is that the values of these numbers seem to have been finely adjusted to make po
Theology is unnecessary.
What was God doing before the divine creation?
Think of our DNA. In the last million years, our DNA hasn't changed at all. It's really much the same as it was in the jungle, a million, two millions years ago. But in the last 200 years, our destructive capacities have increased many, many millions of times over. Why don't we see intelligent signa
The idea of 10 dimensions might sound exciting, but they would cause real problems if you forget where you parked your car.
My goal is simple. It is a complete understanding of the universe, why it is as it is and why it exists at all.
To my mathematical brain, the numbers alone make thinking about aliens perfectly rational,
Although I cannot move and I have to speak through a computer, in my mind I am free.