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Quotes About Mathematics and Science
If I have ever made any valuable discoveries, it has been owing more to patient attention, than to any other talent.
Not only is the universe stranger than we imagine, it is stranger than we can imagine.
That is the essence of science: ask an impertinent question, and you are on the way to a pertinent answer.
Give me a lever long enough and a fulcrum on which to place it, and I shall move the world.
For a successful technology, reality must take precedence over public relations, for Nature cannot be fooled.
Our ideas must be as broad as Nature if they are to interpret Nature.
I set out to show that there exists single creative activity,which is displayed alike in the arts and in the sciences.It is wrong to think of science as a mechanical record of facts, and it is wrong to think of the arts as remote and private fancies. What makes each human, what makes them universal, is the stamp of the creative mind.
Science does not know its debt to imagination.
If at first, the idea is not absurd, then there is no hope for it.