John Maynard Smith Quotes

Top 11 wise famous quotes and sayings by John Maynard Smith

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John Maynard Smith quotes: Scientific theories tell us what is possible; myths tell us what is desirable. Both are needed to guide proper action. Scientific theories tell us what is possible; myths tell us what is desirable. Both are needed to guide proper action.
John Maynard Smith quotes: Information imposes certain criteria on how it can be stored. Information imposes certain criteria on how it can be stored.
John Maynard Smith quotes: It is an occupational risk of biologists to claim, towards the end of their careers, that the problems which they have not solved are insoluble. It is an occupational risk of biologists to claim, towards the end of their careers, that the problems which they have not solved are insoluble.
John Maynard Smith quotes: You couldn't have human society without language. You couldn't have human society without language.
John Maynard Smith quotes: I think we invent jargon because it saves times talking to one-another. I think we invent jargon because it saves times talking to one-another.
John Maynard Smith quotes: I can't go around believing in a God that believes suffering is good for me. I can't go around believing in a God that believes suffering is good for me.
John Maynard Smith quotes: Mathematics is so much easier than words mathematics makes things clear that words merely muddle and confuse and mess up. Mathematics is so much easier than words mathematics makes things clear that words merely muddle and confuse and mess up.