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Richard Feynman quotes: Anything can happen, in spite of what you're pretty sure should happen. Anything can happen, in spite of what you're pretty sure should happen.
Richard Feynman quotes: Even a very small effect sometimes requires profound changes in our ideas Even a very small effect sometimes requires profound changes in our ideas
Richard Feynman quotes: If one cannot see gravitation acting here, he has no soul. If one cannot see gravitation acting here, he has no soul.
Richard Feynman quotes: I'm smart enough to know that I'm dumb. I'm smart enough to know that I'm dumb.
Richard Feynman quotes: We are lucky to live in an age in which we are still making discoveries. We are lucky to live in an age in which we are still making discoveries.
Richard Feynman quotes: I ... a universe of atoms, an atom in the universe. I ... a universe of atoms, an atom in the universe.
Richard Feynman quotes: All ordinary phenomena can be explained by the actions and the motions of particles. For All ordinary phenomena can be explained by the actions and the motions of particles. For
Richard Feynman quotes: Science is what we have learned about how to keep from fooling ourselves. Science is what we have learned about how to keep from fooling ourselves.
Richard Feynman quotes: I learned from her that every woman is worriedabout her looks, no matter how beautiful she is. I learned from her that every woman is worried
about her looks, no matter how beautiful she is.
Richard Feynman quotes: How much do you value life?" "Sixty-four. How much do you value life?" "Sixty-four.
Richard Feynman quotes: The price of gaining such an accurate theory has been the erosion of our common sense. The price of gaining such an accurate theory has been the erosion of our common sense.
Richard Feynman quotes: Whether the proton decays or not is not known. To prove that it does not decay is very difficult. Whether the proton decays or not is not known. To prove that it does not decay is very difficult.
Richard Feynman quotes: Tell your son to stop trying to fill your head with science - for to fill your heart with love is enough. Tell your son to stop trying to fill your head with science - for to fill your heart with love is enough.
Richard Feynman quotes: But that was my big moment: I gave a seminar in the biology department at Harvard! I always do that, get into something and see how far I can go. But that was my big moment: I gave a seminar in the biology department at Harvard! I always do that, get into something and see how far I can go. I
Richard Feynman quotes: Mathematics is not a science from our point of view, in the sense that it is not a natural science. The test of its validity is not experiment. Mathematics is not a science from our point of view, in the sense that it is not a natural science. The test of its validity is not experiment.
Richard Feynman quotes: I think we should teach them [the people] wonders and that the purpose of knowledge is to appreciate wonders even more. I think we should teach them [the people] wonders and that the purpose of knowledge is to appreciate wonders even more.
Richard Feynman quotes: I'd hate to die twice. It's so boring. I'd hate to die twice. It's so boring.
Richard Feynman quotes: To every man is given the key to Heaven. The same key opens the gates of Hell. To every man is given the key to Heaven. The same key opens the gates of Hell.
Richard Feynman quotes: Nature has a great simplicity and therefore a great beauty Nature has a great simplicity and therefore a great beauty
Richard Feynman quotes: You have to have absolute confidence. Keep right on going, and nothing will happen. You have to have absolute confidence. Keep right on going, and nothing will happen.
Richard Feynman quotes: Life behind him by this time (he died in 1988), so he could reflect on his experiences and accomplishments with the Life behind him by this time (he died in 1988), so he could reflect on his experiences and accomplishments with the
Richard Feynman quotes: The highest forms of understanding we can achieve are laughter and human compassion. The highest forms of understanding we can achieve are laughter and human compassion.
Richard Feynman quotes: The game I play is a very interesting one. It's imagination, in a tight straightjacket. The game I play is a very interesting one. It's imagination, in a tight straightjacket.
Richard Feynman quotes: I learned very early the difference between knowing the name of something and knowing something. I learned very early the difference between knowing the name of something and knowing something.
Richard Feynman quotes: ...we do not yet know all the basic laws: there is an expanding frontier of ignorance ...we do not yet know all the basic laws: there is an expanding frontier of ignorance
Richard Feynman quotes: I won't have anything to do with the Nobel Prize ... it's a pain in the ... (LAUGHS). I don't like honors. I won't have anything to do with the Nobel Prize ... it's a pain in the ... (LAUGHS). I don't like honors.
Richard Feynman quotes: did learn a lesson: The female mind is capable did learn a lesson: The female mind is capable
Richard Feynman quotes: I have to keep going to find out ultimately what is the matter with it in the end. I have to keep going to find out ultimately what is the matter with it in the end.
Richard Feynman quotes: Study hard what interests you the most in the most undisciplined, irreverent and original manner possible. Study hard what interests you the most in the most undisciplined, irreverent and original manner possible.
Richard Feynman quotes: Physics is to math what sex is to masturbation. Physics is to math what sex is to masturbation.
Richard Feynman quotes: If you thought that science was certain - well, that is just an error on your part. If you thought that science was certain - well, that is just an error on your part.
Richard Feynman quotes: What I cannot build. I do not understand. What I cannot build. I do not understand.
Richard Feynman quotes: The things that mattered were honesty, independence, willingness to admit ignorance. The things that mattered were honesty, independence, willingness to admit ignorance.
Richard Feynman quotes: Mathematics is a language plus reasoning; it is like a language plus logic. Mathematics is a tool for reasoning. Mathematics is a language plus reasoning; it is like a language plus logic. Mathematics is a tool for reasoning.
Richard Feynman quotes: Physics is like sex: sure, it may give some practical results, but that's not why we do it. Physics is like sex: sure, it may give some practical results, but that's not why we do it.
Richard Feynman quotes: What I cannot create, I do not understand. What I cannot create, I do not understand.
Richard Feynman quotes: Conservation just means that it does not change. Conservation just means that it does not change.
Richard Feynman quotes: But there is nothing in biology yet found that indicates the inevitability of death. But there is nothing in biology yet found that indicates the inevitability of death.
Richard Feynman quotes: So the librarians at UCLA worked very hard to find another copy of Villacorta's rendition of the Dresden Codex, and lent it to me. So the librarians at UCLA worked very hard to find another copy of Villacorta's rendition of the Dresden Codex, and lent it to me.
Richard Feynman quotes: If u think u can u mayif u think u can't u r right If u think u can u may
if u think u can't u r right
Richard Feynman quotes: Keep an open mind - but not so open that your brain falls out. Keep an open mind - but not so open that your brain falls out.
Richard Feynman quotes: Innovation is a very difficult thing in the real world Innovation is a very difficult thing in the real world
Richard Feynman quotes: That's the trouble with not being in your own field: You don't take it seriously. That's the trouble with not being in your own field: You don't take it seriously.
Richard Feynman quotes: Words can be meaningless. If they are used in such a way that no sharp conclusions can be drawn. Words can be meaningless. If they are used in such a way that no sharp conclusions can be drawn.
Richard Feynman quotes: That was a very good way to get educated, working on the senior problems and learning how to pronounce things. That was a very good way to get educated, working on the senior problems and learning how to pronounce things.
Richard Feynman quotes: Adjustment of constants to make everything fit - that I couldn't be sure it was very useful. I wanted a rather deeper understanding Adjustment of constants to make everything fit - that I couldn't be sure it was very useful. I wanted a rather deeper understanding
Richard Feynman quotes: Thank you very Much, I enjoyed myself Thank you very Much, I enjoyed myself
Richard Feynman quotes: I would rather have questions that can't be answered than answers that can't be questioned. I would rather have questions that can't be answered than answers that can't be questioned.
Richard Feynman quotes: Philosophy of science is about as useful to scientists as ornithology is to birds. Philosophy of science is about as useful to scientists as ornithology is to birds.
Richard Feynman quotes: For a successful technology, reality must take precedence over public relations, for nature cannot be fooled. For a successful technology, reality must take precedence over public relations, for nature cannot be fooled.
Richard Feynman quotes: But if you believe in the truth of the healing, then you are responsible to investigate But if you believe in the truth of the healing, then you are responsible to investigate
Richard Feynman quotes: atoms in the air scatter light from the sun and make the sky blue atoms in the air scatter light from the sun and make the sky blue
Richard Feynman quotes: and dynamic dance. and dynamic dance.
Richard Feynman quotes: I believe that to solve any problem that has never been solved before, you have to leave the door to the unknown ajar. I believe that to solve any problem that has never been solved before, you have to leave the door to the unknown ajar.
Richard Feynman quotes: Learn what the rest of the world is like. The variety is worthwhile. Learn what the rest of the world is like. The variety is worthwhile.
Richard Feynman quotes: Science is the organized skepticism in the reliability of expert opinion. Science is the organized skepticism in the reliability of expert opinion.
Richard Feynman quotes: You can't say A is made of B or vice versa. All mass is interaction. You can't say A is made of B or vice versa. All mass is interaction.
Richard Feynman quotes: I wonder why. I wonder why.I wonder why I wonder.I wonder why I wonder whyI wonder why I wonder! I wonder why. I wonder why.
I wonder why I wonder.
I wonder why I wonder why
I wonder why I wonder!
Richard Feynman quotes: I've found out since that such people don't know what they're doing, and get insulted when you make some suggestion or criticism. I've found out since that such people don't know what they're doing, and get insulted when you make some suggestion or criticism.
Richard Feynman quotes: But if you've ever worked with computers, you understand the disease - the delight in being able to see how much you can do. But if you've ever worked with computers, you understand the disease - the delight in being able to see how much you can do.
Richard Feynman quotes: Psychoanalysis is not a science: it is at best a medical process, and perhaps even more like witch-doctoring. Psychoanalysis is not a science: it is at best a medical process, and perhaps even more like witch-doctoring.
Richard Feynman quotes: We are trying to prove ourselves wrong as quickly as possible, because only in that way can we find progress. We are trying to prove ourselves wrong as quickly as possible, because only in that way can we find progress.
Richard Feynman quotes: I have no responsibility to live up to what others expect of me. That's their mistake, not my failing. I have no responsibility to live up to what others expect of me. That's their mistake, not my failing.
Richard Feynman quotes: Of course, you only live one life, and you make all your mistakes, and learn what not to do, and that's the end of you. Of course, you only live one life, and you make all your mistakes, and learn what not to do, and that's the end of you.
Richard Feynman quotes: You see, I get so much fun out of thinking that I don't want to destroy this pleasant machine that makes life such a big kick. You see, I get so much fun out of thinking that I don't want to destroy this pleasant machine that makes life such a big kick.
Richard Feynman quotes: The only thing that can be predicted is the probability of different events. The only thing that can be predicted is the probability of different events.
Richard Feynman quotes: To every man is given the key to the gates of heaven. The same key opens the gates of hell. And so it is with science. To every man is given the key to the gates of heaven. The same key opens the gates of hell.
And so it is with science.
Richard Feynman quotes: Damn deez doilies! Damn deez doilies!
Richard Feynman quotes: Religion gives inspiration to act well. Not only that, it gives inspiration to the arts and to many other activities of human beings. Religion gives inspiration to act well. Not only that, it gives inspiration to the arts and to many other activities of human beings.
Richard Feynman quotes: The laws of physics could be like an onion, with new laws becoming operational as we probe new scales. We simply don't know! The laws of physics could be like an onion, with new laws becoming operational as we probe new scales. We simply don't know!
Richard Feynman quotes: I think nature's imagination Is so much greater than man's, she's never going to let us relax I think nature's imagination Is so much greater than man's, she's never going to let us relax
Richard Feynman quotes: Nobody understands the world they're in, but some people are better off at it than others. Nobody understands the world they're in, but some people are better off at it than others.
Richard Feynman quotes: Raios cubicos!" he says, with a vengeance. Cube roots! Raios cubicos!" he says, with a vengeance. Cube roots!
Richard Feynman quotes: Why nature is mathematical is, again, a mystery. Why nature is mathematical is, again, a mystery.
Richard Feynman quotes: A very great deal more truth can become known than can be proven. A very great deal more truth can become known than can be proven.
Richard Feynman quotes: The first principle is that you must not fool yourself and you are the easiest person to fool. The first principle is that you must not fool yourself and you are the easiest person to fool.
Richard Feynman quotes: frogs are made of the same 'goup' as rocks, only in different arrangements. So frogs are made of the same 'goup' as rocks, only in different arrangements. So
Richard Feynman quotes: Everything is made of atoms. Everything is made of atoms.
Richard Feynman quotes: Physics is to mathematics like sex is to masturbation. Physics is to mathematics like sex is to masturbation.
Richard Feynman quotes: I couldn't claim that I was smarter than sixty-five other guysbut the average of sixty-five other guys, certainly! I couldn't claim that I was smarter than sixty-five other guys
but the average of sixty-five other guys, certainly!
Richard Feynman quotes: We find that energy is conserved no matter how complex the process, even when we do not know the detailed laws. We find that energy is conserved no matter how complex the process, even when we do not know the detailed laws.
Richard Feynman quotes: Don't know what's the matter with people: they don't learn by understanding; they learn by some other way - by rote, Don't know what's the matter with people: they don't learn by understanding; they learn by some other way - by rote,
Richard Feynman quotes: If you try once or twice to communicate and get pushed back, pretty soon you decide, To hell with it. If you try once or twice to communicate and get pushed back, pretty soon you decide, To hell with it.
Richard Feynman quotes: I learned from my father to translate: everything I read I try to figure out what it really means, what it's really saying. I learned from my father to translate: everything I read I try to figure out what it really means, what it's really saying.
Richard Feynman quotes: So when you try to squeeze light too much to make sure it's going in only a straight line, it refuses to cooperate and begins to spread out. So when you try to squeeze light too much to make sure it's going in only a straight line, it refuses to cooperate and begins to spread out.
Richard Feynman quotes: I always do that, get into something and see how far I can go. I always do that, get into something and see how far I can go.
Richard Feynman quotes: Science is like sex: sometimes something useful comes out, but that is not the reason we are doing it. Science is like sex: sometimes something useful comes out, but that is not the reason we are doing it.
Richard Feynman quotes: If a law does not work even in one place where it ought to, it is just wrong. If a law does not work even in one place where it ought to, it is just wrong.
Richard Feynman quotes: You know, I couldn't do it. I couldn't reduce it to the freshman level. That means we really don't understand it. You know, I couldn't do it. I couldn't reduce it to the freshman level. That means we really don't understand it.
Richard Feynman quotes: All mass is interaction. All mass is interaction.
Richard Feynman quotes: The probability of an event is always represented by a single final arrow-no matter how many arrows were drawn, multiplied, and added to achieve it. The probability of an event is always represented by a single final arrow-no matter how many arrows were drawn, multiplied, and added to achieve it.
Richard Feynman quotes: If we were not able or did not desire to look in any new direction, if we did not have a doubt or recognize ignorance, we would not get any If we were not able or did not desire to look in any new direction, if we did not have a doubt or recognize ignorance, we would not get any new ideas.