Jim's Favorite Famous Quote, Quip, Axiom, and Maxim Repository
Category: Science and Technology.

The repository contains 25 quotes in the category “Science and Technology.”
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Progress isn’t made by early risers. It’s made by lazy men trying to find easier ways to do something.

Robert Heinlein
1907 — 1988

In 1938 to State Department operative and former White Sox catcher Moe Berg, who offered to trade his knowledge of baseball for Einstein's knowledge of mathematics:

I think you would learn mathematics faster.

Albert Einstein
1879 — 1955

The telegraph is a kind of very long cat. You pull his tail in New York and he is mewing in Los Angeles. Radio operates in exactly the same way, except there is no cat.

Albert Einstein
1879 — 1955

The reasonable man adapts himself to the world: the unreasonable man persists in trying to adapt the world to himself. Therefore all progress depends on the unreasonable man.

George Bernard Shaw
1856 — 1950

One machine can do the work of fifty ordinary men. No machine can do the work of one extraordinary man.

Elbert Hubbard
1856 — 1915

Penetrating so many secrets, we cease to believe in the unknowable. But there it sits nonetheless, calmly licking its chops.

H. L. Mencken
1880 — 1956

Color television? Bah, I won’t believe it until I see it in black and white.

Samuel Goldwyn
1882 — 1974

Research is what I’m doing when I don’t know what I’m doing.

Wernher von Braun
1912 — 1977

If man evolved from monkeys and apes, why do we still have monkeys and apes?

Art Bell
1945 —     

What is now proved was once only imagined.

William Blake
1757 — 1827

All progress is based upon a universal innate desire of every organism to live beyond its means.

Samuel Butler
1835 — 1902

Any smoothly functioning technology will have the appearance of magic.

Sir Arthur C. Clarke
1917 — 2008

If you wish to make an apple pie truly from scratch, you must first invent the universe.

Carl Sagan
1934 — 1996

Extraordinary claims require extraordinary evidence.

Carl Sagan
1934 — 1996

Experience without theory is blind, but theory without experience is mere intellectual play.

Immanuel Kant
1724 — 1804

The church says the earth is flat, but I know that it is round, for I have seen the shadow on the moon, and I have more faith in a shadow than in the church.

Ferdinand Magellan
1480 — 1521

An expert is a man who has made all the mistakes which can be made in a very narrow field.

Niels Bohr
1885 — 1962

Space isn’t remote at all. It’s only an hour’s drive away if your car could go straight upwards.

Sir Fred Hoyle
1915 — 2001

Mathematics consists in proving the most obvious things in the least obvious way.

George Pólya
1887 — 1985

The Earth is the cradle of mankind, but a man cannot stay in the cradle forever.

Immanuel Velikovsky
1895 — 1979

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