Science and Religion
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Strong words are required for weak principles.
Reality is that which, when you stop believing in it, doesn't go away.
There are three kinds of lies: Lies, Damn Lies, and Statistics.
Math is like love -- a simple idea but it can get complicated.
I predict that exact reproduction through cloning will not become popular. Too many people already find it difficult to live with themselves.
Prophecy is many times the principal cause of the events foretold.
Never worry about theory as long as the machinery does what it's supposed to do.
Wonder, rather than doubt, is the root of knowledge.
History has the relation to truth that theology has to religion -- i.e., none to speak of.
The only thing we learn from history is that we learn nothing from history.
Disorder increases with time because we measure time in the direction in which disorder increases.
Anyone who goes to a psychiatrist ought to have his head examined.
The biggest difference between time and space is that you can't reuse time.
No idea is so antiquated that it was not once modern; no idea is so modern that it will not someday be antiquated.
In prayer, it is better to have a heart without words than words without heart.