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Science and Religion

156 aphorisms  ·  18 comments

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tiny.ag/kbrvjlvy  ·   Fair (70 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

For a successful technology, reality must take precedence over public relations, for Nature cannot be fooled.

Richard P. Feynman, in Science and Religion

tiny.ag/h2gnzjuo  ·   Fair (56 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Beware of the man who won't be bothered with details.

William Feather, Sr., in Science and Religion

tiny.ag/hrewibls  ·   Fair (29 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

A myth is a religion in which no one any longer believes.

James Feibleman, in Science and Religion

tiny.ag/kvgolwyi  ·   Fair (278 ratings)  ·  submitted 1998

The danger today is not so much that machines will learn to think and feel but that men will cease to do so.

Ferry, in Altruism and Cynicism and Science and Religion

tiny.ag/cxkiivxs  ·   Fair (399 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

The test of a first-rate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposed ideas in the mind at the same time, and still retain the ability to function.

F. Scott Fitzgerald, in Science and Religion and Wisdom and Ignorance

tiny.ag/t9fdfjzr  ·   Fair (234 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Every man is a divinity in disguise, a god playing the fool.

Ralph Waldo Emerson, in Science and Religion

tiny.ag/5pe8gunh  ·   Fair (114 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

The only thing that stops God from sending another flood is that the first one was useless.

Chamfort, in Science and Religion

tiny.ag/f7dpm5bc  ·   Fair (391 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

The most incomprehensible thing about the world is that it is comprehensible.

Albert Einstein, in Science and Religion

tiny.ag/itemrhi6  ·   Fair (204 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all true art and science.

Albert Einstein, in Science and Religion

tiny.ag/ocxoq7dr  ·   Fair (516 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

We should take care not to make the intellect our god; it has, of course, powerful muscles, but no personality.

Albert Einstein, in Science and Religion

tiny.ag/1xhfeiwu  ·   Fair (323 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Christianity has not been tried and found wanting; it has been found difficult and not tried.

Gilbert K. Chesterton, in Science and Religion

tiny.ag/li6watos  ·   Fair (263 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Man will occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of the time he will pick himself up and continue on.

Winston Churchill, in Science and Religion and Wisdom and Ignorance

tiny.ag/lwrzvsfo  ·   Fair (216 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

A stitch in time would have confused Einstein.

Unknown, in Science and Religion

tiny.ag/n7uywfhs  ·   Fair (191 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

A student who changes the course of history is probably taking an exam.

Unknown, in Science and Religion

tiny.ag/pbfz1bc0  ·   Fair (798 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

The Dancing Wu Li Masters (paperback)

Acceptance without proof is the fundamental characteristic of Western religion; rejection without proof is the fundamental characteristic of Western science.

Gary Zukav, The Dancing Wu Li Masters, in Science and Religion

tiny.ag/qswhxoon  ·   Fair (169 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

The truth is more important than the facts.

Frank Lloyd Wright, in Science and Religion

tiny.ag/4rgim10d  ·   Fair (154 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

A single fact can spoil a good argument.

Unknown, in Science and Religion and Wisdom and Ignorance

tiny.ag/e8syltpb  ·   Fair (147 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

A man with a watch knows what time it is. A man with two watches is never sure.

Unknown, in Science and Religion and Wisdom and Ignorance

tiny.ag/jd4gcyqf  ·   Fair (171 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Duct tape is like the force. It has a light side, and a dark side, and it holds the universe together.

Carl Zwanzig, in Science and Religion

tiny.ag/qrtof0ik  ·   Fair (169 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

A Christian is a man who feels repentance on Sunday for what he did on Saturday and is going to do on Monday.

Thomas Ybarra, in Science and Religion