Science and Religion
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Disorder increases with time because we measure time in the direction in which disorder increases.
The only thing we learn from history is that we learn nothing from history.
Prophecy is many times the principal cause of the events foretold.
Wonder, rather than doubt, is the root of knowledge.
Never worry about theory as long as the machinery does what it's supposed to do.
History has the relation to truth that theology has to religion -- i.e., none to speak of.
In prayer, it is better to have a heart without words than words without heart.
No idea is so antiquated that it was not once modern; no idea is so modern that it will not someday be antiquated.
Anyone who goes to a psychiatrist ought to have his head examined.
The danger today is not so much that machines will learn to think and feel but that men will cease to do so.
For a successful technology, reality must take precedence over public relations, for Nature cannot be fooled.
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.
The biggest difference between time and space is that you can't reuse time.
Every man is a divinity in disguise, a god playing the fool.
Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted.