Science and Religion
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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.
For a successful technology, reality must take precedence over public relations, for Nature cannot be fooled.
The danger today is not so much that machines will learn to think and feel but that men will cease to do so.
Every man is a divinity in disguise, a god playing the fool.
As far as the laws of mathematics refer to reality, they are not certain, and as far as they are certain, they do not refer to reality.
Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.
I want to know the thoughts of God. Everything else is just details.
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
It has become appallingly obvious that our technology has exceeded our humanity.
My religion consists of a humble admiration of the illimitable superior spirit who reveals himself in the slight details we are able to perceive with our frail and feeble mind.
Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted.
Put your hand on a hot stove for a minute, and it seems like an hour. Sit with a pretty girl for an hour, and it seems like a minute. That's relativity.
Science without religion is lame, religion without science is blind.
The most incomprehensible thing about the world is that it is comprehensible.
Math is like love -- a simple idea but it can get complicated.
In science as in love, too much concentration on technique can often lead to impotence.