Science and Religion
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Science without religion is lame, religion without science is blind.
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.
The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all true art and science.
Every sentence that I utter must be understood not as an affirmation, but as a question.
Every man is a divinity in disguise, a god playing the fool.
The most incomprehensible thing about the world is that it is comprehensible.
We should take care not to make the intellect our god; it has, of course, powerful muscles, but no personality.
For my part, the longer I live the less I feel the need of any sort of theological belief, and the more I am content to let unseen powers go on their way with me and mine without question or distrust.