Science and Religion
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The church saves sinners, but science seeks to stop their manufacture.
Strong words are required for weak principles.
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.
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.
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.
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.
For a successful technology, reality must take precedence over public relations, for Nature cannot be fooled.