Science and Religion
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We should take care not to make the intellect our god; it has, of course, powerful muscles, but no personality.
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 beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all true art and science.
The most incomprehensible thing about the world is that it is comprehensible.
Every man is a divinity in disguise, a god playing the fool.
Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.
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.
The economy depends about as much on economists as the weather does on weather forecasters.
Reality is that which, when you stop believing in it, doesn't go away.
There are three kinds of lies: Lies, Damn Lies, and Statistics.
I predict that exact reproduction through cloning will not become popular. Too many people already find it difficult to live with themselves.