Aphorisms Galore!

Science and Religion

156 aphorisms  ·  18 comments

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tiny.ag/kvmrkdxc  ·   Fair (212 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

The sum of the intelligence on the planet is a constant; the population is growing.

Unknown, in Science and Religion

tiny.ag/ejnzrzf3  ·   Fair (239 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

My mind is made up, don't confuse me with the facts!

Unknown, in Science and Religion

tiny.ag/hpw0adig  ·   Fair (240 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Modern man is the missing link between apes and human beings.

Unknown, in Science and Religion

tiny.ag/zvh1wgvj  ·   Fair (219 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

It has just been discovered that research causes cancer in rats.

Unknown, in Science and Religion

tiny.ag/2fem3dfi  ·   Fair (211 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Isn't it strange? The same people who laugh at gypsy fortune-tellers take economists seriously.

Unknown, in Science and Religion

tiny.ag/pjhoaeaj  ·   Fair (195 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Horngren's Observation: Among economists, the real world is often a special case.

Unknown, in Science and Religion

tiny.ag/icgo06ph  ·   Fair (202 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Harrisberger's Fourth Law of the Lab: Experience is directly proportional to the amount of equipment ruined.

Unknown, in Science and Religion

tiny.ag/qkyrww23  ·   Fair (198 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

First Rule of History: History doesn't repeat itself -- historians merely repeat each other.

Unknown, in Science and Religion

tiny.ag/n7uywfhs  ·   Fair (191 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

A student who changes the course of history is probably taking an exam.

Unknown, in Science and Religion

tiny.ag/lwrzvsfo  ·   Fair (216 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

A stitch in time would have confused Einstein.

Unknown, in Science and Religion

tiny.ag/4rgim10d  ·   Fair (154 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

A single fact can spoil a good argument.

Unknown, in Science and Religion and Wisdom and Ignorance

tiny.ag/e8syltpb  ·   Fair (147 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

A man with a watch knows what time it is. A man with two watches is never sure.

Unknown, in Science and Religion and Wisdom and Ignorance

tiny.ag/jsu6vp9n  ·   Fair (49 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Logic is a system whereby one may go wrong with confidence.

Charles F. Kettering, in Science and Religion

tiny.ag/bayzpj4i  ·   Fair (198 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Biology is the only science in which multiplication means the same thing as division.

Unknown, in Science and Religion

tiny.ag/oxnkf52j  ·   Fair (232 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

All probabilities are 50%. Either a thing will happen or it won't.

Unknown, in Science and Religion

tiny.ag/rdhwutp3  ·   Fair (194 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

An authority is a person who can tell you more about something than you really care to know.

Unknown, in Science and Religion

tiny.ag/nuplbfta  ·   Fair (279 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

The economy depends about as much on economists as the weather does on weather forecasters.

Jean-Paul Kauffmann, in Science and Religion and Wealth and Poverty

tiny.ag/qswhxoon  ·   Fair (169 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

The truth is more important than the facts.

Frank Lloyd Wright, in Science and Religion

tiny.ag/uy8bic2x  ·   Fair (485 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

I think that God in creating man somewhat overestimated his ability.

Oscar Wilde, in Science and Religion

tiny.ag/e7pa2qtv  ·   Fair (554 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Man is a rational animal who always loses his temper when he is called upon to act in accordance with the dictates of reason.

Oscar Wilde, in Science and Religion and Wisdom and Ignorance