Science and Religion
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Every sentence that I utter must be understood not as an affirmation, but as a question.
The opposite of a profound truth may well be another profound truth.
Knowledge and belief are two separate tracks that run parallel to each other and never meet, except in the child.
To use a method is to compare the realm of mind to a stool. The true thinker walks freely.
The most likely way for the world to be destroyed, most experts agree, is by accident. That's where we come in; we're computer professionals. We cause accidents.
The heresies we should fear are those which can be confused with orthodoxy.
Research is what I'm doing when I don't know what I'm doing.
According to the latest official figures, 43% of all statistics are totally worthless.
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.
Every man is a divinity in disguise, a god playing the fool.
Pray: To ask that the laws of the universe be nullified on behalf of a single petitioner, admittedly unworthy.
The voyage of discovery is not in seeking new landscapes but in having new eyes.