Early 20th century British astrophysicist Arthur Eddington on the nature of God and the cosmos: “Something unknown is doing we don’t know what.”
“When the fight begins within himself, a man’s worth something.”
“Laughter is the language of angels.” – Dante
“It has often and confidently been asserted, that man’s origin can never be known: but ignorance more frequently begets confidence than does knowledge: it is those who know little, and not those who know much, who so positively assert that this or that problem will never be solved by science.” –Charles Darwin, The Descent of Man (1871)
See also The Dunning–Kruger Effect.
“Blasphemy is the undermining of a spiritual belief system.
Heresy is the undermining of the bureaucracy that has grown around a spiritual belief system.”
“In anything at all, perfection is finally attained not when there is no longer anything to add, but when there is no longer anything to take away.”
“Everything should be made as simple as possible, but not simpler.”
“Do one thing everyday that scares you.”