"Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the former."
"No amount of experimentation can ever prove me right; a single experiment can prove me wrong."
"Reality is merely an illusion, albeit a very persistent one."
"If an elderly but distinguished scientist says that something is possible, he is almost certainly right; but if he says that it is impossible, he is very probably wrong."
"Give me a lever long enough and a fulcrum on which to place it, and I shall move the world."
"The process of scientific discovery is, in effect, a continual flight from wonder."
"The next major explosion is going to be when genetics and computers come together. I'm talking about an organic computer - about biological substances that can function like a semiconductor."
"All our science, measured against reality, is primitive and childlike-and yet it is the most precious thing we have."
"The fewer the facts, the stronger the opinion."
"Science and technology revolutionize our lives, but memory, tradition and myth frame our response."
"I assert that the cosmic religious experience is the strongest and the noblest driving force behind scientific research."
"The doctor has been taught to be interested not in health but in disease. What the public is taught is that health is the cure for disease."
"Science is the great antidote to the poison of enthusiasm and superstition."
"We seem to have a compulsion these days to bury time capsules in order to give those people living in the next century or so some idea of what we are like."
"A year spent in artificial intelligence is enough to make one believe in God."
"Evolutionary biology is now uttering and seeking those forces that link us with all those that have being."
"Adventure upon all the tickets in the lottery, and you lose for certain; and the greater the number of your tickets the nearer your approach to this certainty."
"Science without religion is lame, religion without science is blind."
"Anthropology is the most humanistic of the sciences and the most scientific of the humanities."
"The distance between insanity and genius is measured only by success."
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