That is the essence of science: ask an impertinent question, and you are on the way to a pertinent answer.
Source: The Ascent of Man
Contributed by: ingebrita
Man masters nature not by force, but by understanding.
Contributed by: Jocelyn
All science is the search for unity in hidden likenesses.
Contributed by: betterthought
Einstein was a man who could ask immensely simple questions. And what his work showed was that when the answers are simple, too, then you can hear God thinking.
Contributed by: Zaady
The world is made of people who never quite get into the first team and who just miss the prizes at the flower show.
We have to understand the world can only be grasped by action, not by contemplation. The hand is more important than the eye...The hand is the cutting edge of the mind.
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