A Quote by Alfred North Whitehead on circumstances, life, possibility, and purpose

Our minds are finite, and yet even in these circumstances of finitude we are surrounded by possibilities that are infinite, and the purpose of life is to grasp as much as we can out of that infinitude.

Alfred Whitehead (1861 - 1947)

Source: N. Rose Mathematical Maxims and Minims, Raleigh NC:Rome Press Inc., 1988.

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A Quote by Albert Einstein on creativity, imagination, possibility, problems, questions, science, skill, and solution

The mere formulation of a problem is far more essential than its solution, which may be merely a matter of mathematical or experimental skills. To raise new questions, new possibilities, to regard old problems from a new angle requires creative imagination and marks real advances in science.

Albert Einstein (1879 - 1955)

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A Quote by Albert Abraham Michelson on consequences, discovery, facts, laws, possibility, and science

(In 1903) The most important fundamental laws and facts of physical science have all been discovered, and these are now so firmly established that the possibility of their ever being supplemented in consequence of new discoveries is exceedingly remote.

A. A. Michelson (1852 - 1931)

Source: Quoted by Peter Coveney & Roger Highfield in The Arrow of Time, Flamingo, London 1991, p 67.

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