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Richard Phillips Feynman

Quote of Richard Phillips Feynman - Science is a way of trying...

Biography - Richard Phillips Feynman:

American theoretical physicist.
Born: 1918 - Died: 1988
20th century
Place of birth: United States
United States

Science is a way of trying not to fool yourself. The first principle is that you must not fool yourself, and you are the easiest person to fool.

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Being entirely honest with oneself is a good exercise.

Quotes for: science


Quotes about science:

Science without conscience is only ruin of the soul.

The saddest aspect of life right now is that science gathers knowledge faster than society gathers wisdom.

Poetry is related to philosophy as experience is related to empirical science.

Every other knowledge is harmful to him who does not have knowledge of goodness.

Science is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.

Science means simply the aggregate of all the recipes that are always successful. All the rest is literature.


Richard Phillips Feynman also said...

The highest forms of understanding we can achieve are laughter and human compassion.

The 'paradox' is only a conflict between reality and your feeling of what reality 'ought to be.'

Nature has a great simplicity and, therefore, a great beauty.

I wanted very much to learn to draw, for a reason that I kept to myself: I wanted to convey an emotion I have about the beauty of the world.

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