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Citations

Great men

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Abbud Marun (1886 - 1962)

"Science, after all, is nothing other than experience. "

Aristotle (-384 -322 av JC)

"The beginning of all science, is the surprise of what things are what they are." "Science is to move from one to another surprise."
"It is the same difference between the learned and unlearned between the living and the dead."

Bachelard Gaston (1884 - 1962)

"The old ideas through the ages, they always come back in dreams more or less learned with their first load of naivety. ""In the union of thought and dreams, it's always the thought that is distorted and defeated."

Baruch Bernard (1870 - 1965)

"Millions of people saw an apple fall, Newton is the only one who asked why." "Everyone has the right to be wrong on principle, but nobody has the right to be wrong on the facts."

Cardinal Nicolas de Cuse (1401 - 1464)

"The Universe is a sphere whose center is everywhere and circumference nowhere."

Churchill Winston (1874 - 1965)

"I will not believe the statistics that when I have them myself falsified."

Douglas Adams (1952)

"There is a theory that if one day we discover what is the universe and why it is there, it will go immediately to be replaced by something even more bizarre and inexplicable. Another theory says that this has happened."

Einstein Albert  (1879-1955)

"I want to know how God created this world, I'm not interested in this or that phenomenon, the specter of a particular item I want to know his thoughts, the rest is detail."
"Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; regarding the universe, I did not acquire absolute certainty."
"So if all sides stretches a free unlimited space, so many germs multiplied endlessly flit in countless ways and from all eternity, is it possible to believe that our world and our skies have been created and that only beyond that there is idle for many atoms."
"Make things as simple as necessary, not simpler". "Madness is behaving the same way and expecting a different result."
"It is absolutely possible that beyond what our senses perceive, lurk unsuspected worlds."

Feynman Richard (1918 - 1988)

"The historical trend of the physical phenomena in the synthesis of more and more into a more and more restricted theories."

Fry Christopher (1907 - 2005)

"The moon is nothing but a turning point in the heavens aphrodisiac mandated by God to encourage men to have more children."

Galilée (1564 - 1642)

(The religious) "Stick to tell us how we're going to heaven, and let us take care to say how is the sky"

Héraclide d'Ephese (≈510 av JC - ≈ 450 av JC)

"Is the fire that created everything and everything in him is resolved."

Heisenberg Werner (1901 - 1976)

"We know that from what I have to call the future and what I just called past, place a finite time interval, whose duration depends on the spatial distance between the observer's event."

Hugo Victor (1802 - 1885)

"Unheard, it is inside of itself that we must look outside." "Far from expanding, while contracts in mind the vastness of exact science."

Jacob François (1920 - )

"Science is for me the most exciting of the revolt against the incoherence of the universe. The most powerful found by man to compete with God." "Our imagination unfolds before us the ever-renewed as possible." "Nothing causes as much destruction as an obsession considered absolute truth."

(de) Lamennais Felicite (1782 - 1854)

"Science only serves to give us an idea of the extent of our ignorance."

Laplace Pierre Simon (1749 - 1827)

"Astronomy, for the dignity of its purpose and perfection of his theories, is the most beautiful monument of the human mind, as the noblest of his intelligence."

Leibniz Gottfried Wilhelm von (1646 - 1716)

"Why is there something rather than nothing?"

Leclerc Georges Louis (1707 - 1788)

"The word of truth does not create a vague idea, it has never been precisely defined."
"The superfluous becomes over time something very necessary."
"Death is the last grade of life."

Lecomte du Noüy Pierre (1883 - 1947)

"The goal of science is to predict and not, as has often said, to understand."

Michaux Henri (1899 - 1984)

"All science creates new ignorance."
"The teaching of the spider is not to fly."

Monod Jacques (1910 - )

"The man is lost in the unfeeling immensity of the universe from which he emerged by chance."

Montesquieu (1654 - 1713)

"Today we have three different or contrary educations, those of our ancestors and those of our masters, one of the world. What we said in the last overthrows all the ideas of the first."

Nodier Charles (1780 - 1844)

"Science is to forget what we think we know, and the wisdom not to bother."

O'Neil Jean (1936)

"No thing is real in itself. It arises from the vicinity of others."

Newton (1643 - 1727)

"If I have seen so far, because I was standing on the shoulders of giants."

Pasteur Louis (1822 - 1895)

"Chance favors the prepared mind." A little science away from God, but it brings back a lot."

Platon (427 av JC  - 346 av JC)

"The strongest advantage of science, but an advantage that it is not easy to feel the price is that they purify and revive the body and soul as extinct blinded by other pursuits of life, body whose preservation is a thousand times more valuable than the body's eyes, since it is through Him alone we perceive truth."

Popper Karl (1902 - 1994)

"What can not be observed or refuted is the magic or mysticism, but not for the science."

Quoist Michel (1921 - 1997)

"Science may be able one day to explain the world, but it will not necessarily give it meaning."

Reeves Hubert (1932 - )

"The history of science is replete with instructive examples where passions have delayed the development of knowledge."
"As time unfolds cosmic gestation. Every second, the universe is up to something. He climbs the stairs slowly complexity."

Renan Ernest (1823 - 1892)

"Immortality is to work on a work forever."
"Human stupidity is the only thing that gives an idea of the infinite."

Shaw George Bernard (1856 - 1950)

"There are more than a millennium, Ptolemy established a world system that lasted until the seventeenth century, then overturned by the Newton, which lasted until there is little to be replaced by that of Mr. Einstein , here, I will not venture to try to predict what will last."

Spencer Hubert (1820 - 1903)

"That in our schools is almost entirely neglecting the most interest: the issue of life."

Trinh Xuan Thuan (1948 - )

"Our island this unfurl in every direction the waves of the past."

Tsiolkovsky Constantin Edouardovitch (1857 - 1935)

"The Earth is the cradle of humanity. But going on there his entire life in a crib?"

(de) Unamuno Miguel (1864 - 1936)

"Life is more pleasant and sweet and enchanting, more horrible is the idea of losing. And that is corrupt and cultures that come decadence."
"True science teaches, above all, to doubt and ignore."

Weinberg Steven (1933 - )

"The more we understand the universe the more it seems meaningless."

Wilde Oscar (1854 - 1900)

"Every era has always found a way to explain, failing to understand."

Zola Emile (1840 - 1902)

"The question is this: where does the man? Where is man? I solve triumphantly, saying the man comes and goes in the night."
"Each time that science advances by one step, it pushes a fool, not on purpose."
 

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