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"There is something fascinating about science. One gets such wholesale returns of conjecture out of such a trifling investment of fact".  

                       by Mark Twain in Life on the Missipi
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"I have also a paper afloat, with an electromagnetic theory of light, which, till I am convinced to the contrary, I hold to be great guns".   
by James Clark Maxwell,in a letter to his friend  C. H. Cay, 1865
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"Equations are more important to me, because politics is for the present, but an equation is something for eternity".  
by Albert Einstein
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"One who had never done a mistake in his life means he had never tried anything new in his life".   
by Albert Einstein
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"The secret of creativity is knowing how to hide your sources".  
by Albert Einstein
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"I don't know with what weapons world war III will be fought, but world war IV will be fought with sticks and stones".  
by Albert Einstein
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"Imagination is more important than knowledge".   
by Albert Einstein
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"You do not really understand something unless you can explain it to your grand mother".  
by Albert Einstein
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'The most precious things in life are not those one gets for money.'

by Albert Einstein

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" I am one of those scientists who feels  that it is no longer enough just to get on and do science. We have to devote a significant proportion of our time and resources to defending it from deliberate attack from organised ignorance"  

                      by Richard Dawkins



" All science is either physics or stamp collecting."

                     by Ernest Rutherford






'I believe there is no philosophical high-road in science, with epistemological signposts. No, we are in a jungle and find our way by trial and error, building our road behind us as we proceed.

                         by Max Born (1880-1970)

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'Restlessness and discontent are the first necessities of progress.'

                        by Thomas Alva Edison
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"Imagination disposes of everything; it creates beauty, justice, and happiness, which is everything in this world."  

                       by Blaise Pascal
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"'Natural science does not simply describe and explain nature, it is part of the interplay between nature and ourselves."  

                       by Werner Heisenberg
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