Quotes

To do this job, I have worked infinitely hard; whoever works just as hard would obtain the same result. - J. S. Bach

Science may set limits to knowledge, but should not set limits to imagination. - B. Russell

Technology, the skills of making and doing things of service to society, is older than science, the systematic study of the human environment. - R. A. Buchanan

Innovations are not often celebrated. - J. E. Hoover

The ship is safer at the shore, but it is not built for that purpose. - P. Coelho

I am an optimist about human capabilities, if not about human motives. - R. A. Buchanan

In theory, theory and practice are the same; in practice, they are not. - Anonymous

Stealing from one author is called plagiarism, but stealing from many authors is called research. - W. Mizner

Everything should be made as simple as possible, but not simpler. - A. Einstein

Today, there is nothing but this pen in my hand; it is yet to serve the mankind. - A. Beyhaqi

The house is a machine for living. - Le Corbusier

It is insanity to repeat the same experiment over and over, but to hope to obtain different results. - A. Einstein

There is no truth in science and engineering; there are only theories supported by evidence, until they are disproven by counter evidence. - A. A. Aliabadi

The palest ink is better than the strongest memory. - Anonymous

Don't be satisfied with stories, how things have gone with others. Unfold your own myth. - J. M. Rumi

Others have seen what is and asked why. I have seen what could be and asked why not. - P. Picasso

Think thousand times before making a decision, but after making a decision never turn back even if you get thousand difficulties. - A. Hitler

Success is the ability to move from one failure to another without loss of enthusiasm. - W. Churchill

If you are the smartest person in the room, then you are in the wrong room. - Anonymous

Life begins at the end of your comfort zone. - N. D. Walsch

We must measure, accurately, what is measurable, and make measurable what is not measurable. - M. Gharib

Engineering intuition is a powerful tool, but only to inspire further analysis, not to guide design. - A. A. Aliabadi

Real science can be hard, well, challenging to give it a positive spin, but like classical literature or playing the violin, worth the struggle. - R. Dawkins

It is true that scientists, more than, say lawyers, doctors or politicians, gain prestige among their peers by publicly admitting their mistakes. - R. Dawkins

... no testimony is sufficient to establish a miracle, unless the testimony be of such a kind, that its falsehood would be more miraculous than the fact which it endeavours to establish. - D. Hume

The first home is the stage. The second home is the studio. - K. Richards

Life is a funny thing. Nobody wants to get old, but you don't want to die young either. You just want to follow this thing down the path. - K. Richards

Of all phenomena the second most unpredictable is weather. The most unpredictable is human behaviour. - A. A. Aliabadi

The brain is a three pound mass you can hold in your hand that can conceive of a universe a hundred billion light-years across. - M. C. Diamond

A manager's dilemma: how can I have others deliver what I promise? - W. D. Lubitz

Man is after all a very finite being in his capacities and powers to do actual work; but when it comes to planning, one mind can in a few hours think out enough work to keep a thousand men employed for years. - W. Roebling

If one has a theory, one needs to be willing to try to prove it wrong as much as one tries to prove that it is right. - L. M. Krauss

I am not afraid of death because it is an experiment, by which I know the truth about afterlife, of course if there is any consiousness left when I arrive there. - A. A. Aliabadi

A chain is only as strong as its weakest link. - Anonymous

An experiment is a question which science poses to Nature, and a measurement is the recording of Nature's answer. - M. Planck

We have no right to assume that any physical laws exist, or if they have existed up until now, that they will continue to exist in a similar manner in the future. - M. Planck

The first principle is that you must not fool yourself and you are the easiest person to fool. - R. Feynman

It takes three generations to train a world class researcher. - A. A. Aliabadi

You can't manage what you can't measure. - A. A. Aliabadi

All the intellectual arguments that you can make will not communicate to deaf ears what the experience of music really is. - R. Feynman

One of the ways of stopping science would be only to do experiments in the region where you know the law. But experimenters search most diligently, and with the greatest effort, in exactly those places where it seems most likely that we can prove our theories wrong. In other words we are trying to prove ourselves wrong as quickly as possible, because only in that way can we find progress. - R. Feynman

... physics is like carpentry: using the right tool makes the job easier, not more difficult, and teaching quantum mechanics without the appropriate mathematical equipment is like asking the student to dig a foundation with a screw driver. - D. Griffiths