One thing

There is one thing one has to have: either a soul that is cheerful by nature, or a soul made cheerful by work, love, art, and knowledge.

Το είπε...: Friedrich Nietzsche

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The relativity of wrong

The young specialist in English Lit, ...lectured me severely on the fact that in every century people have thought they understood the Universe at last, and in every century they were proved to be wrong. It follows that the one thing we can say about our modern "knowledge" is that it is wrong.

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Το είπε...: Isaac Asimov

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You can know the name of a bird in all the languages of the world, but when you're finished, you'll know absolutely nothing whatever about the bird... So let's look at the bird and see what it's doing -- that's what counts. I learned very early the difference between knowing the name of something and knowing something.

Το είπε...: Richard Feynman

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the point of doing stuff

If you know exactly what you are going to do, what's the point of doing it?

Το είπε...: Pablo Picasso

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The power of economists

Ask five economists and you'll get five different explanations (six if one went to Harvard).

Το είπε...: Edgar R. Fiedler

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