|It’s good to be open-minded, but if your too open-minded, your brains fall out.
— Old Yiddish saying
|Forget past mistakes.
Forget everything except what you're going to do now and do it.
— William Durant, founder of General Motors
|The only person who makes no mistakes is the one who never does anything.
— Teddy Roosevelt
|Luck is the residue of design|
— Branch Ricky
|Judge a man by his questions rather than his answers.
|I have found that all ugly things are made by those who strive to make something beautiful and that all beautiful things are made by those who strive to make something useful.|
— Oscar Widle
|Major advances in science occur not because the proponents of the established views are forced by the weight of evidence to change their minds, but because they retire and eventually die.
— Planck’s Dictum
|I don't think there is any other quality so essential to success of any kind as the quality of perseverance. It over comes everything, even nature. |
— John D. Rockefeller
|Excuse me while I Boogaloo.|
— James Brown
|We live in an age when unnecessary things are our only necessities.
— Oscar Wilde
|Great creativity requires hard facts, wild imagination and nonlogial jumps forward that are then proved to be right by working backwards to known principles. Only the rebellious can do it.|
— Lorraine Daston
|IMAGINATION IS MORE IMPORTANT THAN KNOWLEDGE|
— Big Al Einstein
|New technologies tend to become less visiable as they become more familiar.
— Marshall McLuhan
|The only thing that keeps us alive is our brilliance, the only thing that protects our brilliance is our patents.
— Edward Land
|The question is not what you look at, but what you see.
— Henry Thoreau
|New things are not trusted unless proven by experience.
— Nicoli Machiavelli
|You can observe a lot while watching.|
— Yogi Berra
|The real idea of modern furnishings is economy and if you can substitute an old piece of junk and make it serve as well as something more costly, you win.|
— Alexander Calder
|Frango ut patefaciam
I break in order to reveal
— Motto Paleontological Society
|An expert is a man who has made all the mistakes which can be made in a very narrow field|
— Neils Bohr