Natural science does not simply describe and explain nature: it is part of the interplay between us and nature.
I mean, you could claim that anything’s real if the only basis for believing in it is that nobody’s proved it doesn’t exist!
Worse than any severe mental illness, is the illness of bigotry.
A concept is a brick. It can be used to build a courthouse of reason. Or it can be thrown through the window.
You cannot conquer a free man. The most you can do is kill him.
It is no small art to sleep: for that purpose you must keep awake all day.
Anything that gives us new knowledge gives us an opportunity to be more rational.
The intuitive mind is a sacred gift And the rational mind is a faithful servant.
It is the mark of an educated mind, to entertain a thought without accepting it.
I think it is a mistake to judge science by Nobel Prizes.