With entropy not what it used to be, I thought I’d try bring some order to the world with a short collection of quotes from scientists that make you stop and think for a few minutes.
I guess in some cases there’s no guarantee these thoughtful words were actually spoken by those they’re attributed to, but they’re certainly deep in the the message they convey and the wonder they express. Click on any of the images below to make them larger.
- Ponder for a moment the unknown with this quote from Einstein:
The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all true art and science. Albert Einstein
- Ask questions, always…
Skeptical scrutiny is the means, in both science and religion, by which deep insights can be winnowed from deep nonsense. Carl Sagan
- Think outside the box you’re in…
Astronomy compels the soul to look upwards and leads us from this world to another. Plato
- Test the waters, reflect, compare and do it all again, and again, and again!
In rivers, the water that you touch is the last of what has passed and the first of that which comes; so with present time. Leonardo da Vinci
- Never stop exploring and learning
An investment in knowledge pays the best interest. Benjamin Franklin
What are your favourite quotes from scientists? Share them below.