Collection of Quotes


This page will hold quotes that speak to me, and others that I find interesting. If you have one you think would be a good addition feel free to reach out to me.


“One cannot invent the structure of an object. The most we can do is to patiently bring it to the light of day, with humilty.” Alexander Grothendieck - wikpedia

“The most exciting phrase to hear in science, the one that heralds new discoveries, is not ‘Eureka!’ but ‘That’s funny…” Isaac Asimov


Anybody who wants to make a revolution shouldn’t grab a gun, just go and start working like we do to change the world by using science and technologyStanford R. Ovshinsky


“A subtle thought that is in error may yet give rise to fruitful inquiry that can establish truths of great value.” Isaac Asimov

“I believe economic growth should translate into the happiness and progress of all. Along with it, there should be development of art and culture, literature and education, science and technology. We have to see how to harness the many resources of India for achieving common good and for inclusive growth.” Pratibha Patil

“With the observable fact that scientific knowledge makes our lives better when applied with concern for human welfare and environmental protection, there is no question that science and technology can produce abundance so that no one has to go without.” Jacque Fresco

“We can lick gravity, but sometimes the paperwork is overwhelming.” and ““Research is what I’m doing when I don’t know what I’m doing.” Wernher von Braun

“Science fiction gives us the language so that we can have a conversation about the future”. Brian David Johnson

“Either one does not dream, or one does so interestingly. One should learn to spend one’s waking life in the same way: not at all, or interestingly.” F. Nietzche

“You’re under no obligation to be the same person you were five minutes ago.” Alan Watts