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Category: Science

English In Mathematics, you don't understand things - you just get used so them. John v. Neumann
English I love deadlines. I like the whooshing sound they make as they fly by. Douglas Adams
English Science is like sex: sometimes something useful comes out, but that's not the reason why we're doing it. Richard P. Feynman
English Nobody believes in simulations - except for the one that did them. Everybody believes in measurements - except for the one that did them.
English The reasonable man adapts to the world around him. The unreasonable man tries to change the world. Therefore, all progress is the result of unreasonable men. George Bernard Shaw
English If a man empties his purse into his head, no man can take it away from him, an investment in knowledge always pays the best interest. Benjamin Franklin
English There are 10^11 stars in the galaxy. That used to be a huge number. But it's only a hundred billion. It's less than the national deficit! We used to call them astronomical numbers. Now we should call them economical numbers. Richard Feynman
English You don't use science to show that you're right, you use science to become right. Randall Munroe (xkcd #701)
English 2 is not equal to 3 - not even for large values of 2. Grabel's law
English While all models are unrealistic, some of them are actually useful. George Box
English Teaching is the highest form of understanding. attributed to Aristotle

Category: Funny

English Never argue with an idiot. He'll drag you down to his level and then beat you with experience. Alan Zimmerman
English ... and pray that there's intelligent life somewhere out in space, 'cause there's bugger all down here on earth. Monty Python
English Bad people are punished by society's law. ... And good people are punished by Murphy's Law.
English Life is a sexually transmitted disease and the mortality rate is one hundred percent. Ronnie D. Laing

Category: Geek Stuff

English A trainstation is a station where the train stops - what the hell is a workstation?
English There's only 10 types of people - those that understand binary numbers and those that don't.

Category: Just beautiful

English The truth is you could slit my throat and with my one last gasping breath i'd apologize for bleeding on your shirt Taking Back Sunday: You are so last summer
English It is better to light a candle than to curse the dark. Konfuzius
English Feelings are much like waves, we can't stop them from coming but we can choose which one to surf. Jonatan Mårtensson

Category: Things to think about

English There is nothing more deceptive than an obvious fact. Sherlock Holmes by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
English You can fool all the people for some time, and you can fool some people for all the time. But you will never be able to fool all the people for all the time. Abraham Lincoln
English I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand. Lao Tse
English Just think of how stupid the average person is, and then realize half of them are even stupider! George Carlin
English There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow man. True nobility is being superior to your former self. Ernest Hemingway
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