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Comment#  ·   Fair (238 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Give me a lever long enough, and a prop strong enough, and I can singlehandedly move the world.

Archimedes, in Science and Religion

Comment#  ·   Fair (414 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

It is the mark of an educated mind to rest satisfied with the degree of precision which the nature of the subject admits and not to seek exactness where only an approximation is possible.

Aristotle, in Science and Religion

Comment#  ·   Fair (440 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

I do not fear computers. I fear the lack of them.

Isaac Asimov, in Science and Religion

Comment#  ·   Fair (49 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Logic is a system whereby one may go wrong with confidence.

Charles F. Kettering, in Science and Religion

Comment#  ·   Fair (212 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

The sum of the intelligence on the planet is a constant; the population is growing.

Unknown, in Science and Religion

Comment#  ·   Fair (369 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Theft from a single author is plagiarism. Theft from two is comparative study. Theft from three or more is research.

Unknown, in Science and Religion and Work and Recreation

Comment#  ·   Fair (224 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

There are no errors in this book, except this one.

Unknown, in Science and Religion

Comment#  ·   Fair (227 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

There are two types of people: those who divide people into two types, and those who don't.

Unknown, in Science and Religion

Comment#  ·   Fair (216 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Time is God's way of keeping everything from happening at once.

Unknown, in Science and Religion

Comment#  ·   Fair (261 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Under the most rigorously controlled conditions of pressure, temperature, volume, humidity, and other variables, the organism will do as it damn well pleases.

Unknown, in Science and Religion

Comment#  ·   Fair (250 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

When they broke open molecules, they found they were filled with atoms. But when they broke open atoms, they found they were filled with explosions.

Unknown, in Science and Religion

Comment#  ·   Fair (924 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

The hands that help are better far than the lips that pray.

Robert G. Ingersoll, in Science and Religion

Comment#  ·   Fair (279 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

The economy depends about as much on economists as the weather does on weather forecasters.

Jean-Paul Kauffmann, in Science and Religion and Wealth and Poverty

Comment#  ·   Fair (240 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Modern man is the missing link between apes and human beings.

Unknown, in Science and Religion

Comment#  ·   Fair (239 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

My mind is made up, don't confuse me with the facts!

Unknown, in Science and Religion

Comment#  ·   Fair (928 ratings)  ·  submitted 1999 by Guillermo Ramhorst

The truth is out there.

Chris Carter, The X Files, in Science and Religion

Comment#  ·   Fair (114 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

The only thing that stops God from sending another flood is that the first one was useless.

Chamfort, in Science and Religion

Comment#  ·   Fair (323 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Christianity has not been tried and found wanting; it has been found difficult and not tried.

Gilbert K. Chesterton, in Science and Religion

Comment#  ·   Fair (263 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Man will occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of the time he will pick himself up and continue on.

Winston Churchill, in Science and Religion and Wisdom and Ignorance

Comment#  ·   Fair (110 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.

Arthur C. Clarke, in Science and Religion

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