|New things are not trusted unless proven by experience.
— Nicoli Machiavelli
|I don't think there is any other quality so essential to success of any kind as the quality of perseverance. It over comes everything, even nature. |
— John D. Rockefeller
|Major advances in science occur not because the proponents of the established views are forced by the weight of evidence to change their minds, but because they retire and eventually die.
— Planck’s Dictum
|The only person who makes no mistakes is the one who never does anything.
— Teddy Roosevelt
|An expert is a man who has made all the mistakes which can be made in a very narrow field|
— Neils Bohr
|The only thing that keeps us alive is our brilliance, the only thing that protects our brilliance is our patents.
— Edward Land
|Frango ut patefaciam
I break in order to reveal
— Motto Paleontological Society
|You can observe a lot while watching.|
— Yogi Berra
|I have found that all ugly things are made by those who strive to make something beautiful and that all beautiful things are made by those who strive to make something useful.|
— Oscar Widle
|Great creativity requires hard facts, wild imagination and non logical jumps forward that are then proved to be right by working backwards to known principles. Only the rebellious can do it.|
— Lorraine Daston
|Excuse me while I Boogaloo.|
— James Brown
|Forget past mistakes.
Forget everything except what you're going to do now and do it.
— William Durant, founder of General Motors
|It’s good to be open-minded, but if you're too open-minded, your brains fall out.|
— Old Yiddish saying
|Man climbs mountains because it is there.
Man invents something because it is not there.
— Brett Stern
|We live in an age when unnecessary things are our only necessities.
— Oscar Wilde
|New technologies tend to become less visible as they become more familiar.
— Marshall McLuhan
|The real idea of modern furnishings is economy and if you can substitute an old piece of junk and make it serve as well as something more costly, you win.|
— Alexander Calder
|The greatest difficulty in the world is not for people to accept new ideas, but to make them forget about old ideas|
— John Maynard Keynes
|Experience is not what happens to you.
Experience is what you do with what happens to you.
— Aldous Huxley
|Luck is the residue of design|
— Branch Ricky