1. 10

    To have peace with this peculiar life; to accept what we do not understand; to wait calmly for what awaits us, you have to be wiser than I am.

    22
  2. 9

    Order is repetition of units. Chaos is multiplicity without rhythm.

    52
  3. 8

    Wonder is the salt of the earth.

    54
  4. 7

    So let us then try to climb the mountain, not by stepping on what is below us, but to pull us up at what is above us, for my part at the stars; amen.

    59
  5. 6

    I can't keep from fooling around with our irrefutable certainties. It is, for example, a pleasure knowingly to mix up two and three dimensionalities, flat and spatial, and to make fun of gravity.

    60
  6. 5

    My work is a game, a very serious game.

    68
  7. 4

    Science and art sometimes can touch one another, like two pieces of the jigsaw puzzle which is our human life, and that contact may be made across the boderline between the two respective domains.

    71
  8. 3

    We adore chaos because we love to produce order.

    84
  9. 2

    Are you really sure that a floor can't also be a ceiling?

    88
  10. 1

    Only those who attempt the absurd will achieve the impossible. I think it's in my basement... let me go upstairs and check.

    124
  11. Last Update: 29 November 2022

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