Science adjusts its views based on what's observed Faith is the denial of observation so that belief can be preserved.— Tim Minchin
The most exciting Tim Minchin quotes that will inspire your inner self
Respect people with less power then you.
I don’t care if you’re the most powerful cat in the room, I will judge you on how you treat the least powerful. So there.
We have tendency to define ourselves in opposition to stuff.
But try to also express your passion for things you love. Be demonstrative and generous in your praise of those you admire. Send thank-you cards and give standing ovations. Be pro-stuff, not just anti-stuff.
It’s an incredibly exciting thing, this one, meaningless life of yours.
Isn’t this enough? Just this world? Just this beautiful, complex wonderfully unfathomable world? How does it so fail to hold our attention that we have to diminish it with the invention of cheap, man-made myths and monsters?
Love without evidence is stalking.
You know what they call alternative medicine that's been proved to work? - Medicine.
The day they discover yoga mats are carcinogenic will be the happiest day of my life.
It's the fine balance of caffeine and alcohol that bookends my days
Science is not a body of knowledge nor a system of belief;
it is just a term which describes humankind’s incremental acquisition of understanding through observation. Science is awesome.
Define yourself by what you love.
I spend so much time hating (my body) but it never says a bad word about me
A genius is a mentally ill person with an audience
Empathy is intuitive, but it is also something you can work on intellectually.
Only a ginger, can call another ginger Ginger.
If anyone can show me ... that there is any reason - other than fear - to believe in any version of an afterlife, I'll give you my piano, one of my legs, and my wife.
If I had a religion, its deity would be Audysseus, the sound God, and He would be a vengeful god, dishing out eternal damnation to people with cheap stage monitors.
If anyone can show me one example in the history of the world of a single spiritual person who has been able to show either empirically or logically the existence of a higher power with any consciousness or interest in the human race or ability to punish or reward humans for their moral choices or that there is any reason other than fear to believe in any version of an afterlife, I will give you my piano, one of my legs and my wife.
Throughout history, every mystery ever solved has turned out to be NOT magic.
Who's the world going to revolve around now?
There are children in Africa, starving to death, and you don't hear them whinging.
To dream of the person you would like to be is to waste the person you are.
Once you reject evidence as a source of knowledge, you don't gotta believe nothin' you don't like.