To steal ideas from one person is plagiarism; to steal from many is research.— Steven Wright
Craziest Funny Science quotations
To thrive in life you need three bones. A wishbone. A backbone. And a funny bone.
In God we trust; all others bring data.
It seems that for success in science or art, a dash of autism is essential.
Isn't it funny how day by day nothing changes, but when you look back everything is different.
Moore's Law of Mad Science: Every eighteen months, the minimum IQ necessary to destroy the world drops by one point.
If A is a success in life, then A equals x plus y plus z.
Work is x; y is play; and z is keeping your mouth shut
Most of the good programmers do programming not because they expect to get paid or get adulation by the public, but because it is fun to program.
I tried to be normal once. Worst to minutes of my life.
You're basically killing each other to see who's got the better imaginary friend.
C makes it easy to shoot yourself in the foot;
C++ makes it harder, but when you do it blows your whole leg off.
The most exciting phrase to hear in science, the one that heralds new discoveries, is not 'Eureka!' but 'That's funny...'
I think people who vibrate at the same frequency, vibrate toward each other. They call it, in science, sympathetic vibrations.
It's hardware that makes a machine fast. It's software that makes a fast machine slow.
Debugging is twice as hard as writing the code in the first place.
Therefore, if you write the code as cleverly as possible, you are, by definition, not smart enough to debug it.
The question of whether computers can think is like the question of whether submarines can swim.
Never miss a good chance to shut up.
I'm sure the universe is full of intelligent life. It's just been too intelligent to come here.
The first law of intelligent tinkering is to save all the parts
Molecular biology is essentially the practice of biochemistry without a license.
I never forget a face, but in your case I'll be glad to make an exception.
If you think research is expensive, try disease!
The man ignorant of mathematics will be increasingly limited in his grasp of the main forces of civilization.
C is quirky, flawed, and an enormous success.
Trust me, You can dance.
The farther the experiment is from theory, the closer it is to the Nobel Prize.
If Java had true garbage collection, most programs would delete themselves upon execution.
To assert that the earth revolves around the sun is as erroneous to claim that Jesus was not born of a virgin".
Everything is funny as long as it is happening to somebody else.
Obvious is the most dangerous word in mathematics.
The difference between screwing around and science is writing it down.
Lottery: A tax on people who are bad at math.
From there to here, and here to there, funny things are everywhere.
There are three kinds of people: those who can count, and those who cannot.
Controlling complexity is the essence of computer programming.
I guess I'm just an old mad scientist at bottom.
Give me an underground laboratory, half a dozen atom-smashers, and a beautiful girl in a diaphanous veil waiting to be turned into a chimpanzee, and I care not who writes the nation's laws.
What is now proved was once only imagined.
I'm lazy. But it's the lazy people who invented the wheel and the bicycle because they didn't like walking or carrying things.
Crash programs fail because they are based on theory that, with nine women pregnant, you can get a baby in a month.
Know what you're talking about.
Quantum physics tells us that nothing that is observed is unaffected by the observer. That statement, from science, holds an enormous and powerful insight. It means that everyone sees a different truth, because everyone is creating what they see.
In physics, you don't have to go around making trouble for yourself - nature does it for you.
Now is the accepted time to make your regular annual good resolutions.
Next week you can begin paving hell with them as usual.
Nothing travels faster than the speed of light, with the possible exception of bad news, which obeys its own special laws.
Science is like sex: sometimes something useful comes out, but that is not the reason we are doing it
No human investigation can be called real science if it cannot be demonstrated mathematically.