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Picture quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson about action

An ounce of action is worth a ton of theory. ⏤ Ralph Waldo Emerson


Picture quote by Steven Pinker about religion

The theory that religion is a force for peace, does not fits the facts of it's history. ⏤ Steven Pinker


Picture quote by Robert A. Heinlein about possibilities

Everything is theoretically impossible, until it is done. ⏤ Robert A. Heinlein


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Scientific theory is a contrived foothold in the chaos of living phenomena.

Wilhelm Reich, psychologist

I have a theory and I really believe it. I think your worst weakness can become your greatest single strength.

Barbara Corcoran, businesswoman

Your theory is crazy, but it's not crazy enough to be true.

Niels Bohr, physicist

He who loves practice without theory is like the sailor who boards ship without a rudder and compass and never knows where he may cast.

Leonardo da Vinci, artist

In theory there is no difference between theory and practice. In practice there is.

Yogi Berra, athlete

Morality is the theory that every human act must be either right or wrong, and that 99% of them are wrong.

H. L. Mencken, writer

In theory, I'd like to work in a group. But the group I'd like to work in, all the musicians in them are long since dead.

Robert Wyatt, musician

I have a tendency to often share the point of view of the conspiracy theory.

Marion Cotillard, actress

The theory of Communism may be summed up in one sentence: Abolish all private property.

Karl Marx, economist

You know, I'm not big on conspiracy theory. It does really kind of get my blood going when I find out there really are conspiracies that actually happened.

James Van Der Beek, actor

Freud was a hero. He descended to the Underworld and met there stark terrors. He carried with him his theory as a Medusa's head which turned these terrors to stone.

R. D. Laing, psychologist

The Freudian theory is one of the most important foundation stones for an edifice to be built by future generations, the dwelling of a freer and wiser humanity.

Thomas Mann, writer

The theory of evolution by cumulative natural selection is the only theory we know of that is in principle capable of explaining the existence of organized complexity.

Richard Dawkins, scientist

Essential to the theory of evolution is the premise that everything has come into being by itself.

Walter Lang, director

Nevertheless, the realization that breaking a pencil point would have far less disastrous consequences played little or no role, I believe, in this decision to explore theory!

Rudolph A. Marcus, scientist

I've got a theory that if you give 100% all of the time, somehow things will work out in the end.

Larry Bird, coach

My theory has always been, that if we are to dream, the flatteries of hope are as cheap, and pleasanter, than the gloom of despair.

Thomas Jefferson, president

All theory, dear friend, is gray, but the golden tree of life springs ever green.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, writer

When a torrent sweeps a man against a boulder, you must expect him to scream, and you need not be surprised if the scream is sometimes a theory.

Robert Louis Stevenson, writer

Every theory of love, from Plato down, teaches that each individual loves in the other sex what he lacks in himself.

G. Stanley Hall, psychologist

A theory has only the alternative of being right or wrong. A model has a third possibility: it may be right, but irrelevant.

Manfred Eigen, scientist

My theory is that if you look confident you can pull off anything - even if you have no clue what you're doing.

Jessica Alba, actress

My theory on housework is, if the item doesn't multiply, smell, catch on fire or block the refrigerator door, let it be. No one cares. Why should you?

Erma Bombeck, humorist

Although I know a lot of the previous shuttle flights, in theory, had their tasks laid out; but there were still some changes that came along for them.

Linda M. Godwin, astronaut

Einstein explained his theory to me every day, and on my arrival I was fully convinced that he understood it.

Chaim Weizmann, leader

Experience without theory is blind, but theory without experience is mere intellectual play.

Immanuel Kant, philosopher

To hate is to study, to study is to understand, to understand is to appreciate, to appreciate is to love. So maybe I'll end up loving your theory.

John Archibald Wheeler, physicist

I have never believed in the Wizard of Oz theory of consulting, that I am all-knowing and all-seeing, and that everyone around me is kind of a backbencher.

David Axelrod, public servant

My theory of evolution is that Darwin was adopted.

Steven Wright, comedian

As for everything else, so for a mathematical theory: beauty can be perceived but not explained.

Arthur Cayley, mathematician

What has any poet to trust more than the feel of the thing? Theory concerns him only until he picks up his pen, and it begins to concern him again as soon as he lays it down.

John Ciardi, dramatist

I have just got a new theory of eternity.

Albert Einstein, physicist

I think academics are infuriating. For every expert on Shakespeare there is another one to cancel his theory out. It drives you up the wall. I think the greatest form of finding out the truth is through fantasy.

Joseph Fiennes, actor

The greatest mathematicians, as Archimedes, Newton, and Gauss, always united theory and applications in equal measure.

Felix Klein, mathematician

There is a gulf between the high value Americans put on life in theory and its cheapness in practice.

Elizabeth Joan Smith, politician

Philosophy is not a theory but an activity.

Ludwig Wittgenstein, philosopher

They've discovered that, where all the other galaxies are moving in one direction, ours is going in another. Now, the Big Bang theory says that we're all moving outward.

Dwight Schultz, actor

Here is my theory on this one. If you write things down, if there is a mystery and you try and explain it, once you've written it down for permanent, in due time, it'll be proven stupid.

Joey Santiago, musician

If the theory turns out to be right, that will be tremendously thick and tasty icing on the cake.

Brian Greene, physicist

In theory, there is no difference between theory and practice. But, in practice, there is.

Manfred Eigen, scientist

A theory can be proved by experiment; but no path leads from experiment to the birth of a theory.

Manfred Eigen, scientist

It is certainly not the least charm of a theory that it is refutable; it is precisely thereby that it attracts the more subtle minds. It seems that the hundred-times-refuted theory of the free will owes its persistence to this charm alone; some one is always appearing who feels himself strong enough to refute it.

Friedrich Nietzsche, philosopher

Given the devaluation of literature and of the study of foreign languages per se in the United States, as well as the preponderance of theory over text in graduate literature studies, creative writing programs keep literature courses populated.

Marilyn Hacker, poet

Your candor is worth everything to your cause. It is refreshing to find a person with a new theory who frankly confesses that he finds difficulties, insurmountable, at least for the present.

Asa Gray, scientist

Why should we, however, in economics, have to plead ignorance of the sort of facts on which, in the case of a physical theory, a scientist would certainly be expected to give precise information?

Friedrich August von Hayek, economist

There is a theory which states that if ever anyone discovers exactly what the Universe is for and why it is here, it will instantly disappear and be replaced by something even more bizarre and inexplicable. There is another theory which states that this has already happened.

Douglas Adams, author

A unified theory would put us at the doorstep of a vast universe of things that we could finally explore with precision.

Brian Greene, physicist

I hesitate to predict whether this theory is true. But if the general opinion of Mankind is optimistic then we're in for a period of extreme popularity for science fiction.

David Eddings, author

My own theory is that we are in the middle of a dramatic and broad technological and economic shift in which software companies are poised to take over large swathes of the economy.

Marc Andreessen, businessman

Sense data are much more controversial than qualia, because they are associated with a controversial theory of perception - that one perceives the world by perceiving one's sense-data, or something like that.

David Chalmers, philosopher

I'm a games and theory kind of guy. I love puzzles, so it was fun dissecting Shakespeare's prose.

Neil Patrick Harris, actor

On the spiritual theory, man consists essentially of a spiritual nature or mind intimately associated with a spiritual body or soul, both of which are developed in and by means of a material organism.

Alfred Russel Wallace, scientist

Our concern, however, is with slavery as it is, and not with any theory of it.

Gerrit Smith, politician

The theory of undirected evolution is already dead, but the work of science continues.

Michael Behe, scientist

Statistics: the mathematical theory of ignorance.

Morris Kline, writer

My theory is that I decided to be a writer when I was about seven, but of course it is not as simple as that. Like most writers, I had to work at other things to earn a living and wrote mainly in the evenings, often very late at night, for many years.

Margaret Mahy, author

The principal axiom in their theory was: Everything can be proved, and everything can be disproved; and in the process, one must profit as much from the folly of others, and from his own superiority, as he can.

Moses Mendelssohn, philosopher

Songwriting is different from music, although I don't deny now that it would be nice to have a little more background in music theory.

Neil Diamond, musician

I really wish there was some big brother conspiracy theory. I just think it's the ignorance of trying to make a dollar. That's what the networks have done and will continue to do. If anyone doesn't think that this is about making money, then they're crazy.

Montel Williams, entertainer

To an intellectual who is adrift in politics, a theory is an aim; to a true politician his theory is a boundary.

Francis Parker Yockey, writer

A political theory seeks to find from history the limits of the politically possible.

Francis Parker Yockey, writer

It is on the acceptance or rejection of the theory of the Unity of all in Nature, in its ultimate Essence, that mainly rests the belief or unbelief in the existence around us of other conscious beings besides the Spirits of the Dead.

H. P. Blavatsky, philosopher

Radical constructivism, thus, is radical because it breaks with convention and develops a theory of knowledge in which knowledge does not reflect an 'objective' ontological reality.

Paul Watzlawick, psychologist

The whole action of the laws tended to increase the number of consumers of food and to diminish the number of producers, was due the invention of the Malthusian theory of population.

Henry Charles Carey, economist

Playing music is not really susceptible to theory much. Circumstances affect it so much.

Derek Bailey, musician

I can easily conceive, most Holy Father, that as soon as some people learn that in this book which I have written concerning the revolutions of the heavenly bodies, I ascribe certain motions to the Earth, they will cry out at once that I and my theory should be rejected.

Nicolaus Copernicus, scientist

The theory of cultural bias... is the idea that a culture is based on a particular form of organization. It can't be transplanted except to another variant of that organization.

Mary Douglas, scientist

Verbal and nonverbal activity is a unified whole, and theory and methodology should be organized or created to treat it as such.

Kenneth L. Pike, sociologist

In the absence of evidence, superstition. It's a Middle Ages thing. That's my theory anyway.

Tucker Carlson, journalist

My favorite laser disk ever was the laser disk for The Graduate, which had a commentary track that wasn't even the filmmakers, it was a professor, some film criticism guy who just happen to be this amazing commentator who went off into the whole theory of comedy.

Jay Roach, director

My theory is, if you can do comedy and you can be in a scene with someone like Brad Garrett and hold your own, you've really got a future in this business.

Faith Ford, actress

I wanted a theory that would allow one to live outside the office with the same philosophy one uses inside it.

Kenneth L. Pike, sociologist

Being exposed to theory, stimulated by a basic love of concepts and mathematics, was a marvelous experience.

Rudolph A. Marcus, scientist

According to the now almost universally accepted theory, all the races of mankind had a common origin.

Ellsworth Huntington, educator

Today's practicality is often no more than the accepted form of yesterday's theory.

Kenneth L. Pike, sociologist

Normal science does not aim at novelties of fact or theory and, when successful, finds none.

Thomas Kuhn, writer

Many, many, many small moves of many kinds can bring a way to manage change. The theory can come later.

Flora Lewis, journalist

The three parts of the theory are analytical ability, the ability to analyze things to judge, to criticize. Creative, the ability to create, to invent and discover and practical, the ability to apply and use what you know.

Robert Sternberg, educator

The fact - not theory - that evolution has occurred and the Darwinian theory as to how it occurred have become so confused in popular opinion that the distinction must be stressed.

George G. Simpson,

Architecture doesn't come from theory. You don't think your way through a building.

Arthur Erickson, architect

I know that a good many champions have entertained the thought that the more they discourage youngsters, the longer they would reign. However, this theory never impressed me, and I always made it a point to give youths the benefit of my experience in bicycle racing.

Major Taylor, athlete

I have a theory because I was being beaten up a lot by people outside of school, it was almost like if I could make myself sick enough they'd take sympathy on me.

Daniel Johns, musician

Whichever theory we adopt to give a rational explanation of human existence, that theory must take into account and explain the mental nature we see at work in all modern communities.

Arthur Keith, scientist

I chose to deal with the science of cryptography. Cryptography began in mathematics. Codes were developed, even from Caesar's time, based on number theory and mathematical principles. I decided to use those principles and designed a work that is encoded.

James Sanborn, sculptor

The oldest theory of contract is I think negative.

Frederick Pollock, judge

The scientists often have more unfettered imaginations than current philosophers do. Relativity theory came as a complete surprise to philosophers, and so did quantum mechanics, and so did other things.

Robert Nozick, philosopher

Postman is a media analyst and his theory is that television doesn't influence our culture, but that it is our culture and the presidency and anything that relies on television.

Val Kilmer, actor

From this bestial view that the human mind consists of only sense certainty, pleasure and pain, Locke developed an equally bestial theory of the nation. Man originally existed in a State of Nature of complete liberty.

Robert Trout, journalist

The theory of founder effects does not explain how novel features like plumage traits arise.

Peter R. Grant, scientist

First, Darwinian theory tells us how a certain amount of diversity in life forms can develop once we have various types of complex living organisms already in existence.

Phillip E. Johnson, educator

The monopoly of science in the realm of knowledge explains why evolutionary biologists do not find it meaningful to address the question whether the Darwinian theory is true.

Phillip E. Johnson, educator

And capital punishment, however ineffective it may be and through whatever ignorance it may be resorted to, is a strictly defensive act, - at least in theory.

Benjamin Tucker, activist

I would say that, intellectually, Catholicism had no more impact on me than did social theory.

Paul Farmer, educator

I am relying on the theory that playing golf is just like riding a bike and that I haven't forgotten how.

Jennifer Wyatt, athlete

Here is the real domino theory - gay man to gay man, bisexual man to straight woman, addict mother to newborn baby, they all fall down and someday it will come to you.

Anna Quindlen, journalist

Don't confuse hypothesis and theory. The former is a possible explanation; the latter, the correct one. The establishment of theory is the very purpose of science.

Martin H. Fischer,

The proposition that humans have mental characteristics wholly absent in non-humans is inconsistent with the theory of evolution.

Gary L. Francione, educator

What we should be teaching are the problems and holes and I think there are legitimate problems and holes in the theory of evolution. And what we need to do is to present those fairly from a scientific point of view. And we should lay out areas in which the evidence supports evolution and the areas in the evidence that does not.

Rick Santorum, politician

You know, some of the good part of blog theory was that blogs would be like diaries that the world could read. They would be spontaneous, whatever pops into your mind, as a diary would be.

Gregg Easterbrook, author

Men act like brutes in so far as the sequences of their perceptions arise through the principle of memory only, like those empirical physicians who have mere practice without theory.

Gottfried Leibniz, philosopher

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