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Quote Left I think computer viruses should count as life. I think it says something about human nature that the only form of life we have created so far is purely destructive. We've created life in our own image. Quote Right
Quote Left This required abandoning the idea that there is a universal quantity called time that all clocks measure. Instead, everyone would have his own personal time. The clocks of two people would agree if they were at rest with respect to each other but not if they were moving. This has been confirmed by a number of experiments, including one in which an extremely accurate timepiece was flown around the world and then compared with one that had stayed in place. If you wanted to live longer, you could keep flying to the east so the speed of the plane added to the earth Quote Right
Quote Left The greatest enemy of knowledge is not ignorance, it is the illusion of knowledge. Quote Right
Quote Left We are just an advanced breed of monkeys on a minor planet of a very average star. But we can understand the Universe. That makes us something very special. Quote Right
Quote Left For millions of years, mankind lived just like the animals. Then something happened which unleashed the power of our imaginations, we learned to talk. Quote Right
Quote Left I have hardly ever known a mathematician who was able to reason Quote Right
Quote Left To confine our attention to terrestrial matters would be to limit the human spirit. Quote Right
Quote Left If human life were long enough to find the ultimate theory, everything would have been solved by previous generations. Nothing would be left to be discovered. Quote Right
Quote Left My goal is simple. It is a complete understanding of the universe, why it is as it is and why it exists at all. Quote Right
Quote Left For what we regard as reality is conditioned by the theory to which we subscribe Quote Right
Quote Left Equations are just the boring part of mathematics. I attempt to see things in terms of geometry. Quote Right
Quote Left One cannot really argue with a mathematical theorem. Quote Right