My Favourite Quotes of Scientists
The wisdom of our ancestors
I love to read about famous and great personalities of our past, and especially I love to watch the life stories of scientists. They always have something to say, something that can actually move our own life in some direction. So there are my five most favorite quotations of scientists, especially the last one I like really much.
Research is what I'm doing when I don't know what I'm doing.
~Wernher Von Braun
Science is a wonderful thing if one does not have to earn one's living at it.
What is is what must be.
~Gottfried Wilhelm von Leibnitz
I have deep faith that the principle of the universe will be beautiful and simple.
A scientific truth does not triumph by convincing its opponents and making them see the light, but rather because its opponents eventually die and a new generation grows up that is familiar with it.