Quotes you might like 🗞️

“Ultimately it doesn’t matter which telescope you look up, the most complex thing we’ve ever seen is looking up that telescope” -Exurb1a

"You can't trust code that you did not totally create yourself. (Especially code from companies that employ people like me.) No amount of source-level verification or scrutiny will protect you from using untrusted code." - Ken Thompson

"Succes isn't a result of spontaneous combustion.
You must set yourself on fire."
-Arnold H. Glasow

"The meek shall inherit the earth; the rest of us, the Universe."

"Isn't air travel wonderful? Breakfast in London, dinner in New York, luggage in Brazil."

"I’d far rather be happy than right any day.
Are you?
No that’s where it all falls down I’m afraid."

- Douglas Adams, The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy

‘Very strange people, physicists,’ he said as soon as they were outside again. ‘In my experience the ones who aren’t actually dead are in some way very ill.’

- Douglas Adams, The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy

"When someone gives you mixed signals, Fourier transform."

"No man has the right to be an amateur in the matter of physical training. It is a shame for a man to grow old without seeing the beauty and strength of which his body is capable."

- Socrates

educating the mind without educating the heart is no education at all

- Aristotle

Question: “Can you tell me who can help me do some elliptic integrals?” Answer: “We’ve tried to get rid of anyone like that.”
—Exchange between a physics graduate student and a professor of mathematics

-from (almost) impossible integrals, sums and series

"It couldn’t have been done without us, but it will be done without us" -Exurb1a

"Everything not forbidden in physics, happens"


"Two possibilities exist:

either we are alone in the Universe

or we are not.

Both are equally terrifying”

- Arthur C. Clarke

"There are no great men, only great challenges that ordinary men are forced by circumstances to meet."

-- Admiral William Halsey

Hofstadter's Law:
It always takes longer than you expect,
even when you take Hofstadter's Law into account.

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