# Do it for the sake of Science

Hi there, I've always been interested in the world of Quotations, Quotations by the intellectual minds out there. So I'm going to start a new thread here. Here's how you can contribute in the thread:

Post your most beloved quote. The quote can be of your own or any other person but it should belong to scientific disciplines ranging from mathematics to neuroscience. Mention the name of the author below it to further romanticise it. A particular member should submit only a single quote. Mine is:

"In the future, as in the past, the great ideas must be simplifying ideas."

– André Weil, French mathematician.

Note by Sanjeet Raria
6 years, 1 month ago

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- 6 years, 1 month ago

Motivating.

- 6 years, 1 month ago

See another-

- 6 years, 1 month ago

I'm lovin it !!

- 6 years, 1 month ago

$\color{#20A900}{\text{I will always choose a lazy person for a difficult job. Because, he will find an easy way to do it.}}\\-\color{#D61F06}{\text{Bill Gates}}$

Being Lazy!!

- 6 years, 1 month ago

Always get associated with the people of high moral values. Those people will never make you down, in spite they will put their every effort to lift you up, even without giving you a sense of that.

-Sandeep Bhardwaj, Indian mathematician :P

- 6 years, 1 month ago

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- 6 years, 1 month ago

Sorry to be a party pooper, but your sentence's grammar is flawed. Please correct it!

- 6 years, 1 month ago

@Krishna Ar Can you tell me what is the error in his statement?

- 6 years, 1 month ago

Errors, and not error. The first one being :"make you down". The second:- in spite. The third :- put their every effort. (this is meaningless).

- 6 years, 1 month ago

There is no scope of logic in English. As the very famous English teacher Norman Lewis says, "English is an illogical language."

- 6 years, 1 month ago

Logic?What is the relation of logic in this? These are grammatical errors.

- 6 years, 1 month ago

Haha! That was in reply to Krishna's "this eez meanin'less...". No need fer anythin' in Eenglish ter be meanin'ful... :-P

- 6 years, 1 month ago

:P

- 6 years, 1 month ago

I beg to differ. Every language undeniably has an inherent beauty which is far more complex than even the math on this site. (maybe :P). Norman Lewis was no English teacher. He was just a travel writer whose rose to fame due to the grammar books he wrote (perhaps).

- 6 years, 1 month ago

I sue to jar with. The undeniable ingrained beauty, intrinsic to every language, is indeed quite complex, but it ain't imperative for anything complex, to be governed by, if not associated with, logic.

- 6 years, 1 month ago

Oh really? From this I can clearly understand that according to you the beauty in languages is only and only their jargon. Wake my my de'r, else it'll be too late for an English (Jargon) buff like you to appreciate the truth.

- 6 years, 1 month ago

Not at all. I fully appreciate the ingenious fact that English is beautiful. My point is that English is, more or less, not driven by logic. The natural exceptions which arise due to the imperfection of the English language, in my opinion, make it beautiful. Jargon is the body of English, and there is indeed, mathematics without numbers.

- 6 years, 1 month ago

I got it, he should use 'instead' in place of 'in spite'. Am I correct?

- 6 years, 1 month ago

Says the Grammar nerd... @Krishna Ar :-P

- 6 years, 1 month ago

Grammar Nazi or Grammar Geek would have sounded better.

- 6 years, 1 month ago

Says the Grammar Calvin... :-P

- 6 years, 1 month ago

The one that will always stay close to my heart :

# Dream is not that which you see while sleeping it is something that does not let you sleep

( by Sir APJ Abdul Kalam   11 th  President of India and my favourite scientist . )

- 6 years, 1 month ago

wow you really have a good bases of everything, i think you can still improve more and you will be a better mathematician

- 6 years, 1 month ago

Mine too favourite

- 6 years, 1 month ago

Mathematics magnifies macrocosms marvelously. Moreover, Math masks mere mortals, metamorphosing manikins...

- 6 years, 1 month ago

Loved the sibilance and assonance.

- 6 years, 1 month ago

- 6 years, 1 month ago

“If people do not believe that mathematics is simple, it is only because they do not realize how complicated life is.”

― John von Neumann

- 6 years, 1 month ago

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- 6 years, 1 month ago

Albert Einstein, Physicist.

Pure mathematics is, in its way, the poetry of logical ideas.

- 6 years, 1 month ago

TO GET WHAT FEW HAVE ,DO WHAT FEW DO

- 6 years, 1 month ago

"Death Rather than Sin" by St. Dominic Savio so let us not be slave in the world but we must slave the world in order to die without sin but in peaceful way

- 6 years, 1 month ago

"Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid." -Albert Einstein

- 6 years, 1 month ago

Nice one

- 6 years, 1 month ago

“All that was great in the past was ridiculed, condemned, combated, suppressed — only to emerge all the more powerfully, all the more triumphantly from the struggle.” ― Nikola Tesla

- 6 years, 1 month ago

Everything does not count or is counted , neither everything that was counted , counts , nor everything that counts is counted.

• Albert Einstein.

- 6 years, 1 month ago

The WORLD is to small for the WORD. -Raven Herd I would explain that as follows, The 'word'(any) connects everything on this earth and out of this earth . 'Words' can create a life as well as destroy one , In the whole of mathematics WORD is the only subset set which is greater than the universal set WORLD.

- 6 years, 1 month ago