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Whenever we proceed from the known into the unknown we may hope to understand, but we may have to learn at the same time a new meaning of the word ‘understanding. Werner Karl Heisenberg, Physics and Philosophy: The Revolution in Modern Science

I think the reward for conformity is that everyone likes you except yourself. Rita Mae Brown

  A single night is stuffed with minutes, but they leak out, one by one. David Mitchell, number9dream

Sans culture morale, aucune chance pour les hommes. Albert Einstein,The World as I See It

See now the power of truth; the same experiment which at first glance seemed to show one thing, when more carefully examined, assures us of the contrary. Galileo Galilei,Discorsi E Dimostrazioni Matematiche: Intorno a Due Nuoue Scienze, Attenenti Alla Mecanica & I Movimenti Locali

#Books can truly change our lives: the lives of those who #read them, the lives of those who #write them. Readers and writers alike #discover things they never knew about the world and about themselves. Lloyd Alexander, Time Cat

A #secondary source doesn’t mean someone’s #leftover ketchup. Anthony T Hincks

Green in nature is one thing, green in literature another. Nature and letters seem to have a natural antipathy; bring them together and they tear each other to pieces. Virginia Woolf, Orlando

Remember that there is only one important time and that is now. The present moment is the only time over which we have dominion. Leo Tolstoy, The Emperors Three Questions

“It is our choices, Harry, that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities. JK Rowling, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets