The greatest challenge is stating the problem in a way that will allow a solution.

Monday, February 13, 2012

"A great many of those who 'debunk' traditional...values have in the background values of their own which they believe to be immune from the debunking process." C. S. Lewis --The Abolition of Man

"You can know the name of a bird in all the languages of the world, but when you're finished, you'll know absolutely nothing whatever about the bird... So let's look at the bird and see what it's doing — that's what counts. I learned very early the difference between knowing the name of something and knowing something."

Richard Feynman in "What is Science?"

"I have an existential map; it has 'you are here' written all over it." - Steven Wright

"Sometimes a scream is better than a thesis."
- Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882)

"Basically, I no longer work for anything but the sensation I have while working."
- Albert Giacometti (sculptor)