Favourite Quotes

"Success is a journey, not a destination." - Arthur Robert Ashe, Jr.

"Our greatest glory is not in never failing, but in rising every time we fall." - Confucius

"The reasonable man adapts himself to the world; the unreasonable one persists in trying to adapt the world to himself. Therefore all progress depends on the unreasonable man."
- George Bernard Shaw

"Yesterday is history. Tomorrow is a mystery. And today? Today is a gift. That's why we call it the present." - B. Olatunji

"You can never cross the ocean unless you have the courage to lose sight of the shore."
- Christopher Columbus

"If you want to be happy, be." - Leo Tolstoy

"Education is the manifestation of the perfection already in man." - Swami Vivekananda

"Not everybody can be famous but everybody can be great because greatness is determined by service." - Martin Luther King Jr.

"The brick walls are there for a reason. The brick walls are not there to keep us out.
The brick walls are there to give us a chance to show how badly we want something.
The brick walls are there to stop the people who don't want it badly enough.
They are there to stop the other people." - Randy Pausch

"I remember my friend Johnny von Neumann used to say, with four parameters I can fit an elephant, and with five I can make him wiggle his trunk." - Enrico Fermi

"The most incomprehensible thing about the world is that it is comprehensible." - Albert Einstein

"Physics is like sex. Sure, it may give some practical results, but that's not why we do it."
- Richard P. Feynman

"Research is to see what everybody else has seen, and to think what nobody else has thought."
- Albert Szent-Gyorgyi

"If your experiment needs statistics, you ought to have done a better experiment."
- Ernest Rutherford

"In physics, you don't have to go around making trouble for yourself - nature does it for you."
- Frank Wilczek

"A conclusion is the place where you got tired of thinking." - Harold Fricklestein