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Favorite Richard Feynman Quotes

Just a honest guy with a Nobel prize

  1. Study hard what interests you the most in the most undisciplined, irreverent and original manner possible.
  2. Physics is like sex: sure, it may give some practical results, but that’s not why we do it.
  3. I learned very early the difference between knowing the name of something and knowing something
  4. The first principle is that you must not fool yourself and you are the easiest person to fool.
  5. I… a universe of atoms, an atom in the universe.
  6. Religion is a culture of faith; science is a culture of doubt.
  7. I would rather have questions that can’t be answered than answers that can’t be questioned.
  8. We are trying to prove ourselves wrong as quickly as possible, because only in that way can we find progress.
  9. What I cannot create, I do not understand.
  10. Nature uses only the longest threads to weave her patterns, so each small piece of her fabric reveals the organization of the entire tapestry.
  11. There is no authority who decides what is a good idea.
  12. Science is what we have learned about how to keep from fooling ourselves.
  13. Learn what the rest of the world is like. The variety is worthwhile.
  14. I’d hate to die twice. It’s so boring.
  15. If I could explain it to the average person, I wouldn’t have been worth the Nobel Prize.

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