The Universe and Man David Craig

Associate Department Head
Department of Physics
Oregon State University
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"It was miraculous. It was almost no trick at all, he saw, to turn vice into virtue and slander into truth, impotence into abstinence, arrogance into humility, plunder into philanthropy, thievery into honor, blasphemy into wisdom, brutality into patriotism, and sadism into justice. Anybody could do it; it required no brains at all. It merely required no character."
— Joseph Heller, 1961
"Every man has the right to an opinion but no man has a right to be wrong in his facts. Nor, above all, to persist in errors as to facts."
— Bernard Baruch, 1946
"Y'know,' he said, 'it’s very hard to talk quantum using a language originally designed to tell other monkeys where the ripe fruit is."
— Terry Pratchett, Night Watch, 2002
"The possession of truth... is only a preliminary means toward other vital satisfactions."
— William James, 1907
"If you haven't found something strange during the day, it hasn't been much of a day."
— John Archibald Wheeler, 1976


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