captivating quotations from movies, television, literature and people - curated by actual geeks.
When a thing ceases to be a subject of controversy, it ceases to be a subject of interest.
The origin of all science is in the desire to know causes; and the origin of all false science and imposture is in the desire to accept false causes rather than none; or, which is the same thing, in the unwillingness to acknowledge our own ignorance.
The least pain in our little finger gives us more concern and uneasiness, than the destruction of millions of our fellow-beings.
I hate to be near the sea, and to hear it roaring and raging like a wild beast in its den. It puts me in mind of the everlasting efforts of the human mind, struggling to be free, and ending just where it began.
You know more of a road by having travelled it then by all the conjectures and descriptions in the world.