The best time to plant a tree was twenty years ago. The second best time is now.
No battle plan survives contact with the enemy.
Science progresses one funeral at a time. - Max Planck
If you chase two rabbits, both will escape.
What is important is seldom urgent and what is urgent is seldom important. - Dwight Eisenhower
An investment in knowledge pays the best interest. - Benjamin Franklin
One of the greatest commandments of science is, 'Mistrust arguments from authority.' ... Too many such arguments have proved too painfully wrong. Authorities must prove their contentions like everybody else. - Carl Sagan
The future is already here -- it's just not evenly distributed. - William Gibson
Sunlight is said to be the best of disinfectants. - Louis Brandeis (on transparency)
All models are wrong, but some are useful. - George E. P. Box
If it can't be measured, it becomes politics.
If I had asked people what they wanted, they would have said faster horses. -Henry Ford
E pur si muove (And yet it moves) - Galileo Galilei
Truth emerges more readily from error than from confusion - Francis Bacon
What we need are notions, not notations. - Gauss
If I want the door to turn, the hinges must stay put. - Ludwig Wittgenstein
We don't know who discovered water, but we are certain it wasn't a fish. - John Culkin