Saturday, August 8, 2009
"You just have to be able to drill in very hard wood ... and keep on thinking beyond the point at which thinking begins to hurt"
“Deep, persistent problems are never solved by accident; they are solved only by people who are obsessed with them and set out to solve them directly”
"Newly acquired insights are at first only half understood by the one who begets them, and appear as complete nonsense to all others... Any new idea which does not appear very strange at the outset, does not have a chance of being a vital discovery"
"Only the descent into the hell of self-knowledge can pave the way to godliness" Immanuel Kant
"Nobody can have the consolations of religion or philosophy unless he has first experienced their desolations" Huxley
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