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Letter "S" » Sir Arthur Eddington Quotes
«Every body continues in its state of rest or uniform motion in a straight line, except insofar as it doesn't.»
«We are bits of stellar matter that got cold by accident, bits of a star gone wrong.»
«We used to think that if we knew one, we knew two, because one and one are two. We are finding that we must learn a great deal more about 'and'.»
«If an army of monkeys were strumming on typewriters, they might write all the books in the British Museum.»
«Life would be stunted and narrow if we could feel no significance in the world around us beyond that which can be weighed and measured with the tools of the physicist or described by the metrical symbols of the mathematician.»
Author: Sir Arthur Eddington
«Proof is the idol before whom the pure mathematician tortures himself.»
«I ask you to look both ways. For the road to a knowledge of the stars leads through the atom; and important knowledge of the atom has been reached through the stars.»
«Something unknown is doing we don't know what.»