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First, you know, a new theory is attacked as absurd; then it is admitted to be true, but obvious and insignificant; finally it is seen to be so important that its adversaries claim that they themselves discovered it
William James
How empty is theory in the presence of fact
Mark Twain
If Darwin's theory should be true, it will not degrade man; it will simply raise the whole animal world into dignity, leaving man as far in advance as he is at present
George Eliot
If the facts don't fit the theory, change the facts.
Albert Einstein
It is the theory that decides what can be observed
Albert Einstein
It is the theory that decides what we can observe.
Albert Einstein
Our theories of the eternal are as valuable as are those which a chick which has not broken its way through its shell might form of the outside world.
Buddha
Relativity applies to physics, not ethics
Albert Einstein
The theory seems to be that as long as a man is a failure he is one of God's children, but that as soon as he succeeds he is taken over by the Devil.
Henry Louis Mencken
The truth of a theory is in your mind, not in your eyes.
Albert Einstein
Theory helps us to bear our ignorance of facts
George Santayana
There is a theory which states that if ever for any reason anyone discovers what exactly the Universe is for and why it is here it will instantly disappear and be replaced by something even more bizarre and inexplicable. There is another that states that this has already happened.
Douglas Adams
We are all agreed that your theory is crazy. The question which divides us is whether it is crazy enough to have a chance of being correct. My own feeling is that it is not crazy enough.
Niels Bohr
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