Category Archives: Quotations

Poul Anderson on Complexity

From science fiction author Poul Anderson: I have yet to see any problem, however complicated, which, when you looked at it in the right way, did not become still more complicated. This provocative quotation launches a chapter in Out of the … Continue reading

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Feynman Quote

“There is pleasure in recognizing old things from a new viewpoint.” Richard Feynman from Quantum Man: Richard Feynman’s Life in Science, by Lawrence M. Krauss.

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A Good Quote Even If Patton Didn’t Say It

“If everyone is thinking alike, then somebody isn’t thinking.” Several websites attribute the quote to George S. Patton, but I wonder if he really said it since I cannot find a primary source.

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