Richard Feynman

Richard Feynman (May 11, 1918 – February 15, 1988) American physicist.
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“You can know the name of a bird in all the languages of the world, but when you’re finished, you’ll know absolutely nothing whatever about the bird… So let’s look at the bird and see what it’s doing — that’s what counts. I learned very early the difference between knowing the name of something and knowing something.” ~~ Richard Feynman

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“Our imagination is stretched to the utmost, not, as in fiction, to imagine things which are not really there, but just to comprehend those things which are there.” ~~ Richard Feynman

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“Science is the belief in the ignorance of experts.” ~~ Richard Feynman

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“The first principle is that you must not fool yourself – and you are the easiest person to fool.” ~~Richard Feynman

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“To those who do not know mathematics it is difficult to get across a real feeling as to the beauty, the deepest beauty, of nature … If you want to learn about nature, to appreciate nature, it is necessary to understand the language that she speaks in.” ~~ Richard Feynman

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“The worthwhile problems are the ones you can really solve or help solve, the ones you can really contribute something to. … No problem is too small or too trivial if we can really do something about it.” ~~ Richard Feynman

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