that is the essence of science: ask an impertinent question, and you are on the way to the pertinent answer.
科學的本質是:問一個不恰當的問題,於是走上瞭通往恰當答案的路。 —jacob bronowski

the danger of the past was that men became slaves. the danger of the future is that men may become robots.
在過去人們面臨的危險是變成奴隸,而在將來危險是人類可能變成機器人。—erich fromm

knowledge is a treasure, but practice is the key to it.

the golden rule is that there are no golden rules.

the lover of nature is he whose inward and outward senses are still truly adjusted to each other; who has retained the spirit of infancy even into the era of manhood.
熱愛大自然的人內外感覺協調一致,即使進入成年後依然保持著童心。 —emerson

ten men banded together in love can do what ten thousand separately would fail in.
以愛心聚在一起的十個人能夠完成一萬個分散的人做不到的事情。—thomas carlyle imagination is not to be divorced from the facts.
想象不應脫離現實。—a.n. whitehead there are two sides to every story least.
每個故事都可以從兩個方面看,至少兩個方面。—ann landers

today is not yesterday. we ourselves change. how then can our works and thoughts, if they are always to be fittest, continue always the same?
今天不同於昨天。我們自己也在改變。那麼,我們的著作和思想,如果想永遠不過時,怎麼能始終不改變呢? —thomas carlyle

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