Richard Feynman Quotes

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Nature cannot be fooled.
— Richard Feynman
Science is the belief in the ignorance of experts.

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Do not read so much, look about you and think of what you see there.
— Richard Feynman

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The highest forms of understanding we can achieve are laughter and human compassion.

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The first principle is that you must not fool yourself, and you're the easiest person to fool.
— Richard Feynman

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For a successful technology, reality must take precedence over public relations, for Nature cannot be fooled.
— 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.

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The game I play [as a scientist] is a very interesting one.  It's imagination, in a tight straightjacket, which is this: that it has to agree with the known laws of physics.

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