“Everyone you know, everyone you ever heard of, every human being who ever was…lived there—on a mote of dust suspended in a sunbeam.” Carl Sagan
For this week's 3 for Thursday, MinutePhysics looks at three simple ways to time travel (that you're already doing) and three complicated theoretical ones.
On February 19, 2014 In Quoted
“The only way a writer can satisfy his own curiosity is to write it.” ~ Eudora Welty, On Writing
“…ignorance more frequently begets confidence than does knowledge.” ~ Charles Darwin, The Descent of Man
“So many books, so little time” certainly rings true even if you’re only counting the bestseller lists, or the Indie Next list, or just your own never-ending TBR. But it’s worse than that, because the majority of those lists are just English books. What about all the great literature being published in other languages?
“Just do what must be done. This may not be happiness, but it is greatness.” ~ George Bernard Shaw
“The ability to think for one’s self depends upon one’s mastery of the language.” ~ Joan Didion, Slouching Towards Bethlehem
“If you’re the smartest person in the room, you’re in the wrong room.” ~ Lorne Michaels, SNL Producer