I have little patience with scientists who take a board of wood, look for its thinnest part, and drill a great number of holes where drilling is easy.
The only reason for time is so that everything doesn't happen at once.
Once you can accept the universe as matter expanding into nothing that is something, wearing stripes with plaid comes easy.
I do not believe in a personal God, and I have never denied this, but have expressed it clearly. If something is in me which can be called religious, then it is the unbounded admiration for the structure of the world so far as our science can reveal it.
A happy marriage is a long conversation which always seems too short.
Reality is merely an illusion, albeit a very persistent one.
For every one billion particles of antimatter, there were one billion and one particles of matter. And when the mutual annihilation was complete, one billionth remained -- and that's our present universe.
As a human being, one has been endowed with just enough intelligence to be able to see clearly how utterly inadequate that intelligence is when confronted with what exists.
The measure of success is not whether you have a tough problem to deal with, but whether or not it is the same problem you had last year.
The most useful thing about a principle is that it can always be sacrificed to expediency.