Organic chemistry is the chemistry of carbon compounds. Biochemistry is the study of carbon compounds that crawl
A behaviorist is someone who pulls habits out of rats
The most exciting phrase to hear in science, the one that heralds the most discoveries, is not "Eureka!", but "That's funny..."
Inanimate objects are classified scientifically into three categories-- those that don't work, those that break down, and those that get lost
An expert is a person who has made all the mistakes that can be made in a very narrow field
The world has achieved brilliance without conscience. Ours is a world of nuclear giants and ethical infants
Art and science have their meeting point in method
In science one tries to tell people, in such a way as to be understood by everyone, something that no one ever knew before. But in poetry, it's the exact opposite
That's the nature of research--you don't know what in hell you're doing
A man sits with a pretty girl for an hour, it seems like a minute. He sits on a hot stove for a minute, it's longer than any hour. That is relativity
A theory is something nobody believes, except the person who made it. An experiment is something everybody believes, except the person who made it
Everything should be made as simple as possible, but not simpler
If the facts don't fit the theory, change the facts
If we knew what we were doing, it wouldn't be called research, would it?