"Neil deGrasse Tyson doesn’t make science cool; science makes Neil deGrasse Tyson cool. AND EVERYTHING ELSE THAT WAS EVER COOL."
— Read more: http://www.cracked.com/blog/6-mind-blowing-things-nobody-taught-you-about-black-holes_p2/#ixzz2NosprPd7
"In response to the theory of quantum mechanics, Einstein exclaimed, “God does not play dice with the universe.” Though this never happened, I would like to think that Paul Erdo˝s and the great probabilist, Mark Kac, replied, “Maybe so, but something is going on with the primes."
-The Mathematics of Paul Erdos
"If you think you can, or if you think you can’t. You’re right."
— A lot of people
"It’s the possibility of having a dream come true that makes life interesting."
— “The Alchemist” by Paulo Coelho
(Source: julie911, via thesearepeopleyouknow)
"Leaving parts of the language unspecified may seen odd or even dangerous, but it reflects C’s philosophy. One of the language’s goals is efficiency, which often means matching the way the hardware behaves. Some CPUs yield -1 when -9 is divided by 7, while others produce -2; the C89 standard simply reflects this fact of life."
C Programming- A modern approach second edition
"It is not knowledge but the act of learning,
not possession but the act of getting there,
which grants the greatest enjoyment."
— Karl Friedrich Gauss- Letter to Farkas Bolyai (1808)
"Life is good for only two things: discovering mathematics and teaching mathematics."
— French mathematician, Simeon Poisson
"It makes the smallest of differences for me, a delta for my very large epsilon if you will."
— Emil Kerimov
"Women wonder why men struggle to approach and talk to them when a woman sends obvious signals for him to approach. When a guy wants to chat with an attractive woman, his analytical mind switches on. A million thoughts, scenarios, and potential problems race through his head. It becomes a psychological war."
Why Smart People Have Poor Communication Skills – and What to Do About It
Advice from a very wise friend. Gotta think of this before I complain about the amount of hard work I have to do.