User:Jeffq/Experiments/May 8

From Wikiquote
Jump to: navigation, search

2004 : There are very few human beings who receive the truth , complete and staggering, by instant illumination. Most of them acquire it fragment by fragment, on a small scale, by successive developments, cellularly, like a laborious mosaic. ~ Anaïs Nin

2005 : If they can get you asking the wrong questions, they don't have to worry about answers. ~ Thomas Pynchon (date of birth)

2006 : While in the physical sciences the investigator will be able to measure what, on the basis of a prima facie theory, he thinks important, in the social sciences often that is treated as important which happens to be accessible to measurement. This is sometimes carried to the point where it is demanded that our theories must be formulated in such terms that they refer only to measurable magnitudes. ~ Friedrich Hayek (date of birth)