Best 630 of Theory quotes - MyQuotes

By Anonym 13 Sep

Tom Turner

Garden design theory explains, or should explain, the 'What, Where, Why and How' of making gardens.

By Anonym 15 Sep

William Thomson Kelvin

… Fourier's great mathematical poem ... {Referring to Joseph Fourier's mathematical theory of the conduction of heat, one of the precursors to thermodynamics.}

By Anonym 13 Sep

Lord Kelvin

Can you measure it? Can you express it in figures? Can you make a model of it? If not, your theory is apt to be based more upon imagination than upon knowledge.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Richard Howells

Do not be afraid of the word 'theory'. Yes, it can sound dauntingly abstract at times, and in the hands of some writers can appear to have precious little to do with the actual, visual world around us. Good theory however, is an awesome thing. [...] But unless we actually use it, it borders on the metaphysical and might as well not be used at all.

By Anonym 13 Sep

George Soros

I am not well qualified to criticize the theory of rational expectations and the efficient market hypothesis because as a market participant I considered them so unrealistic that I never bothered to study them.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Albert Einstein

If [quantum theory] is correct, it signifies the end of physics as a science.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Albert Einstein

Whether or not you can observe a thing depends upon the theory you use. It is the theory which decides what can be observed.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Paul Feyerabend

Experience arises together with theoretical assumptions not before them, and an experience without theory is just as incomprehensible as is (allegedly) a theory without experience.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Jewel

I have this theory - that if we're told we're bad, then that's the only ideal we'll ever have.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Ernst Mayr

The history of science knows scores of instances where an investigator was in the possession of all the important facts for a new theory but simply failed to ask the right questions.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Patti Stanger

We've heard some theories, but there is a lot of mystery surrounding my adoption.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Maureen Johnson

She firmly held the theory that everyone gets at least one very stupid superpower.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Anthony De Mello

As the Japanese Zen masters say, “Don't seek the truth; just drop your opinions”. Drop your theories; don't seek the truth.

By Anonym 16 Sep

Chad Alan Gibbs

It dawned on me I'd never considered the possibility she didn't talk to people because she was weird as hell, but that was my new working theory.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Emo Philips

When deciding between two competing theories, always go with the one that doesn't involve a magic spell.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Phil Zuckerman

Theory without data is myth: data without theory is madness.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Jonathan Yardley

One of my pet theories is that readers have built-in BS detectors that enable them to recognize insincerity in writers. David [Halberstam] was sincerity to the core. He believed in what he wrote, and that conviction conveyed itself to readers.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Max Von Laue

Notwithstanding these major arguments the wave theory initially did not meet with complete acceptance.

By Anonym 18 Sep

A. K. Kuykendall

Ronald, remember our deal? Keep feeding me the children. You'll stay rich while I stay full.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Peter D. Mitchell

Moreover, in the experimental sciences, the scientific fraternity must test a new theory to destruction, if possible.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Terry Pratchett

In theory it was, around now, Literature. Susan hated Literature. She'd much prefer to read a good book.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Arthur Eddington

I don't believe any experiment until it is confirmed by theory. I find this is a witty inversion of "conventional" wisdom.

By Anonym 19 Sep

Stephen Hawking

What place, then, for a creator?

By Anonym 19 Sep

Iain M. Banks

The trick, he supposed, was never to lose sight of the theoretical possibility while not for a moment taking the idea remotely seriously.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Moses Mendelssohn

The principal axiom in their theory was: Everything can be proved, and everything can be disproved; and in the process, one must profit as much from the folly of others, and from his own superiority, as he can.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Adrian Mitchell

I don't like writing essays or theory.

By Anonym 18 Sep

Jean Baudrillard

The idea of a clean war, like that of a clean bomb or an intelligent missile, this whole war conceived as a technological extrapolation of the brain is a sure sign of madness. It is like those characters in Hieronymus Bosch with a glass bell or a soap bubble around their head as a sign of their mental debility. A war enclosed in a glass coffin, like Snow White, purged of any carnal contamination or warrior's passion. A clean war which ends up in an oil slick.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Michael Crichton

Theories are just fantasies. And they change.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Thomas Nagel

Materialism is incomplete even as a theory of the physical world, since the physical world includes conscious organisms among its most striking occupants.

By Anonym 16 Sep

Criss Jami

I suspect that 'Kindness and Cruelty' and 'Mercy and Justice' all have secret affairs, as though they rendezvous only within certain sophisticated souls: those who hate being offensive, but love telling the truth.

By Anonym 19 Sep

Archibald Macleish

We knock upon silence for an answering music.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Peter Drucker

The most probable assumption is that no currently working 'business theory' will be valid 10 years hence.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Roger Ebert

Film theory has nothing to do with film.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Albert Einstein

Now to the term 'relativity theory.' I admit that it is unfortunate, and has given occasion to philosophical misunderstandings.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Chen-ning Yang

Einstein's theory of General Relativity has a mathematical structure very similar to Yang-Mills theory.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Edward Witten

So when you ask me how string theory might be tested, I can tell you what's likely to happen at accelerators or some parts of the theory that are likely to be tested.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Savielly Tartakower

It is said that an ounce of common sense can outweigh a ton of 'variations'.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Sam Harris

I'm the Ted Bundy of string theory.

By Anonym 19 Sep

Deyth Banger

What are the differences between computer and humanity?? If computer get hot, there is a fan for the computer. If a man get hot, which will mean to much information in head, the humanity start to masturbate! But the question is why computer have one fan and humanity have two hands?? It's simple as that! Fan can be replaced, but one hand can't be replaced if it's broken, so it's gave one more if you have problem with the one to use the other. Take it as a gift!

By Anonym 14 Sep

John Tuzo Wilson

Much as I admired the elegance of physical theories, which at that time geology wholly lacked, I preferred a life in the woods to one in the laboratory.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Brigitte Boisselier

I am not the kind of girl who can trust a theory based on one person.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Steven Soderbergh

I have a friend whose theory is that you're from wherever you went to high school. I think that's mostly true.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Gregory Maguire

Animals in pens have lots of time to develop theories", said the Cow, "I've heard more than one clever creature draw a connection between the rise of tiktokism and the erosion of traditional Animal labour. We weren't beasts of burden, but we were good reliable labourers. If we were made redundant in the workforce, it was only a matter of time before we'd be socially redundant too.

By Anonym 13 Sep

William Lloyd Garrison

Gradualism in theory is perpetuity in practice.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Mohadesa Najumi

A philosopher's main task is to compulsively filibuster

By Anonym 13 Sep

Emile M. Cioran

A people represents not so much an aggregate of ideas and theories as of obsessions.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Rich Mullins

I think, you know, the thing everybody really wants to know anyway is not what the theory of relativity is, but I think what we all really want to know anyways, is whether we're loved or not.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Vern Poythress

I see the beauty of God's archetypal infinity reflected in the towers of infinities in set theory

By Anonym 13 Sep

Mason Cooley

First literature came to refer only to itself, the literary theory.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Thomas Malthus

It is an acknowledged truth in philosophy that a just theory will always be confirmed by experiment.