Lee Smolin Quotes
Spacetime... turns out to be discrete, described by a structure called spin foam.
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Paul McCartney and The Beatles in general are my idols. And I love Sting. I got to meet Sting. That was really cool. Dustin Hoffman is my favorite actor. Also, I think of Magic Johnson as an idol.
I'm a very simple man. You've got to have, like, a computer nowadays to turn the TV on and off... and the nightmare continues.
When a man says he approves of something in principle, it means he hasn't the slightest intention of carrying it out in practice.
Otto von Bismarck
A lot of actors, whatever movie you're working on, you make up a back story just for your own, to work off, even if the audience doesn't have it revealed to them. I think it's important that the audience makes up their own mind.
My idea for 'BoneMan's Daughters' came from the loss of my own daughter when she left home to live with a monster at age 18. I wanted to throttle the man, but she was in love, so all I could do was hope, pray and cry.
It's always discouraging when you don't have things go your way. They are frustrated just like the rest of us.
If western culture is shown to be rich, it is because, even before the Enlightenment, it has tried to 'dissolve' harmful simplifications through inquiry and the critical mind.
I can imagine it's hard to make a relationship last. I wouldn't know.
A strategy is something like, an innovative new product; globalization, taking your products around the world; be the low-cost producer. A strategy is something you can touch; you can motivate people with; be number one and number two in every business. You can energize people around the message.
An error doesn't become a mistake until you refuse to correct it.
Orlando Aloysius Battista
I opened the telegram and said, 'He's dead -' and as I looked up into Graham Mill's gaze I saw that he knew who, before I could say.
From the union of power and money, from the union of power and secrecy, from the union of government and science, from the union of government and art, from the union of science and money, from the union of ambition and ignorance, from the union of genius and war, from the union of outer space and inner vacuity, the Mad Farmer walks quietly away.
The world’s been waiting, they’ve been waiting for years And they’ve just gotta hear it The kids are waiting, they’ve been shedding tears So open your arms and sing for us
Technology is dad-at-home friendly. It allows the family to be more creative and role flexible than it ever has in the past without being poor in the process.
If he were To be made honest by an act of parliament I should not alter in my faith of him.
Every one who has a heart and eyes sees that you, working men, are obliged to pass your lives in want and in hard labor, which is useless to you, while other men, who do not work, enjoy the fruits of your labor-that you are the slaves of these men, and that this ought not to exist.
I … understand why the saints were rarely married women. I am convinced it has nothing inherently to do, as I once supposed, with chastity or children. It has primarily to do with distractions … Women's normal occupations in general run counter to creative life, or contemplative life or saintly life.
Anne Morrow Lindbergh
O let us love our occupations,Bless the squire and his relations,Live upon our daily rations,And always know our proper stations.