Quotes

We could hardly get excited by an effect so feeble as to require statistics for its demonstration — Hubel & Weisel

Statistics are like a bikini. What they reveal is interesting. What they hide is essential.

Everything should be made as simple as possible, but no simpler — Albert Einstein

Nothing will benefit human health and increase chances of survival of life on Earth as much as the evolution to a vegetarian diet — Albert Einstein

But for the sake of some little mouthful of flesh we deprive a soul of the sun and light, and of that proportion of life and time it had been born into the world to enjoy — Plutarch

As long as man continues to be the ruthless destroyer of lower living beings he will never know health or peace. For as long as men massacre animals, they will kill each other. Indeed, he who sows the seed of murder and pain cannot reap joy and love. — Pythagoras (attributed by Ovid)

Theory is when you know something, but it doesn’t work. Practice is when something works, but you don’t know why. Programmers combine theory and practice: Nothing works and they don’t know why.

Even if you are a minority of one, the truth is the truth. — Mahatma Gandhi

I have a very strict gun control policy: if there’s a gun around, I want to be in control of it. — Clint Eastwood

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