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Theory Quotes

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We must respect the other fellow's religion,
but only in the sense and to the extent
that we respect his theory that
his wife is beautiful and his children smart.
- H. L. Mencken

Related topics: Wisdom Open Opinion Perspective

An ounce of action is worth a ton of theory.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

The moment a person forms a theory,
his imagination sees in every object
only the traits which favor that theory.
- Thomas Jefferson

If the facts don't fit the theory,
change the facts.
- Albert Einstein

 

Creationists make it sound as though a "theory'
is something you dreamt up after being drunk all night.
- Isaac Asimov

Scientific theory is a contrived foothold in the chaos of living phenomena.
- Wilhelm Reich

Morality is the theory that every human act
must be either right or wrong,
and that 99 % of them are wrong.
- H. L. Mencken

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The scientific theory I like best is that the rings
of Saturn are composed entirely of lost airline luggage.
- Mark Russell

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

Let your religion be less of a theory and more of a love affair.
- Gilbert K. Chesterton

In theory there is no difference between theory and practice.
In practice there is.
- Yogi Berra

He who loves practice without theory
is like the sailor who boards ship
without a rudder and compass
and never knows where he may cast.
- Leonardo da Vinci

My theory is that all of Scottish cuisine is based on a dare.
- Mike Myers

Science is organized common sense where many a beautiful
theory was killed by an ugly fact.
- Thomas Huxley

Your theory is crazy, but it's not crazy enough to be true.
- Niels Bohr

Religion is essentially the art and the theory of the remaking of man.
Man is not a finished creation.
- Edmund Burke

The knowledge of the theory of logic has no tendency
whatever to make men good reasoners.
- Thomas B. Macaulay

When a torrent sweeps a man against a boulder,
you must expect him to scream, and you need not be
surprised if the scream is sometimes a theory.
- Robert Louis Stevenson

Some men have a silly theory about beautiful women -
that somewhere along the line they'll turn into a monster.
That movie gave them a chance to watch it happen.
- Salma Hayek

All theory, dear friend, is gray, but the golden tree
of life springs ever green.
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

My theory has always been, that if we are to dream,
the flatteries of hope are as cheap, and pleasanter,
than the gloom of despair.
- Thomas Jefferson

Songwriting is different from music,
although I don't deny now that it would be nice to
have a little more background in music theory.
- Neil Diamond

I have this theory that the likeability question comes
up so much more with female characters created by female
authors than it does with male characters and male authors.
- Curtis Sittenfeld

Today the theory of evolution is about as much open
to doubt as the theory that the earth goes round the sun.
- Richard Dawkins

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.
- Edward Witten

My theory was that what I had to do was make a study of human behavior.
- A. E. van Vogt

There's the theory that nudity doesn't really make something sexy;
the characters and their relationship make it sexy.
- Tim Robbins

The Popish theory, which assumes that Christ,
the Apostles and believers, constituted the Church
while our Saviour was on earth,
and this organization was designed to be perpetual.
- Charles Hodge

A theory can be proved by experiment;
but no path leads from experiment to the birth of a theory.
- Manfred Eigen

In this movement of colors I find the essence,
which does not arise from a system, or an a priori theory.
- Robert Delaunay

Although I know a lot of the previous shuttle flights,
in theory, had their tasks laid out;
but there were still some changes that came along for them.
- Linda M. Godwin

Democracy is the theory that the common people know what they want,
and deserve to get it good and hard.
- H. L. Mencken

I worked hard learning harmony and theory when I was
growing up in Chicago in the 1920s.
- Lionel Hampton

Democracy is beautiful in theory; in practice it is a fallacy.
- Benito Mussolini

I just never subscribed to the theory that at age 55,
you fall off the face of the earth on the Tour.
I always felt that was too young of an age for that.
- Hale Irwin

Minimalism now is a reaction to what came before.
It's absolutely of its time.
Music moved into the set theory thing,
and moved out of it.
- Harrison Birtwistle

There was a long history of speculation that in quantum gravity,
unlike Einstein's classical theory, it might be possible
for the topology of spacetime to change.
- Edward Witten

There is no falsification before the emergence of a better theory.
- Imre Lakatos

Even before I came to Chicago, I had gotten interested
in the existence of dispersion of prices under conditions
which economic theory said would yield a single price.
- George Stigler

The incorrectness and weaknesses of a theory cause
other minds to formulate the problems more exactly
and in this way scientific progress is made.
- Robert Barany

I have a theory that the secret of marital happiness is simple:
drink in different pubs to your other half.
- Jilly Cooper

Evolution is a bankrupt speculative philosophy,
not a scientific fact.
Only a spiritually bankrupt society could ever believe it.
Only atheists could accept this Satanic theory.
- Jimmy Swaggart

I have a theory that the only original things we ever do are mistakes.
- Billy Joel

As you say, the way string theory requires all these
extra dimensions and this comes from certain consistency
requirements about how string should behave and so on.
- Roger Penrose

I have a theory about the human mind.
A brain is a lot like a computer.
It will only take so many facts, and then it will go on overload and blow up.
- Erma Bombeck

A professor must have a theory as a dog must have fleas.
- H. L. Mencken

I've got a theory that if you give 100% all of the time,
somehow things will work out in the end.
- Larry Bird

The crisis triggered a fertile period of scientific
ferment and revolution in economic theory.
- James Tobin

My theory about creativity is that the more money one has,
the more creative one can be.
- Robert Mapplethorpe

A mathematical theory is not to be considered complete
until you have made it so clear that you can explain
it to the first man whom you meet on the street.
- David Hilbert

Don't confuse hypothesis and theory.
The former is a possible explanation;
the latter,
the correct one.
The establishment of theory is the very purpose of science.
- Martin H. Fischer

Postman is a media analyst and his theory is that television
doesn't influence our culture,
but that it is our culture and the presidency and anything
that relies on television.
- Val Kilmer

Freud was a hero.
He descended to the Underworld and met there stark terrors.
He carried with him his theory as a Medusa's head which
turned these terrors to stone.
- R. D. Laing

My theory is, if you can do comedy and you can be in
a scene with someone like Brad Garrett and hold your own,
you've really got a future in this business.
- Faith Ford

Every theory of love, from Plato down,
teaches that each individual loves in the other sex
what he lacks in himself.
- G. Stanley Hall

What has any poet to trust more than the feel of the
thing? Theory concerns him only until he picks up his pen,
and it begins to concern him again as soon as he lays it down.
- John Ciardi

Being used to scientific terminology and theory it
was always natural for me to push this stuff into songs.
- Peter Hammill

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

Whenever a theory appears to you as the only possible one,
take this as a sign that you have neither understood
the theory nor the problem which it was intended to solve.
- Karl Popper

No theory is good unless it permits,
not rest,
but the greatest work.
No theory is good except on condition that one use it to go on beyond.
- Andre Gide

I have a theory about that, if you have to say something,
if you have encourage for one second a prospective acting student -
he should not go in to acting.
- Dabney Coleman

I have a theory because I was being beaten up a lot
by people outside of school,
it was almost like if I could make myself sick enough
they'd take sympathy on me.
- Daniel Johns

About seven years later I was given a book about the
periodic table of the elements.
For the first time I saw the elegance of scientific
theory and its predictive power.
- Sidney Altman

Blind commitment to a theory is not an intellectual virtue:
it is an intellectual crime.
- Imre Lakatos

There is no complete theory of anything.
- Robert Anton Wilson

A lot of times when I sit down with the other comics and try to talk theory,
they say I'm being too serious.
- Joel Hodgson

We don't regard any scientific theory as the absolute truth.
- Kenneth Miller

When I dealt with set theory, I could never make it
be the music that I wanted.
- Harrison Birtwistle

Europe is so well gardened that it resembles a work of art,
a scientific theory, a neat metaphysical system.
Man has re-created Europe in his own image.
- Aldous Huxley

I wouldn't have thought that a wrong theory should
lead us to understand better the ordinary quantum field
theories or to have new insights about the quantum states of black holes.
- Edward Witten

The state of the world, of course, is constantly changing,
and so is theory.
- Teresa de Lauretis


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