The saddest aspect of life right now is that science gathers knowledge faster than society gathers wisdom.
Life would be tragic if it weren't funny.
Wisdom is not a product of schooling but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it.
Extraordinary claims require extraordinary evidence.
I don't want to believe. I want to know.
Gravity explains the motions of the planets, but it cannot explain who sets the planets in motion.
Science is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.
We understand more than we know.
Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I'm not sure about the universe.
Never memorize something that you can look up.
If we knew what it was we were doing, it would not be called research, would it?
Somewhere, something incredible is waiting to be known.
The good thing about science is that it's true whether or not you believe in it.
Neil deGrasse Tyson
Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood. Now is the time to understand more, so that we may fear less.
Science is not only compatible with spirituality; it is a profound source of spirituality.
We are stuck with technology when what we really want is just stuff that works.
The first principle is that you must not fool yourself and you are the easiest person to fool.
Richard P. Feynman
We can judge our progress by the courage of our questions and the depth of our answers, our willingness to embrace what is true rather than what feels good.
The scientist is not a person who gives the right answers, he's one who asks the right questions.
I'm a pessimist because of intelligence, but an optimist because of will.
Religion is a culture of faith; science is a culture of doubt.
Common sense and a sense of humor are the same thing, moving at different speeds. A sense of humor is just common sense, dancing.
There are three stages in scientific discovery. First, people deny that it is true, then they deny that it is important; finally they credit the wrong person.
God creates dinosaurs, God kills dinosaurs, God creates man, man kills God, man brings back dinosaurs.