Dreams are often most profound when they seem the most crazy.
-Sigmund Freud (Born this Date, 1939)
I was lucky because logarithmic plots are a device of the devil.
-Charles Francis Richter (Born this Date, 1900)
The worse my drawings were, the more beautiful did the originals appear.
- John James Audubon (Born this Date, 1785)
Nothing except a battle lost can be half so melancholy as a battle won.
-Arthur Wellesley (Born this Date, 1769)
In some sort of crude sense, which no vulgarity, no humor, no overstatement can quite extinguish, the physicists have known sin; and this is a knowledge which they cannot lose.
-J. Robert Oppenheimer (Born this Date, 1904)
When we try to pick out anything by itself, we find it hitched to everything else in the universe.
-John Muir (Born this Date, 1838)