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There are two ways that a human being can feel confidence. One is knowledge, and the other is ignorance. —Charles Darwin

We know very little, and yet it is astonishing that we know so much, and still more astonishing that so little knowledge can give us so much power. —Bertrand Russell

We have discovered that it is actually an aid in the search for knowledge to understand the nature of the knowledge which we seek.
—Sir Arthur Eddington, “The Philosophy of Physical Science.”

It is no good to try to stop knowledge from going forward. Ignorance is never better than knowledge. —Enrico Fermi

Goethe’s final words: “More light.” Ever since we crawled out of that primordial slime, that’s been our unifying cry: “More light.” Sunlight. Torchlight. Candlight. Neon. Incandescent. Lights that banish the darkness from our caves, to illuminate our roads, the insides

Knowledge is an unending adventure at the edge of uncertainty. —Jacob Bronowski

The bane and blessing of human nature. That old cat killer, curiosity. Something so deeply

As our island of knowledge grows, so does the shore of our ignorance. —John Wheeler

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