"Without renouncing the support of physics, it is possible for the physiology of the senses, not only to pursue its own course of development, but also to afford to physical science itself powerful assistance."
"Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the former."Ernst Mach on Albert Einstein
"Our scientific power has outrun our spiritual power. We have guided missiles and misguided men."Ernst Mach on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Science investigates religion interprets. Science gives man knowledge which is power religion gives man wisdom which is control."Ernst Mach on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"No amount of experimentation can ever prove me right a single experiment can prove me wrong."Ernst Mach on Albert Einstein
"Bad times have a scientific value. These are occasions a good learner would not miss."Ernst Mach on Ralph Waldo Emerson
"If our dreams were more regular, more connected, more stable, they would also have more practical importance for us."
"Physics is experience, arranged in economical order."
"The plain man is familiar with blindness and deafness, and knows from his everyday experience that the look of things is influenced by his senses but it never occurs to him to regard the whole world as the creation of his senses."
"The presentations and conceptions of the average man of the world are formed and dominated, not by the full and pure desire for knowledge as an end in itself, but by the struggle to adapt himself favourably to the conditions of life."