"The nineteenth century believed in science but the twentieth century does not."
"Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the former."Gertrude Stein on Albert Einstein
"Our scientific power has outrun our spiritual power. We have guided missiles and misguided men."Gertrude Stein on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Science investigates religion interprets. Science gives man knowledge which is power religion gives man wisdom which is control."Gertrude Stein on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"No amount of experimentation can ever prove me right a single experiment can prove me wrong."Gertrude Stein on Albert Einstein
"Bad times have a scientific value. These are occasions a good learner would not miss."Gertrude Stein on Ralph Waldo Emerson
"We are always the same age inside."
"It is very easy to love alone."
"When they are alone they want to be with others, and when they are with others they want to be alone. After all, human beings are like that."
"A writer should write with his eyes and a painter paint with his ears."
"The contemporary thing in art and literature is the thing which doesn't make enough difference to the people of that generation so that they can accept it or reject it."