"Anybody who has been seriously engaged in scientific work of any kind realizes that over the entrance to the gates of the temple of science are written the words: 'Ye must have faith.'"
"Be faithful in small things because it is in them that your strength lies."Max Planck on Mother Teresa
"Faith is taking the first step even when you don't see the whole staircase."Max Planck on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Take the first step in faith. You don't have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step."Max Planck on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"All who call on God in true faith, earnestly from the heart, will certainly be heard, and will receive what they have asked and desired."Max Planck on Martin Luther
"Before the throne of the Almighty, man will be judged not by his acts but by his intentions. For God alone reads our hearts."Max Planck on Mahatma Gandhi
"We have no right to assume that any physical laws exist, or if they have existed up until now, that they will continue to exist in a similar manner in the future."
"It is not the possession of truth, but the success which attends the seeking after it, that enriches the seeker and brings happiness to him."
"Scientific discovery and scientific knowledge have been achieved only by those who have gone in pursuit of it without any practical purpose whatsoever in view."
"Science cannot solve the ultimate mystery of nature. And that is because, in the last analysis, we ourselves are a part of the mystery that we are trying to solve."
"A scientific truth does not triumph by convincing its opponents and making them see the light, but rather because its opponents eventually die and a new generation grows up that is familiar with it."