"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."
"The true sign of intelligence is not knowledge but imagination."Max Planck on Albert Einstein
"Information is not knowledge."Max Planck on Albert Einstein
"A people without the knowledge of their past history, origin and culture is like a tree without roots."Max Planck on Marcus Garvey
"Knowledge of what is does not open the door directly to what should be."Max Planck on Albert Einstein
"Ignorance is the curse of God knowledge is the wing wherewith we fly to heaven."Max Planck on William Shakespeare
"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.'"
"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."
"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."