"We are not inferring design to account for a black box, but to account for an open box."
"Design is not just what it looks like and feels like. Design is how it works."Michael Behe on Steve Jobs
"You can design and create, and build the most wonderful place in the world. But it takes people to make the dream a reality."Michael Behe on Walt Disney
"The artist in me cries out for design."Michael Behe on Robert Frost
"A designer knows he has achieved perfection not when there is nothing left to add, but when there is nothing left to take away."Michael Behe on Antoine de Saint-Exupery
"Sometimes I can't figure designers out. It's as if they flunked human anatomy."Michael Behe on Erma Bombeck
"A man from a primitive culture who sees an automobile might guess that it was powered by the wind or by an antelope hidden under the car, but when he opens up the hood and sees the engine he immediately realizes that it was designed."
"The point here is that physics followed the data where it seemed to lead, even though some thought the model gave aid and comfort to religion."
"It is a shock to us in the twentieth century to discover, from observations science has made, that the fundamental mechanisms of life cannot be ascribed to natural selection, and therefore were designed. But we must deal with our shock as best we can and go on."
"It is often said that science must avoid any conclusions which smack of the supernatural."
"It was a shock to people of the nineteenth century when they discovered, from observations science had made, that many features of the biological world could be ascribed to the elegant principle of natural selection."