Some quotes from Star Wars, Terminator,
Carl Sagan, natural science and mathematics

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I think it is very important that the "kind forces" will win in the human world.
Hate and fear only feed more hate and violence.

The author

The life is variable.

We are all different.

The author

Star Wars

May the Force be with you!
Princess Leia to Rey in "Star Wars The Force Awakens"

Luke: I can't believe it.
Yoda: That is why you fail.

Luke: What's in there?
Yoda: Only what you take with you.

Much to learn you still have.

Do or do not. There is no try.
Yoda in "The Empire Strikes Back"

Difficult to see, always in motion is the future.

Great warrior? Wars not make one great.


Skynet begins to learn at a geometric rate. It becomes self-aware at 2:14 a.m. Eastern time, August 29th.
Terminator in T2

Carl Sagan

For as long as I can remember, I've been searching for something, some reason why we're here.
What are we doing here? Who are we? If this is a chance to find out even just a little part of that
answer... I don't know, I think it's worth a human life. Don't you?
Ellie Arroway in "Contact" by Carl Sagan

The well-meaning contention that all ideas have equal merit seems to me
little different from the disastrous contention that no ideas have any merit.
Carl Sagan in "Broca's Brain"

Natural science and mathematics

E = mc2
Albert Einstein

F = m•dv/dt = m•a
Isaac Newton

iħ∂/∂tΨ(r,t) = ĤΨ(r,t)
Erwin Schrödinger

∇•D = ρƒ     ∇•B = 0     ∇×E = -∂B/∂t     ∇×H = Jƒ+∂D/∂t
James Clerk Maxwell / Oliver Heaviside

e = -1
Leonhard Euler

... for the sake of brevity, we will always represent this number 2.718281828459... by the letter e.
Leonhard Euler

Prime numbers below n: n/ln(n)
Carl Friedrich Gauss

Eadem mutata resurgo.
(Although transformed I will rise again in the same form.)
Jakob Bernoulli about the logarithmic spiral

If anybody says he can think about quantum physics without getting giddy
it merely shows that he hasn't understood the first thing about it.
Niels Bohr

You recognize the lion on its claw.
Said about Isaac Newton

Author and compiler: Stefan Spännare
Document created: 2016-02-05
Latest update: 2016-09-28