Richard Feynman

@ProfFeynman

Here I stand, atoms with consciousness, matter with curiosity. A universe of atoms, an atom in the universe.

Joined January 2017
Born May 11

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    Aug 16

    The ultimate test of your knowledge is your capacity to convey it to another.

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  2. Oct 19

    Religion is a culture of faith; science is a culture of doubt.

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  3. Oct 19

    All things are made of atoms. ... In that one sentence you will see there is an enormous amount of information about the world, if just a little imagination and thinking were applied.

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  4. Oct 18

    Being wrong isn't a bad thing like they teach you in school. It is an opportunity to learn something.

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  5. Oct 17

    FEYNMAN learning strategy in THREE points: 1. Continually ask "Why?" 2. When you learn something, learn it to where you can explain it to a child. 3. Instead of arbitrarily memorizing things, look for the explanation that makes it obvious.

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  6. Oct 16

    Students should be made to think like scientists, be open-minded, curious, and especially, to doubt.

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  7. Oct 15

    Study hard what interests you the most in the most undisciplined, irreverent and original manner possible.

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  8. Oct 14

    "When one teaches, two learn." - Robert Heinlein

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  9. Oct 13

    We must be careful not to believe things simply because we want them to be true. No one can fool you as easily as you can fool yourself!

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  10. Oct 11

    FOUR Productivity FEYNMAN- strategies: i) Stop trying to know-it-all. ii) Don't worry about what others are thinking. iii) Don't think about what you want to be, but what you want to do. iv) Have a sense of humor and talk honestly.

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  11. Oct 10

    If you're not having fun, you're not learning. There's a pleasure in finding things out.

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  12. Oct 9

    We need to teach how doubt is not to be feared but welcomed. It's OK to say, "I don't know."

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  13. Oct 6

    The statements of science are not of what is true and what is not true, but statements of what is known with different degrees of certainty.

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  14. Oct 5

    If you cannot explain something in simple terms, you don't understand it.

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  15. Oct 4

    The Character of Physical Law, Cornell University, 1964.

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  16. Oct 3

    It’s OK to say “I don’t know.”

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  17. Oct 2

    To those who do not know mathematics it is difficult to get across a real feeling as to the beauty, the deepest beauty, of nature. If you want to learn about nature, to appreciate nature, it is necessary to understand the language that she speaks in.

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  18. Oct 1

    Science is the belief in the ignorance of experts.

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  19. Sep 30

    Fall in love with some activity, and do it! Nobody ever figures out what life is all about, and it doesn't matter.

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  20. Sep 29

    We have found it of paramount importance that in order to progress we must recognize our ignorance and leave room for doubt. Scientific knowledge is a body of statements of varying degrees of certainty - some most unsure, some nearly sure, but none absolutely certain.

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  21. Sep 28

    The first principle is that you must not fool yourself and you are the easiest person to fool.

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