Finding Out Quotes (5 quotes)
I am curious in a super-apish way. I like finding out things. That â€¦ is all that the â€śnoble self-sacrificing devotion to truthâ€ť of 99-44/100% of all scientists amounts toâ€”simple curiosity. That is the spirit in which nearly all productive scientific research is carried on.
The biggest thrill of my life was finding out something that nobody in the world ever knew before. Another gratification is a recognition of the fact that you really do understand a lot of things that go on in the world that most people donâ€™tâ€”like planets moving around the sun.
The true delight is in the finding out rather than in the knowing.
Thereâ€™s Nature and sheâ€™s going to come out the way She is. So therefore when we go to investigate we shouldnâ€™t predecide what it is weâ€™re looking for only to find out more about it. Now you ask: â€śWhy do you try to find out more about it?â€ť If you began your investigation to get an answer to some deep philosophical question, you may be wrong. It may be that you canâ€™t get an answer to that particular question just by finding out more about the character of Nature. But thatâ€™s not my interest in science; my interest in science is to simply find out about the world and the more I find out the better it is, I like to find out...
What we are finding out now is that there are not only limits to growth but also to technology and that we cannot allow technology to go on without public consent.