Uncharted Quotes (6 quotes)
If in physics theres something you dont understand, you can always hide behind the uncharted depths of nature. You can always blame God. You didnt make it so complex yourself. But if your program doesnt work, there is no one to hide behind. You cannot hide behind an obstinate nature. If it doesnt work, youve messed up.
Like buried treasures, the outposts of the universe have beckoned to the adventurous from immemorial times. Princes and potentates, political or industrial, equally with men of science, have felt the lure of the uncharted seas of space, and through their provision of instrumental means the sphere of exploration has made new discoveries and brought back permanent additions to our knowledge of the heavens.
No pessimist ever discovered the secret of the stars or sailed an uncharted land, or opened a new doorway for the human spirit.
Scientists should not be ashamed to admit, as many of them apparently are ashamed to admit, that hypotheses appear in their minds along uncharted by-ways of thought; that they are imaginative and inspirational in character; that they are indeed adventures of the mind.
To study the phenomenon of disease without books is to sail uncharted sea, while to study books without patients is not to go to sea at all.
We are in a position similar to that of a mountaineer who is wandering over uncharted spaces, and never knows whether behind the peak which he sees in front of him and which he tries to scale there may not be another peak still beyond and higher up.