Upset Quotes (8 quotes)
Error held as truth has much the effect of truth. In politics and religion this fact upsets many confident predictions.
Get a shot off fast. This upsets him long enough to let you make your second shot perfect.
Historical theories are, after all, intellectual apple carts. They are quite likely to be upset. Nor should it be forgotten that they tend to attract, when they gain ascendancy, a fair number of apple-polishers
I always feel like our descendantsthey're going to be upset with us for wrecking the planet anywaybut they're really going to be mad that we didn't even bother to take a good picture. [On the importance of thorough research of even a little ant species.]
No. I have been teaching it all my life, and I do not want to have my ideas upset.
Research in neurophysiology is much more like paddling a small canoe on a mountain river. The river which is fed by many distant springs carries you along all right though often in a peculiar direction. You have to paddle quite hard to keep afloat. And sooner or later some of your ideas are upset and are carried downstream like an upturned canoe.
The apex of mathematical achievement occurs when two or more fields which were thought to be entirely unrelated turn out to be closely intertwined. Mathematicians have never decided whether they should feel excited or upset by such events.
The notion that the balance of nature is delicately poised and easily upset is nonsense. Nature is extraordinarily tough and resilient, interlaced with checks and balances, with an astonishing capacity for recovering from disturbances in equilibrium. The formula for survival is not power; it is symbiosis.