The best Quotes by Donald E. Knuth

The best Quotes by Donald E. Knuth

Donald Ervin Knuth (born January 10, 1938) is an American computer scientist, mathematician, and professor emeritus at Stanford University.

Science is what we understand well enough to explain to a computer. Art is everything else we do.

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Marshall: "Except the flames of Lucifer keep singein our back bumper as we drive through this hellish, cheese-infected wasteland."
Lily: "Wisconsin?"
Marshall: "Wisconsin!"
Marshall Eriksen in How I Met Your Mother - Season 9 Episode 3
Another way of enjoying Minnesota is to move to Wisconsin.
Wisconsin girls - the kind of girl you can take home to meet your mom, but can outdrink your dad.
There's a thing in Wisconsin called "deer widows", when all the men leave town to go on hunting trips and the women stay at home, to do whatever it is women do without men.
I was always a Favre fan. I was born in Wisconsin, and my whole family was Packers fans, so I grew up watching him.
Wisconsin's a special place.
I've only been to one winery in Wisconsin, and it had a paintball course.
Emily Cooper in Emily in Paris - Season 1 Episode 8
Washington, D.C. is to lying what Wisconsin is to cheese.
They say money can't buy happiness, but it can buy a flight to Wisconsin - and that's pretty much the same thing.
Philippe: "Tell me Driss, why do you think people are interested in art?"
Driss: "I don't know, it's a business?"
Philippe: "No. That's because it's the only thing one leaves behind."
Driss in Intouchables
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The most beautiful experience we can have is the mysterious. It is the fundamental emotion that stands at the cradle of true art and true science. Whoever does not know it and can no longer wonder, no longer marvel, is as good as dead, and his eyes are dimmed.
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Artists use lies to tell the truth, while politicians use them to cover the truth up.
Evey Hammond in V for Vendetta
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Art is a way of survival.
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All children are artists. The problem is how to remain an artist once you grow up.
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No great artist ever sees things as they really are. If he did, he would cease to be an artist.
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A picture means I know where I was every minute. That's why I take pictures. It's a visual diary.
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The purpose of art is washing the dust of daily life off our souls.
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Science without religion is lame. Religion without science is blind.
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The saddest aspect of life right now is that science gathers knowledge faster than society gathers wisdom.
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We still do not know one thousandth of one percent of what nature has revealed to us.
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Since the mathematicians have invaded the theory of relativity, I do not understand it myself anymore.
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The first gulp from the glass of natural sciences will turn you into an atheist, but at the bottom of the glass God is waiting for you.
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Faith and science, I have learned, are two sides of the same coin, separated by an expanse so small, but wide enough that one side can't see the other. They don't know they are connected.
Mary E. Pearson in The Jenna Fox Chronicles - The Adoration of Jenna Fox
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Every kid starts out as a natural-born scientist, and then we beat it out of them. A few trickle through the system with their wonder and enthusiasm for science intact.
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Without proper experiments I conclude nothing.
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I think a night like tonight shows a lot of young girls and young boys that if you can shoot you can shoot. It doesn't matter if you're a girl or a boy, I think it just matters the heart that you have and wanting to be the best that you can be.
Sabrina Ionescu - February 2024
I'm looking to do everything that I possibly can to get better in every aspect, whether that's scoring, defending, rebounding, passing, i'm really just excited to be playing against professionals and learning from them and just seeing where that takes me.
Sky is the limit for her and what she can do on the court, in terms of her impact in the game but also the court as well... It's been fun to watch her journey.
Stephen Curry - February 2024

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