It’s been a good day for quotes. These on, loosely, the scientific process:
People commonly use statistics like a drunk uses a lamppost: for support
rather than for illumination.
– Mark Twain
The first principle is that you must not fool yourself- and you are the easiest person to fool.
– Richard Feynman
I would not give a fig for the simplicity this side of complexity, but I would give my life for the simplicity on the other side of complexity.
– US Supreme Court judge Oliver Wendell Holmes