Arthur Eddington [1882– 1944[ was a British astrophysicist
“Every body continues in its state of rest or uniform motion in a straight line, except insofar as it doesn't.”
It is impossible to trap modern physics into predicting anything with perfect determinism because it deals with probabilities from the outset.
“If an army of monkeys were strumming on typewriters, they might write all the books in the British Museum.”
“Life would be stunted and narrow if we could feel no significance in the world around us beyond that which can be weighed and measured with the tools of the physicist or described by the metrical symbols of the mathematician.”
“We often think that when we have completed our study of one we know all about two, because "two" is "one and one." We forget that we still have to make a study of "and."