Diffraction Limit

Started Aug 28, 2013 | Discussions thread
Great Bustard Forum Pro • Posts: 41,751
Re: Beware the Net Nannies ...

Detail Man wrote:

Great Bustard wrote:

Detail Man wrote:

If a little knowledge is dangerous, where is the man who has so much as to be out of danger ?
- Thomas Henry Huxley

...that some are in more danger than others.

Where ignorance is bliss, ‘Tis folly to be wise.
- Thomas Gray

From ignorance our comfort flows, the only wretched are the wise.
- Matthew Prior

Wisdom is prevented by ignorance, and delusion is the result.
- The Bhagavadgita

He that knows least commonly presumes most.
- Thomas Fuller

Better to be ignorant of a matter than half know it.
- Publilius Syrus

Ignorance is preferable to error, and he is less remote from the truth who believes nothing, than he who believes what is wrong.
- Thomas Jefferson

To be proud of knowledge is to be blind with light.
- Benjamin Franklin

We call first truths those we discover after all the others.
- Albert Camus

The contradiction in our relation to nature is that the more vigorously we attempt to force its agreement with our own designs the more subject we are to its indifference, the more vulnerable to its unseeing forces. The more power we exercise over natural process the more powerless we become before it. (-James Carse)

Existence is the great humbler of all conscious beings. Nature remains silent in it's indifference.

DM ...

Well, it is most certainly true that many are more successful than I:

All you need is ignorance and confidence and the success is sure.

-Mark Twain

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