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Large increases in cost with questionable increases in performance can be tolerated only in race horses and fancy women.


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If you can not measure it, you can not improve it.

If you can not measure it, you can not improve it.



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If you study science deep enough and long enough, it will force you to believe in God.



Heavier-than-air flying machines are impossible.

Heavier-than-air flying machines are impossible.



Can you measure it? Can you express it in figures? Can you make a model of it? If not, your theory is apt to be based more upon imagination than upon knowledge.

Can you measure it? Can you express it in figures? Can you make a model of it? If not, your theory is apt to be based more upon imagination than upon knowledge.



When you are face to face with a difficulty, you are up against a discovery.

When you are face to face with a difficulty, you are up against a discovery.



In science there is only physics; all the rest is stamp collecting.

In science there is only physics; all the rest is stamp collecting.



Radio has no future." "X-rays are clearly a hoax". "The aeroplane is scientifically impossible.

Radio has no future." "X-rays are clearly a hoax". "The aeroplane is scientifically impossible.



When you can measure what you are speaking about, and express it in numbers, you know something about it.

When you can measure what you are speaking about, and express it in numbers, you know something about it.



To measure is to know.

To measure is to know.



Fourier is a mathematical poem.

Fourier is a mathematical poem.





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