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#hypothesis

Read through the most famous quotes by topic #hypothesis




Wisdom is nothing more than confirmed imagination: just because one did not study for his exam does not mean that he should leave it blank.


Criss Jami


#confidence #confirmation #confirmed #creativity #error

Faith is the choice of the nobler hypothesis.' Not the noblest, one never knows what that is. But the nobler, the best one can see when the choice is made.


Robert K. Greenleaf


#faith #hypothesis #faith

There are, of course, inherent tendencies to repetition in music itself. Our poetry, our ballads, our songs are full of repetition; nursery rhymes and the little chants and songs we use to teach young children have choruses and refrains. We are attracted to repetition, even as adults; we want the stimulus and the reward again and again, and in music we get it. Perhaps, therefore, we should not be surprised, should not complain if the balance sometimes shifts too far and our musical sensitivity becomes a vulnerability.


Oliver Sacks


#hypotheses #hypothesis #music #neuroscience #psychology

Scientists do not collect data randomly and utterly comprehensively. The data they collect are only those that they consider *relevant* to some hypothesis or theory.


David Lewis-Williams


#hypothesis #science #theory #art

It does take great maturity to understand that the opinion we are arguing for is merely the hypothesis we favor, necessarily imperfect, probably transitory, which only very limited minds can declare to be a certainty or a truth.


Milan Kundera


#close-mindedness #hypothesis #open-mindedness #maturity

To pin your hopes upon the future is to consign those hopes to a hypothesis, which is to say, a nothingness. Here and now is what we must contend with.


Angela Carter


#contend #future #here #hopes #hypothesis

In order to shake a hypothesis, it is sometimes not necessary to do anything more than push it as far as it will go.


Denis Diderot


#as far as #far #go #hypothesis #more

The greatest problem for mathematicians now is probably the Riemann Hypothesis.


Andrew Wiles


#greatest problem #hypothesis #mathematicians #now #probably

It is an hypothesis that the sun will rise tomorrow: and this means that we do not know whether it will rise.


Ludwig Wittgenstein


#know #means #rise #sun #tomorrow

The materialistic point of view in psychology can claim, at best, only the value of an heuristic hypothesis.


Wilhelm Wundt


#claim #heuristic #hypothesis #materialistic #only






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