The letters of Richard P. Feynman edited by Michelle Feynman 2009
xii "Einstein used to joke that 'to punish me for my contempt for authority, Fate made me an authority myself.'"
xiii Feynman "once defined science as belief in the ignorance of experts."
229 "The man happy in his work is not the narrow specialist, nor the well-rounded man, but the man who is doing what he loves to do. You must fall in love with some activity.
239 refusal to accept honorary degrees
234 Jewish prejudice
237 How science is done
237 Review of "The Double Helix"
349 "The curse of riches"
354 The question of multiple time dimensions
361 Feynman "could understand religion perhaps if there were no God in religion."
438 Feynman's explanation of why physics is "so successful against the encroachment of professional philosophers and fools on the subject of knowledge ...Since they are absolutely unable to make any predictions, we see that their philosophy does not have real understanding of the situation."
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