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“A creationist can embarrass an evolutionist by asking for a definition of species.”
“Everything is theoretically impossible until it is done.”
“What if all these children that go missing...what if they are all connected?”
“Zat gravity, it's a killer.”
“Never theorize before you have data. Invariably, you end up twisting facts to suit theories, instead of theories to suit facts.”
I call it the "every other decade" theory. The 50's were boring. The 60's rocked. The 70's, my god, they obviously suck. So maybe the 80's will be like, radical. I figure we'll be in our 20's and hey, it can't get any worse.
“- Mr. Taggart: We've no guarantee that these theories of yours are workable.
- Thomas A. Edison: Well, most electricity is theory yet.”
“I pieced together the photos of every murder and I laid them out chronologically. That red line right there indicates where his killing became erratic and inexplicable. All you've gotta do is set up a null hypothesis and try and prove it. And when you can't prove it, that means your original hypothesis must be true.”
“As much as I enjoyed your wild theories the truth is far less complex.”
“Science will come up with some reason to put in the books, but in the end it'll be just a theory. I mean, we will fail to acknowledge that there are forces at work beyond our understanding.”
“- Diane Court: I have this theory of convergence, that good things always happen with bad things. I know you have to deal with them at the same time, but I just don't know why they have to happen at the same time. I just wish I could work out some schedule. Am I just babbling? Do you know what I mean?
- Lloyd Dobler: No.”
Although he was considered insane by his peers, Bernoulli's theory states that the air flowing over a bird's wing is at a lower pressure than the air flowing under the wing. That's called "lift". Of course, it's only a theory, it's never been tested...
“Jesus, Tom, I was just speculatin' about a hypothesis. I know I don't know nothin'.”
“He had a theory that if you should find one perfect thing, or place or person, you should stick to it.”
“The Ancient Japanese considered the Go board to be a microcosm of the universe. Although when it is empty it appears to be simple and ordered, in fact, the possibilities of gameplay are endless. They say that no two Go games have ever been alike. Just like snowflakes. So, the Go board actually represents an extremely complex and chaotic universe.”
“- Bob Rosetti: You're Albert Einstein!
- Albert Einstein: Yes.
- Bob Rosetti: E equals M C squared!
- Albert Einstein: I hope so.”
“- Lieutenant Debbie Callahan: You had impressive moves for a cadet.
- Cadet Nogata: Thank you. You see, it's a matter of the mind being mightier than the bosom.
- Lieutenant Debbie Callahan: Interesting theory.”