Mathematics is inadequate to describe the universe, since mathematics is an abstraction from natural phenomena. Also, mathematics may predict things which don't exist, or are impossible in nature. - Ludovico delle Colombe
The abolishment of pain in surgery is a chimera. It is absurd to go on seeking it... Knife and pain are two words in surgery that must forever be associated in the consciousness of the patient. - Dr. Alfred Velpeau
When the Paris Exhibition closes electric light will close with it and no more be heard of. - Erasmus Wilson
This `telephone' has too many shortcomings to be seriously considered as a practical form of communication. The device is inherently of no value to us. - Western Union internal memo, 1878
Rail travel at high speed is not possible because passengers, unable to breathe, would die of asphyxia. - Dr. Dionysus Lardner
That the automobile has practically reached the limit of its development is suggested by the fact that during the past year no improvements of a radical nature have been introduced. - Scientific American, Jan. 2, 1909.
There is not the slightest indication that nuclear energy will ever be obtainable. It would mean that the atom would have to be shattered at will. - Albert Einstein
Heavier-than-air flying machines are impossible. - Lord Kelvin, 1895
There is no reason for any individual to have a computer in their home. - Kenneth Olsen, president and founder of Digital Equipment Corp
"Many that live deserve death. And some that die deserve life. Can you give it to them? Then do not be too eager to deal out death in judgement. For even the very wise cannot see all ends." - Gandalf, The Lord of The Rings
I hereby sell my soul to Satan for a bag (let's be specific here - biggest size currently available, not a snack size) of Cheetos. Also included in this deal are the souls of everyone in my family.
Now let's see if my fingers turn orange...
Like in any relationship, thing are always changing. One partner moves a little further away, the other becomes disinterested and soon one of them just doesn't understand the other.
I would suggest couple's therapy.
The Creation Museum does not sell me anything useful. The hype surrounding their "product" is exactly what they are trying to sell and I am not buying any of it.
At Whole Foods I can buy an orange without buying a belief system. At the Creation Museum, the apples come with a whole set of beliefs attached to them.
Why are there so many sad love poems as opposed to happy ones? When you're happily in love there are better things to do than write poetry.
I suppose the same applies to Facebook postings - when you're happily in love, there's better things to do than write on someone's wall.