||"A fact is a simple statement that everyone believes. It is innocent, unless found guilty. A hypothesis is a novel suggestion that no one wants to believe. It is guilty, until found effective."
-- Edward Teller
||"A scientific truth does not triumph by convincing its opponents and making them see the light, but rather because its opponents eventually die and a new generation grows up that is familiar with it."
-- Max Planck
||"A year spent in artificial intelligence is enough to make one believe in God."
-- Alan Perlis
||"Adventure upon all the tickets in the lottery, and you lose for certain; and the greater the number of your tickets the nearer your approach to this certainty."
-- Adam Smith
||"Aerodynamically, the bumble bee shouldn't be able to fly, but the bumble bee doesn't know it so it goes on flying anyway."
-- Mary Kay Ash
||"Anthropology demands the open-mindedness with which one must look and listen, record in astonishment and wonder that which one would not have been able to guess."
-- Margaret Mead
||"Anthropology was the science that gave her the platform from which she surveyed, scolded and beamed at the world."
-- Jane Howard
||"Anybody who has been seriously engaged is scientific work of any kind realizes that over the entrance to the gates of the temple of science are written the words: 'Ye must have faith.'"
-- Max Planck
||"Anyone who attempts to generate random numbers by deterministic means is, of course, living in a state of sin."
-- John von Neumann