Frankfort Moore Quote
“My goal is simple. It is a complete understanding of the universe, why it is as it is and why it exists at all.”
As quoted in Stephen Hawking's Universe (1985) by John Boslough, Ch. 7 : The Final Question, p. 77
“A weak mind is like a microscope, which magnifies trifling things, but cannot receive great ones.”
As quoted in: Many Thoughts of Many Minds (1862), edited by Henry Southgate
“From the age of fifteen, dogma has been the fundamental principle of my religion: I know no other religion; I cannot enter into the idea of any other sort of religion; religion, as a mere sentiment, is to me a dream and a mockery.”
―John Henry Newman
"History of my religious opinions by John Henry Newman, D. D." (1865), p. 49, "From 1883 to 1839"