Alan Guth Quotes (7 quotes)
“It is said that there's no such thing as a free lunch. But the universe is the ultimate free lunch.”
as quoted by Stephen Hawking (1988). A Brief History of Time. Bantam Books. p. 129. ISBN 0-553-34614-8.
“Liberty is the right of every man to be honest, to think and to speak without hypocrisy.”
Martí : Thoughts/Pensamientos (1994)
“As one digs deeper into the national character of the Americans, one sees that they have sought the value of everything in this world only in the answer to this single question: how much money will it bring in?”
―Alexis de Tocqueville
Letter to Ernest de Chabrol, 9 June 1831 Tocqueville Reader, p. 41
“I know not where His islands lift
Their fronded palms in air;
I only know I cannot drift
Beyond His love and care.”
―John Greenleaf Whittier
The eternal Goodness, reported in Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. (1919).
“Man is his own star, and the soul that can
Render an honest and a perfect man
Commands all light, all influence, all fate.
Nothing to him falls early, or too late.
Our acts our angels are, or good or ill,
Our fatal shadows that walk by us still.”
The Honest Man's Fortune, (1613; published 1647)
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Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsAlan Guth
Born: February 27, 1947 (age 72)
Bio: Alan Harvey Guth is an American theoretical physicist and cosmologist. Guth has researched elementary particle theory. Currently serving as Victor Weisskopf Professor of Physics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, he is the originator of the inflationary universe theory.