Brick Quotes (6 quotes)
Fractal geometry will make you see everything differently. There is a danger in reading further. You risk the loss of your childhood vision of clouds, forests, flowers, galaxies, leaves, feathers, rocks, mountains, torrents of water, carpet, bricks, and much else besides. Never again will your interpretation of these things be quite the same.
I am the enfant terrible of literature and science. If I cannot, and I know I cannot, get the literary and scientific bigwigs to give me a shilling, I can, and I know I can, heave bricks into the middle of them.
Mans history has been graven on the rock of Egypt, stamped on the brick of Assyria, enshrined in the marble of the Parthenonit rises before us a majestic presence in the piled up arches of the Coliseumit lurks an unsuspected treasure amid the oblivious dust of archives and monasteriesit is embodied in all the looms of religions, of races, of families.
Time is in itself [not] a difficulty, but a time-rate, assumed on very insufficient grounds, is used as a master-key, whether or not it fits, to unravel all difficulties. What if it were suggested that the brick-built Pyramid of Hawara had been laid brick by brick by a single workman? Given time, this would not be beyond the bounds of possibility. But Nature, like the Pharaohs, had greater forces at her command to do the work better and more expeditiously than is admitted by Uniformitarians.
When you can dump a load of bricks on a corner lot, and let me watch them arrange themselves into a house when you can empty a handful of springs and wheels and screws on my desk, and let me see them gather themselves together into a watch it will be easier for me to believe that all these thousands of worlds could have been created, balanced, and set to moving in their separate orbits, all without any directing intelligence at all.
[Richard Drew] always encouraged his people to pursue ideas He said, If its a dumb idea, youll find out. Youll smack into that brick wall, then youll stagger back and see another opportunity that you wouldnt have seen otherwise.
— Art Fry