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Creationists make it sound as though a 'theory' is something you dreamt up after being drunk all night. - Isaac Asimov

The more success the quantum theory has, the sillier it looks. - Albert Einstein

A man who has bought a theory will fight a furious rear guard action against the facts. - Joseph R. Alsop, Jr.

The Chinese have a theory that you pass through boredom into fascination and I think it's true. I would never choose a subject for what it means to me or what I think about it. You've just got to choose a subject, and what you feel about it, what it means, begins to unfold if you just plain choose a subject and do it enough. - Diane Arbus

My theory of evolution is that Darwin was adopted. - Steven Wright

I cannot help fearing that men may reach a point where they look on every new theory as a danger, every innovation as a toilsome trouble, every social advance as a first step toward revolution, and that they may absolutely refuse to move at all. - Alexis de Tocqueville

In theory, there is no difference between theory and practice. But, in practice, there is. - Jan L. A. Van de Snepscheut

A theory must be tempered with reality. - Jawaharlal Nehru

If any human being earnestly desires to push on to new discoveries instead of just retaining and using the old; to win victories over Nature as a worker rather than over hostile critics as a disputant; to attain, in fact, clear and demonstrative knowledge instead of attractive and probable theory; we invite him as a true son of Science to join our ranks. - Sir Francis Bacon