The following is a short list of quotes, attributed to (mostly real, one fictional) people who were neither scientists nor philosophers. Still, it is good advice for research.


All labors of man were once dreams.”
Theodor Herzl


Never fear answers, only fear running out of questions.”
Susan Ivanova


It ain't what you don't know that gets you into trouble. It's what you know for sure that just ain't so.”

Mark Twain


You’ve got to be very careful if you don’t know where you are going, because you might not get there.”
Yogi Berra


From every mistake we must surely be learning
George Harrison


Absorb what is useful, discard what is not, add what is uniquely your own.
Bruce Lee