Physics and Love 1

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Tell your son to stop trying to fill your head with science — for to fill your heart with love is enough.

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Dear Mrs. Chown,

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Ignore your son’s attempts to teach you physics.

Physics isn’t the most important thing.

Love is.

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Best wishes,
Richard Feynman

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2008.12.31 Wednesday ACHK

Beauty 2

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To those who do not know mathematics it is difficult to get across a real feeling as to the beauty, the deepest beauty, of nature … If you want to learn about nature, to appreciate nature, it is necessary to understand the language that she speaks in.

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— The Character of Physical Law (1965) Ch. 2, by Richard Feynman

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2008.12.31 Wednesday ACHK