Enrico Fermi Quotes

Experience shows that the possibility of executing complex calculations with great speed and accuracy quickly creates such an enormous demand for these services which would soon be beyond the capacity of just one machine. Furthermore, there are the advantages for the students and researchers who will be trained in the use of these new tools […]

An electronic computer would constitute a research instruments from which all science and research activities would profit, in such a manner that is currently inestimable.” (Letter about computers, 1954)

Whatever nature has in store for mankind, unpleasant as it may be, men must accept, for ignorance is never better than knowledge.

It is no good to try to stop knowledge from going forward. Ignorance is never better than knowledge.