Bill bryson Quotes

Suicide by li...

Suicide by lifestyle takes ages - Bill Bryson
📅︎ Feb 06
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“The upshot of all this is that we live in a universe whose age we can't quite compute, surrou...

“The upshot of all this is that we live in a universe whose age we can't quite compute, surrounded by stars whose distances we don't altogether know, filled with matter we can't identify, operating in conformance with physical laws whose properties we don’t truly understand.” ― Bill Bryson
📅︎ Sep 17
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“There are three stages in scientific discovery. First, ...

“There are three stages in scientific discovery. First, people deny that it is true, then they deny that it is important; finally they credit the wrong person.” ― Bill Bryson
📅︎ Sep 04
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“Perhaps it’s my natural pessimism, but it seem...

“Perhaps it’s my natural pessimism, but it seems that an awfully large part of travel these days is to see things while you still can.” ― Bill Bryson
📅︎ Sep 18
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“Brain cells last as long as you do. You’re issued 100 billion or so at birth an...

“Brain cells last as long as you do. You’re issued 100 billion or so at birth and that is all you’re ever going to get. It is estimated you lose 500 per hour, so if you have any serious thinking to do there’s really no time to waste.” -Bill Bryson
📅︎ Apr 16
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We used to build civil...

We used to build civilizations. Now we build shopping malls. ―Bill Bryson,
📅︎ Nov 16
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"We used to build civil...

"We used to build civilizations. Now we build shopping malls." ~ Bill Bryson,
📅︎ Aug 01
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