Ernst Mach

Ernst Mach

Austrian physicist and philosopher-idealist
The presentations and conceptions of the average man of the world are formed and dominated, not by the full and pure desire for knowledge as an end in itself, but by the struggle to adapt himself favourably to the conditions of life.More Ernst Mach quotes [07/20/2011 06:07:36]
My table is now brightly, now dimly lighted. Its temperature varies. It may receive an ink stain. One of its legs may be broken. It may be repaired, polished, and replaced part by part. But, for me, it remains the table at which I daily write.More Ernst Mach quotes [07/20/2011 06:07:29]
Ordinarily pleasure and pain are regarded as different from sensations.More Ernst Mach quotes [07/20/2011 06:07:35]
When I recall today my early youth, I should take the boy that I then was, with the exception of a few individual features, for a different person, were it not for the existence of the chain of memories.More Ernst Mach quotes [07/20/2011 06:07:57]
Without renouncing the support of physics, it is possible for the physiology of the senses, not only to pursue its own course of development, but also to afford to physical science itself powerful assistance.More Ernst Mach quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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