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"It is a good morning exercise for a research scientist to discard a pet hypothesis every day before breakfast. It keeps him young."

"Our working hypothesis is that the status of knowledge is altered as societies enter what is known as the postindustrial age and cultures enter what is known as the postmodern age."

"A fact is a simple statement that everyone believes. It is innocent, unless found guilty. A hypothesis is a novel suggestion that no one wants to believe. It is guilty, until found effective."

"The only relevant test of the validity of a hypothesis is comparison of prediction with experience."

"The hypothesis of surviving intelligence and personality - not only surviving but anxious and able with difficulty to communicate - is the simplest and most straightforward and the only one that fits all the facts."

"Don't confuse hypothesis and theory. The former is a possible explanation the latter, the correct one. The establishment of theory is the very purpose of science."

"The great tragedy of science - the slaying of a beautiful hypothesis by an ugly fact."

"The hypothesis may be put forward, to be tested by the s subsequent investigation, that this development has been in large part a matter of the reciprocal interaction of new factual insights and knowledge on the one hand with changes in the theoretical system on the other."

"It is a good morning exercise for a research scientist to discard a pet hypothesis every day before breakfast. It keeps him young."

"The great tragedy of science - the slaying of a beautiful hypothesis by an ugly fact."

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