His theory was that non-fiction could be as artful as fiction.
– Gerald Clarke
The proposition that humans have mental characteristics wholly absent in non-humans is inconsistent with the theory of evolution.
– Gary L. Francione
I’m very strongly in favor of the auteur theory.
– George Hickenlooper
The classical theory of omniscient rationality is strikingly simple and beautiful.
– Herbert A. Simon
I’m not that well-versed in literary theory – I don’t know what it is.
– Jim Crace
A theory must be tempered with reality.
– Jawaharlal Nehru
If the Confederacy fails, there should be written on its tombstone: Died of a Theory.
– Jefferson Davis
I never accepted Communist dogma or theory.
– J. Robert Oppenheimer
When I was in college, I was a semiotics major, which is this hopelessly pretentious body of French literary theory.
– Ira Glass
There is no falsification before the emergence of a better theory.
– Imre Lakatos
A script is like a theory of a movie.
– John C. Reilly
I’ve never been much for theory and scales.
– Adrian Smith
I have this theory- that if we’re told we’re bad, then that’s the only ideal we’ll ever have.
I don’t like writing essays or theory.
– Adrian Mitchell
Supersymmetry is a theory which stipulates that for every known particle there should be a partner particle. For instance, the electron should be paired with a supersymmetric ‘selectron,’ quarks ought to have ‘squark’ partners, and so on.
– Brian Greene
My theory is this; I’m not a political songwriter. I’m an honest songwriter.
– Billy Bragg
Falsifiability for a theory is great, but a theory can still be respectable even if it is not falsifiable, as long as it is verifiable.
As for everything else, so for a mathematical theory: beauty can be perceived but not explained.
– Arthur Cayley
Life is so unlike theory.
– Anthony Trollope
I have a theory that the only original things we ever do are mistakes.
– Billy Joel
My theory about actors is we’re all walking milk cartons. Expirations dates everywhere.
– Dylan McDermott
According to the now almost universally accepted theory, all the races of mankind had a common origin.
– Ellsworth Huntington
Funeral by funeral, theory advances.
– Paul Samuelson
One very important aspect of string theory is definitely testable. That was the prediction of supersymmetry, which emerged from string theory in the early ’70s.
– Edward Witten
My siblings and I had this theory that my parents were spies.
– Dara Horn
I started working and publishing in price theory by 1938.
– George Stigler
The problem is that replacement of Quantum Mechanics by Quantum Field Theory is still very demanding.
– Martin Fleischmann
I’m not sure what theory is, unless it’s the pursuit of fundamental questions.
– David Antin
I have this fringe theory that I’ve sort of stress-tested a little bit – the more polarising and popular a case is, the more likely an acquittal.
– Martin Shkreli
Our concern, however, is with slavery as it is, and not with any theory of it.
– Gerrit Smith