The 15 conversations/quotes I have listed below are among my many personal favourites. If you have any of your own, do share them below!


Sheldon: I made tea. 
Leonard: I don’t want tea. 
Sheldon: I didn’t make tea for you.

This is the first scene of the first act (set in Algernon Moncrieff’s flat in Half-Moon Street, W.) in Oscar Wilde’s much worshipped timeless, classic, satiric play, ‘The Importance of Being Ernest.’ Algernon is the man of the house and Lane his butler.…

How come all your friends are on their way to becoming someone else?

Science is facts. Just as a house is made of stones, science is made of facts, but a pile of stones is not a house and a collection of facts is not necessarily science.

Physicists are more like avant-garde composers, willing to bend traditional rules… Mathematicians are more like classical composers.

Logic will get you from A to Z. Imagination will get you everywhere.

A process which led from the amoeba to man appeared to the philosophers to be obviously a progress—though whether the amoeba would agree with this opinion is not known.

The observer, when he seems to himself to be observing a stone, is really, if physics is to be believed, observing the effects of the stone upon himself.

If you say ‘I don’t read’ like it’s something to be proud of, punch yourself in the face repeatedly.

Without music, life would be a mistake.