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What did Donald Knuth say about Science?

Donald Knuth has written many quotes about Science. E.g.,

  • I decry the current tendency to seek patents on algorithms. There are better ways to earn a living than to prevent other people from making use of one's contributions to computer science.
  • People think that computer science is the art of geniuses but the actual reality is the opposite, just many people doing things that build on eachother, like a wall of mini stones.
  • Science is what we understand well enough to explain to a computer. Art is everything else we do.

What are the top most famous Science quotes by Donald Knuth?

Here are the top most famous quotes about Science by Donald Knuth.

  • I decry the current tendency to seek patents on algorithms. There are better ways to earn a living than to prevent other people from making use of one's contributions to computer science.
  • People think that computer science is the art of geniuses but the actual reality is the opposite, just many people doing things that build on eachother, like a wall of mini stones.
  • Science is what we understand well enough to explain to a computer. Art is everything else we do.