Medicine is…

Medicine is a science of uncertainty and an art of probability.

~ William Osler

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For success in science and art…

It seems that for success in science or art a dash of autism is essential. For success the necessary ingredients may be an ability to turn away from the everyday world, from the simple practical, an ability to rethink a subject with originality so as to create in new untrodden ways, with all abilities canalised into the one speciality.

~ Hans Asperger

people who could stand at the intersection of humanities and science

I always thought of myself as a humanities person as a kid, but I liked electronics… Then I read something that one of my heroes, Edwin Land of Polaroid, said about the importance of people who could stand at the intersection of humanities and science, and I decided that’s what I wanted to do.

~ Steve Jobs