Words to live by in 2017:
For a successful technology, reality must take precedence over public relations, for Nature cannot be fooled.
The first principle is that you must not fool yourself and you are the easiest person to fool.
Physics is like sex: sure, it may give some practical results, but that’s not why we do it.
Speaking of Richard Feynman (if you don’t know who he was, look him up) and New Year’s resolutions: