Good movie, good quotes: Particle Fever

Last I checked, my blog is still called One Good Thing and not “random sketches Teresa makes while watching tv,” so here’s a good thing recommendation: the movie Particle Fever.

Now available on Netflix, it’s about the people behind the Large Hadron Collider and the beauty of the pursuit of knowledge, something that some of the general public and the current administration can’t understand.

There were many terrific and moving quotes in the movie but I only managed to write down two, both by physicist Savas Dimopoulos.

“Why do humans do science?
Why do humans do art?
These things that are least important to our survival are the very things that make us human.”

“Jumping from failure to failure with undiminished enthusiasm is the key to success.”