Nugget of Wisdom from Murray Gell-Mann

Murray Gell-Man, a collaborator with Richard Feynmann and Nobel Laurate, talks about his expectations upon graduating from Yale with a physics degree and applying for PhD positions.

The great advice is don’t commit suicide until you have tried the thing that you are dreading. This is a great piece of advice and ranks up there with Pauling’s Golden Rule of doing 25% better to others as they do to you to account for subjective error.


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