Dr. Helen

Advice from Richard Feynman

Mark Martin: Graduation, Richard Feynman, and Choosing the Right Career:

Feynman just smiled at my emotional outburst. “Kiddo,” he told me (and he talked just like that), “Don’t sweat it. Find what you love in science, and do that. You’ll know it when you see it.”

Then he looked from side to side, that impish grin growing on his face, and back at me. “Besides,” he said, lowering his voice to a conspiratorial whisper, “Most physicists? Putzes.”