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Niels Bohr Quotes

– “A physicist is just an atom’s way of looking at itself.”

– “An expert is a man who has made all the mistakes which can be made, in a narrow field.”

– “An expert is someone who knows some of the worst mistakes, which can be made, in a very narrow field.”

– “Einstein, stop telling God what to do!”

– “Every great and deep difficulty bears in itself its own solution. It forces us to change our thinking in order to find it.”

– “Every sentence I utter must be understood not as an affirmation, but as a question.”

– “Everything we call real is made of things that cannot be regarded as real.”

– “How wonderful that we have met with a paradox. Now we have some hope of making progress.”

– “If anybody says he can think about quantum physics without getting giddy, that only shows he has not understood the first thing about them.”

– “If quantum mechanics hasn’t profoundly shocked you, you haven’t understood it yet.”

– “It is wrong to think that the task of physics is to find out how Nature is. Physics concerns what we say about Nature.”

– “Never express yourself more clearly than you are able to think.”

– “No, no, you’re not thinking; you’re just being logical.”

– “Prediction is very difficult, especially if it’s about the future.”

– “Technology has advanced more in the last thirty years than in the previous two thousand. The exponential increase in advancement will only continue. Anthropological Commentary The opposite of a trivial truth is false; the opposite of a great truth is also true.”

– “The best weapon of a dictatorship is secrecy, but the best weapon of a democracy should be the weapon of openness.”

– “The opposite of a fact is falsehood, but the opposite of one profound truth may very well be another profound truth.”

– “There are some things so serious you have to laugh at them.”

– “There are trivial truths and the great truths. The opposite of a trivial truth is plainly false. The opposite of a great truth is also true.”

– “We are all agreed that your theory is crazy. The question which divides us is whether it is crazy enough to have a chance of being correct. My own feeling is that it is not crazy enough.”

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