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Danish Physicist, first to apply the quantum theory.Nobel Prize for Physics in 1922. 1885-1962
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A physicist is just an atom's way of looking at itself.
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An expert is a man who has made all the mistakes which can be made, in a narrow field.
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An expert is someone who knows some of the worst mistakes, which can be made, in a very narrow field.
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Einstein, stop telling God what to do!
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Every great and deep difficulty bears in itself its own solution. It forces us to change our thinking in order to find it.
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Every sentence I utter must be understood not as an affirmation, but as a question
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Everything we call real is made of things that cannot be regarded as real.
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How wonderful that we have met with a paradox. Now we have some hope of making progress.
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If anybody says he can think about quantum physics without getting giddy, that only shows he has not understood the first thing about them.
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If quantum mechanics hasn't profoundly shocked you, you haven't understood it yet.
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It is wrong to think that the task of physics is to find out how Nature is. Physics concerns what we say about Nature.
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Must have something to do with the zero-point energy.
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Never express yourself more clearly than you are able to think.
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No, no, you're not thinking; you're just being logical.
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One of the favorite maxims of my father was the distinction between the two sorts of truths, profound truths recognized by the fact that the opposite is also a profound truth, in contrast to trivialities where opposites are obviously absurd
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Prediction is very difficult, especially about the future. – Niels Bohr,
1885-1962, Danish Physicist
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Prediction is very difficult, especially if it's about the future.
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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.
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The best weapon of a dictatorship is secrecy, but the best weapon of a democracy should be the weapon of openness
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The opposite of a correct statement is a false statement. But the opposite of a profound truth may well be another profound truth.
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