Famous quotes by Physicists


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"The one who follows the crowd will usually get no further than the crowd. The one who walks alone, is likely to find himself in places no one has ever been"
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"Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds"
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"Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better"
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"Isn't it strange that I who have written only unpopular books should be such a popular fellow?"
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"If you keep your mouth shut you will never put your foot in it"
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"Before you beat a child, be sure yourself are not the cause of the offense"
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"An Englishmen thinks seated; a Frenchmen standing; an American pacing, an Irishman, afterwards"
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"When walking through the "valley of shadows," remember, a shadow is cast by a Light"
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"When you are courting a nice girl an hour seems like a second. When you sit on a red-hot cinder a second seems like an hour. That's relativity"
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"The value of a man should be seen in what he gives and not in what he is able to receive"
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"The important thing is not to stop questioning. Curiosity has its own reason for existing"
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"The hardest thing to understand in the world is the income tax"
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"The grand aim of all science is to cover the greatest number of empirical facts by logical deduction from the smallest number of hypotheses or axioms"
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"Reading, after a certain age, diverts the mind too much from its creative pursuits. Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking"
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"Most people say that is it is the intellect which makes a great scientist. They are wrong: it is character"
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"It is only to the individual that a soul is given"
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"To raise new questions, new possibilities, to regard old problems from a new angle, requires creative imagination and marks real advance in science"
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"The world is a dangerous place to live; not because of the people who are evil, but because of the people who don't do anything about it"
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"The whole of science is nothing more than a refinement of everyday thinking"
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"The gift of fantasy has meant more to me than my talent for absorbing positive knowledge"
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"It stands to the everlasting credit of science that by acting on the human mind it has overcome man's insecurity before himself and before nature"
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"I think and think for months and years. Ninety-nine times, the conclusion is false. The hundredth time I am right"
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"He who joyfully marches to music in rank and file has already earned my contempt. He has been given a large brain by mistake, since for him the spinal cord would suffice"
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"He who can no longer pause to wonder and stand rapt in awe, is as good as dead; his eyes are closed"
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"There could be no fairer destiny for any physical theory than that it should point the way to a more comprehensive theory in which it lives on as a limiting case"
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"Small is the number of people who see with their eyes and think with their minds"
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"Science is a wonderful thing if one does not have to earn one's living at it"
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"No amount of experimentation can ever prove me right; a single experiment can prove me wrong"
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"Never do anything against conscience even if the state demands it"
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"Heroism on command, senseless violence, and all the loathsome nonsense that goes by the name of patriotism - how passionately I hate them!"
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