Niels Bohr Quotes


23 Niels Bohr quotes:



"Your theory is crazy, but it's not crazy enough to be true."
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"Must have something to do with the zero-point energy."
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"The opposite of a fact is falsehood, but the opposite of one profound truth may very well be another profound truth."
"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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"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."
"[While astronomers expected the early history of the Milky Way was quite chaotic, most had believed] that it since had been rather calm, ... But this turns out not to be true. Stars have been perturbed all the time throughout the Milky Way history."
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"How wonderful that we have met with a paradox. Now we have some hope of making progress."
"Einstein, stop telling God what to do!"
"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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"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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"When it comes to atoms, language can be used only as in poetry. The poet, too, is not nearly so concerned with describing facts as with creating images."
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"Everything we call real is made of things that cannot be regarded as real."
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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."
"You are not thinking. You are merely 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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"There are some things so serious you have to laugh at them."
"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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