J. Robert Oppenheimer Quotes


7 J. Robert Oppenheimer quotes:



"Both the man of science and the man of action live always at the edge of mystery, surrounded by it."
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"There are children playing in the streets who could solve some of my top problems in physics, because they have modes of sensory perception that I lost long ago."
"The optimist thinks this is the best of all possible worlds. The pessimist fears it is true."
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"In some sort of crude sense, which no vulgarity, no humor, no overstatement can quite extinguish, the physicists have known sin; and this is a knowledge which they cannot lose."
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"There must be no barriers for freedom of inquiry. There is no place for dogma in science. The scientist is free, and must be free to ask any question, to doubt any asssertion, to seek for any evidence, to correct any errors."
"When you see something that is technically sweet, you go ahead and do it and you argue about what to do about it only after you have had your technical success. That is the way it was with the atomic bomb."
"The open society, the unrestricted access to knowledge, the unplanned and uninhibited association of men for its furtherance - these are what may make a vast, complex, ever growing, ever changing, ever more specialized and expert technological world, nevertheless a world of human community."



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