Physics Quotes

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It has been said that astronomy is a humbling and character-building experience.

Carl Sagan

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The true logic for this world is the calculus of probabilities.

James Clerk Maxwell

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Matter, though divisible in an extreme degree, is nevertheless not infinitely divisible. That is, there must be some point beyond which we cannot go in the division of matter.

John Dalton

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It is well known that theoretical physicists cannot handle experimental equipment; it breaks whenever they touch it. Pauli was such a good theoretical physicist that something usually broke in the lab whenever he merely stepped across the threshold.

George Gamow

String theory is a piece of 21st century physics that fell by chance into the 20th century.

Daniele Amati

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There was a time when the newspapers said that only twelve men understood the theory of relativity. I do not believe there ever was such a time. There might have been a time when only one man did, because he was the only guy who caught on, before he wrote his paper. But after people read the paper a lot of people understood the theory of relativity in some way or other, certainly more than twelve. On the other hand, I think I can safely say that nobody understands quantum mechanics.

Richard Feynman

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The more the universe seems comprehensible, the more it also seems pointless.

Steven Weinberg

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This is often the way it is in physics - our mistake is not that we take our theories too seriously, but that we do not take them seriously enough.

Steven Weinberg

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Given (...) that two truths can never contradict each other, the task of wise interpreters is to strive to find the true meanings of scriptural passages agreeing with those physical conclusions of which we are already certain and sure from clear sensory experience or from necessary demonstrations.

Galileo Galilei

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Our interests in life are not always served by viewing people and things as collections of atoms - but this doesn`t negate the truth or utility of physics.

Sam Harris

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Anyone who believes that the laws of physics are mere social conventions is invited to try transgressing those conventions from the windows of my apartment. (I live on the twenty-first floor.)

Alan Sokal

Physics is really nothing more than a search for ultimate simplicity, but so far all we have is a kind of elegant messiness.

Bill Bryson

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So what's the speed of dark?

Stephen Wright

Black holes are where God divided by zero.

Stephen Wright

Physics isn`t the most important thing. Love is.

Richard Feynman

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