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Born: 1970-01-01
Profession: Physicist
Nation: Danish
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Everything we call real is made of things that cannot be regarded as real.

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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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Prediction is very difficult, especially if it's about the future.

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If quantum mechanics hasn't profoundly shocked you, you haven't understood it yet.

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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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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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Your theory is crazy, but it's not crazy enough to be true.

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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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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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There are some things so serious you have to laugh at them.

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Einstein, stop telling God what to do!

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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.

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Never express yourself more clearly than you are able to think.

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Every sentence I utter must be understood not as an affirmation, but as a question.

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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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No, no, you're not thinking; you're just being logical.

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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.

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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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A physicist is just an atom's way of looking at itself.

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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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An expert is someone who knows some of the worst mistakes, which can be made, in a very narrow field.

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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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