Quotes by Werner Heisenberg, Philosophical Problems of Nuclear Science, New York: Fawcett 1966, p.13

A consistent pursuit of classical physics forces a transformation in the very heart of that physics.

Werner Heisenberg, Philosophical Problems of Nuclear Science, New York: Fawcett 1966, p.13

Other Great Authors


What in fact have I achieved, however much it may seem Bits and pieces trivialities. But here they won't tolerate anything else, or anything more. If I wanted to take one step in advance of the current views and opinions of the day, that would put paid to any power I have. Do you know what we are those of us who count as pillars of society We are society's tools, neither more nor less.

Henrik Ibsen

The important thing is to learn a lesson every time you lose.

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A promise made is a debt unpaid.

Robert W. Service

It is not necessary to understand things in order to argue about them.

Pierre Beaumarchais

All that spirits desire, spirits attain.

Kahlil Gibran

The worst thing that can be said of the most powerful is that they can take your life but the same thing can be said of the most weak.

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What does reason demand of a man A very easy thing--to live in accord with his nature.

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His mother had often said, When you choose an action, you choose the consequences of that action. She had emphasized the corollary of this axiom even more vehemently when you desired a consequence you had damned well better take the action that would create it.

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