Niels Bohr

1885 - 1962

A Quote by Niels Henrik David Bohr on difficulty and future

Prediction is extremely difficult. Especially about the future.

Niels Bohr (1885 - 1962)

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A Quote by Niels Henrik David Bohr on understanding

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

Niels Bohr (1885 - 1962)

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A Quote by Niels Henrik David Bohr on questions and understanding

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

Niels Bohr (1885 - 1962)

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A Quote by Niels Henrik David Bohr on laughter and seriousness

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

Niels Bohr (1885 - 1962)

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A Quote by Niels Henrik David Bohr on agreement, questions, and theory

We all agree that your theory is crazy. The question which divides us is whether it is crazy enough.

Niels Bohr (1885 - 1962)

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A Quote by Niels Henrik David Bohr on logic and thinking

Address to Albert Einstein: You are not thinking. You are merely being logical.

Niels Bohr (1885 - 1962)

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A Quote by Niels Henrik David Bohr

Never express yourself more clearly than you think.

Niels Bohr (1885 - 1962)

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A Quote by Niels Henrik David Bohr on agreement and theory

We all agree that your theory is crazy, but is it crazy enough?

Niels Bohr (1885 - 1962)

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A Quote by Niels Henrik David Bohr on experience, nature, and purpose

In our description of nature the purpose is not to disclose the real essence of the phenomena but only to track down, so far as it is possible, relations between the manifold aspects of our experience.

Niels Bohr (1885 - 1962)

Source: Atomic Theory and the Description of Nature, 1934

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A Quote by Niels Henrik David Bohr on mistakes

An expert is a man who has made all the mistakes, which can be made, in a very narrow field.

Niels Bohr (1885 - 1962)

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