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Max Born
(1882-1970) born on
Dec 11
German-British physicist, educator. He won the Nobel Prize for Physics,1954, for his statistical intepretation of the quantum theory.
         
   
F
There are two objectionable types of believers: those who believe the incredible and those who believe that 'belief' must be discarded and replaced by 'the scientific method.'

R
I am now convinced that theoretical physics is actual philosophy.
A
Intellect distinguishes between the possible and the impossible; reason distinguishes between the sensible and the senseless. Even the possible can be senseless.
N
And the continuity of our science has not been affected by all these turbulent happenings, as the older theories have always been included as limiting cases in the new ones.
K
The belief that there is only one truth and that oneself is in possession of it seems to me the deepest root of all evil that is in the world.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: "Natural Philosophy of Cause and Chance," Appendix One.
R: In "Peter's Quotations," by Laurence J. Peter, 1977.
A: "My Life and My Views," 1968.
N: "Physics in the Last Fifty Years," 1951.
K: "Fabulous Quotes", an internet collection of quotations.
   


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