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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.
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.'

I am now convinced that theoretical physics is actual philosophy.
Intellect distinguishes between the possible and the impossible; reason distinguishes between the sensible and the senseless. Even the possible can be senseless.
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.
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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