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Niels Bohr Quote: “If you aren’t confused by quantum mechanics, you haven’t really understood it.”

If you aren’t confused by quantum mechanics, you haven’t really understood it.

— Niels Bohr



Niels Bohr Quote: “An expert is a man who has made all the mistakes which can be made, in a narrow field.”

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

— Niels Bohr


Niels Bohr Quote: “Prediction is very difficult, especially if it’s about the future.”

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

— Niels Bohr


Niels Bohr Quote: “A physicist is just an atom’s way of looking at itself.”

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

— Niels Bohr


Niels Bohr Quote: “If quantum mechanics hasn’t profoundly shocked you, you haven’t understood it yet.”

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

— Niels Bohr


Niels Bohr Quote: “Everything we call real is made of things that cannot be regarded as real.”

Everything we call real is made of things that cannot be regarded as real.

— Niels Bohr


Niels Bohr Quote: “I go into the Upanishads to ask questions.”

I go into the Upanishads to ask questions.

— Niels Bohr


Niels Bohr Quote: “No paradox, no progress.”

No paradox, no progress.

— Niels Bohr


Niels Bohr Quote: “Every great and deep difficulty bears in itself its own solution. It forces us to change our thinking in order to find it.”

Every great and deep difficulty bears in itself its own solution. It forces us to change our thinking in order to find it.

— Niels Bohr


Niels Bohr Quote: “No, no, you’re not thinking; you’re just being logical.”

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

— Niels Bohr


Niels Bohr Quote: “In the great drama of existence we are audience and actors at the same time.”

In the great drama of existence we are audience and actors at the same time.

— Niels Bohr


Niels Bohr Quote: “When we measure something we are forcing an undetermined, undefined world to assume an experimental value. We are not measuring the world, we are creating it.”

When we measure something we are forcing an undetermined, undefined world to assume an experimental value. We are not measuring the world, we are creating it.

— Niels Bohr


Niels Bohr Quote: “Never express yourself more clearly than you are able to think.”

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

— Niels Bohr


Niels Bohr Quote: “How wonderful that we have met with a paradox. Now we have some hope of making progress.”

How wonderful that we have met with a paradox. Now we have some hope of making progress.

— Niels Bohr


Niels Bohr Quote: “One must always do what one really cannot.”

One must always do what one really cannot.

— Niels Bohr


Niels Bohr Quote: “If anybody says he can think about quantum physics without getting giddy, that only shows he has not understood the first thing about them.”

If anybody says he can think about quantum physics without getting giddy, that only shows he has not understood the first thing about them.

— Niels Bohr


Niels Bohr Quote: “If we couldn’t laugh at ourselves, that would be the end of everything.”

If we couldn’t laugh at ourselves, that would be the end of everything.

— Niels Bohr


Niels Bohr Quote: “When it comes to atoms, language can be used only as in poetry.”

When it comes to atoms, language can be used only as in poetry.

— Niels Bohr


Niels Bohr Quote: “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.”

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.

— Niels Bohr


Niels Bohr Quote: “Einstein, stop telling God what to do!”

Einstein, stop telling God what to do!

— Niels Bohr


Niels Bohr Quote: “Nothing exists until it is measured.”

Nothing exists until it is measured.

— Niels Bohr


Niels Bohr Quote: “Opposites are not contradictory but complementary.”

Opposites are not contradictory but complementary.

— Niels Bohr


Niels Bohr Quote: “We all know your idea is crazy. The question is whether it is crazy enough.”

We all know your idea is crazy. The question is whether it is crazy enough.

— Niels Bohr


Niels Bohr Quote: “The opposite of every great idea is another great idea.”

The opposite of every great idea is another great idea.

— Niels Bohr


Niels Bohr Quote: “The best weapon of a dictatorship is secrecy, but the best weapon of a democracy should be the weapon of openness.”

The best weapon of a dictatorship is secrecy, but the best weapon of a democracy should be the weapon of openness.

— Niels Bohr


Niels Bohr Quote: “Physics is the belief that a simple and consistent description of nature is possible.”

Physics is the belief that a simple and consistent description of nature is possible.

— Niels Bohr


Niels Bohr Quote: “Every valuable human being must be a radical and a rebel, for what he must aim at is to make things better than they are.”

Every valuable human being must be a radical and a rebel, for what he must aim at is to make things better than they are.

— Niels Bohr


Niels Bohr Quote: “There are some things so serious you have to laugh at them.”

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

— Niels Bohr


Niels Bohr Quote: “When searching for harmony in life one must never forget that in the drama of existence we are ourselves both actors and spectators.”

When searching for harmony in life one must never forget that in the drama of existence we are ourselves both actors and spectators.

— Niels Bohr


Niels Bohr Quote: “Accuracy and clarity of statement are mutually exclusive.”

Accuracy and clarity of statement are mutually exclusive.

— Niels Bohr


Niels Bohr Quote: “Address to Albert Einstein: You are not thinking. You are merely being logical.”

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

— Niels Bohr


Niels Bohr Quote: “What is that we human beings ultimately depend on? We depend on our words. We are suspended in language. Our task is to communicate experience and ideas to others.”

What is that we human beings ultimately depend on? We depend on our words. We are suspended in language. Our task is to communicate experience and ideas to others.

— Niels Bohr


Niels Bohr Quote: “Your theory is crazy, but it’s not crazy enough to be true.”

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

— Niels Bohr


Niels Bohr Quote: “It is the hallmark of any deep truth that its negation is also a deep truth.”

It is the hallmark of any deep truth that its negation is also a deep truth.

— Niels Bohr


Niels Bohr Quote: “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.”

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.

— Niels Bohr


Niels Bohr Quote: “A person who wasn’t outraged on first hearing about quantum theory didn’t understand what had been said.”

A person who wasn’t outraged on first hearing about quantum theory didn’t understand what had been said.

— Niels Bohr


Niels Bohr Quote: “Every sentence I utter must be understood not as an affirmation, but as a question.”

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

— Niels Bohr


Niels Bohr Quote: “Isolated material particles are abstractions, their properties being definable and observable only through their interaction with other systems .”

Isolated material particles are abstractions, their properties being definable and observable only through their interaction with other systems .

— Niels Bohr


Niels Bohr Quote: “The opposite of a fact is falsehood, but the opposite of one profound truth may very well be another profound truth.”

The opposite of a fact is falsehood, but the opposite of one profound truth may very well be another profound truth.

— Niels Bohr


Niels Bohr Quote: “We are trapped by language to such a degree that every attempt to formulate insight is a play on words.”

We are trapped by language to such a degree that every attempt to formulate insight is a play on words.

— Niels Bohr


Niels Bohr Quote: “Those who are not shocked when they first come across quantum theory cannot possibly have understood it.”

Those who are not shocked when they first come across quantum theory cannot possibly have understood it.

— Niels Bohr


Niels Bohr Quote: “The present state of atomic theory is characterized by the fact that we not only believe the existence of atoms to be proved beyond a doubt, but also we even believe that we have an intimate knowledge of the constituents of the individual atoms.”

The present state of atomic theory is characterized by the fact that we not only believe the existence of atoms to be proved beyond a doubt, but also we even believe that we have an intimate knowledge of the constituents of the individual atoms.

— Niels Bohr


Niels Bohr Quote: “The meaning of life consists in the fact that it makes no sense to say that life has no meaning.”

The meaning of life consists in the fact that it makes no sense to say that life has no meaning.

— Niels Bohr


Niels Bohr Quote: “A deep truth is a truth so deep that not only is it true but it’s exact opposite is also true.”

A deep truth is a truth so deep that not only is it true but it’s exact opposite is also true.

— Niels Bohr


Niels Bohr Quote: “Some subjects are so serious that one can only joke about them.”

Some subjects are so serious that one can only joke about them.

— Niels Bohr


Niels Bohr Quote: “Sometimes the child in one behaves a certain way and the rest of oneself follows behind, slowly shaking its head.”

Sometimes the child in one behaves a certain way and the rest of oneself follows behind, slowly shaking its head.

— Niels Bohr


Niels Bohr Quote: “Truth and clarity are complementary.”

Truth and clarity are complementary.

— Niels Bohr


Niels Bohr Quote: “Our task is not to penetrate the essence of things, the meaning of which we do not know anyway, but rather to develop concepts which allow us to talk in a productive way about phenomena in nature.”

Our task is not to penetrate the essence of things, the meaning of which we do not know anyway, but rather to develop concepts which allow us to talk in a productive way about phenomena in nature.

— Niels Bohr


Niels Bohr Quote: “If you have a correct statement, then the opposite of a correct statement is of course an incorrect statement, a wrong statement. But when you have a deep truth, then the opposite of a deep truth may again be a deep truth.”

If you have a correct statement, then the opposite of a correct statement is of course an incorrect statement, a wrong statement. But when you have a deep truth, then the opposite of a deep truth may again be a deep truth.

— Niels Bohr


Niels Bohr Quote: “If you think you understand it, that only shows that you don’t know the first thing about it.”

If you think you understand it, that only shows that you don’t know the first thing about it.

— Niels Bohr

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