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The best weapon of a dictatorship is secrecy,
by Niels Bohr

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

There are trivial truths and there are great truths.
The opposite of a trivial truth is plainly false.
The opposite of a great truth is also true.
- Niels Bohr

The opposite of a correct statement is a false statement.
But the opposite of a profound truth may well be another profound truth.
- Niels Bohr

Your theory is crazy, but it's not crazy enough to be true.
- Niels Bohr

 

An expert is someone who knows some of the worst mistakes,
which can be made, in a very narrow field.
- Niels Bohr

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

You are not thinking.
You are merely being logical.
- Niels Bohr

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

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

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

No, no, you're not thinking; you're just being logical.
- Niels Bohr

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

It is wrong to think that the task of physics is to find out how Nature is.
Physics concerns what we say about Nature.
- Niels Bohr

A physicist is just an atom's way of looking at itself.
- Niels Bohr

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

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

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

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

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

Prediction is very difficult, especially if it's about the future.
- Niels Bohr

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

When it comes to atoms, language can be used only as in poetry.
The poet, too, is not nearly so concerned with describing
facts as with creating images.
- Niels Bohr

Einstein, stop telling God what to do!
- Niels Bohr

Technology has advanced more in the last thirty years
than in the previous two thousand.
The exponential increase in advancement will only continue.
Anthropological Commentary The opposite of a trivial truth is false;
the opposite of a great truth is also true.
- Niels Bohr

To know yet to think that one does not know is best;
Not to know yet to think that one knows
will lead to difficulty.
- Lao Tzu

Simply do your best, and you will avoid
self-judgment, self-abuse and regret.
- don Miguel Ruiz

The best way to cheer yourself
is to try to cheer someone else up.
- Mark Twain

The best and most beautiful things in the world
cannot be seen or even touched.
They must be felt with the heart.
- Helen Keller

The best cure for our own self-inflicted suffering
is often service to others.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life is NOT "Supposed to be Fair."
Know that there is no single way that life is "supposed" to be.
Demanding that life meet our expectations
is a sure fire recipe for a miserable existence.
Life is a game with no rules.
Life just happens to us regardless of our best intentions.
Our only path to happiness lies in being open
to receiving whatever life throws at us -
with Gratitude. Have NO Expectations of life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Tolerance is the first principle of community;
it is the spirit which conserves
the best that all men think.
- Helen Keller

Life is best when I wish neither to hurry the future nor to slow it.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A common denominator of all religions is that
they have the power to bring out the best and the worst in people.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Knowing your own darkness is the best method
for dealing with the darknesses of other people.
- Carl Jung

Best Friends: we're a parade - even by ourselves!
- Mary Anne Radmacher

May love and laughter light your days,
and warm your heart and home.
May good and faithful friends be yours,
wherever you may roam.
May peace and plenty bless your world
with joy that long endures.
May all life's passing seasons
bring the best to you and yours.
- Irish Blessing

You may call God love, you may call God goodness.
But the best name for God is compassion.
- Meister Eckhart

Always do your best.
- don Miguel Ruiz

Be yourself. There is nothing more for you to do
than to be the best YOU that you can be -
with no imitation, no pretense, no guilt, no shame.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

In the practice of tolerance,
one's enemy is the best teacher.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

It is best to avoid the beginnings of evil.
- Henry David Thoreau

When the best leader's work is done the people say,
"We did it ourselves."
- Lao Tzu

Be the best that you can be.
- Anonymous

Use what talents you possess.
The woods would be very silent
if no birds sang there,
except those that sang best.
- Henry Van Dyke

We fear both the best and the worst in life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Remember that silence is sometimes the best answer.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

Health is the greatest gift,
contentment the greatest wealth,
faithfulness the best relationship.
- The Buddha

Luck marches with those who give their very best.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

The best things in life are free.
- Anonymous

The only real failure in life is not to be true to the best one knows.
- The Buddha

The key is to keep company only with people who uplift you,
whose presence calls forth your best.
- Epictetus

May you never forget what is worth remembering,
or remember what is best forgotten.
- Anonymous

Experience is the best teacher.
- Proverb

If a man does his best, what else is there?
- George S. Patton

Doing your best is taking the action because you love it,
not because you're expecting a reward
- don Miguel Ruiz

Work Hard. Do your best. Keep your word.
Never get too big for your britches.
Trust in God. Have no fear;
and Never forget a friend.
- Harry S. Truman

If you're doing your best,
you won't have any time to worry about failure.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

Write it on your heart that every day
is the best day in the year.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Sometimes you get the results you wanted,
sometimes you don't.
What matters is that you did your best.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The price of success is hard work,
dedication to the job at hand,
and the determination that whether we win or lose,
we have applied the best of ourselves to the task at hand.
- Vince Lombardi

A leader is best when people barely know he exists;
when his work is done, his aim fulfilled,
they will say: we did it ourselves.
- Lao Tzu

The best is yet to come.
- Ernest Holmes

The best preparation for tomorrow is doing your best today.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

The best way to find yourself
is to lose yourself
in the service of others.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Ones best success comes after their greatest disappointments.
- Henry Ward Beecher

Make the best use of what is in your power,
and take the rest as it happens.
- Epictetus

Laughter is the best medicine.
- Anonymous

The most successful people in life
are generally those who have the best information.
- Benjamin Disraeli

I do the very best I know how -
the very best I can;
and I mean to keep on doing so until the end.
- Abraham Lincoln

The best of a book is not the thought which it contains,
but the thought which it suggests;
just as the charm of music dwells not in the tones
but in the echoes of our hearts.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes

The best relationship is one in which
your love for each other
exceeds your need for each other.
- Anonymous


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