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As a physicist, I can state that none of the 18 physicists
by David Douglass

As a physicist, I can state that none of the 18 physicists
who signed the Statement works in this field;
nor to my knowledge has ever published a paper on this subject.
- David Douglass

It is absolutely essential that one should be neutral
and not fall in love with the hypothesis.
- David Douglass

One finds the truth by making a hypothesis and comparing
observations with the hypothesis.
- David Douglass

If the facts are contrary to any predictions,
then the hypothesis is wrong no matter how appealing.
- David Douglass

 

Truth in science is always determined from observational facts.
- David Douglass

Indeed, scientific truth by consensus has had a uniformly bad history.
- David Douglass

It is disappointing and embarrassing to the science
profession that some Nobel Laureates would deliberately
use their well deserved scientific reputations and
hold themselves out as experts in other fields.
- David Douglass

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However, the models also predict unambiguously that
the atmosphere is warming faster than the surface of the earth;
but all the available observational data unambiguously shows the opposite!
- David Douglass

I wanted to become a mathematician, physicist or astronomer.
- Philip Emeagwali

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

A physicist is an atom's way of knowing about atoms.
- George Wald

It takes so long to train a physicist to the place
where he understands the nature of physical problems
that he is already too old to solve them.
- Eugene Wigner

My first degree came years before my second.
I had wanted to be a physicist, but I flunked calculus.
- Elizabeth Moon

It would be a poor thing to be an atom in a universe without physicists,
and physicists are made of atoms.
A physicist is an atom's way of knowing about atoms.
- George Wald

I am sure that I have been much more useful to society as a medical physicist.
- John Cameron

No one gets angry at a mathematician or a physicist
whom he or she doesn't understand,
or at someone who speaks a foreign language,
but rather at someone who tampers with your own language.
- Jacques Derrida

Many applications of the coincidence method will therefore
be found in the large field of nuclear physics,
and we can say without exaggeration that the method
is one of the essential tools of the modern nuclear physicist.
- Walther Bothe

My background is basically scientific math.
My Dad was a physicist, so I have it in my blood somewhere.
Scientific method is very important to me.
I think anything that contradicts it is probably not true.
- John Astin

Physics is becoming so unbelievably complex that it
is taking longer and longer to train a physicist.
It is taking so long, in fact, to train a physicist
to the place where he understands the nature of physical
problems that he is already too old to solve them.
- Eugene Wigner

The growth of technology is such that it is not possible
today for a nuclear physicist to switch into medical
physics without training.
The field is now much more technical.
More training is needed to do the job.
- John Cameron

Chemistry has been termed by the physicist as the messy part of physics,
but that is no reason why the physicists should be
permitted to make a mess of chemistry when they invade it.
- Frederick Soddy

The delicate and intricate pattern of competition and
cooperation in the economic behavior of the hundreds
of thousands of citizens of Stockholm offers a challenge
to the economist that is perhaps as complex as the
challenges of the physicist and the chemist.
- George Stigler

If the experimental physicist has already done a great
deal of work in this field,
nevertheless the theoretical physicist has still hardly
begun to evaluate the experimental material which may
lead him to conclusions about the structure of the atom.
- Johannes Stark

The way in which mathematicians and physicists and
historians talk is quite different,
and what a physicist means by physical intuition and
what a mathematician means by beauty or elegance are
things worth thinking about.
- Clifford Geertz

A Swedish physicist can not discuss his work with fifty
people unless he goes abroad.
A Swedish economist can get opinions and instructions
in his native language from thousands upon thousands of his fellow citizens.
- George Stigler

As a theoretical physicist, I feel at once proud and
humble at the thought of the illustrious figures that
have preceded me here to receive the greatest of all honors in science,
the Nobel prize.
- Murray Gell-Mann

Love is the total absence of fear.
Love asks no questions.
Its natural state is one of extension and expansion,
not comparison and measurement.
- Gerald Jampolsky

Without health, life is not life;
it is only a state of languor and suffering -
an image of death.
- The Buddha

Falling in love you remain a child; rising in love you mature.
By and by love becomes not a relationship,
it becomes a state of your being.
Not that you are in love - now you are love.
- Osho

Never do anything against conscience
even if the state demands it.
- Albert Einstein

Soar - it's your natural state.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Success is a state of mind.
If you want success,
start thinking of yourself as a success.
- Joyce Brothers

Only love has the ability to put you in that state of bliss
- don Miguel Ruiz

A consistent state of Serenity and Compassion
is living an Inspired Life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Consistent happiness is found through
living in a state of constant gratitude.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Happiness is a state of mind.
- Anonymous

To discover joy is to return to
a state of oneness with the universe.
- Peggy Jenkins

Praying without ceasing is not ritualized,
nor are there even words.
It is a constant state of awareness of oneness with God.
- Peace Pilgrim

A state of expectancy is a great asset;
a state of uncertainty -
one moment thinking "perhaps"
and the next moment thinking "I don't know" -
will never get desired results.
- Ernest Holmes

Understand the difference between "failing,"
which each of us does often,
and "being a failure,"
which is a state of mind no one should
ever allow themself to fall into.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life is a process of becoming,
a combination of states we have to go through.
Where people fail is that they wish to elect a state
and remain in it. This is a kind of death.
- Anais Nin

We are by nature observers, and thereby learners.
That is our permanent state.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Christmas ... is not a date. It is a state of mind.
- Mary Ellen Chase

People sort themselves into groups
of happy people and unhappy people
through two different, but complementary mechanisms,
influence and affinity.
I influence those around me
with my emotional state, either happy or unhappy.
At the same time, I feel an affinity
for others who are like me in some way -
in this case by sharing my emotional outlook on life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I used to go away for weeks in a state of confusion.
- Albert Einstein

Peace is not an absence of war, it is a virtue,
a state of mind, a disposition for benevolence,
confidence, justice.
- Baruch Spinoza

Marriage, n: the state or condition of a community consisting of a master,
a mistress, and two slaves, making in all,
two.
- Ambrose Bierce

War is an ugly thing, but not the ugliest of things.
The decayed and degraded state of moral and patriotic
feeling which thinks that nothing is worth war is much worse.
- John Stuart Mill

A newborn does not have worry, or stress, or anger,
because they have not yet learned those things.
Consider what life would be like if you could
forget all the past resentments and perceived offenses
that color your thinking and your emotions.
Buddhists call that state "beginner mind" -
an opening to experience life
without the jaundiced filter of past disappointments.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Anyone who attempts to generate random numbers by deterministic means is,
of course, living in a state of sin.
- John von Neumann

Every natural fact is a symbol of some spiritual fact.
Every appearance in nature corresponds to some state of the mind,
and that state of the mind can only be described
by presenting that natural appearance as its picture.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

A man's true state of power and riches is to be in himself.
- Henry Ward Beecher

Criticism may not be agreeable, but it is necessary.
It fulfills the same function as pain in the human body.
It calls attention to an unhealthy state of things.
- Winston Churchill

The natural state of motherhood is unselfishness.
When you become a mother, you are no longer the center of your own universe.
You relinquish that position to your children.
- Jessica Lange

Fate is nothing but the deeds committed
in a prior state of existence.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

The revenues of Cuban state-run companies are used
exclusively for the benefit of the people,
to whom they belong.
- Fidel Castro

Urgency is a grim taskmaster.
Escape time, and life becomes irie.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie
("Irie" is a Jamaican word for being at total peace
with your current state of being.)

Conservation is a state of harmony between men and land.
- Aldo Leopold

Our party is a diverse one, as is my home state of Illinois.
- Dick Durbin

Government, even in its best state, is but a necessary evil;
in its worst state,
an intolerable one.
- Thomas Paine

Justice in the life and conduct of the State is possible
only as first it resides in the hearts and souls of the citizens.
- Plato

It is said that the world is in a state of bankruptcy,
that the world owes the world more than the world can pay.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Have a talk with your mind
(it really is something separate from yourself).
Lay down the law.
"My life begins TODAY.
I am like a newborn.
I have what I have today;
I have my fingers, my toes,
some people in my life,
some material and financial state.
Yesterday is only a dream -
perhaps a nightmare,
perhaps a cherished memory,
but only a dream - nothing more.
I will make all decisions and actions based solely
on what I have today as a starting point."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Faith is not something to grasp, it is a state to grow into.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

The reason there are two senators for each state is
so that one can be the designated driver.
- Jay Leno

When you are alone you are not alone,
you are simply lonely -
and there is a tremendous difference
between loneliness and aloneness.
When you are lonely you are thinking of the other,
you are missing the other.
Loneliness is a negative state.
You are feeling that it would have been
better if the other were there -
your friend, your wife, your mother,
your beloved, your husband.
It would have been good if the other
were there, but the other is not.
Loneliness is absence of the other.
Aloneness is the presence of oneself.
Aloneness is very positive.
It is a presence, overflowing presence.
You are so full of presence
that you can fill the whole universe
with your presence and there is no need for anybody.
- Osho

He who is completely sanctified, or cleansed from all sin,
and dies in this state, is fit for glory.
- Adam Clarke

Above all, do not lose your desire to walk.
Every day I walk myself into a state of well-being
and walk away from every illness.
I have walked myself into my best thoughts,
and I know of no thought so burdensome
that one cannot walk away from it.
- Soren Kierkegaard

The greater the state, the more wrong and cruel its patriotism,
and the greater is the sum of suffering upon which its power is founded.
- Leo Tolstoy

Everything has its wonders, even darkness and silence,
and I learn, whatever state I may be in, therein to be content.
- Helen Keller

To be interested in the changing seasons is a happier
state of mind than to be hopelessly in love with spring.
- George Santayana


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