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How wonderful that we have met with a paradox.
by Niels Bohr

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

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

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

 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Einstein, stop telling God what to do!
- 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

You have to leave the city of your comfort
and go into the wilderness of your intuition.
What you'll discover will be wonderful.
What you'll discover is yourself.
- Alan Alda

I awakened. is that not a wonderful statement?
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Remember that not getting what you want
is sometimes a wonderful stroke of luck.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

I'd rather have thirty minutes of wonderful
than a lifetime of nothing special.
- the movie Steel Magnolias

A wonderful gift may not be wrapped as you expect
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

It is wonderful to have Faith,
but don't confuse trust with being gullible.
Balance trust with conscious thought.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Determine never to be idle.
No person will have occasion to complain
of the want of time who never loses any.
It is wonderful how much may be done if we are always doing.
- Thomas Jefferson

Life is lived in the mists -
little is fully visible, less is certain.
Yet rejoice in the unknowing,
and let all of life be a wonderful adventure.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Appreciation is a wonderful thing.
It makes what is excellent in others belong to us as well.
- Voltaire

Not getting what you want
is sometimes a wonderful stroke of luck.
- Dalai Lama

How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment
before starting to improve the world.
- Anne Frank

We live in a wonderful world that is
full of beauty, charm and adventure.
There is no end to the adventures that we can have
if only we seek them with our eyes open.
- Jawaharlal Nehru

Dear Father in heaven, I'm not a praying man,
but if you're up there and you can hear me ...
show me the way... show me the way.
- It's a Wonderful Life (1946 movie)

Happy Birthday!
Today is YOUR day to Dance Lightly With Life.
Have a wonderful day.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Every time you hear a bell ring,
it means that some angel's just got his wings.
- It's a Wonderful Life (1946 movie)

I say all that happens is wonderful.
- Anais Nin

Plant trees for your great-grandchildren -
for future generations.
Create the legacy of a better world.
Leave this world a better place than you found it.
Literally planting trees for
your great-grandchildren is a wonderful idea,
but far more important...
use this symbolism - this imagery -
to represent the kind of legacy
you want to leave to future generations.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Smile.
Today would be a wonderful day
not to take life so seriously.
Today may end up the way you prefer -
and it may not.
Happiness is not about being a winner -
it's about being gentle with life -
being gentle with yourself.
Let life be a dance,
and choose the kind of
dance you want for today -
perhaps a gentle loving dance.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

It is wonderful how much time good people spend fighting the devil.
If they would only expend the same
amount of energy loving their fellow men,
the devil would die in his own tracks of ennui.
- Helen Keller

To the lover of wilderness,
Alaska is one of the most wonderful countries in the world.
- John Muir

The marvelous richness of human experience
would lose something of rewarding joy
if there were no limitations to overcome.
The hilltop hour would not be half so wonderful
if there were no dark valleys to traverse.
- Helen Keller

God creates out of nothing. Wonderful you say.
Yes, to be sure, but he does what is still more wonderful:
he makes saints out of sinners.
- Soren Kierkegaard

Each man's life touches so many other lives.
- It's a Wonderful Life (1946 movie)

Do something wonderful, people may imitate it.
- Albert Schweitzer

Marriage is a wonderful institution,
but who would want to live in an institution?
- H. L. Mencken

Sandwiches are wonderful.
You don't need a spoon or a plate!
- Paul Lynde

Marriage is a wonderful invention: then again,
so is a bicycle repair kit.
- Billy Connolly

I've had two proposals since I've been a widow.
I am a wonderful catch, you know.
I have a lot of money.
- Ruth Rendell

My hope is that 10 years from now, after I've been
across the street at work for a while,
they'll all be glad they gave me that wonderful vote.
- Sandra Day O'Connor

Watching your husband become a father is really sexy and wonderful.
- Cindy Crawford

I didn't want to marry anybody else in town.
I want my baby to look like you.
- It's a Wonderful Life (1946 movie)

The world is mud-luscious and puddle-wonderful.
- e. e. cummings

Marriage is a wonderful institution,
but who wants to live in an institution?
- Groucho Marx

You can design and create, and build the most wonderful place in the world.
But it takes people to make the dream a reality.
- Walt Disney

The brain is a wonderful organ; it starts working the
moment you get up in the morning and does not stop
until you get into the office.
- Robert Frost

Science is a wonderful thing
if one does not have to earn one's living at it.
- Albert Einstein

A wonderful thing about a book, in contrast to a computer screen,
is that you can take it to bed with you.
- Daniel J. Boorstin

Might I perhaps win my wings?
I've been waiting for over 200 years now, sir,
and people ARE beginning to talk.
- It's a Wonderful Life (1946 movie)

Family life was wonderful.
The streets were bleak.
The playgrounds were bleak.
But home was always warm.
My mother and father had a great relationship.
I always felt 'safe' there.
- Robert Cormier

This is a wonderful way to celebrate an 80th birthday...
I wanted to be 65 again, but they wouldn't let me -
Homeland Security.
- Art Buchwald

Home life's great, man.
The kids are great, happy and healthy.
I've reached this sort of wonderful precipice.
- Ryan Phillippe

Isn't it a shame that future generations can't be here
to see all the wonderful things we're doing with their money?
- Earl Wilson

Don't accept your dog's admiration as conclusive evidence that you are wonderful.
- Ann Landers

Someone who thinks the world is always cheating him is right.
He is missing that wonderful feeling of trust in someone or something.
- Eric Hoffer

This world, after all our science and sciences,
is still a miracle wonderful, inscrutable,
magical and more, to whosoever will think of it.
- Thomas Carlyle

I think young people have a wonderful reaction to color
because it's not screwed up by too many references.
- Jim Hodges

I have a wonderful marriage and two great kids.
- Kelly Preston


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