Top 15 Niels Bohr Quotes

Saurav Singh
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Niels Bohr Quotes

Niels Henrik David Bohr (7 October 1885 – 18 November 1962) was a Danish physicist who made foundational contributions to understanding atomic structure and quantum theory, for which he received the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1922.

Famous Niels Bohr Quotes

Everything we call real is made of things that cannot be regarded as real.
Every great and deep difficulty bears in itself its own solution. It forces us to change our thinking in order to find it.
An expert is a man who has made all the mistakes which can be made, in a narrow field.
Nothing exists until it is measured.
Opposites are not contradictory but complementary.
If quantum mechanics hasn’t profoundly shocked you, you haven’t understood it yet.
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.
Prediction is very difficult, especially if it’s about the future.
A deep truth is a truth so deep that not only is it true but it’s exact opposite is also true.
In the great drama of existence we are audience and actors at the same time.
I go into the Upanishads to ask questions.
A physicist is just an atom’s way of looking at itself.
If you think you understand it, that only shows that you don’t know the first thing about it.
No paradox, no progress.
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.
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