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Dutch-American physicist 1918-2000
A number of current theoretical explorations will turn out to be passing fancies...Source: Inward Bound : Of Matter and Forces in the Physical World (1988) p. 45
Comte de Lautréamont
French poet born in Uruguay 1846-1870
Despair, feeding, as it always does, on phantasmagoria, is imperturbably leading literature to the rejection, en masse, of all divine and social laws, towards practical and theoretical evil.
American novelist, essayist and poet 1955-
Fiction and essays can create empathy for the theoretical stranger.
James Fenimore Cooper
American writer 1789-1851
The American doctrinaire is the converse of the American demagogue, and, in this way, is scarcely less injurious to the public. The first deals in poetry, the last in cant. He is as much a visionary on one side, as the extreme theoretical democrat is a visionary on the other.
C. V. Raman
Indian physicist 1888-1970
The fundamental importance of the subject of molecular diffraction came first to be recognized through the theoretical work of the late Lord Rayleigh on the blue light of the sky, which he showed to be the result of the scattering of sunlight by the gases of the atmosphere.
The theoretical broadening which comes from having many humanities subjects on the campus is offset by the general dopiness of the people who study these things...
English philosopher and mathematician 1872-1970
The theoretical understanding of the world, which is the aim of philosophy, is not a matter of great practical importance to animals, or to savages, or even to most civilized men.
British biophysicist 1926-2018
The work requires a moderately large investment in technological and theoretical developments and long periods of time to carry them out, without the pressure to achieve quick or short term results.
British statesman 1759-1806
Theoretical principals must sometimes give way for the sake of practical advantages.
American folklorist, documentary filmmaker and writer 1936-
When friends and lovers die and your world gets quieter; that's when the silence comes closer; that's when next isn't the least bit theoretical or abstract.
American businessman, investor, blogger, and author 1966-
With communication technology in general, there's a kind of certain critical mass of people. Once you get to 15% of the world's entire population using one communication technology, that's a big deal. It's beyond the theoretical at this point. The people who think it's a fad have probably not been paying that much attention.
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