Richard P. Feynman

Richard P. Feynman

American theoretical physicist and Nobel price winner

Lived from: 1918-1988

Quotes: Richard P. Feynman

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    If I could explain it to the average person, I wouldn't have been worth the Nobel Prize.
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    It doesn't matter how beautiful your theory is, it doesn't matter how smart you are. If it doesn't agree with experiment, it's wrong.
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    Once I get on a puzzle, I can't get off.
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    Physics is like sex: sure, it may give some practical results, but that's not why we do it.
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    The first principle is that you must not fool yourself and you are the easiest person to fool.
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    The most remarkable discovery in all of astronomy is that the stars are made of atoms of the same kind as those on the earth.
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    Today we say that the law of relativity is supposed to be true at all energies, but someday somebody may come along and say how stupid we were.
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    We are trying to prove ourselves wrong as quickly as possible, because only in that way can we find progress.
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    What one fool can understand, another can.
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    You have no responsibility to live up to what other people think you ought to accomplish. I have no responsibility to be like they expect me to be. It's their mistake, not my failing.
    Source: Surely You're Joking, Mr. Feynman!: Adventures of a Curious Character
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