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Biography - Niels Bohr:

Danish physicist.
Born: 1885 - Died: 1962
Period:
20th century
19th century
Place of birth: Denmark
Denmark

No, no, you are not thinking, you are just being logical.




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Quotes for: to think


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Quotes for: to think


A person who thinks all the time has nothing to think about except thoughts. So he loses touch with reality, and lives in a world of illusion.





He who thinks little, errs much.





Man is but a reed, the most feeble thing in nature, but he is a thinking reed.





Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.





I think, therefore I am.





For there is nothing either good or bad, but thinking makes it so.











Quotes for: logic


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Quotes about logic:


Philosophy aims at the logical clarification of thoughts. Philosophy is not a body of doctrine but an activity.





Logic will get you from A to B. Imagination will take you everywhere.





Logic is the technique by which we add conviction to truth.





The logic of the world is prior to all truth and falsehood.





Reason is a harmonising, controlling force rather than a creative one. Even in the most purely logical realms, it is insight that first arrives at what is new.





The supreme task of the physicist is the discovery of the most general elementary laws from which the world-picture can be deduced logically. But there is no logical way to the discovery of these elemental laws. There is only the way of intuition, which is helped by a feeling for the order lying behind the appearance, and this Einfühlung [literally, empathy or 'feeling one's way in'] is developed by experience.











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Niels Bohr also said...


Some subjects are so serious that one can only joke about them.





The opposite of a correct statement is a false statement. But the opposite of a profound truth may well be another profound truth.





Opposites are complementary.





Truth and clarity are complementary.





We must be clear that when it comes to atoms, language can be used only as in poetry.





Through Albert Einstein's work the horizon of mankind has been immeasurably widened, at the same time as our world picture has attained a unity and harmony never dreamed of before.












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