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Paul Dirac Quotes: In science one tries to tell people, in such a way as to be understood by everyone, something that no one ever knew before. But in poetry, it is the exact opposite.
         

In science one tries to tell people, in such a way as to be understood by everyone, something that no one ever knew before. But in poetry, it is the exact opposite.


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I consider that I understand an equation when I can predict the properties of its solutions, without actually solving it.

I consider that I understand an equation when I can predict the properties of its solutions, without actually solving it.



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A theory with mathematical beauty is more likely to be correct than an ugly one that fits some experimental data.



God used beautiful mathematics in creating the world.

God used beautiful mathematics in creating the world.



It seems that if one is working from the point of view of getting beauty in one's equations, and if one has really a sound insight, one is on a sure line of progress.

It seems that if one is working from the point of view of getting beauty in one's equations, and if one has really a sound insight, one is on a sure line of progress.



Living is worthwhile if one can contribute in some small way to this endless chain of progress.

Living is worthwhile if one can contribute in some small way to this endless chain of progress.



If there is a God, he's a great mathematician.

If there is a God, he's a great mathematician.



If we are honest - and scientists have to be - we must admit that religion is a jumble of false assertions, with no basis in reality.

If we are honest - and scientists have to be - we must admit that religion is a jumble of false assertions, with no basis in reality.



It is more important to have beauty in one's equations than to have them fit experiment.

It is more important to have beauty in one's equations than to have them fit experiment.



One could perhaps describe the situation by saying that God is a mathematician of a very high order, and He used very advanced mathematics in constructing the universe.

One could perhaps describe the situation by saying that God is a mathematician of a very high order, and He used very advanced mathematics in constructing the universe.



Scientific progress is measured in units of courage, not intelligence.

Scientific progress is measured in units of courage, not intelligence.





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