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Ernest Rutherford Quotes: It is essential for men of science to take an interest in the administration of their own affairs or else the professional civil servant will step in - and then the Lord help you.
         

It is essential for men of science to take an interest in the administration of their own affairs or else the professional civil servant will step in - and then the Lord help you.


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All of physics is either impossible or trivial. It is impossible until you understand it, and then it becomes trivial.

All of physics is either impossible or trivial. It is impossible until you understand it, and then it becomes trivial.



Never say, "I tried it once and it did not work."

Never say, "I tried it once and it did not work."



A theory that you can't explain to a bartender is probably no damn good.

A theory that you can't explain to a bartender is probably no damn good.



We haven't got the money, so we've got to think.

We haven't got the money, so we've got to think.



An alleged scientific discovery has no merit unless it can be explained to a barmaid.

An alleged scientific discovery has no merit unless it can be explained to a barmaid.



It was almost as incredible as if you fired a 15-inch shell at a piece of tissue paper and it came back and hit you.

It was almost as incredible as if you fired a 15-inch shell at a piece of tissue paper and it came back and hit you.



If your experiment needs statistics, you ought to have done a better experiment.

If your experiment needs statistics, you ought to have done a better experiment.



The only possible conclusion the social sciences can draw is: some do, some don't.

The only possible conclusion the social sciences can draw is: some do, some don't.



All science is either physics or stamp collecting.

All science is either physics or stamp collecting.



I must confess it was very unexpected and I am very startled at my metamorphosis into a chemist.

I must confess it was very unexpected and I am very startled at my metamorphosis into a chemist.





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