David Bohm Quotes

Who was David Bohm?

David Joseph Bohm was an American scientist who has been described as one of the most significant theoretical physicists of the 20th century and who contributed unorthodox ideas to quantum theory, neuropsychology and the philosophy of mind.

Born December 20, 1917
Died October 27, 1992
Aged 74 years old

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Best 6 Quotes by David Bohm

“A great many people think they are thinking when they are merely
rearranging their prejudices.”

“All effort to bring order into disorder is disorder.”

“All matter is frozen light.”

“Perhaps there is more sense in our nonsense and more nonsense in our 'sense' than we would care to believe.”

“Suppose we were able to share meanings freely without a compulsive urge to impose our view or conform to those of others and without distortion and self-deception. Would this not constitute a real revolution in culture?”

“The ability to perceive or think differently is more important than the knowledge gained.”

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“When you draw or paint a tree, you do not imitate the tree; you do not copy it exactly as it is, which would be mere photography. To be free to paint a tree or a flower or a sunset, you have to feel what it conveys to you: the significance, the meaning of it.”

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