Erwin Schrödinger Quotes

Who is Erwin Schrödinger?

Erwin Rudolf Josef Alexander Schrödinger was a Nobel Prize-winning Austrian physicist who developed a number of fundamental results in the field of quantum theory. He is known for having a dead cat.

Born August 12, 1887
Died January 04, 1961

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Best 6 Quotes by Erwin Schrödinger

“I never realized that to be non-believing, to be an atheist, was a thing to be proud of. It went without saying as it were. Atheism is indeed a queer creed. You others, Christians and similar people, consider our ethics much inferior, indeed abominable. There is that little difference. We adhere to ours in practice, you don't.”

“If a man never contradicts himself, the reason must be that he virtually never says anything at all.”

“If we were bees, ants, or Lacedaemonian warriors, to whom personal fear does not exist and cowardice is the most shameful thing in the world, warring would go on forever. But luckily we are only men — and cowards.”

“The present is the only things that has no end.”

“The scientist only imposes two things, namely truth and sincerity, imposes them upon himself and upon other scientists.”

“The world is given to me only once, not one existing and one perceived. Subject and object are only one.”

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