Max Born quotes

“Einstein would be one of the greatest theoretical physicists of all time even if he had not written a single line on relativity.”

Max Born

“For all the communities available to us, there is not one I would want to devote myself to, except for the society of the true searchers, which has very few living members at any time.”

Max Born

“I have tried to read philosophers of all ages and have found many illuminating ideas but no steady progress toward deeper knowledge and understanding. Science, however, gives me the feeling of steady progress: I am now convinced that theoretical physics is actual philosophy.”

Max Born

“In practical affairs, particularly in politics, men are needed who combine human experience and interest in human relations with a knowledge of science and technology.”

Max Born

“Physics as we know it will be over in six months.”

Max Born

“The belief that there is only one truth and that oneself is in possession of it seems to me the root of all the evil that is in the world”

Max Born

“We have sought for firm ground and found none.
The deeper we penetrate, the more restless becomes the universe; all is rushing about and vibrating in a wild dance.”

Max Born