Steven Weinberg Quotes

Who was Steven Weinberg?

Steven Weinberg was an American theoretical physicist and Nobel laureate.

Born May 3, 1933
Died July 23, 2021
Aged 88 years old

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Best 9 Quotes by Steven Weinberg

“Anything that we scientists can do to weaken the hold of religion, should be done and may, in fact, in the end, be our greatest contribution to civilization.”

“In complexity, it is only simplicity that can be interesting.”

“Most scientists I know don't care enough about religion even to call themselves atheists.”

“Science doesn't make it impossible to believe in God, it just makes it possible not to believe in God.”

“The invisible and the non-existent look very much alike.”

“This is one of the great social functions of science – to free people from superstition.”

Dreams of a Final Theory Quotes

“All logical arguments can be defeated by the simple refusal to reason logically.”

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“Sometimes nature seems more beautiful than strictly necessary.”

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Facing Up Quotes

“A physicist friend of mine once said that in facing death, he drew some consolation from the reflection that he would never again have to look up the word 'hermeneutics' in the dictionary.”

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