16 Total Quotes

Richard Feynman Quotes

Richard Feynman
I think I can safely say that nobody understands Quantum Mechanics
Richard Feynman
#Mechanics

Richard Feynman
We are at the very beginning of time for the human race. It is not unreasonable that we grapple with problems. But there are tens of thousands of years in the future. Our responsibility is to do what we can, learn what we can, improve the solutions, and pass them on.
Richard Feynman
#Beginning

Richard Feynman
For a successful technology, reality must take precedence over public relations, for nature cannot be fooled.
Richard Feynman
#Nature

Richard Feynman
Our imagination is stretched to the utmost, not, as in fiction, to imagine things which are not really there, but just to comprehend those things which 'are' there.
Richard Feynman
#Fiction

Richard Feynman
If you thought that science was certain - well, that is just an error on your part.
Richard Feynman
#Science

Richard Feynman
Religion is a culture of faith; science is a culture of doubt.
Richard Feynman
#Doubt

Richard Feynman
no respect whatsoever for authority.
Richard Feynman
#Authority

Richard Feynman
It doesn't matter how beautiful your theory is, it doesn't matter how smart you are. If it doesn't agree with experiment, it's wrong
Richard Feynman
#Theory

Richard Feynman
Science is the belief in the ignorance of the experts
Richard Feynman
#Belief

Richard Feynman
The first principle is that you must not fool yourself and you are the easiest person to fool.
Richard Feynman
#Fools And Foolishness

Richard Feynman
If I could explain it to the average person, I wouldn't have been worth the Nobel Prize.
Richard Feynman
#Worth

Richard Feynman
There is a computer disease that anybody who works with computers knows about. It's a very serious disease and it interferes completely with the work. The trouble with computers is that you 'play' with them!
Richard Feynman
#Computers

Richard Feynman
Nobody understands quantum theory.
Richard Feynman
#Theory

Richard Feynman
Philosophers say a great deal about what is absolutely necessary for science, and it is always, so far as one can see, rather naive, and probably wrong.
Richard Feynman
#Science

Richard Feynman
We are trying to prove ourselves wrong as quickly as possible, because only in that way can we find progress.
Richard Feynman
#Progress

Richard Feynman
Things on a very small scale [like electrons] behave like nothing that you have any direct experience about. They do not behave like waves, they do not behave like particles, they do not behave like clouds, or billiard balls, or weights on springs, or like anything that you have ever seen.
Richard Feynman
#Experience