82+ Best Physics Quotes: Exclusive Selection

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Famous Physics Quotes

Energy is liberated matter, matter is energy waiting to happen. Bill Bryson

The whole world is governed by the law of physics.

Not only is the Universe stranger than we think, it is stranger than we can think. Werner Heisenberg

Physics is elegant but still messy as a subject.

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 P. Feynman

Physics is a complicated and difficult subject for physicists.

The laws of physics is the canvas God laid down on which to paint his masterpiece Dan Brown

A sense of privacy must prevail within the study of physics.

Physicists have come to realize that mathematics, when used with sufficient care, is a proven pathway to truth. Brian Greene

The barometer’s invention was the most important physics discovery.

Energy is liberated matter. Bill Bryson

Physics is essential but less exciting than other sciences.

If the universe is an artificial simulation then the mathematics is its code and a physicist is a programmer. Shubham Sanap

Prophecies are an important part of physics.

Theoretical physics is the entertainment branch of physics. Khalid Masood

There are no straight lines in physics.

The study of physics is also an adventure. You will find it challenging, sometimes frustrating, occasionally painful, and often richly rewarding. Hugh D. Young

Quantum physics shows us that we’re all one.

Matter is energy waiting to happen. Bill Bryson

Physics, like any other science, is constantly developing.

I believe that a scientist looking at nonscientific problems is just as dumb as the next guy. Richard P. Feynman

The most important thing that physics teaches us is that everything is energy.

It’s tough for magic to argue with physics, most of the time. Jim Butcher

Everything in this world can be understood through math and physics.

Scientists have become the bearers of the torch of discovery in our quest for knowledge Stephen Hawkings

Theoretical physics has a lot of mathematical details to be mastered.

Primitive life is very common and intelligent life is fairly rare. Some would say it has yet to occur on Earth. Stephen  Hawking

Energy is the core concept around which the study of physics.

There is nothing that living things do that cannot be understood from the point of view that they are made of atoms acting according to the laws of physics. Richard P. Feynman

Physics synthesizes a wide array of phenomena into a few theories.

The best that most of us can hope to achieve in physics is simply to misunderstand at a deeper level. Wolfgang Pauli

Physics becomes more interesting when it’s combined with poetry.

In order to make an apple pie from scratch, you must first create the universe. Carl Sagan

Time travel is possible.

Deep down, nature is inherently peaceful, calm and beautiful. The universe as a whole is perfect. The chaos is on the surface. Amit Ray

Love is more important than physics.

The Universe is not only queerer than we suppose, but queerer than we can suppose. J.B.S. Haldane

Civil rights have nothing to do with physics, geometry, or religion.

The question of relevance comes before that of truth, because to ask whether a statement is true or false presupposes that it is relevant. David Bohm

Some people prefer using force instead of following the laws of physics.

Those who are not shocked when they first come across quantum theory cannot possibly have understood it. Niels Bohr

It’s odd when people say they need space and time.

Quantum theory provides us with a striking illustration of the fact that we can fully understand a connection though we can only speak of it in images and parables. Werner Heisenberg

God operates the laws of physics.

The truth is, everyone is confused by quantum physics. David Walton

Physicists love physics as much as they do a lover.

Protons give an atom its identity, electrons its personality. Bill Bryson

Physics can sometimes be more important than love

Quantum attention functions are the keys to quantum machine learning. Amit Ray

Only a bad teacher can make physics boring.

If you are not completely confused by quantum mechanics, you do not understand it. John Wheeler

The principles of physics and mathematics should be compatible.

Quantum physics teaches us that we can simultaneously exist in many places, under certain conditions. Amit Ray

Physics concerns itself with the troubles created by nature.

At the atomic level, matter does not even exist with certainty; it only exists as a tendency to exist. Bruce H. Lipton

Politics are a lot more complicated than physics.

Quantum attention functions are the bridges between the mental and the physical. Amit Ray

It is strange that only an extraordinary man made the discoveries which later appears so easy and simple

The atoms or elementary particles themselves are not real; they form a world of potentialities or possibilities rather than one of things or facts. Werner Heisenberg

The most important thing is to never stop questioning.

That deep emotional conviction of the presence of a superior reasoning power, which is revealed in the incomprehensible universe, forms my idea of God. Albert Einstein

There is no law except the law that there is no law.

The most important tool of the theoretical physicist is his wastebasket. Albert Einstein

Somewhere, something incredible is waiting to be known.

The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all true art and science. Albert Einstein

There may be babblers, wholly ignorant of mathematics, who dare to condemn my hypothesis, upon the authority of some part of the Bible twisted to suit their purpose. I value them not, and scorn their unfounded judgement.

Physics is essentially an intuitive and concrete science. Mathematics is only a means for expressing the laws that govern phenomena. Albert Einstein

The black holes of nature are the most perfect macroscopic objects there are in the universe: the only elements in their construction are our concepts of space and time.

People like us, who believe in physics, know that the distinction between past, present, and future is only a stubbornly persistent illusion. Albert Einstein

Falsity in intellectual action is intellectual immorality.

Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I’m not sure about the universe. Albert Einstein

The saddest aspect of life right now is that it gathers knowledge faster than society gathers wisdom.

The more success the quantum theory has, the sillier it looks. Albert Einstein

We pass through this world but once. Few tragedies can be more expensive than the stunting of life, few injustices deeper than the denial of an opportunity to strive or even to hope, by a limit imposed from without but falsely identified as lying within.

God does not play dice with the universe. Albert Einstein

Science without religion is lame and religion without science is blind.

I think that a particle must have a separate reality independent of the measurements. That is an electron has spin, location and so forth even when it is not being measured. I like to think that the moon is there even if I am not looking at it. Albert Einstein

The good thing about science is that it’s true whether or not you believe in it.

The most incomprehensible thing about the world is that it is comprehensible. Albert Einstein

You cannot teach a man anything, you can only help him discover it in himself.