Paul Dirac Quotes

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Born: August 8, 1902, Bishopton, Bristol, Gloucestershire, England, UK
Birth Country: UK
Died: Tallahassee, Florida, USA, October 20, 1984
Occupation: Academic

God used beautiful mathematics in creating the world.
- Paul Dirac

I do not see how a man can work on the frontiers of physics and write poetry at the same time. They are in opposition.
- Paul Dirac

I should like to suggest to you that the cause of all the economic troubles is that we have an economic system which tries to maintain an equality of value between two things, which it would be better to recognise from the beginning as of unequal value.
- Paul Dirac

In science one tries to tell people, in such a way as to be understood by everyone, something that no one ever knew before. But in poetry, it's the exact opposite.
- Paul Dirac

It seems that if one is working from the point of view of getting beauty in one's equations, and if one has really a sound insight, one is on a sure line of progress.
- Paul Dirac

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