John Archibald Wheeler Quotes


To hate is to study to study is to understand to understand is to appreciate to appreciate is to love. So maybe I'll end up loving your theory.

In order to more fully understand this reality we must take into account other dimensions of a broader reality.

The universe gives birth to consciousness and consciousness gives meaning to the universe.

This is *our* Universe our museum of wonder and beauty our cathedral.

Spacetime tells matter how to move; matter tells spacetime how to curve.

If you haven't found something strange during the day it hasn't been much of a day.

The observer cannot be left out of the description of the observation.

It was the defining event and remains a thousand degrees hot.

We all know that the real reason universities have students is in order to educate the professors.

In any field find the strangest thing and then explore it.

Of all heroes Spinoza was Einstein 's greatest. No one expressed more strongly then he a belief in the harmony the beauty and most of all the ultimate comprehensibility of nature .

Time is what prevents everything from happening at once.

I like to think that someone will trace how the deepest thinking of India made its way to Greece and from there to the philosophy of our times

We live on an island surrounded by a sea of ignorance. As our island of knowledge grows so does the shore of our ignorance.

The laws of physics that we regard as 'sacred ' as immutable are anything but.

The job of a theoretical physicist is to make mistakes as fast as possible .

One can only learn by teaching.

Surely where there's smoke there's fire? No where there's so much smoke there's smoke.

We are not only observers. We are participators. In some strange sense this is aparticipatory universe.

No phenomenon is a real phenomenon until it is an observed phenomenon.

Now is the time for everyone who believes in the rule of reason to speak up against pathological science and its purveyors.

We will first understand how simple the universe is when we recognize how strange it is.