Max Planck

(Max Karl Ernst Ludwig Planck)

Max Planck
Max Planck
  • Born: April 23, 1858
  • Died: October 4, 1947
  • Nationality: German
  • Profession: Scientist

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A new scientific truth does not triumph by convincing its opponents and making them see the light, but rather because its opponents eventually die, and a new generation grows up that is familiar with it. Truth ;Science, Mathematics, Engineering & Technology
Faith in miracles must yield ground, step by step, before the steady and firm advance of the forces of science, and its total defeat is indubitably a mere matter of time. Science, Mathematics, Engineering & Technology
A scientific truth does not triumph by convincing its opponents and making them see the light, but rather because its opponents eventually die and a new generation grows up that is familiar with it. Truth ;Science, Mathematics, Engineering & Technology
All matter originates and exists only by virtue of a force... We must assume behind this force the existence of a conscious and intelligent Mind. This Mind is the matrix of all matter.
An important scientific innovation rarely makes its way by gradually winning over and converting its opponents: What does happen is that the opponents gradually die out.
Anybody who has been seriously engaged in scientific work of any kind realizes that over the entrance to the gates of the temple of science are written the words: 'Ye must have faith.' Religion & God ;Science, Mathematics, Engineering & Technology ;Work, Workers & The Labor Force
Ego is the immediate dictate of human consciousness.
It is not the possession of truth, but the success which attends the seeking after it, that enriches the seeker and brings happiness to him. Truth ;Happiness & Unhappiness ;Success
No burden is so heavy for a man to bear as a succession of happy days.
Science cannot solve the ultimate mystery of nature. And that is because, in the last analysis, we ourselves are a part of the mystery that we are trying to solve. Nature ;Science, Mathematics, Engineering & Technology
Scientific discovery and scientific knowledge have been achieved only by those who have gone in pursuit of it without any practical purpose whatsoever in view. Education, Learning, Knowledge & Training
We have no right to assume that any physical laws exist, or if they have existed up until now, that they will continue to exist in a similar manner in the future. Future
Whence come I and whither go I? That is the great unfathomable question, the same for every one of us. Science has no answer to it. Science, Mathematics, Engineering & Technology