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No atomic physicist has to worry, people will always want to kill other people on a mass scale. Sure, he's got the fridge full of sausages and spring water.

Author: William S. Burroughs (1914-1997)

Profession: American Writer

We must be physicists in order to be creative since so far codes of values and ideals have been constructed in ignorance of physics or even in contradiction to physics.

Author: Friedrich Nietzsche (1844-1900)

Profession: German Philosopher

In some sort of crude sense, which no vulgarity, no humor, no overstatement can quite extinguish, the physicists have known sin; and this is a knowledge which they cannot lose.

Author: Julius Robert Oppenheimer (1904-1967)

Profession: American Nuclear Physicist

It would be a poor thing to be an atom in a universe without physicists, and physicists are made of atoms. A physicist is an atom's way of knowing about atoms.

Author: George Wald (1906)

Profession: American Biochemist