Edward Teller Quotes

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Edward Teller Quotes

I think that intellectuals who end up in hell will have to read page proofs and check indexes there.
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When you come to the end of all the light you know, and it's time to step into the darkness of the unknown, faith is knowing that one of two things shall happen: Either you will be given something solid to stand on or you will be taught to fly.

— Edward Teller

Two paradoxes are better than one they may even suggest a solution.

— Edward Teller

The science of today is the technology of tomorrow.

— Edward Teller

I believe in evil. It is the property of all those who are certain of truth. Despair and fanaticism are only differing manifestations of evil.

— Edward Teller

On May 7, a few weeks after the accident at Three-Mile Island, I was in Washington. I was there to refute some of that propaganda that Ralph Nader, Jane Fonda and their kind are spewing to the news media in their attempt to frighten people away from nuclear power. I am 71 years old, and I was working 20 hours a day. The strain was too much. The next day, I suffered a heart attack. You might say that I was the only one whose health was affected by that reactor near Harrisburg. No, that would be wrong. It was not the reactor. It was Jane Fonda. Reactors are not dangerous.

— Edward Teller

The extinction of the human race will come from its inability to EMOTIONALLY comprehend the exponential function.

— Edward Teller

U.S. has lost a battle more important and greater than Pearl Harbor.

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There's no system foolproof enough to defeat a sufficiently great fool.

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When you're certain you cannot be fooled, you become easy to fool.

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There is a time for scientists and movie stars and those who have flown the atlantic to restrain their opinions lest they be taken more seriously than they should be.

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Society's emissions of carbon dioxide may or may not turn out to have something significant to do with global warming-the jury is still out.

— Edward Teller

If anyone wants a hole in the ground, nuclear explosives can make big holes

— Edward Teller

There is no case where ignorance should be preferred to knowledge - especially if the knowledge is terrible.

— Edward Teller

By having simplified what is known, physicists have been led into realms which as yet are anything but simple. That at some time, they, too, will appear as simple consequences of a theory of which no one has yet dreamed is not a statement of fact.It is a statement of faith.

— Edward Teller

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