Quotes by: J. Robert Oppenheimer
Scientists are not delinquents. Our work has changed the conditions in which men live, but the use made of these changes is the problem of governments, not of scientists.
Both the man of science and the man of action live always at the edge of mystery, surrounded by it.
In the spring of 1929, I returned to the United States. I was homesick for this country. I had learned in my student days a great deal about the new physics. I wanted to pursue this myself, to explain it, and to foster its cultivation.
To try to become happy is to try to build a machine with no other specifications than it shall run noiselessly.