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Leo Szilard - Quotes

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I'm all in favor of the democratic principle that one idiot is as good as one genius, but I draw the line when someone takes the next step and concludes that two idiots are better than one genius. ---->>>

If you want to succeed in the world, you don't have to be much cleverer than other people. You just have to be one day earlier. ---->>>

We turned the switch, saw the flashes, watched for ten minutes, then switched everything off and went home. That night I knew the world was headed for sorrow.

We turned the switch, saw the flashes, watched for ten minutes, then switched everything off and went home. That night I knew the world was headed for sorrow.

A scientist's aim in a discussion with his colleagues is not to persuade, but to clarify. ---->>>

Do your work for six years; but in the seventh, go into solitude or among strangers, so that the memory of your friends does not hinder you from being what you have become. ---->>>

Pronouncement of experts to the effect that something cannot be done has always irritated me. ---->>>

If one knows only what one is told, one does not know enough to be able to arrive at a well-balanced decision. ---->>>

Don't lie if you don't have to. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: February 11, 1898
Birthplace:
Die: 05-30, 1964
Occupation: Scientist
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Leo Szilard (; Hungarian: Szilárd Leó; pronounced [ˈsila:rd ˈlɛo:]; German: Leo Spitz until age 2; February 11, 1898 – May 30, 1964) was a Hungarian-born physicist and inventor. He conceived the nuclear chain reaction in 1933, patented the idea of a nuclear reactor with Enrico Fermi, and in late 1939 wrote the letter for Albert Einstein's signature that resulted in the Manhattan Project that built the atomic bomb (wikipedia)