Atom Quotes

I hope we shall abolish war and settle all differences at the conference table... I hope we shall abolish all hydrogen and atom bombs before they abolish us first.

Sir Charles Spencer Chaplin

“The unleashed power of the atom has changed everything save our modes of thinking and we thus drift toward unparalleled catastrophe.”

Albert Einstein

“Desire, like the atom, is explosive with creative force.”

Paul Vernon Buser

“The scientists split the atom; now the atom is splitting us.”

Quentin Reynolds

The terror of the atom age is not the violence of the new power but the speed of man's adjustment to it, the speed of his acceptance.

E. B. White

“Traditional nationalism cannot survive the fissioning of the atom. One world or none.”

Stuart Chase

“To us who think in terms of practical use, the splitting of the atom means nothing”

Lord Richie Calder

“Anyone who expects a source of power from the transformation of the atom is talking moonshine”

Ernest Rutherford

“There is not the slightest indication that energy will ever be obtainable from the atom”

Albert Einstein

There is no evil in the atom; only in men's souls.

Adlai Stevenson

The unleashed power of the atom has changed everything save our modes of thinking and we thus drift toward unparalleled catastrophe.

Albert Einstein

Man is an imperceptible atom always trying to become one with God.

Henry Adams

I would rather be a superb meteor, every atom of me in magnificent glow, than a sleepy and permanent planet.

Jack London

The atom bomb was no "great decision." It was merely another powerful weapon in the arsenal of righteousness

Harry S. Truman

The release of atom power has changed everything except our way of thinking... the solution to this problem lies in the heart of mankind. If only I had known, I should have become a watchmaker.

Albert Einstein

Desire, like the atom, is explosive with creative force.

Paul Vernon Buser

“Sooner or later every one of us breathes an atom that has been breathed before by anyone you can think of who has lived before us-Michelangelo or George Washington or Moses.”

Jacob Bronowski

“The theory of relativity is just as unacceptable to me as, say, the existence of the atom or other such dogmas.”

Ernst Mach

“Through space the universe encompasses and swallows me up like an atom; through thought I comprehend the world.”

Blaise Pascal

“I celebrate myself, and what I assume you shall assume, For every atom belonging to me as good belongs to you. I loafe and invite my soul, I lean and loafe at my ease... observing a spear of summer grass.”

Walt Whitman

“We have grasped the mystery of the atom and rejected the sermon on the mount”

Omar Bradley

“Truth is one, but error proliferates. Man tracks it down and cuts it up into little pieces hoping to turn it into grains of truth. But the ultimate atom will always essentially be an error, a miscalculation.”

Rene Daumal

“History is the short trudge from Adam to atom.”

Leonard L. Levinson

“I celebrate myself, and sing myself, And what I assume you shall assume, For every atom belonging to me as good belongs to you”

Walt Whitman
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