Atom Quotes

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

“One atom of the plane where He functions would shatter the world.”


“Handle them carefully, for words have more power than atom bombs.”

Pearl Strachan Hurd

The laws of physics should allow us to arrange things molecule by molecule and even atom by atom, and at some point it was inevitable that we would develop a technology that would let us do this.

Ralph Merkle

The future of the world, dependent as it is upon atomic energy, requires more understanding and knowledge about the atom.

Willard Libby

Life exists in the universe only because the carbon atom possesses certain exceptional properties.

James Jeans
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