Quotations by Wolfgang Pauli


The fact that the author thinks slowly is not serious, but the fact that he publishes faster than he thinks is inexcusable.

This paper is so bad it is not even wrong.
Quoted in D MacHale, Comic Sections (Dublin 1993)

I refuse to believe that God is a weak left-hander.

Physics is very muddled again at the moment; it is much too hard for me anyway, and I wish I were a movie comedian or something like that and had never heard anything about physics!


JOC/EFR April 2011

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