Ernest Rutherford Quotes

Top 27 wise famous quotes and sayings by Ernest Rutherford

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Ernest Rutherford quotes: Gentlemen, now you will see that now you see nothing. And why you see nothing you will see presently. Gentlemen, now you will see that now you see nothing. And why you see nothing you will see presently.
Ernest Rutherford quotes: Gentlemen, we have run out of money. It's time to start thinking. Gentlemen, we have run out of money. It's time to start thinking.
Ernest Rutherford quotes: Don't let me catch anyone talking about the Universe in my department. Don't let me catch anyone talking about the Universe in my department.
Ernest Rutherford quotes: You know, I am sorry for the poor fellows that haven't got labs to work in. You know, I am sorry for the poor fellows that haven't got labs to work in.
Ernest Rutherford quotes: If your result needs a statistician then you should design a better experiment. If your result needs a statistician then you should design a better experiment.
Ernest Rutherford quotes: That which is not measurable is not science. That which is not physics is stamp collecting. That which is not measurable is not science. That which is not physics is stamp collecting.
Ernest Rutherford quotes: A good scientific theory should be explicable to a barmaid. A good scientific theory should be explicable to a barmaid.
Ernest Rutherford quotes: We haven't got the money, so we've got to think. We haven't got the money, so we've got to think.
Ernest Rutherford quotes: If your experiment needs statistics, you ought to have done a better experiment. If your experiment needs statistics, you ought to have done a better experiment.
Ernest Rutherford quotes: The great object is to find the theory of the matter [of X-rays] before anyone else, for nearly every professor in Europe is now on the warpath. The great object is to find the theory of the matter [of X-rays] before anyone else, for nearly every professor in Europe is now on the warpath.
Ernest Rutherford quotes: An alleged scientific discovery has no merit unless it can be explained to a barmaid. An alleged scientific discovery has no merit unless it can be explained to a barmaid.
Ernest Rutherford quotes: It was almost as incredible as if you fired a 15-inch shell at a piece of tissue paper and it came back to hit you. It was almost as incredible as if you fired a 15-inch shell at a piece of tissue paper and it came back to hit you.
Ernest Rutherford quotes: I must confess it was very unexpected and I am very startled at my metamorphosis into a chemist. I must confess it was very unexpected and I am very startled at my metamorphosis into a chemist.
Ernest Rutherford quotes: If your experiment needs a statistician, you need a better experiment. If your experiment needs a statistician, you need a better experiment.
Ernest Rutherford quotes: The only possible interpretation of any research whatever in the 'social sciences' is: some do, some don't. The only possible interpretation of any research whatever in the 'social sciences' is: some do, some don't.
Ernest Rutherford quotes: Of all created comforts, God is the lender; you are the borrower, not the owner. Of all created comforts, God is the lender; you are the borrower, not the owner.
Ernest Rutherford quotes: The only possible conclusion the social sciences can draw is: some do, some don't. The only possible conclusion the social sciences can draw is: some do, some don't.
Ernest Rutherford quotes: The more physics you have the less engineering you need. The more physics you have the less engineering you need.
Ernest Rutherford quotes: All of physics is either impossible or trivial. It is impossible until you understand it, and then it becomes trivial. All of physics is either impossible or trivial. It is impossible until you understand it, and then it becomes trivial.
Ernest Rutherford quotes: We haven't got the money, so we'll have to think We haven't got the money, so we'll have to think
Ernest Rutherford quotes: We are rather like children, who must take a watch to pieces to see how it works. We are rather like children, who must take a watch to pieces to see how it works.
Ernest Rutherford quotes: You should never bet against anything in science at odds of more than about 1012 to 1. You should never bet against anything in science at odds of more than about 1012 to 1.