Edward Witten Quotes & Sayings

30 most famous Edward Witten quotes and sayings (mathematician). These are the first 10 quotes we have.

Edward Witten Quotes
“Quantum mechanics brought an unexpected fuzziness into physics because of quantum uncertainty, the Heisenberg uncertainty principle. String theory does so again because a point particle is replaced by a string, which is more spread out.”
Edward Witten Quotes
“We know a lot of things, but what we don't know is a lot more.”
“I just think too many nice things have happened in string theory for it to be all wrong. Humans do not understand it very well, but I just don't believe there is a big cosmic conspiracy that created this incredible thing that has nothing to do with the real world.”
Edward Witten Quotes
“Even before string theory, especially as physics developed in the 20th century, it turned out that the equations that really work in describing nature with the most generality and the greatest simplicity are very elegant and subtle.”
Edward Witten Quotes
“One of the basic things about a string is that it can vibrate in many different shapes or forms, which gives music its beauty.”
Edward Witten Quotes
“I have a tendency, more than most other physicists, to try to figure out everything all at once, before I publish. And even to try to figure out everything in my head, without pencil and paper.”
Edward Witten Quotes
“As of now, string theorists have no explanation of why there are three large dimensions as well as time, and the other dimensions are microscopic. Proposals about that have been all over the map.”
Edward Witten Quotes
“One very important aspect of string theory is definitely testable. That was the prediction of supersymmetry, which emerged from string theory in the early '70s.”
Edward Witten Quotes
“I don't care about movies. I tend to play badminton once a week.”
Edward Witten Quotes
“I'm actually, for the most part, a complete agnostic politically.”

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