Quotes by Max Planck

  • A great scientific truth does not triumph by convincing its opponents and making them see the light, but rather because its opponents eventually die.


    Discovery, Science, Truth

  • A new scientific truth does not triumph by convincing its opponents and making them see the light, but rather because its opponents eventually die.


    Science

  • Science advances one funeral at a time.


    Science

  • A new scientific truth does not triumph by convincing it opponents and making them see the light, but rather because its opponents eventually die, and a new generation grows up familiar with it.


    Science

  • Experiment is the only means of knowledge at our disposal. Everything else is poetry, imagination.


    Experiments

  • Ego is the immediate dictate of human consciousness.


    Consciousness