Felix Bloch Quote

While I am certainly not asking you to close your eyes to the experiences of earlier generations, I want to advise you not to conform too soon and to resist the pressure of practical necessity. Free imagination is the inestimable prerogative of youth and it must be cherished and guarded as a treasure.


In his Nobel Prize Banquet Speech, December 10, 1952.

Felix Bloch - Banquet Speech

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While I am certainly not asking you to close your eyes to the experiences of earlier generations, I want to advise you not to conform too soon and to ...