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Alexander Pope
21.5. 1688 London – 30.5. 1744 Twickenham (heute London); Hauptvertreter des Klassizismus
pope "For Fools rush in where Angels fear to tread"
Essay on Criticism, 1. 625
"Nature and Nature's law lay hid in night.
God said: »Let Newton be and all was light«."
"It did not last; the Devil howling »Ho!
Let Einstein Be!« restored the status quo."
"God Rolled his dice, to Einstein's great dismay:
»Let Feynman Be!« and all was clear as day."
(1) "Epitaph for Isaac Newton" von Alexander Pope 
(2) Ergänzung durch John Collings Squire (1884 – 1958) in "Epigrams" – popeSir John Squire
(3) Ergänzung durch Jagdish Mehra, University of Houston, oder Stephen G. Brush, University of Maryland, 1994. – popeMehra, Jagdish (1931-)popeStephen G. Brush
(1) und (2) werden von Bertrand Russell zitiert in Human Knowledge, S. 497, pope Rezension
N.C. Craig Sharp (2001): "Nature's laws revealed in rhyming couplets". Nature 413. S. 108
[N.C. Craig Sharp, Department of Sport Sciences, Brunel University, Borough Road, Isleworth, Middlesex]
Peter Weiss (2005): "Dr Feynman's Doodles: How one scientist's simple sketches transformed physics". Science News 168.3. S. 40-42, 44 – weissPeter Weiss, "Dr Feynman's Doodles"weissDr. Feynman's Doodles

Sir, I admit your gen'ral rule
That every poet is a fool:
But you yourself may serve to show it,
That every fool is not a poet.

Alexander Pope
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