Wednesday, January 9, 2013


The Danish physicist and Nobelist Niels Bohr once hung a horseshoe over his doorway. Appalled friends exclaimed that surely he didn't put any trust in such pathetic superstition. "No, I don't," he replied with composure, "but apparently it works whether you believe it or not."

1 comment:

  1. The root of all superstition is that men observe when a thing hits, but not when it misses.
    Francis Bacon