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Albert Einstein
As far as the laws of mathematics refer to reality, they are not certain; and as far as they are certain, they do not refer to reality.

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Quoted in Fritjof Capra, The Tao of Physics, ch. 2 (1975)


1953: Readings in the philosophy of science, Page 189, Publisher Appleton-Century-Crofts, Evidence

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