Talk:Murray Gell-Mann

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"Imagine hard physics would be if electrons could think"[edit]

Because of a related quote attributed to Feynman, I wonder whether the quote above is correctly attributed to Gell-Mann. It is (first?) quoted in Page S.E. (1999), “Computational models from A to Z”, in: Complexity, Volume 5, Issue 1, Pages 35–41 with reference to Gell Mann, M. The Quark and the Jaguar: Adventures in the Simple and the Complex; W.H. Freeman: New York, 1994. I have no access to this book, and Page does not provide a page (no pun intended). -134.106.122.178 10:09, 17 August 2016 (UTC)

"That which is not forbidden is mandatory."[edit]

"no citations of original source has yet been located" -- Wikipedia cites https://doi.org/10.1007%2FBF02748000 -- the phrasing is different, but the sense is there well enough to show why the quote has been attributed to him. -- 160.129.138.186 20:57, 8 September 2017 (UTC)