Had we not pursued the hydrogen bomb, there is a very real threat that we would now all be speaking Russian. I have no regrets.
No endeavor that is worthwhile is simple in prospect; if it is right, it will be simple in retrospect.
I tried to contribute to the defeat of the Soviets. If I contributed 1%, it is 1% of something enormous.
My experience has been in a short 77 years that in the end when you fight for a desperate cause and have good reasons to fight, you usually win.
Life improves slowly and goes wrong fast, and only catastrophe is clearly visible.
The main purpose of science is simplicity and as we understand more things, everything is becoming simpler.
Physics is, hopefully, simple. Physicists are not.
The science of today is the technology of tomorrow.