We knew the world would not be the same. Few people laughed, few people cried, most people were silent.
I remembered the line from the Hindu scripture the Bhagavad-Gita. Vishnu is trying to persuade the Prince that he should do his duty - and to impress him takes on his multi-armed form and says, “Now I am become death, the destroyer of worlds.”
I suppose we all thought that, one way or another.
- Robert Oppenheimer