To my mind there must be, at the bottom of it all,
not an equation, but an utterly simple idea.
And to me theat idea, when we finally discover it,
will be so compelling, so inevitable,
that we will say to one another,
“Oh, how beautiful !
How could it have been otherwise?”
From a personal notebook of Wheeler circa 1991
There is no law but the law that there is no law.
Science and Ultimate Reality page 6
I come here to territory that would take a Godel to navigate
Dictation dated January 31, 2002
We are no longer satisfied with insights only into particles, or fields of force, or geometry, or even space and time. Today we demand of physics some understanding of existence itself.
Law with Law
Quantum Theory and Measurement 1983