Lippmann is a German surname, and may refer to:

  • Alexandre Lippmann (1881–1960), French Olympic fencer
  • Bernard A. Lippmann, known for the Lippmann-Schwinger equation
  • Edmund Oscar von Lippmann (1857–1940), German chemist
  • Frank Lippmann (born 1961), German footballer
  • Horst Lippmann (1927–1997), German jazz musician
  • Gabriel Lippmann (1845–1921), physicist, inventor, and Nobel laureate in physics
    • Lippmann (crater)
    • Lippmann plate
    • Lippmann electrometer
  • Léontine Lippmann (1844–1910), French salon hostess
  • Walter Lippmann (1889–1974), American journalist

Famous quotes containing the word lippmann:

    This is one of the paradoxes of the democratic movement—that it loves a crowd and fears the individuals who compose it—that the religion of humanity should have no faith in human beings.
    —Walter Lippmann (1889–1974)

    The simple opposition between the people and big business has disappeared because the people themselves have become so deeply involved in big business.
    —Walter Lippmann (1889–1974)

    In government offices which are sensitive to the vehemence and passion of mass sentiment public men have no sure tenure. They are in effect perpetual office seekers, always on trial for their political lives, always required to court their restless constituents.
    —Walter Lippmann (1889–1974)