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We have entered the cell, the Mansion of our birth,
by Albert Claude

We have entered the cell, the Mansion of our birth,
and started the inventory of our acquired wealth.
- Albert Claude

No doubt, man will continue to weigh and to measure,
watch himself grow, and his Universe around him and with him,
according to the ever growing powers of his tools.
- Albert Claude

As far as I remember, even younger than eight,
I have always been guided by reason.
Not cold reason, but that which leads to the truth,
to the real, and to sane Justice.
- Albert Claude

Small bodies, about half a micron in diameter,
and later referred to under the name of 'mitochondria'
were detected under the light microscope as early as 1894.
- Albert Claude

 

The cell, over the billions of years of her life,
has covered the earth many times with her substance,
found ways to control herself and her environment,
and insure her survival.
- Albert Claude

When I went to the University, the medical school was
the only place where one could hope to find the means to study life,
its nature, its origins, and its ills.
- Albert Claude

This attempt to isolate cell constituents might have
been a failure if they had been destroyed by the relative
brutality of the technique employed.
But this did not happen.
- Albert Claude

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It is the cells which create and maintain in us,
during the span of our lives, our will to live and survive,
to search and experiment, and to struggle.
- Albert Claude

For the resolving powers of our scientific instruments decide,
at a given moment, of the size and the vision of our Universe,
and of the image we then make of ourselves.
- Albert Claude

Once Ptolemy and Plato, yesterday Newton,
today Einstein, and tomorrow new faiths,
new beliefs, and new dimensions.
- Albert Claude

Man has now become an adjunct to perfect and carry forward these conquests.
- Albert Claude

For over two billion years, through the apparent fancy
of her endless differentiations and metamorphosis the Cell,
as regards its basic physiological mechanisms,
has remained one and the same.
It is life itself, and our true and distant ancestor.
- Albert Claude

Man, like other organisms, is so perfectly coordinated
that he may easily forget,
whether awake or asleep, that he is a colony of cells in action,
and that it is the cells which achieve,
through him, what he has the illusion of accomplishing himself.
- Albert Claude

But, in the name of the experimental method and out of our poor knowledge,
are we really entitled to claim that everything happens by chance,
to the exclusion of all other possibilities?
- Albert Claude

Looking back 25 years later, what I may say is that
the facts have been far better than the dreams.
In the long course of cell life on this earth it remained,
for our age for our generation, to receive the full
ownership of our inheritance.
- Albert Claude

Is it absurd to imagine that our social behavior,
from amoeba to man, is also planned and dictated,
from stored information, by the cells? And that the
time has come for men to be entrusted with the task,
through heroic efforts, of bringing life to other worlds?
- Albert Claude

This familiarity with a respected physician and my
appreciation of his work,
or the tragedy I experienced with the long,
tormented agony and death of my mother might have influenced
me in wanting to study medicine.
It was not the case.
- Albert Claude

For this equilibrium now in sight, let us trust that mankind,
as it has occurred in the greatest periods of its past,
will find for itself a new code of ethics,
common to all, made of tolerance, of courage,
and of faith in the Spirit of men.
- Albert Claude

Sometimes poetry is inspired by the conversation entered
into by reading other poems.
- John Barton

The Moon Cannot Be Stolen:
A thief entered the little hut of a Zen Master,
but discovered there was nothing to steal.
The Zen Master discovered the thief.
"You have come a long way to visit me," he told the prowler,
"and you should not return empty-handed.
Please take my clothes as a gift."
The thief was bewildered,
but he took the clothes and slunk away.
The Zen Master sat naked, watching the moon.
"Poor fellow," he mused,
"I wish I could have given him this beautiful moon."
- Traditional Zen Koan

I entered the cosmetics industry because I wanted more
women to use cosmetics made with safe,
healthful ingredients.
- Gloria Swanson

Just after I entered my teens I suddenly entertained
an insatiable enthusiasm for the delightful habit of criticizing others.
- Loretta Young

All enterprises that are entered into with indiscreet
zeal may be pursued with great vigor at first,
but are sure to collapse in the end.
- Tacitus

It was 1943.
The U.S.
had already entered World War II, so I decided to join the army.
- Lloyd Alexander

Almost a century has passed since Japan first entered
the world community by concluding a treaty of amity
with the United States of America in 1854.
- Shigeru Yoshida

Again I entered my smithy to work and forge something
from the noble material of time past.
- Jean Froissart

We Americans entered a new phase in our history -
the era of integration -
in 1954.
- Constance Baker Motley

As the treaty made with the United States was the first
treaty entered into by your country with other countries,
therefore the President regards Japan with peculiar friendliness.
- Townsend Harris

The Teutons have been singing the swan song ever since
they entered the ranks of history.
They have always confounded truth with death.
- Henry Miller

Full surely there is a blessedness beyond the grave
for those who have already entered on it here,
and in no other form than that wherein they know it here,
at any moment.
- Johann Gottlieb Fichte

Life is to entered upon with courage.
- Alexis de Tocqueville

Criticism in the universities, I'll have to admit,
has entered a phase where I am totally out of sympathy
with 95% of what goes on.
It's Stalinism without Stalin.
- Harold Bloom

I entered into Dawson's Creek to do a couple of episodes.
They weren't sure about my role in the beginning,
but then the chemistry kind of worked.
- Sasha Alexander

It came as a surprise to find that a professional society
and journal (Econometrica) were flourishing,
and I entered this area of study with great enthusiasm.
- Lawrence R. Klein

Those who have never entered upon scientific pursuits
know not a tithe of the poetry by which they are surrounded.
- Herbert Spencer

In my childhood, America was like a religion.
Then, real-life Americans abruptly entered my life -
in jeeps -
and upset all my dreams.
- Sergio Leone

When you first entered the restaurant,
I thought you were handsome...
and then, of course, you spoke.
- Helen Hunt

I don't enter, I'm entered.
It's up to someone else.
It's up to them.
- Albert Finney

Neither of us entered marriage thinking it wouldn't be a strain.
Life has strains in it, and he's the person I want to strain with.
- Patricia Arquette

When I entered college, I wasn't sure what I was going to do.
My advisor happened to be from the theater department,
and he encouraged me to take some classes there,
which I did.
- David Selby

I would have been content to just do studio work,
making it on my own never really entered my mind.
- Glen Campbell

After the war, prompted by the Cardinal Archbishop of Paris,
I entered Parliament so that a priest could speak out for the poor,
as canon law at that time still permitted.
- Abbe Pierre

Cooking is like love.
It should be entered into with abandon or not at all.
- Harriet Van Horne

When I entered medical physics in 1958 there were fewer than 100 in the U.S.
and I could see many opportunities to apply my knowledge of nuclear physics.
- John Cameron

In the United Nations, when China entered,
we voted on the same position, and since then we have
maintained the same position,
that position has not changed.
- Sellapan Ramanathan

Amsterdam was a great surprise to me.
I had always thought of Venice as the city of canals;
it had never entered my mind that I should find similar
conditions in a Dutch town.
- James Weldon Johnson

In 1978, I entered Tohoku University,
into the Department of Electrical Engineering,
Faculty of Technology.
- Koichi Tanaka

We use our parents like recurring dreams,
to be entered into when needed.
- Doris Lessing

As soon as there is language, generality has entered the scen.
- Jacques Derrida

When I entered the field in July 1958 I believed what
they told me about radiation risks.
I spent much effort reducing the dose to patients in radiology.
- John Cameron

My real education began when I entered the University
of Chicago in September 1951 as a graduate student.
- James Cronin

He has sat on the fence so long that the iron has entered his soul.
- David Lloyd George

And in the afternoon they entered a land -
but such a land!
A land hung in mourning, darkened by gigantic cypresses,
submerged; a land of reptiles, silence,
shadow, decay.
- George Washington Cable

I don't see how I possibly could have come from where
I entered the planet to where I am now if there had
not been angels along the way.
- Della Reese

I shall confess at the outset that it was only shortly
after the beginning of this century that I entered active life -
with a somewhat precocious capacity for involvement.
- Rene Cassin

As legal slavery passed, we entered into a permanent
period of unemployment and underemployment from which we have yet to emerge.
- Julian Bond

Could we have entered into the mind of Sir Isaac Newton,
and have traced all the steps by which he produced his great works,
we might see nothing very extraordinary in the process.
- Joseph Priestley

When I entered politics, I took the only downward turn
you could take from journalism.
- Jim Hightower

Most of my contemporaries at school entered the World of Business,
the logical destiny of bores.
- Barry Humphries

That thing of hell and eternal punishment is the most absurd,
as well as the most disagreeable thought that ever
entered into the head of mortal man.
- George Berkeley

As a little boy of eleven I entered the Cadet Corps.
I was not particularly eager to become a Cadet,
but my father wished it.
So my wishes were not consulted.
- Manfred von Richthofen

With the reorganization of 1898 finished,
the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad entered a new period in its history.
- John Moody

After two world wars, the collapse of fascism,
nazism, communism and colonialism and the end of the cold war,
humanity has entered a new phase of its history.
- Hans Kung

War should never be entered upon until every agency of peace has failed.
- William McKinley

With care, and skill, and cunning art,
She parried Time's malicious dart, And kept the years at bay,
Till passion entered in her heart and aged her in a day!
- Ella Wheeler Wilcox

I have had a few turning points, the first day I entered
a gymnastics school at age 6.
- Nadia Comaneci

I sometimes wonder what would've happened if I'd entered
the competition instead -
I'd probably have come nowhere and given up on the whole fiction game.
- Paul Kane

Nothing which has entered into our experience is ever lost.
- William Ellery Channing

On September 11 last year international terrorism entered a new dimension.
- Otto Schily

Mr. Churchill is proud of Britain's stand alone,
after France had fallen and before America entered the War.
- Eamon de Valera

A great sense of peace entered my body,
and seemingly into every cell.
- Harold E. Hughes


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