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This field is not necessarily glamorous,
by Aaron Klug

This field is not necessarily glamorous,
nor does it often produce immediate results,
but it seeks to increase our basic understanding of living processes.
- Aaron Klug

This work made me more and more interested in biological matter,
and I decided that I really wanted to work on the X-ray
analysis of biological molecules.
- Aaron Klug

One cannot plan for the unexpected.
- Aaron Klug

Shortly after I was born he emigrated to Durban,
where members of my mother's family had settled at the turn of the century,
and the rest of the family followed soon thereafter.
- Aaron Klug

 

Human curiosity, the urge to know, is a powerful force
and is perhaps the best secret weapon of all in the
struggle to unravel the workings of the natural world.
- Aaron Klug

The philosophy of the school was quite simple -
the bright boys specialised in Latin,
the not so bright in science and the rest managed with geography or the like.
- Aaron Klug

Cambridge was the place for someone from the Colonies
or the Dominions to go on to,
and it was to the Cavendish Laboratory that one went to do physics.
- Aaron Klug

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My father was trained as a saddler, but in fact as
a young man worked in his father's business of rearing and selling cattle,
so he grew up in the countryside.
- Aaron Klug

I like teaching and the contact with young minds keeps one on one's toes.
- Aaron Klug

The work requires a moderately large investment in
technological and theoretical developments and long
periods of time to carry them out,
without the pressure to achieve quick or short term results.
- Aaron Klug

In the course of my stay there, I also showed how one
could analyse the experimental kinetic curves for the
reaction of haemoglobin with carbon dioxide or oxygen
by simulations in the computer,
and so fit the rate constants.
- Aaron Klug

However, I should perhaps add that during the 20 years
I have been back in Cambridge,
I have been actively involved in the teaching of undergraduates,
as well as of course supervising research students.
- Aaron Klug

Out beyond ideas of wrongdoing and right doing,
there is a field. I will meet you there.
- Rumi

The quality of a man's life is in direct proportion
to his commitment to excellence,
regardless of his chosen field of endeavor.
- Vince Lombardi

When prayer removes distrust and doubt
and enters the field of mental certainty,
it becomes faith; and the universe is built on faith.
- Ernest Holmes

If you build it, he will come.
- the movie Field of Dreams

The supreme quality for leadership is unquestionably integrity.
Without it, no real success is possible,
no matter whether it is on a section gang,
a football field, in an army, or in an office.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

When you follow your bliss, you put yourself on a kind of track
that has been there all the while waiting for you,
and the life you ought to be living is the one you are living.
When you can see that, you begin to meet people
who are in the field of your bliss,
and they open the doors to you.
I say, follow your bliss and don't be afraid,
and doors will open where you didn't know they were going to be.
If you follow your bliss,
doors will open for you that wouldn't have opened for anyone else.
- Joseph Campbell

Home is where our loved ones are.
Home is not a structure, but the place that we feel comfortable,
the place we belong - the place of our loved ones.
A palace is not a home without loved ones.
A shack or an open field can be paradise
when shared with a loving family.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

In the 1960s we were fighting to be recognized as equals in the marketplace,
in marriage, in education and on the playing field.
It was a very exciting, rebellious time.
- Marlo Thomas

My bottom is so big it's got its own gravitational field.
- Carol Vorderman

Success in almost any field depends more on energy
and drive than it does on intelligence.
This explains why we have so many stupid leaders.
- Sloan Wilson

Baseball players are smarter than football players.
How often do you see a baseball team penalized for
too many men on the field?
- Jim Bouton

My motto was always to keep swinging.
Whether I was in a slump or feeling badly or having trouble off the field,
the only thing to do was keep swinging.
- Hank Aaron

The Sweetest Strawberry:
A man traveling across a field encountered a tiger.
He fled, the tiger after him.
Coming to a precipice,
he caught hold of the root of a wild vine
and swung himself over the edge.
The tiger sniffed at him from above.
Trembling, the man looked down to where,
far below, another tiger was waiting to eat him.
Only the vine sustained him.
Two mice, one white and one black,
little by little started to gnaw away the vine.
The man then saw a luscious strawberry near him.
Grasping the vine with one hand,
he plucked the strawberry with the other.
How sweet it tasted.
- Zen Koan

I would say that IQ is the strongest predictor of which
field you can get into and hold a job in,
whether you can be an accountant, lawyer or nurse,
for example.
- Daniel Goleman

Why should we honour those that die upon the field
of battle? A man may show as reckless a courage in
entering into the abyss of himself.
- William Butler Yeats

I think it pisses God off if you walk by the color
purple in a field somewhere and don't notice it.
- Alice Walker

The scenes on this field would have cured anybody of war.
- William Tecumseh Sherman

Be open to the amazing changes which are occurring
in the field that interest you.
- Leigh Steinberg

Baseball is the only field of endeavor where a man
can succeed three times out of ten and be considered a good performer.
- Ted Williams

He's a tremendous guy.
And what's more, he's virtually a genius in the field of management.
- John Wozniak

We're sympathetic, but once you step on the field,
football's football.
- Michael Strahan

The running across the field thing, that was the first
scene we shot in the movie.
We asked the audience to stay for the scene,
and 37,000 people stayed.
- Jimmy Fallon

Jack Lambert is mean and relentless wherever he goes,
on and off the field!
I do remember many times he would chase me in practice
but no way would I let him catch me.
- Franco Harris

The materials of the novelist must be real;
they must be gathered from the field of humanity by his actual observation.
- Goldwin Smith

It's all about work when you reach up,
tap in and step on that field.
You don't mess around when you go through that gate.
- Lawrence Jackson

That's what we really mean by being feared on the football field.
And not actually the player that fears him,
it's the offensive coordinator that fears him or the running backs coach.
- Jamal Lewis

Everyday I walked on to the field I was the best center.
- Jim Otto

It's easier to change what you do than people think it is.
If you don't change, your field changes around you.
- Walter Gilbert

Physiology and psychology cover, between them,
the field of vital phenomena; they deal with the facts of life at large,
and in particular with the facts of human life.
- Wilhelm Wundt

The Nobel Prize is given as a personal award but it
also honors the field of research in which I have worked
and it also honors my students and colleagues.
- Robert Hofstadter

Determine to become one of the best.
Sufficient money will almost automatically follow if
you get to be one of the "best" in your chosen field,
whatever it is.
- Donald G. Mitchell

The first job I had with the Smithsonian was as a field
researcher among African American communities in Southwest
Louisiana and Arkansas for the festival.
- Bernice Johnson Reagon

The text is a limited field of possible constructions.
- Paul Ricoeur

One, we committed to put about 650 people in the field
to focus totally on customer satisfaction.
- Sanjay Kumar

Science is a field which grows continuously with ever expanding frontiers.
- John Bardeen

Cobb would have to play center field on my all time team.
But where would that put Speaker? In left.
If I had them both, I would certainly play them that way.
- John McGraw

So you get two good hours on the field about every day,
you get about an hour and a half in the meeting room
and that's pretty much all you need to thoroughly coach your team.
- Steve Spurrier

No race can prosper till it learns that there is as
much dignity in tilling a field as in writing a poem.
- Booker T. Washington

In the computer field, the moment of truth is a running program;
all else is prophecy.
- Herbert Simon

We convinced him quickly that the possibility of war
was absolutely nil and continued our festivity.
On the next day we were ordered to take the field.
- Manfred von Richthofen

I cannot, if I am in the field of glory,
be kept out of sight: wherever there is anything to be done,
there Providence is sure to direct my steps.
- Horatio Nelson

Sure, the home-field is an advantage -
but so is having a lot of talent.
- Dan Marino

You prepare yourself by concentrating on what you have to do out on the field.
- Brian McBride

I would not encourage everyone to take up this profession.
Not everyone is suited for any particular field.
- John Cameron

I know a lot of people on the field -
players,
coaches, managers - are glad that I'm gone.
- Frank Robinson

Vast is the field of Science.
The more a man knows, the more he will find he has to know.
- Samuel Richardson

I do not think men have more talent.
There are a great many women in the arts;
novelists,
painters, sculptors, poets-but the proportion is far
lower in the field of song writing.
- Dorothy Fields

I saw and I met a lot of people who were in the field.
It also provided a context in which I came to respect what the actor did,
because I saw how difficult it actually was to do.
- Ron Silver

It is a useless life that is not consecrated to a great ideal.
It is like a stone wasted on the field without becoming a part of any edifice.
- Jose Rizal

In the absence of a magnetic field the period of all
these oscillations is the same.
But as soon as the electron is exposed to the effect of a magnetic field,
its motion changes.
- Pieter Zeeman

I am a journalist in the field of etiquette.
I try to find out what the most genteel people regularly do,
what traditions they have discarded,
what compromises they have made.
- Amy Vanderbilt

I am a better running back every time I step on the field.
I try to get better each game, each summer,
each season.
- Shaun Alexander

I've often been accused of making anthropology into literature,
but anthropology is also field research.
Writing is central to it.
- Clifford Geertz

Education levels the playing field, allowing everyone to compete.
- Joyce A. Myers

There's no field of music which doesn't have good ideas.
- Robert Wyatt

Dream research is a wonderful field.
All you do is sleep for a living.
- Stephen LaBerge

My field is with apex predators, hence your crocodiles,
your snakes, your spiders.
- Steve Irwin

The people in the villages had turned in on themselves.
You can understand it.
When you have a bad day on the field,
what do you do? Talk to your teammates.
- Ian Botham

An expert is a man who has made all the mistakes which can be made,
in a narrow field.
- Niels Bohr


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