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Looking back 25 years later, what I may say is that
by 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

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

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

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

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

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

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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

If you aren't in the moment,
you are either looking forward to uncertainty,
or back to pain and regret.
- Jim Carrey

Our character is what we do when we think no one is looking.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

When any situation arises which tempts you to become disturbed,
say: "There is another way of looking at this."
- A Course In Miracles

Love does not consist in gazing at each other,
but in looking outward together in the same direction.
- Antoine de Saint-Exupery

Drive into your future looking at the open road ahead
rather than into the rear-view mirror of your past.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Every moment wasted looking back
keeps us from moving forward.
- Hilary Clinton

What I am looking for is not out there, it is in me.
- Helen Keller

Success usually comes to those
who are too busy to be looking for it.
- Henry David Thoreau

We learn more by looking for the answer
to a question and not finding it
than we do from learning the answer itself.
- Lloyd Alexander

All you have to do is look straight and see the road,
and when you see it, don't sit looking at it - walk.
- Ayn Rand

To a very young child, mommy and daddy are gods.
We spend our lives looking to regain
that sense of being cared for and protected.
Thus religion.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Without stirring abroad,
One can know the whole world;
Without looking out of the window,
One can see the way of heaven.
The further one goes, The less one knows.
- Lao Tzu

Before beginning a Hunt, it is wise to ask someone
what you are looking for before you begin looking for it.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

I don't believe people are looking for the meaning of life
as much as they are looking for the experience of being alive.
- Joseph Campbell

The only reason we don't open our hearts and minds to other people
is that they trigger confusion in us
that we don't feel brave enough or sane enough to deal with.
To the degree that we look clearly and compassionately at ourselves,
we feel confident and fearless about looking into someone else's eyes.
- Pema Chodron

Often, we get stuck on a question
for which we can't find an acceptable answer.
That is a good time to consider asking a different question.
Every question is based on some assumptions -
usually invisible assumptions that we don't see, unless we go looking.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Being divorced is like being hit by a Mack truck.
If you live through it, you start looking
very carefully to the right and to the left.
- Jean Kerr

Joy in looking and comprehending
is nature's most beautiful gift.
- Albert Einstein

The freedom we are looking for
is the freedom to be ourselves,
to express ourselves. But if we look at our lives
we will see that most of the time
we do things just to please others ...
The worst part is that most of us
are not even aware that we are not free.
-Don Miguel Ruiz

Common looking people are the best in the world:
that is the reason the Lord makes so many of them.
- Abraham Lincoln

Christian voters should start looking
at global warming and extreme poverty
as religious issues that speak to the culture of life.
- Al Franken

Looking at a sunset, just for a second
you forget your separateness:
you are the sunset.
That is the moment when you feel the beauty of it.
But the moment you say that it is a beautiful sunset,
you are no longer feeling it;
you have come back to your separate,
enclosed entity of the ego.
Now the mind is speaking.
- Osho

I confessed recently to an old friend,
"I realized I was looking at you,
in your visit, through old glasses.
Speaking old words.
Telling old stories.
I realize that in my life I've made so many
physical changes and I need to give my spirit time to catch up."
Time for my spirit to look at my friend
through the new glasses of current life experiences.
Old friends are precious.
They become even more treasured when they are wrapped
in the currentness of life experiences
and not relegated to the past in which they once lived.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

I try to give people a different way of looking at their surroundings.
That's art to me.
- Maya Lin

Good-looking individuals are treated better than homely
ones in virtually every social situation,
from dating to trial by jury.
- Martha Beck

I kept my babies fed.
I could have dumped them, but I didn't.
I decided that whatever trip I was on,
they were going with me.
You're looking at a real daddy.
- Barry White

I get bored very easily, ...
I have a voracious appetite and I do not feel alive
if I'm repeating something I'm good at.
So I'm always looking for new challenges.
- Jewel

Feeling good about government is like looking on the
bright side of any catastrophe.
When you quit looking on the bright side,
the catastrophe is still there.
- P. J. O'Rourke

It takes more than just a good looking body.
You've got to have the heart and soul to go with it.
- Epictetus

My uncle Sammy was an angry man.
He had printed on his tombstone: What are you looking at?
- Margaret Smith

Patriotism is easy to understand in America.
It means looking out for yourself by looking out for your country.
- Calvin Coolidge

Marriage has no guarantees.
If that's what you're looking for,
go live with a car battery.
- Erma Bombeck

THE fog comes
on little cat feet.
It sits looking
over harbor and city
on silent haunches
and then moves on.
- Carl Sandburg

You will never be happy if you continue to search for
what happiness consists of.
You will never live if you are looking for the meaning of life.
- Albert Camus

We waste time looking for the perfect lover,
instead of creating the perfect love.
- Tom Robbins

Looking back, I have this to regret,
that too often when I loved,
I did not say so.
- David Grayson

What is a scientist after all? It is a curious man
looking through a keyhole,
the keyhole of nature, trying to know what's going on.
- Jacques Yves Cousteau

When I go to a bar, I don't go looking for a girl who
knows the capital of Maine.
- David Brenner

Loving is not just looking at each other,
it's looking in the same direction.
- Antoine de Saint-Exupery

I never trusted good-looking boys.
- Frances McDormand

Traveling is the ruin of all happiness!
There's no looking at a building after seeing Italy.
- Fanny Burney

Modern art is what happens when painters stop looking
at girls and persuade themselves that they have a better idea.
- John Ciardi

If one is desperate for love, I suggest looking at
one's friends and family and see if love is all around.
If not, get a new set of friends, a new family.
- Jasmine Guy

Looking after my health today gives me a better hope for tomorrow.
- Anne Wilson Schaef

I'll never stop dreaming that one day we can be a real family,
together, all of us laughing and talking,
loving and understanding, not looking at the past but only to the future.
- LaToya Jackson

You don't have to go looking for love when it's where you come from.
- Werner Erhard

I'm looking more like my dogs every day -
it must be the shaggy fringe and the ears.
- Christine McVie

The Lord prefers common-looking people.
That is why he makes so many of them.
- Abraham Lincoln

We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.
- Oscar Wilde

One in the third film, I'm looking forward to meeting one of the Dementors.
- Rupert Grint

Experience is what you get while looking for something else.
- Federico Fellini

We were promised a society of philosophers.
But the Blogosphere is looking more and more like a nation of ankle-biters.
- Steven Levy

Pager companies are very much looking to provide new
services to help them regain some of their customer base.
- David Rose


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