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Soon I knew the craft of experimental physics was beyond me -
by Abdus Salam

Soon I knew the craft of experimental physics was beyond me -
it was the sublime quality of patience -
patience in accumulating data,
patience with recalcitrant equipment -
which I sadly lacked.
- Abdus Salam

In this respect, the history of science,
like the history of all civilization,
has gone through cycles.
- Abdus Salam

Alfred Nobel stipulated that no distinction of race
or colour will determine who received of his generosity.
- Abdus Salam

The creation of Physics is the shared heritage of all mankind.
East and West, North and South have equally participated in it.
- Abdus Salam

 

Scientific thought and its creation is the common and
shared heritage of mankind.
- Abdus Salam

From time immemorial, man has desired to comprehend
the complexity of nature in terms of as few elementary concepts as possible.
- Abdus Salam

You cannot do a kindness too soon,
for you never know how soon it will be too late.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Knowledge is soon changed, then lost in the mist, an echo half-heard.
- Gene Wolfe

As soon as man does not take his existence for granted,
but beholds it as something
unfathomably mysterious, thought begins.
- Albert Schweitzer

As soon as you trust yourself,
you will know how to live.
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Act the way you'd like to be
and soon you'll be the way you act.
- Leonard Cohen

If you think you are beaten, you are.
If you think you dare not, you don't.
If you'd like to win, but think you can't
It's almost a cinch you won't.
Life's battles don't always go to the stronger or faster man;
But soon or late the man who wins is the one who thinks he can.
- Anonymous

If a man does not make new acquaintances
as he advances through life,
he will soon find himself alone.
A man, sir, should keep his friendships in constant repair.
- Samuel Johnson

We should meet abuse by forbearance.
Human nature is so constituted that
if we take absolutely no notice of anger or abuse,
the person indulging in it will soon weary of it and stop.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

As soon as there is life there is danger.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Finish each day and be done with it.
You have done what you could;
some blunders and absurdities have crept in;
forget them as soon as you can.
Tomorrow is a new day;
you shall begin it serenely
and with too high a spirit
to be encumbered with your old nonsense.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

I never think of the future - it comes soon enough.
- Albert Einstein

I am but a grain of sand on the beach of life.
My footprints in the sands of time soon wash away.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The tragedy of life is not that it ends so soon,
but that we wait so long to begin it.
- Anonymous

As soon as someone is identified as an unsung hero,
he no longer is.
- George Carlin

I made my money by selling too soon.
- Bernard Baruch

A truly good book teaches me better than to read it.
I must soon lay it down, and commence living on its hint.
What I began by reading, I must finish by acting.
- Henry David Thoreau

Soon we'll be out amid the cold world's strife.
Soon we'll be sliding down the razor blade of life.
But as we go our sordid sep'rate ways,
We shall ne'er forget thee, thou golden college days.
Hearts full of youth,
Hearts full of truth,
Six parts gin to one part vermouth.
- Tom Lehrer - song: Bright College Days,
album: An Evening Wasted With Tom Lehrer

A billion here, a billion there, and pretty soon you're
talking about real money.
- Everett Dirksen

When people get married because they think
it's a long-time love affair,
they'll be divorced very soon,
because all love affairs end in disappointment.
But marriage is a recognition of a spiritual identity.
- Joseph Campbell

He who lives by the crystal ball soon learns to eat ground glass.
- Edgar R. Fiedler

One of the definitions of sanity is the ability to tell real from unreal.
Soon we'll need a new definition.
- Alvin Toffler

Love built on beauty, soon as beauty,
dies.
- John Donne

I'd just as soon stay home and raise babies.
- June Allyson

There is a fine line between perseverance and insanity.
At what point have you tried your best,
and it's time to do something different?
It's a balance - a paradox.
If you get in the habit of giving up
as soon as something gets difficult,
your life won't work,
but if you keep tilting at windmills -
madly trying the same thing again and again,
your life also won't work.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

There was a time when a fool and his money were soon parted,
but now it happens to everybody.
- Adlai E. Stevenson

There is poetry as soon as we realize that we possess nothing.
- John Cage

Some people will never learn anything,
for this reason, because they understand everything too soon.
- Alexander Pope

Birds are indicators of the environment.
If they are in trouble, we know we'll soon be in trouble.
- Roger Tory Peterson

So many of our dreams at first seem impossible,
then they seem improbable, and then,
when we summon the will,
they soon become inevitable.
- Christopher Reeve

As soon go kindle fire with snow, as seek to quench
the fire of love with words.
- William Shakespeare

A fool and his money are soon elected.
- Will Rogers

A fool and his money are soon parted.
- Thomas Tusser

Truth is by nature self-evident.
As soon as you remove the cobwebs of ignorance
that surround it, it shines clear.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

I'd just as soon play tennis with the net down.
- Robert Frost

A mass of dust, world's momentary slave,
Is man, in state of our old Adam made,
Soon born to die, soon flourishing to fade.
- Barnabe Barnes

As soon as I started writing Julia, by which I mean
while writing its first sentence,
I felt a sudden, reassuring charge of excitement.
I knew it was going to work.
- Peter Straub

As soon as I gave birth, it was as if you understand them.
They become people, not kids.
You start to identify with them.
You see yourself in them.
- Julie Walters

Remember even though the outside world might be raining,
if you keep on smiling the sun will soon show its face and smile back at you.
- Anna Lee

I'll never forget the first screening at the Berlin Film Festival.
As soon as the film ended there was an outbreak of booing,
which made us look at each other with some surprise.
- John Schlesinger

We have peace with God as soon as we believe,
but not always with ourselves.
The pardon may be past the prince's hand and seal,
and yet not put into the prisoner's hand.
- William Gurnall

It is a clear truth that those who every day barter
away other men's liberty will soon care little for their own.
- James Otis

He who is firmly seated in authority soon learns to think security,
and not progress, the highest lesson in statecraft.
- James Russell Lowell

Although it was a great accomplishment to win a gold medal,
as soon as they put it on you, that's it;
your career is over.
- Sugar Ray Leonard

But it was soon ascertained that this quaternary matter
of the animal body was chemically the same in the plant,
was elaborated there, and only appropriated by the animal.
- Asa Gray

As long as you're green, you're growing.
As soon as you're ripe, you start to rot.
- Ray Kroc

Soon I realized that if beauty equalled forgiveness,
I was never going to be forgiven.
- Kevyn Aucoin

The sick soon come to understand that they live in
a different world from that of the well and that the two cannot communicate.
- Jessamyn West

He who trims himself to suit everyone will soon whittle himself away.
- Raymond Hull

Life is full of misery, loneliness, and suffering -
and it's all over much too soon.
- Woody Allen

The drafts which true genius draws upon posterity,
although they may not always be honored so soon as they are due,
are sure to be paid with compound interest in the end.
- Charles Caleb Colton

Without the meditative background that is criticism,
works become isolated gestures, historical accidents,
soon forgotten.
- Milan Kundera

I don't like to talk much with people who always agree with me.
It is amusing to coquette with an echo for a little while,
but one soon tires of it.
- Thomas Carlyle

I foresee that man will resign himself each day to new abominations,
and soon that only bandits and soldiers will be left.
- Jorge Luis Borges

A colour is a physical object as soon as we consider its dependence,
for instance, upon its luminous source,
upon other colours, upon temperatures,
upon spaces, and so forth.
- Ernst Mach

When you realize you want to spend the rest of your life with somebody,
you want the rest of your life to start as soon as possible.
- Nora Ephron

As soon as I began to earn what might be called fairly large sums,
I bought a car and began to explore the country around New York.
- Kate Smith

However, there is no assurance that we can produce
world class players so soon.
Only time can tell.
- Jahangir Khan

I hope to actually get back to painting someday...
soon.
I sort of transitioned into cartooning from painting.
- Max Cannon

The disembodied spirit is immortal; there is nothing
of it that can grow old or die.
But the embodied spirit sees death on the horizon as soon as its day dawns.
- Thomas Hobbes

The spring of love becomes hidden and soon filled up.
- Max Muller

I would as soon put a girl alone into a closet to meditate
as give her only the society of her needle.
- Maria Mitchell

There's only one way to have a happy marriage and as
soon as I learn what it is I'll get married again.
- Clint Eastwood

The fact that I've achieved this so soon is just a bonus,
I guess.
Everything from now on is a bonus for me.
- Karrie Webb

I'd like to make a movie pretty soon,
so I could get a rest.
- George Murphy

I've got a book coming out soon so I just must get some weight off.
- Jilly Cooper


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