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Albert Szent-Gyorgyi Quotes and Sayings

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Discovery consists of seeing what everybody has seen,
and thinking what nobody has thought.
- Albert Szent-Gyorgyi

Investigations during the last few decades have brought
hydrogen instead of carbon,
and instead of CO2 water, the mother of all life,
into the foreground.
- Albert Szent-Gyorgyi

Research is four things: brains with which to think,
eyes with which to see, machines with which to measure and,
fourth, money.
- Albert Szent-Gyorgyi

A discovery is said to be an accident meeting a prepared mind.
- Albert Szent-Gyorgyi

 

Research is to see what everybody else has seen,
and to think what nobody else has thought.
- Albert Szent-Gyorgyi

Water is life's matter and matrix, mother and medium.
There is no life without water.
- Albert Szent-Gyorgyi

The source of this energy is the sun's radiation.
- Albert Szent-Gyorgyi

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Whatever man does he must do first in his mind.
- Albert Szent-Gyorgyi

A living cell requires energy not only for all its functions,
but also for the maintenance of its structure.
- Albert Szent-Gyorgyi

A vitamin is a substance that makes you ill if you don't eat it.
- Albert Szent-Gyorgyi

The real scientist is ready to bear privation and,
if need be, starvation rather than let anyone dictate
to him which direction his work must take.
- Albert Szent-Gyorgyi

Discovery is seeing what everybody else has seen,
and thinking what nobody else has thought.
- Albert Szent-Gyorgyi

This oxidation of hydrogen in stages seems to be one
of the basic principles of biological oxidation.
- Albert Szent-Gyorgyi

Without energy life would be extinguished instantaneously,
and the cellular fabric would collapse.
- Albert Szent-Gyorgyi

Here we stand in the middle of this new world with our primitive brain,
attuned to the simple cave life, with terrific forces at our disposal,
which we are clever enough to release,
but whose consequences we cannot comprehend.
- Albert Szent-Gyorgyi

So I set out to study the oxidation system in the potato,
which, if damaged, causes the plant to turn brown.
I did this in the hope of discovering,
through these studies, the key to the understanding of adrenal function.
- Albert Szent-Gyorgyi

I am the son of a small and far-away nation and the
other laureates have all come from different countries
from all over the world and we all were equally received
here with signs of sympathy.
- Albert Szent-Gyorgyi

This celebration here tells me that this work is not hopeless.
I thank you for this teaching with all my heart and
lift my glass to human solidarity,
to the ultimate victory of knowledge,
peace, good-will and understanding.
- Albert Szent-Gyorgyi

The foodstuff, carbohydrate, is essentially a packet of hydrogen,
a hydrogen supplier, a hydrogen donor,
and the main event during its combustion is the splitting off of hydrogen.
- Albert Szent-Gyorgyi

Choose what lies in the shadows to be a matter
for discovery and adventure, rather than fear.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie PHOTO

It is by going down into the abyss
that we recover the treasures of life.
Where you stumble, there lies your treasure.
- Joseph Campbell

He who never made a mistake,
never made a discovery.
- Samuel Smiles

The greatest discovery of any generation
is that a human being
can alter his life by
altering his attitude
- William James

There's no wrong, only discovery...
- Byron Katie

The voyage of discovery is not in seeking new landscapes
but in having new eyes.
- Marcel Proust

Mistakes are the portals of discovery.
- James Joyce

Every day is a new day -
a day for new beginnings, new dreams, new action -
a day for challenge, adventure, and discovery.
TODAY, what is your goal?
What is your dream?
What action are you taking to further your goals and dreams?
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The process of scientific discovery is,
in effect, a continual flight from wonder.
- Albert Einstein

The most beautiful discovery true friends make is that
they can grow separately without growing apart.
- Elisabeth Foley

Look closely... See with new eyes...
Don't just pass by what is familiar without a thought.
Pay attention and look closely.
There is beauty - there is discovery -
there in a whole new world hiding
beneath the face of the familiar.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If I have seen further, it is
by standing on the shoulders of giants.
- Isaac Newton

My father-in-law gets up at 5 o'clock in the morning
and watches the Discovery Channel.
I don't know why there's this big rush to do this.
- Jeff Foxworthy

The greatest obstacle to discovery is not ignorance -
it is the illusion of knowledge.
- Daniel J. Boorstin

The folly of mistaking a paradox for a discovery,
a metaphor for a proof, a torrent of verbiage for a
spring of capital truths,
and oneself for an oracle, is inborn in us.
- Paul Valery

Education is a progressive discovery of our own ignorance.
- Will Durant

There is no logical way to the discovery
of these elemental laws.
There is only the way of intuition,
which is helped by a feeling
for the order lying behind the appearance.
- Albert Einstein

The news of the discovery spread fast all over the country,
and inquisitive enquiries mingled with congratulations
from this moment became the daily programme.
- Howard Carter

Kids are finding out about the potential for discovery
online from other sources;
many of them have computers at home,
for instance, or their friends have them.
- Daniel Greenberg

I've made an odd discovery.
Every time I talk to a savant I feel quite sure that
happiness is no longer a possibility.
Yet when I talk with my gardener, I'm convinced of the opposite.
- Bertrand Russell

A poem in form still has to have voice,
gesture, a sense of discovery, a metaphoric connection,
as any poetry does.
- Robert Morgan

There is no such thing as the pursuit of happiness,
but there is the discovery of joy.
- Joyce Grenfell

Whenever I found out anything remarkable,
I have thought it my duty to put down my discovery on paper,
so that all ingenious people might be informed thereof.
- Antonie van Leeuwenhoek

I had my moments for sure but I wasn't confrontational.
And sometimes you get on the court and you'd find yourself very confrontational.
It was all a discovery.
- Andre Agassi

In animation, there's this exhilarating moment of discovery
when you see the film and you say,
Oh THAT'S what I was doing.
- John Lithgow

There is no better high than discovery.
- E. O. Wilson

In fact I enjoyed every minute of my life at King's,
especially the discovery of French and German literature.
- Patrick White

Paleoanthropology is not a science that ends with the discovery of a bone.
One has to have the original to work with.
It is a life-long task.
- Richard Leakey

It makes it very exciting don't you think to live in an age of,
of discovery of human personality this way?
- John Money

Scientific discovery and scientific knowledge have
been achieved only by those who have gone in pursuit
of it without any practical purpose whatsoever in view.
- Max Planck

Socialism, on the contrary, extends its function to
the description of society as it should be,
and the discovery of the means of making it what it should be.
- Benjamin Tucker

This discovery convinced me of the power of crystallography
and led me to continue in this field.
- Robert Huber

It is like a voyage of discovery into unknown lands,
seeking not for new territory but for new knowledge.
It should appeal to those with a good sense of adventure.
- Frederick Sanger

A man's errors are his portals of discovery.
- James Joyce

It soon became obvious that we were but on the threshold of the discovery.
- Howard Carter

The discovery of agriculture was the first big step toward a civilized life.
- Arthur Keith

The greatest discovery of my generation is that human
beings can alter their lives by altering their attitudes of mind.
- Lee Iacocca

In my youth I stressed freedom, and in my old age I stress order.
I have made the great discovery that liberty is a product of order.
- Will Durant

Even before the discovery of copper South Australia had turned the corner.
- Catherine Helen Spence

My fellow citizens, the American Presidency is not
supposed to be a journey of personal discovery.
- Sarah Palin

We must expect the discovery of many as yet unknown elements-for example,
elements analogous to aluminum and silicon-
whose atomic weight would be between 65 and 75.
- Dmitri Mendeleev

The delights of self-discovery are always available.
- Gail Sheehy

Very often I'll find out at the end of a book what
I put in at the beginning.
A sort of process of elimination and discovery in one.
- Jonathan Carroll

If I had a plot that was all set in advance,
why would I want go through the agony of writing the
novel? A novel is a kind of exploration and discovery,
for me at any rate.
- Chaim Potok

Every great discovery I ever made, I gambled that the truth was there,
and then I acted in faith until I could prove its existence.
- Arthur H. Compton

The greatest discovery of my generation is that a human
being can alter his life by altering his attitudes.
- William James

A man of genius makes no mistakes; his errors are volitional
and are the portals of discovery.
- James Joyce

Painting is not for me either decorative amusement,
or the plastic invention of felt reality;
it must be every time: invention,
discovery, revelation.
- Max Ernst

With time, many of the facts I learned were forgotten
but I never lost the excitement of discovery.
- Paul Berg

But I'm an adventurer.
I like invention, I like discovery.
- Karlheinz Stockhausen

Eye was a great discovery.
He is one of the great vocalists of all time.
- John Zorn

To see the world for a moment as something rich and
strange is the private reward of many a discovery.
- Edward M. Purcell


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