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Arthur Holly Compton Quotes and Sayings

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If co-operation, is thus the lifeblood of science and technology,
it is similarly vital to society as a whole.
- Arthur Holly Compton

My first feeling about the paper and the attitude is that it is absurd.
- Arthur Holly Compton

To make the moral achievement implicit in science a
source of strength to civilization,
the scientist will have to have the cooperation also
of the philosopher and the religious teacher.
- Arthur Holly Compton

If co-operation is a duty, I hold that non-co-operation
also under certain conditions is equally a duty.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

 

Occurrences in this domain are beyond the reach of exact prediction
because of the variety of factors in operation,
not because of any lack of order in nature.
- Albert Einstein

When I told my doctor I couldn't afford an operation,
he offered to touch-up my X-rays.
- Henny Youngman

Skill is the unified force of experience,
intellect and passion in their operation.
- John Ruskin

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Time rushes towards us with its hospital tray of infinitely varied narcotics,
even while it is preparing us for its inevitably fatal operation.
- Tennessee Williams

Life is an operation which is done in a forward direction.
One lives toward the future, because to live consists inexorably in doing,
in each individual life making itself.
- Jose Ortega y Gasset

I fought back, got injured again and I had to have another operation.
I got down and depressed and I think I was drinking more than I should.
Well, I know I was.
- Paul Gascoigne

The month of January, we were number one.
Now, this is something we're proud of,
because we recognize we're up against a formidable operation there at CNN.
- Brit Hume

We citizens don't need to know every detail of every
military operation in this new kind of war.
Nor should the media tell us and hence our enemy.
- David Hackworth

Everything understood by the term co-operation is in some sense an evil.
- William Godwin

Make men wise, and by that very operation you make them free.
Civil liberty follows as a consequence of this;
no usurped power can stand against the artillery of opinion.
- William Godwin

It is not good enough for things to be planned -
they still have to be done; for the intention to become a reality,
energy has to be launched into operation.
- Walt Kelly

Is the proposed operation likely to succeed? What might
the consequences of failure? Is it in the realm of
practicability in terms of material and supplies?
- Chester W. Nimitz

It became very clear that Hanoi was in effect strategically
running the Viet Cong operation.
- William Westmoreland

Films have degenerated to their original operation as carnival amusement -
they offer not drama but thrills.
- David Mamet

I've just had an operation, but nothing too serious.
- Syd Barrett

Even now there is no evidence that anyone involved
in the Nixon operation was going to threaten us.
- Bob Woodward

More than 100 people are involved in a transplant operation...
and we can't waste time and resources if there is a
chance the caretakers aren't up for an awesome responsibility.
- Leonard Bailey

I think Operation Smile is in more than 22 countries,
mostly Third World.
It just happened that my schedule opened up at the
time they were heading to Vietnam.
- Roma Downey

On December 18, 1940, Hitler signed Directive Number 21,
better known as Operation Barbarossa.
- Leopold Trepper

I went in for an operation to remove a brain tumor.
- Lou Gramm

Now, wages in the automobile industry are made up of two components,
what we call base rates and the cost of living factor
which is fed in by the operation of the escalator.
- Leonard Woodcock

Christians should never fail to sense the operation of an angelic glory.
It forever eclipses the world of demonic powers,
as the sun does a candle's light.
- Beverly Sills

I've always been fascinated by the operation of memory -
the way in which it is not linear but fragmented,
and its ambivalence.
- Penelope Lively

Peace enforcement is a much more difficult kind of
operation than peacekeeping.
- Harri Holkeri

I hope that China will continue with space exploration.
It would be logical to have international co-operation.
I hope that it will come about and that I can be involved in it.
- Leroy Chiao

We are now after 7 months operation making money here.
- Henry Wells

Uh, I just had an operation last March which was rather
serious and I'm recuperating now.
I'm on a very bland diet.
But, uh, I'm lucky, I was just lucky,
that's all.
- Rube Goldberg

No writer of a portion of the Bible was perfect.
It was the direct and miraculous operation of the Holy
Spirit that what they wrote is without mistake.
- Walter Lang

My view is different.
Public relations are a key component of any operation
in this day of instant communications and rightly inquisitive citizens.
- Alvin Adams

They have involved co-operation between the Iraqi intelligence
and al-Qaeda operatives on training and combined operations
regarding bomb making and chemical and biological weapons.
- Douglas Feith

You want to have stability in the commercial aspect of your operation.
- Andy Taylor

They have called Operation Iraqi Freedom a war of choice
that isn't part of the real war on terror.
Someone should tell that to al Qaeda.
- John Boehner

Ulcerative colitis can be cured by the operation,
but you cannot cure Crohn's disease.
- Mary Ann Mobley

Constant attention by a good nurse may be just as important
as a major operation by a surgeon.
- Dag Hammarskjold

The highest purpose is to have no purpose at all.
This puts one in accord with nature,
in her manner of operation.
- John Cage

A sincere and steadfast co-operation in promoting such
a reconstruction of our political system as would provide
for the permanent liberty and happiness of the United States.
- James Madison

Alcohol is the anesthesia by which we endure the operation of life.
- George Bernard Shaw

I'm the computer operator for Operation Rescue National.
- Norma McCorvey

The job of training an Iraqi police force is one of
the most important tasks being undertaken in Operation Iraqi Freedom.
It is also one of the most difficult.
- John Boehner

The first rule of any technology used in a business
is that automation applied to an efficient operation
will magnify the efficiency.
The second is that automation applied to an inefficient
operation will magnify the inefficiency.
- Bill Gates

Life is for the living.
I was a little scared before surgery 'cause of the
release you sign that says there's always a very small
percent chance that you'll die during the operation.
- Billy West

The Pentagon still has not given a name to the Iraqi war.
Somehow 'Operation Re-elect Bush' doesn't seem to be popular.
- Jay Leno

Co-operation between governments still plays an important
role and will remain indispensable.
- Lionel Jospin

It was not the president's responsibility to run a
law enforcement operation.
It was ours.
- Janet Reno

Prayer is commitment.
We don't merely co-operate with God with certain things held back within.
We, the total person, co-operate.
This means that co-operation equals committment.
- E. Stanley Jones

The more language is a living operation,
the less we are aware of it.
Thus it follows from the self-forgetfulness of language
that its real being consists in what is said in it.
- Hans-Georg Gadamer

My doctor is wonderful.
Once, in 1955, when I couldn't afford an operation,
he touched up the X-rays.
- Joey Bishop

There's a preoccupation with memory and the operation
of memory and a rather rapacious interest in history.
- Penelope Lively

You know as well as I do that counterinsurgency is
a very nuanced type of military operation.
- John Abizaid

One of the commitments that I personally have now is
to a diverse approach to buying businesses,
and the operation of those businesses.
- Julius Erving

The Royal Canadian Mounted Police and CSIS have provided
extraordinary co-operation,
as I mentioned earlier.
- Paul Cellucci

It had all the earmarks of a CIA operation;
the bomb killed everybody in the room except the intended target!
- William F. Buckley, Jr.

We are ready to engage in international co-operation
against terrorism with a view to safeguarding national
interests and regional security and stability.
- Li Peng

I have always been fully persuaded that,
through co-operation, labor could become its own employer.
- Leland Stanford

The body is an instrument, the mind its function,
the witness and reward of its operation.
- George Santayana

I have written two medical novels.
I have never studied medicine, never seen an operation.
- Taylor Caldwell

BERLIN: PROCLAMATION TO THE GERMAN NATION FEBRUARY 1, 1933
The National Government will regard it as its first and foremost duty
to revive in the nation the spirit of unity and co-operation.
It will preserve and defend those basic principles
on which our nation has been built.
It regards Christianity as the foundation of our national morality,
and the family as the basis of national life....
- Adolph Hitler

Were there contacts over time between Iraq and al-Qaeda? Yes,
there were efforts made to communicate.
We found no evidence of collaboration in any effort
to mount any kind of operation against the United States' interests.
- Richard Ben-Veniste

Most of these experiments required the reduction of
the cosmic ray muon flux in order to be successful,
and the group necessarily became expert in the operation
of deep underground laboratories.
- Frederick Reines

I looked at a fetal development chart at the Operation Rescue Office in Dallas.
I had a lot of emotions stirring up inside of me.
That's when I decided that it was wrong in any stage of pregnancy.
- Norma McCorvey

But I owe it to the subject to say, that it has long
afforded me what philosophy is so often thought,
and made, barren of - the fun of discovery,
the pleasures of co-operation, and the satisfaction of reaching agreement.
- J. L. Austin

Continuing a Lenten series on prayer:
Prayer is co-operation with God.
It is the purest exercise of the faculties God has given us -
an exercise that links these faculties with the Maker
to work out the intentions He had in mind in their creation.
- E. Stanley Jones

With the introduction of agriculture mankind entered
upon a long period of meanness,
misery, and madness, from which they are only now being
freed by the beneficent operation of the machine.
- Bertrand Russell

The countries that share this conception should be
able to go further together,
without excluding the others, since they can still
live in a greater community of exchange and co-operation.
- Jacques Delors

As Mark Weiner puts it, whether you gain 50 pounds or lose 50 pounds,
whether you have a sex change operation for that matter,
that it doesn't matter, that there is some part of
ourselves that we cannot escape.
- Todd Solondz

The change began in Somalia, where we discovered that
we were involved in an operation where there was no peace,
so there was no more a peacekeeping operation because there was no peace.
- Boutros Boutros-Ghali

There's an assumption in many of these cultures that
these children are mentally retarded,
when in fact they're not at all.
I saw how the operation affects the child,
as well as the child's family and often the village.
- Roma Downey


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