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Richard Ernst Quotes and Sayings

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Thus, after finishing high school, I started with high
expectations and enthusiasm to study chemistry at the
famous Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich.
- Richard Ernst

I wanted to understand the secrets behind my chemical
experiments and behind the processes in nature.
- Richard Ernst

On the theoretical side, I was concerned with stochastic resonance.
- Richard Ernst

In recent years, more and more of my time has become
absorbed by administrative work for the research council
of ETH-Z of which I am presently the president.
- Richard Ernst

 

I recognized that teaching and research institutions
vitally depend on the involvement of active scientists
also in management functions.
- Richard Ernst

A brief visit to Nepal started my insatiable love for Asian art.
- Richard Ernst

Soon, I knew that I would become a chemist,
rather than a composer.
- Richard Ernst

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I am not surprised that they show no intention to follow in my footsteps,
although if I had a second chance myself,
I would certainly try to repeat my present career.
- Richard Ernst

My father, Robert Ernst, was teaching as an architect
at the technical high school of our city.
- Richard Ernst

I thus decided to leave the university forever and
tried to find an industrial job in the United States.
- Richard Ernst

I became almost immediately fascinated by the possibilities
of trying out all conceivable reactions with them,
some leading to explosions, others to unbearable poisoning of the air in our house,
frightening my parents.
- Richard Ernst

However, I survived and started to read all chemistry
books that I could get a hand on,
first some 19th century books from our home library
that did not provide much reliable information,
and then I emptied the rather extensive city library.
- Richard Ernst

Experiments were not attempted at that time,
we did not believe in the usefulness of the concept anyway,
and I finished my thesis in 1962 with a feeling like
an artist balancing on a high rope without any interested spectators.
- Richard Ernst

Treat those who are good with goodness,
and also treat those who are not good with goodness.
Thus goodness is attained.
Be honest to those who are honest,
and be also honest to those who are not honest.
Thus honesty is attained.
- Lao Tzu PHOTO

The world is incomprehensible.
We won't ever understand it;
we won't ever unravel its secrets.
Thus we must treat the world as it is:
a sheer mystery.
- Carlos Castaneda

Those who are highly evolved,
maintain an undiscriminating perception.
Seeing everything, labeling nothing,
they maintain their awareness of the Great Oneness.
Thus they are supported by it.
- Lao Tzu

While the laughter of joy is in
full harmony with our deeper life,
the laughter of amusement
should be kept apart from it.
The danger is too great of thus learning
to look at solemn things in a spirit of mockery,
and to seek in them opportunities for exercising wit.
- Lewis Carroll

Let not him who is houseless pull down the house of another,
but let him work diligently and build one for himself,
thus by example assuring that his own
shall be safe from violence when built.
- Abraham Lincoln

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

Walking takes longer...
than any other known form of locomotion except crawling.
Thus it stretches time and prolongs life.
Life is already too short to waste on speed.
- Edward Abbey

If an ignorant person is attracted by the things of the world,
that is bad.
But if a learned person is thus attracted,
it is worse.
- Abu Bakr

Laugh at yourself and at life.
Not in the spirit of derision or whining self-pity,
but as a remedy, a miracle drug, that will ease your pain,
cure your depression, and help you to put in perspective
that seemingly terrible defeat and worry
with laughter at your predicaments,
thus freeing your mind to think clearly toward the solution
that is certain to come. Never take yourself too seriously.
- Og Mandino

He who is overly attached to his family members experiences fear and sorrow,
for the root of all grief is attachment.
Thus one should discard attachment to be happy.
- Chanakya

Genius may have its limitations,
but stupidity is not thus handicapped.
- Elbert Hubbard

The unleashed power of the atom has changed everything
save our modes of thinking
and we thus drift toward unparalleled catastrophe.
- Albert Einstein

It is fortunate that each generation does not comprehend its own ignorance.
We are thus enabled to call our ancestors barbarous.
- Charles Dudley Warner

People who don't vote have no line of credit with people
who are elected and thus pose no threat to those who
act against our interests.
- Marian Wright Edelman

Thus mating of females was strictly along the lines of paternal song.
- Peter R. Grant

Thus self-love as one part of human nature,
and the several particular principles as the other part,
are, themselves, their objects and ends,
stated and shown.
- Joseph Butler

Thus at the beginning of 1906 it seemed to be established
that the emitters of the spectral series of chemical
elements are their positive atomic ions.
- Johannes Stark

It was at Bell Labs that I first made direct contact
with real semiconductor experts and thus began to fully
understand what amazing materials they were and what they could do.
- Robert B. Laughlin

Thus in such a Labour Party there can be no question of independent policy.
- Karl Radek

To reach something good it is very useful to have gone astray,
and thus acquire experience.
- Saint Teresa of Avila

When lying, be emphatic and indignant,
thus behaving like your children.
- William Feather

The poet does not fear death, not because he believes
in the fantasy of heroes,
but because death constantly visits his thoughts and
is thus an image of a serene dialogue.
- Salvatore Quasimodo

Listen to the cry of a woman in labor at the hour of giving birth -
look at the dying man's struggle at his last extremity,
and then tell me whether something that begins and ends thus
could be intended for enjoyment.
- Soren Kierkegaard

In philosophy, you have to reckon with the implicit
level of an accumulated reserve,
and thus with a very great number of relays,
with the shared responsibility of these relays.
- Jacques Derrida

I am the daughter of the Chairman of the Board and thus,
was raised with great music.
- Nancy Sinatra

Thus first of all in His own person He sanctified,
restored, and blessed human nature.
- Martin Chemnitz

Thus happiness depends, as nature shows,
less on exterior things than most suppose.
- William Cowper

The children despise their parents until the age of 40,
when they suddenly become just like them thus preserving the system.
- Quentin Crewe

Thus, the technique of metropolitan life is unimaginable
without the most punctual integration of all activities
and mutual relations into a stable and impersonal time schedule.
- Georg Simmel

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

Thus the liberties of Holland and Flanders waxed,
daily, stronger.
- John Lothrop Motley

Thus, anybody who follows this nature and gives way
its states will be led into quarrels and conflicts,
and go against the conventions and rules of society,
and will end up a criminal.
- Xun Zi

Thus the whole country was broken into many shreds
and patches of sovereignty.
- John Lothrop Motley

Thus the metric system did not really catch on in the States,
unless you count the increasing popularity of the nine-millimeter bullet.
- Dave Barry

The guest gets at least as much service with us as
with some established airline,
if not even more.
And at by far a favourable price.
Thus the passengers remain gladly with us.
- Niki Lauda

When contrasted with the much longer time that life has been present,
the course of Christianity thus far is but a brief moment.
- Kenneth Scott Latourette

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

Language thus becomes monumental because of the mutations of advertising.
- Robert Smithson

The barriers are not erected which can say to aspiring talents and industry,
"Thus far and no farther."
- Ludwig van Beethoven

Strict conservation of energy in the elementary process
had thus been confirmed also by a negative experiment.
- Walther Bothe

Even a minor event in the life of a child is an event
of that child's world and thus a world event.
- Gaston Bachelard

Thus, if armaments were curtailed without a secure
peace and all countries disarmed proportionately,
military security would have been in no way affected.
- Ludwig Quidde

Thus we have at least a national song that unites all Germans,
and is the symbol of our sixty-million nation.
- Friedrich Ebert

Thus, they are free to replace some objects by others
so long as the relations remain unchanged.
- Henri Poincare

Every success in limiting armaments is a sign that
the will to achieve mutual understanding exists,
and every such success thus supports the fight for
international law and order.
- Ludwig Quidde

The true meaning of religion is thus,
not simply morality, but morality touched by emotion.
- Matthew Arnold

The apostle enters upon his subject thus -
Let every soul be subject unto the higher powers;
for there is no power but of God: the powers that be,
are ordained of God.
- Jonathan Mayhew

Thus much for thy assurance know; a hollow friend is but a hellish foe.
- Nicholas Breton

When a finished work of 20th century sculpture is placed
in an 18th century garden,
it is absorbed by the ideal representation of the past,
thus reinforcing political and social values that are no longer with us.
- Robert Smithson

It is convenient to distinguish the two kinds of experience
which have thus been described,
the experienc-ing and the experienc-ed,
by technical words.
- Samuel Alexander

I know the established Christian theology...
I know the enemy, but the enemy doesn't know me.
Thus the enemy has already lost the war.
- Sun Myung Moon

Creation is not taking place now, so far as can be observed.
Therefore, it was accomplished sometime in the past,
if at all, and thus is inaccessible to the scientific method.
- Henry M. Morris

Why is this thus? What is the reason for this thusness?
- Charles Farrar Browne

Thus, races arose from an original coding which God
pulled out as needed for adaptation to the environment.
- Walter Lang

Thus far we run before the wind.
- Arthur Murphy

The critical principle demanded an examination,
for instance, of the contribution of different periods,
thus to some extent embarking on historical linguistics.
- Ferdinand de Saussure

An American monkey, after getting drunk on brandy,
would never touch it again, and thus is much wiser than most men.
- Charles Darwin

In Japan, mothers insist on achievement and accomplishment
as a sign of love and respect.
Thus to fail places children in a highly shamed situation.
- Michael Lewis


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