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Simon van der Meer Quotes and Sayings

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I visited the Gymnasium in The Hague and passed my
final examination (in the sciences section) in 1943.
- Simon van der Meer

My father was a schoolteacher and my mother came from a teacher's family.
- Simon van der Meer

Under these conditions it is not astonishing that learning was highly prized;
in fact,
my parents made sacrifices to be able to give their
children a good education.
- Simon van der Meer

At this time, my work on the SPS power supplies had just come to an end;
I joined a study group on the pp project and an experimental
team studying cooling in a small ring (ICE).
- Simon van der Meer

 

My interest in matters more directly concerned with
the handling of particles was growing,
in the meantime, stimulated by many contacts with people
understanding accelerators.
- Simon van der Meer

Nevertheless, if I have at times been able to make
original contributions in the accelerator field,
I cannot help feeling that to a certain extent my slightly
amateur approach in physics,
combined with much practical experience,
was an asset.
- Simon van der Meer

Since then, I have worked with the group that commissioned
and improved the ring and that is now preparing the
construction of a second ring to increase the p stacking
rate by an order of magnitude.
- Simon van der Meer

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After developing a primitive theory (1968) I therefore
did not pursue this subject.
However, the work was taken up by others and in 1974
the first experiments were done in the ISR.
- Simon van der Meer

I had learned something of Miami from people who had visited there,
so I knew what to expect.
- Sidney Poitier

The day cold and fair with a high easterly wind:
we were visited by two Indians who gave us an account
of the country and people near the Rocky mountains where they had been.
- Meriwether Lewis

I shall omit former particulars, and begin with informing the Reader,
that, in 1792, I was strangely visited,
by day and night, concerning what was coming upon the whole earth.
- Joanna Southcott

No other offense has ever been visited with such severe
penalties as seeking to help the oppressed.
- Clarence Darrow

I'd have to say Bali's my favorite place that I've visited.
- Christopher Meloni

I visited a scientist who had a helmet with magnetic
fields controlled by computer sequences that could
profoundly affect your mood and your perceptions.
- Douglas Trumbull

When President Jiang Zemin visited India in 1996,
the two sides decided that they would jointly build
a constructive partnership of cooperation oriented
towards the 21st century.
- Li Peng

I really liked Yale, although it was extremely intimidating.
When I visited the campus, I was hiding behind trees,
I felt so unworthy.
- Claire Danes

On the road we're somebody else's guests -
and we play in a way that they're not going to forget we visited them.
- Knute Rockne

I have observed, too, that the people of the many countries
that I have visited are showing an ever increasing
interest in the classical and traditional music of their own cultures.
- George Crumb

So I went and visited a doctor and he diagnosed me with reactive arthritis.
- Daniel Johns

I really wish we could stay longer in the countries we visit,
but I've been lucky to have visited most of them before,
because I've done a tremendous amount of travel.
- Phil Keoghan

It's been really nice to see different counties that
I might never have visited before.
- Parminder Nagra

It was the first time she had visited me here in upstate New York.
It was the last time I saw her.
- Dennis Kozlowski

I have been able to travel all over the country and
see many places that I probably never would have visited.
I have also participated in many charity events for worthy causes.
- Rob Mariano

In all my activities as Armament Minister I never once visited a labor camp,
and cannot, therefore, give any information about them.
- Albert Speer

When we visited with legislative counsel,
they told us that the only way to effectively accomplish
what we were trying to do was to put the words in the legislation.
- Doug Ose

The Bluebird of Happiness long absent from his life,
Ned is visited by the Chicken of Depression.
- Gary Larson

I have been taking my daily walk round the island,
and visited the sugar mill and the threshing mill again.
- Fanny Kemble

We sought out and visited all the Indians hereabouts that we could meet with,
in number about twenty.
They were chiefly in one place, about a mile from where we lodged.
- John Woolman

We visited Ravi.
We didn't study with him, as such.
- Gary Wright

I visited my father for the full ten years that he was in prison,
so we already had a deep and loving relationship,
and remembered our mother at those times.
- Sam Sheppard

As a result of the asthma I was sent to school in the country,
and only visited Sydney for brief, violently asthmatic
sojourns on my way to a house we owned in the Blue Mountains.
- Patrick White

Cancun is the only place I've ever visited outside America.
- Jason Behr

At least believe this many humans, who are interested obviously in this topic.
Many of them visited me after lectures and meetings,
in hope that I can give concrete answers to their questions.
For it was clear: If that does not know it,
who is to then know it?
- Ulrich Walter

I read some, and then visited with people involved in this curious,
exciting and somewhat misunderstood sub-culture.
I met with a fang maker, who offered to fit me for an exquisite pair.
- James Patterson

Taking the time to read to children is not only a worthwhile
investment but also a wonderful experience.
I have visited 119 schools in Maine,
and these visits are among the most rewarding experiences
in my career in public service.
- Susan Collins

In an online community, there's this kind of social
economy between the community members.
Some people have status because they make cool skins
or that's a good website that's visited a lot,
but there's no real gameplay there.
- Will Wright

Somebody who was born in this country who visited China
would later face difficulty getting back in to the USA.
We have to keep in mind that the struggles of the Chinese
against these exclusion laws really laid down the foundations of civil rights law.
- Iris Chang

Blade Runner appears regularly, two or three times
a year in various shapes and forms of science fiction.
It set the pace for what is essentially urban science fiction,
urban future and it's why I've never re-visited that
area because I feel I've done it.
- Ridley Scott

I know that I am very popular in Holland,
in fact I have visited Amsterdam several times to publicize my books.
I have a great publisher in Holland and they have published
all of my books in Dutch.
- Jackie Collins

I visited those friends who'd just had a baby,
and she was washing dishes and he was cleaning the house,
and I burst with happiness.
And in their minds, they were in this terrible domestic rut.
- Josh Lucas

Although I wasn't able to get a visa for Vietnam,
I was able to talk with swift boat veterans to get
a feel for the time and place,
and I visited a tropical prison in the Philippines
to get a sense of what a Vietnamese prison might have been like.
- Tony Hillerman

In this life struggle, here I am among you fully cognizant
that a true believer has no fear of what God has ordained for him.
Those who are visited by fear live only for their present,
under the illusion that the world began with them and
will end with their departure.
- King Hussein I

When you've grown sick of reading and bug-eyed from watching TV,
when your friends are all visited out,
no words can adequately praise the link to the outside
world provided by your parents and family.
- Lance Loud

I have visited some places where the differences between
black and white are not as profound as they used to be,
but I think there is a new form of racism growing in
Europe and that is focused on people who are Middle Eastern.
I see it.
- Montel Williams

There was a time when I was wondering about this business of going public,
so I visited about a half-dozen companies in the Boston area,
all of them formed by MIT faculty and all had gone public.
- Amar Bose

As I visited the various neighborhoods in the campaign,
I learned fast that it's a mistake to think that all
of the wisdom and possible solutions to our problems
are available only in this building.
- Jane Byrne

I visited the Chinese side last year.
The Chinese are in a constant state of military readiness.
They have all their nuclear weapons in the area,
presumably trained on targets across the border.
- Harrison Salisbury

The Helicon of too many poets is not a hill crowned
with sunshine and visited by the Muses and the Graces,
but an old, mouldering house, full of gloom and haunted by ghosts.
- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

I have visited Australia several times,
and I always try to make a point of going to Melbourne
because it's almost my favorite city there,
Melbourne and Sydney.
But I shouldn't say that because I haven't been everywhere-and
I'm very fond of Perth too!
- Jackie Collins

I always spend time exploring the customs and attitudes
of the countries I'm using for locations,
and interviewing the people who live there.
I've visited over 90 countries thus far.
- Sidney Sheldon

President Bush, Secretary of State Rice,
and several cabinet level officials have visited Alabama's
Gulf Coast in recent days to tour the devastation and
to offer their continuing support and prayers for everyone affected by the storm.
- Jo Bonner

I visited the Pentagon a few days after September 11,
and I still remember so vividly the smell of terror
surrounding the entire building and complex.
I was angry that such a brutal act of violence was
committed against innocent people.
- Randy Forbes

During a trip to Iraq last fall, I visited our theater
hospital at Balad Air Force Base and witnessed these
skilled medical professionals in action and met the
brave soldiers whose lives they saved.
- Melissa Bean

If you ever want to eat a tuna sandwich again,
don't go to a tuna factory.
I visited one where they had two lines:
one was the human food line and one was the cat food line -
and they didn't look any different.
- Mark Mobius

It seems proper, at all events, that by an early enactment
similar to that of other countries the application
of public money by an officer of Government to private
uses should be made a felony and visited with severe
and ignominious punishment.
- Martin Van Buren

The sad part about our past is that religions,
ironically enough, are responsible for creating the
most destructive idea that has ever been visited upon the human race:
the idea that there is such a thing as 'better.'
- Neale Donald Walsch

I think I remember from the offset I said,
'I've visited this territory.
This isn't for me.' And then I read the script and I said,
'You know, this is completely something different.
This is a whole new life.'
- Jared Leto

I leave no trace of wings in the air,
but I am glad I have had my flight.
- Rabindranath Tagore

If we had no winter, the spring would not be so pleasant.
If we did not sometimes taste of adversity,
prosperity would not be so welcome.
- Anne Bradstreet

There are only two or three human stories,
and they go on repeating themselves as fiercely
as if they had never happened before.
- Willa Cather

I never accepted the idea
that I had to be guided by
some pattern or blueprint.
- Little Richard

Men occasionally stumble over the truth,
but most of them pick themselves up
and hurry off as if nothing had happened.
- Winston Churchill

If i had known... i would have lingered
over my coffee a little longer.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Anger is a killing thing:
it kills the man who angers,
for each rage leaves him less than he had been before -
it takes something from him.
- Louis L'Amour

I have had dreams, and I have had nightmares.
I overcame the nightmares because of my dreams.
- Jonas Salk

I have found that hollow,
which even I had relied on for solid.
- Henry David Thoreau

Does anybody really think that they didn't get what they had
because they didn't have the talent
or the strength or the endurance or the commitment?
- Nelson Mandela

When I look back on all these worries,
I remember the story of the old man who said on his deathbed
that he had had a lot of trouble in his life,
most of which had never happened.
- Winston Churchill

The only good luck many great men ever had was
being born with the ability and determination to overcome bad luck.
- Channing Pollock

In the long run, men hit only what they aim at.
Therefore, they had better aim at something high.
- Henry David Thoreau

I had forgotten how much light there is in the world,
'til you gave it back to me.
- Ursula K. Le Guin


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