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Wilhelm Ostwald Quotes and Sayings

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In other words, the Church acknowledges Science as the higher authority.
- Wilhelm Ostwald

The individual organs follow the same pattern as the whole organism,
i.e.
they have their period of growth, of stationary,
maximum activity and then of aging decline.
- Wilhelm Ostwald

Whether that coherence obtains universally is a question
that need not be answered here since only those parts
where the coherence has actually been found become part of Science.
- Wilhelm Ostwald

The development of a rational view of the nature of
catalysis was thus absolutely dependent on the creation
of the concept of the rate of chemical reaction.
- Wilhelm Ostwald

 

Soon afterwards I studied the inversion of sugar in
the light of these considerations and immediately found
that this classical reaction,
too, was determined quantitatively by the same property of the acids,
as was of course to be expected from the previous results.
- Wilhelm Ostwald

It has pleased no less than surprised me that of the
many studies whereby I have sought to extend the field of general chemistry,
the highest scientific distinction that there is today
has been awarded for those on catalysis.
- Wilhelm Ostwald

We know from biology that new forms of organisms simulate
their primitive form as closely as possible at first,
even though obliged to exist under changed internal and external conditions.
- Wilhelm Ostwald

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Faced with this general consideration it will immediately
be realized on inquiry into the particular position
occupied within this general scheme by the scientific
field of catalysis that it is in the first stages of its development.
- Wilhelm Ostwald

In the first quarter of the nineteenth century the
experimental proof for the interdependence of the composition
and properties of chemical compounds resulted in the
theory that they are mutually related,
so that like composition governs like properties,
and conversely.
- Wilhelm Ostwald

The worst manifestations of exhaustion were successfully
cured by a long period of rest but it was immediately
apparent to me that I had lost once and for all my
former capacity for carrying out experimental work until physically tired.
- Wilhelm Ostwald

The well-known fact that the form of a specific substance,
e.g.
water, and hence its properties can alter without a
change in composition was disposed of by the formal view that a physical,
not a chemical, process was involved.
- Wilhelm Ostwald

Nowadays, however, we recognize that simultaneously
with the typical case of a chemical reaction a typical
case of catalytic effect had been studied which constitutes a limiting case.
- Wilhelm Ostwald

The distinction between the old and the new formulations
consisting in the incorporation of the concept of the
rate of chemical reactions is so great that it immediately
asserted itself in the objective development of catalysis.
- Wilhelm Ostwald

For, with pure water the inversion of cane sugar scarcely
proceeds and subsequently it required very thorough,
difficult studies before this effect and its order
of magnitude were established.
- Wilhelm Ostwald

In specific circumstances the period of aging decline
can set in earlier in a particular organ than in the
organism as a whole which,
in a certain general or theoretical sense,
is left a cripple or invalid.
- Wilhelm Ostwald

If we have no peace,
it is because we have forgotten
that we belong to each other.
- Mother Teresa PHOTO

There are only two ways to live your life.
One is as though nothing is a miracle.
The other is as though everything is a miracle.
- Albert Einstein PHOTO

When written in Chinese, the word "crisis"
is composed of two characters.
One represents danger and the other represents opportunity.
- John F. Kennedy PHOTO

Don't live your life to please other people.
- Oprah Winfrey

Fear defeats more people than
any other one thing in the world.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson PHOTO

Love is when the other person's happiness
is more important than your own.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr. PHOTO

A thankful heart is not only the greatest virtue,
but the parent of all other virtues.
- Cicero

If (s)he's an apple and you're an orange,
celebrate your differences -
make a great fruit salad.
Love isn't about being the same -
it's about being sweet with each other.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie PHOTO

Could a greater miracle take place
than for us to look through each other's eyes for an instant?
- Henry David Thoreau PHOTO

Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans.
- John Lennon PHOTO

Knowing your own darkness is the best method
for dealing with the darknesses of other people.
- Carl Jung PHOTO

Happiness blooms
in the presence of self-respect
and the absence of ego.
Love yourself.
Love everyone around you.
Love everyone in the whole world.
Know that your own life is of infinite importance,
as is every other life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Do you feel stuck?
Whether in a project, a job, a relationship,
or some other situation,
there is a time for perseverance,
and a time for letting go and moving on.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

When we contemplate the whole globe as one great dewdrop,
striped and dotted with continents and islands,
flying through space with other stars
all singing and shining together as one,
the whole universe appears as an infinite storm of beauty.
- John Muir

Excellence is the result of
caring more than others think wise,
risking more than other's think safe,
dreaming more than others think practical,
and expecting more than others think possible.
- Anonymous

There are two lasting bequests we can give our children
One is roots, the other is wings.
- Hodding Carter

Don't be trapped by dogma -
which is living with the results of other people's thinking.
Don't let the noise of other's opinions
drown out your own inner voice.
- Steve Jobs

We must respect the other fellow's religion,
but only in the sense and to the extent
that we respect his theory that
his wife is beautiful and his children smart.
- H. L. Mencken

Your time is limited, so don't waste it living someone else's life.
Don't be trapped by dogma -
which is living with the results of other people's thinking.
Don't let the noise of others' opinions
drown out your own inner voice.
And most important, have the courage
to follow your heart and intuition.
They somehow already know what you truly want to become.
Everything else is secondary.
- Steve Jobs

Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other.
- John F. Kennedy

"Pride" is such a double-edged sword -
Self-Worth on one edge and Ego on the other.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Decide questions without regard for tradition -
one way or the other.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A hero may or may not lead other people,
but all heroes lead themselves.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The greatest lovers are like twin blooms,
each reflecting the passion and the glory of the other.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The first step in the evolution of ethics
is a sense of solidarity with other human beings.
- Albert Schweitzer

Many people allow their need
for other people's approval to control their lives.
They spend their lives worrying about what others think of them.
- Rick Warren

What do we live for, if it is not
to make life less difficult for each other?
- George Eliot

As you grow older you will discover that you have two hands.
One for helping yourself, the other for helping others.
- Audrey Hepburn

Love does not consist in gazing at each other,
but in looking outward together in the same direction.
- Antoine de Saint-Exupery

You can choose to be peaceful right here and now ...
it has nothing to do with what other people do or think.
- Gerald Jampolsky

When you make the sacrifice in marriage,
you're sacrificing not to each other
but to unity in a relationship.
- Joseph Campbell

You can have anything you want in life if you
just help enough other people get what they want.
- Zig Ziglar

To carry each other is not a burden at all
but a kind of privilege.
- Bono

We travel, some of us forever, to seek
other states, other lives, other souls.
- Anais Nin

A hero is someone who has given his life to
something bigger than himself
or something other than himself.
- Joseph Campbell

The best relationship is one in which
your love for each other
exceeds your need for each other.
- Anonymous

Courage is the ladder on which all other virtues mount.
- Clare Boothe Luce

Reputation is what other people know about you.
Honor is what you know about yourself.
- Lois McMaster Bujold

Many people excuse their own faults
but judge other persons harshly.
We should reverse this attitude
by excusing others' shortcomings
and by harshly examining our own.
- Paramahansa Yogananda

Without deep reflection,
one knows from daily life
that one exists for other people.
- Albert Einstein

There is a higher court than courts of justice
and that is the court of conscience.
It supersedes all other courts.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Where love reigns, there is no will to power;
and where the will to power is paramount, love is lacking.
The one is but the shadow of the other.
- Carl Jung

Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed
is more important than any other one thing.
- Abraham Lincoln

There is only one way... to get anybody to do anything.
And that is by making the other person want to do it.
- Dale Carnegie

Real love is accepting other people the way they are
without trying to change them.
- don Miguel Ruiz

I have found that among its other benefits,
giving liberates the soul of the giver.
- Maya Angelou

The man who goes alone can start today;
but he who travels with another
must wait till that other is ready.
- Henry David Thoreau

Behind an able man there are always other able men.
- Chinese proverb

There are other measures of self-respect for a man,
than the number of clean shirts he puts on every day.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate.
Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure.
It is our light, not our darkness that most frightens us.
We ask ourselves,
Who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, talented, fabulous?
Actually, who are you not to be? You are a child of God.
Your playing small does not serve the world.
There is nothing enlightened about shrinking
so that other people won't feel insecure around you.
We are all meant to shine, as children do.
We were born to make manifest the glory of God that is within us.
It is not just in some of us; it is in everyone.
And as we let our own light shine,
we unconsciously give other people permission to do the same.
As we are liberated from our own fear,
our presence automatically liberates others.
- Marianne Williamson

I think we dream so we don't have to be apart for so long.
If we're in each other's dreams, we can be together all the time.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

As we let our light shine,
we unconsciously give other people
permission to do the same.
As we are liberated from our own fear,
our presence actually liberates others.
- Marianne Williamson

If there is any one secret of success,
it lies in the ability to get
the other person's point of view
and see things from that person's angle
as well as from your own.
- Henry Ford

Lovers embrace that which is between them
rather than each other.
- Khalil Gibran

You can't base your life on other people's expectations.
- Stevie Wonder

The way to happiness is what I call Zero-Based Gratitude.
Each day be happy and grateful for what you have,
independent of yesterday and of other people.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie


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