104 Total Quotes

Swiss Scientist Quotes

Albert Hofmann
Through my LSD experience and my new picture of reality, I became aware of the wonder of creation, the magnificence of nature and of the animal and plant kingdom. I became very sensitive to what will happen to all this and all of us.
Albert Hofmann
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Albert Hofmann
They do not know very good Latin, these botanists.
Albert Hofmann
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Albert Hofmann
After some time, with my eyes closed, I began to enjoy this wonderful play of colors and forms, which it really was a pleasure to observe. Then I went to sleep and the next day I was fine. I felt quite fresh, like a newborn.
Albert Hofmann
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Science cannot resolve moral conflicts, but it can help to more accurately frame the debates about those conflicts.
Heinz Pagels
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I like to browse in occult bookshops if for no other reason than to refresh my commitment to science.
Heinz Pagels
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Louis Agassiz
The study of Nature is intercourse with the Highest Mind. You should never trifle with Nature.
Louis Agassiz
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Film then does not promote socialist revolution in any consistent way.
Mark Poster
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Today the family is being attacked and defended with equal vehemence.
Mark Poster
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So begins a question which has of late become more and more urgent: what is the relation of aesthetics to politics?
Mark Poster
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Science shows us what exists but not what to do about it.
Heinz Pagels
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The world changed from having the determinism of a clock to having the contingency of a pinball machine.
Heinz Pagels
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Stars are like animals in the wild. We may see the young but never the actual birth, which is a veiled and secret event.
Heinz Pagels
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Thoughts create a new heaven, a new firmament, a new source of energy, from which new arts flow.
Philipus Aureolus
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When a man undertakes to create something, he establishes a new heaven, as it were, and from it the work that he desires to create flows into him... For such is the immensity of man that he is greater than heaven and earth.
Philipus Aureolus
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Once a disease has entered the body, all parts which are healthy must fight it: not one alone, but all. Because a disease might mean their common death. Nature knows this; and Nature attacks the disease with whatever help she can muster.
Philipus Aureolus
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So long as we do not blow our brains out, we have decided life is worth living.
Philipus Aureolus
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A mortal lives not through that breath that flows in and that flows out. The source of his life is another and this causes the breath to flow.
Philipus Aureolus
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Louis Agassiz
Facts are stupid until brought into connection with some general law.
Louis Agassiz
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Louis Agassiz
I cannot afford to waste my time making money.
Louis Agassiz
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I soon became convinced... that all the theorizing would be empty brain exercise and therefore a waste of time unless one first ascertained what the population of the universe really consists of.
Fritz Zwicky
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The dose makes the poison.
Paracelsus
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Education makes a people easy to lead, but difficult to drive; easy to govern, but impossible to enslave.
Omar Nelson Bradley
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Medicine rests upon four pillars - philosophy, astronomy, alchemy, and ethics.
Paracelsus
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Nature also forges man, now a gold man, now a silver man, now a fig man, now a bean man.
Paracelsus
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Louis Agassiz
Study nature, not books.
Louis Agassiz
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Samuel Butler
Life is like music, it must be composed by ear, feeling and instinct, not by rule. Nevertheless one had better know the rules, for they sometimes guide in doubtful cases, though not often
Samuel Butler
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Louis Agassiz
The glacier was God's great plough set at work ages ago to grind, furrow, and knead over, as it were, the surface of the earth.
Louis Agassiz
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Louis Agassiz
Every scientific truth goes through three states: first, people say it conflicts with the Bible; next, they say it has been discovered before; lastly, they say they always believed it.
Louis Agassiz
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But these realities will make themselves felt soon enough and while I am certainly not asking you to close your eyes to the experiences of earlier generations, I want to advise you not to conform too soon and to resist the pressure of practical necessity.
Felix Bloch
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Free imagination is the inestimable prerogative of youth and it must be cherished and guarded as a treasure.
Felix Bloch
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