Research is to see what everybody else has seen, and to think what nobody else has thought.
Discovery consists of seeing what everybody has seen, and thinking what nobody has thought.
This celebration here tells me that this work is not hopeless. I thank you for this teaching with all my heart and lift my glass to human solidarity, to the ultimate victory of knowledge, peace, good-will and understanding.
Research is four things: brains with which to think, eyes with which to see, machines with which to measure and, fourth, money.
Here we stand in the middle of this new world with our primitive brain, attuned to the simple cave life, with terrific forces at our disposal, which we are clever enough to release, but whose consequences we cannot comprehend.