Quotes by Albert Szent-Gyorgyi

Albert Szent-Gyorgyi

Hungarian biochemist

Alive from: 1893-1983

Category: Science

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    A discovery is said to be an accident meeting a prepared mind.
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    A living cell requires energy not only for all its functions, but also for the maintenance of its structure.
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    A vitamin is a substance that makes you ill if you don't eat it.
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    Discovery is seeing what everybody else has seen, and thinking what nobody else has thought.
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    I am the son of a small and far-away nation and the other laureates have all come from different countries from all over the world and we all were equally received here with signs of sympathy.
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    Investigations during the last few decades have brought hydrogen instead of carbon, and instead of CO2 water, the mother of all life, into the foreground.
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    Research is four things: brains with which to think, eyes with which to see, machines with which to measure and, fourth, money.
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    So I set out to study the oxidation system in the potato, which, if damaged, causes the plant to turn brown. I did this in the hope of discovering, through these studies, the key to the understanding of adrenal function.
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    The foodstuff, carbohydrate, is essentially a packet of hydrogen, a hydrogen supplier, a hydrogen donor, and the main event during its combustion is the splitting off of hydrogen.
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    The real scientist is ready to bear privation and, if need be, starvation rather than let anyone dictate to him which direction his work must take.
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    The source of this energy is the sun's radiation.
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    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.
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    This oxidation of hydrogen in stages seems to be one of the basic principles of biological oxidation.
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    Water is life's matter and matrix, mother and medium. There is no life without water.
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    Whatever man does he must do first in his mind.
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