Quotes and Sayings about Oratory



"Now, an embryo may seem like some scientific or laboratory term, but, in fact, the embryo contains the unique information that defines a person."
- Todd Akin
(Related: Fact, Information, May, Now)

"I have always believed that astrophysics should be the extrapolation of laboratory physics, that we must begin from the present universe and work our way backward to progressively more remote and uncertain epochs."
- Hannes Alfven
(Related: Work, Physics, Present, Universe)

"I spent eighteen months as a graduate student in physics at Columbia University, waiting unhappily for an opportunity to work in a laboratory and wondering if I should continue in physics."
- Sidney Altman
(Related: Work, Opportunity, Months, Physics, University, Waiting)

"I did several interesting jobs, working in restaurants, I worked at a lab rat farm, feeding and watering all these rats. Then I got a full-time job as a technical writer for a large scientific research laboratory."
- Kevin J. Anderson
(Related: Job, Jobs, Research, Restaurants, Writer)

"As experimentation becomes more complex, the need for the co-operation in it of technical elements from outside becomes greater and the modern laboratory tends increasingly to resemble the factory and to employ in its service increasing numbers of purely routine workers."
- John Desmond Bernal
(Related: Numbers, Routine, Service, Workers)

"Put off your imagination, as you put off your overcoat, when you enter the laboratory. Put it on again, as you put on your overcoat, when you leave."
- Claude Bernard
(Related: Imagination)

"The Laboratory for Radioactivity consisted of only two rooms at the time; at a later date, when tests of radioactive substances became more extensive, it expanded into four rooms."
- Walther Bothe
(Related: Time, Tests)

"I set up a laboratory in the Department of Physiology in the Medical School in South Africa and begin to try to find a bacteriophage system which we might use to solve the genetic code."
- Sydney Brenner
(Related: Medical, School)

"It makes sense to invest in new work. It's almost like having a research department in a scientific laboratory. You have to try things out. You'll make some bad mistakes. Some things will fail but at least you'll energise the organisation."
- Gavin Bryars
(Related: Work, Mistakes, Research, Sense, Will)

"There are no bona fide treatments available for embryonic stem cells. There is nothing in the laboratory, and there is certainly nothing in the clinics available to patients."
- Michael Burgess
(Related: Nothing)

"I started the nuclear medicine laboratory at UW Hospitals in 1959 and trained radiology residents in the field. It was 1965 before they found a trained MD (doctor) to take over my role."
- John Cameron
(Related: Hospitals, Medicine)

"There's one thing which I hate about color films... people who use up a lot of their despairing producer's money by working in the laboratory to bring out the dominant hues, or to make color films where there isn't any color."
- Claude Chabrol
(Related: Money, People, Hate)

"Nothing is so unbelievable that oratory cannot make it acceptable."
- Marcus Tullius Cicero
(Related: Nothing, Oratory)

"A man may lack everything but tact and conviction and still be a forcible speaker; but without these nothing will avail... Fluency, grace, logical order, and the like, are merely the decorative surface of oratory."
- Charles Horton Cooley
(Related: Conviction, Grace, Man, May, Nothing, Oratory, Order, Tact, Will)

"I was selected to be an astronaut on a military program called the Manned Orbiting Laboratory back in '67. That program got cancelled in '69 and NASA ended up taking half of us."
- Robert Crippen
(Related: Military)

"The Director of the Laboratory, George Reynolds, was most supportive of my efforts to work independently. There followed for ten years a glorious time for research."
- James Cronin
(Related: Time, Work, Research, Years)

"A scientist in his laboratory is not a mere technician: he is also a child confronting natural phenomena that impress him as though they were fairy tales."
- Marie Curie
"I have no dress except the one I wear every day. If you are going to be kind enough to give me one, please let it be practical and dark so that I can put it on afterwards to go to the laboratory."
- Marie Curie
(Related: Day, Dress)

"But perhaps the rest of us could have separate classes in science appreciation, the wonder of science, scientific ways of thinking, and the history of scientific ideas, rather than laboratory experience."
- Richard Dawkins
(Related: Experience, History, Science, Ideas, Appreciation, Rest, Thinking, Wonder)

"Don't despise empiric truth. Lots of things work in practice for which the laboratory has never found proof."
- Martin H. Fischer
(Related: Work, Truth, Practice, Proof)

"I have been trying to point out that in our lives chance may have an astonishing influence and, if I may offer advice to the young laboratory worker, it would be this - never to neglect an extraordinary appearance or happening."
- Alexander Fleming
(Related: Advice, Appearance, Chance, Influence, May, Neglect, Trying)

"The images attempt to capture scientific thought. They represent the physical manifestation of the thought process. Everything in the laboratory is a product of a stream of conscious or unconscious thought."
- Peter Fraser
(Related: Thought, Unconscious)

"Be it whim or emergency, the modern laboratory is equally at the service of romance, equally ready to gratify mankind with a torpedo or a toy."
- Richard Le Gallienne
(Related: Romance, Mankind, Service, Whim)

"Canada has made a strong commitment as a partner in the International Space Station and, like the other partners, wishes to see the assembly of this unique orbiting laboratory continue."
- Marc Garneau
(Related: Canada, Commitment, Space, Wishes)

"In oratory the will must predominate."
- David Hare
(Related: Oratory, Will)

"One works in one's laboratory - one's chaotic laboratory - with students and colleagues, doing what one most wants to do - then all this happens! It is overwhelming."
- Haldan Keffer Hartline
(Related: Students)

"Next to fried foods, the South has suffered most from oratory."
- Brooks Hays
(Related: Oratory)

"I began the study of medicine, impelled by a desire for knowledge of facts and of man. The resolution to do disciplined work tied me to both laboratory and clinic for a long time to come."
- Karl Jaspers
(Related: Time, Work, Knowledge, Desire, Facts, Man, Medicine, Resolution, Study)

"I realized immediately that this was a terribly important discovery, but I didn't realize how important it would be until we had spent a lot of time in the laboratory studying it."
- Donald Johanson
(Related: Time, Discovery)

"Cambridge was the place for someone from the Colonies or the Dominions to go on to, and it was to the Cavendish Laboratory that one went to do physics."
- Aaron Klug
(Related: Physics)

"For a novelist, a given historic situation is an anthropologic laboratory in which he explores his basic question: What is human existence?"
- Milan Kundera
(Related: Existence)

"I consider nature a vast chemical laboratory in which all kinds of composition and decompositions are formed."
- Antoine Lavoisier
(Related: Nature)

"From the beginning of the Radiation Laboratory, I have had the rare good fortune of being in the center of a group of men of high ability, enthusiastic and completely devoted to scientific pursuits."
- Ernest Lawrence
(Related: Men, Ability, Beginning, Being, Fortune)

"In the Radiation Laboratory we count it a privilege to do everything we can to assist our medical colleagues in the application of these new tools to the problems of human suffering."
- Ernest Lawrence
(Related: Medical, Privilege, Problems, Suffering, Tools)

"The object of oratory alone in not truth, but persuasion."
- Thomas B. Macaulay
(Related: Truth, Oratory, Persuasion)

"I was in an industrial laboratory because academia found me unsuitable."
- Benoit Mandelbrot
"First, there was 2 Stupid Dogs. Then, Dexter's Laboratory. And now, Powerpuff Girls. There were a lot of little things in between, but those were the main ones."
- Craig McCracken
(Related: Dogs, First, Girls, Now)

"The center will be fully operational in two years' time, but probably in the middle of the year we will have a temporary laboratory of 4,000 square feet."
- Luc Montagnier
(Related: Time, Feet, Will, Years)

"I love films for the fact that it is like working under a microscope. It is sort of like a laboratory."
- Ajay Naidu
(Related: Love, Fact)

"I enjoy some physical stuff. But if I had a choice between playing a scene where it's raining, it's terribly cold, I'm wet and I'm being drowned and playing a scene with dinosaur eggs in a laboratory, I'd probably take the latter. It's warmer and generally more comfortable!"
- Sam Neill
(Related: Being, Choice)

"My first attempts to transmit typhus to laboratory animals, including the smaller species of monkeys, had failed, as had those of my predecessors, for reasons which I can easily supply today."
- Charles Jules Henry Nicole
(Related: Animals, First, Today)

"Where I've arrived now is the product of mixing the very straight with the very exploratory; there's a fine line between the two, although it tends to be getting straighter and straighter because my songwriting is getting better."
- Andy Partridge
(Related: Now)

"The gastric laboratory uses its protein ferment under an acid reaction."
- Ivan Pavlov
"Finally, as the digestive canal is a complex system, a series of separate chemical laboratories, I cut the connections between them in order to investigate the course of phenomena in each particular laboratory; thus I resolved the digestive canal into several separate parts."
- Ivan Pavlov
(Related: canal, Order)

"Vietnam was as much a laboratory experiment as a war."
- John Pilger
(Related: War, Vietnam)

"It is not only my laboratory and my place of work but also my home, so that on the 30th October I was able to share my happiness immediately with my students and collaborators and, at the same time, with my wife and family."
- George Porter
(Related: Family, Happiness, Work, Home, Time, Wife, October, Students)

"Ideal conversation must be an exchange of thought, and not, as many of those who worry most about their shortcomings believe, an eloquent exhibition of wit or oratory."
- Emily Post
(Related: Thought, Conversation, Oratory, Wit, Worry)

"You travel across the country, you visit departments, you give talks, you talk about the work at your laboratory - what's going on, what the opportunities are there - you talk about your own research."
- Frank Press
(Related: Travel, Work, Country, Research, Talk, Visit)

"We are able to find everything in our memory, which is like a dispensary or chemical laboratory in which chance steers our hand sometimes to a soothing drug and sometimes to a dangerous poison."
- Marcel Proust
(Related: Chance, Memory, Poison)

"I was strongly encouraged by a science teacher who took an interest in me and presented me with a key to the laboratory to allow me to work whenever I wanted."
- Frederick Reines
(Related: Science, Work, Interest, Key)

"Since stepping down as laboratory director in 1999, I have devoted an increasing fraction of my time to international issues. I am involved with energy, environment, and sustainability issues, particularly as they involve new energy sources free of greenhouse gases."
- Burton Richter
(Related: Time, Energy, Environment)

"Modern science is fast-moving, and no laboratory can exist for long with a program based on old facilities. Innovation and renewal are required to keep a laboratory on the frontiers of science."
- Burton Richter
(Related: Science, Innovation, Old)

"But as you say, the fundamental stumbling block is the question of the future of the economy. And it's not just the sort of economic laboratory question, of what kind of system would best generate growth, which is the way it's presented."
- Joe Slovo
(Related: Growth, Economy, Future, Question)

"I joined the Army and was sent to the MIT radiation laboratory after a few months of introduction to electromagnetic wave theory in a special course, given for Army personnel at the University of Chicago."
- Jack Steinberger
(Related: Army, Chicago, Months, Theory, University)

"The sense of war, the extraordinary bravery of the Allied armies, the numbers, the losses, the real suffering that disappears in time and commemorative oratory, are not marked out in any red guidebook of the emotions, but they are present if you look."
- John Vinocur
(Related: Time, War, Bravery, Emotions, Numbers, Oratory, Present, Sense, Suffering)

"All of us are guinea pigs in the laboratory of God. Humanity is just a work in progress."
- Tennessee Williams
(Related: Work, God, Progress, Humanity)

"We're all of us guinea pigs in the laboratory of God. Humanity is just a work in progress."
- Tennessee Williams
(Related: Work, God, Progress, Humanity)