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George Wald Quotes:- George Wald (November 18, 1906 – April 12, 1997) was an American scientist who studied pigments in the retina. He won a share of the 1967 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine with Haldan Keffer Hartline and Ragnar Granit.


Inspirational George Wald Quotes


“We have fallen in love with the body. That’s that thing that looks back at us from the mirror. That’s the repository of that lovely identity that you keep chasing all your life.”-George Wald

Inspirational George Wald Quotes

“You see, every creature alive on the earth today represents an unbroken line of life that stretches back to the first primitive organism to appear on this planet, and that is about three billion years.”-George Wald


“We’ve committed many war crimes in Vietnam – but I’ll tell you something interesting about that. We were committing war crimes in World War II before the Nuremberg trials were held and the principle of war crimes was stated.”-George Wald


“To know reality is to accept it, and eventually to love it.”-George Wald


“There’s life all over this universe, but the only life in the solar system is on earth, and in the whole universe we are the only men.”-George Wald


“There is nothing worth having that can be obtained by nuclear war – nothing material or ideological – no tradition that it can defend. It is utterly self-defeating.”-George Wald


“The Vietnamese have a secret weapon. It’s their willingness to die beyond our willingness to kill. In effect, they’ve been saying, You can kill us, but you’ll have to kill a lot of us; you may have to kill all of us. And, thank heaven, we are not yet ready to do that.”-George Wald


“The trouble with most of the things that people want is that they get them.”-George Wald


Famous George Wald Quotes About Competition


“The thought that we’re in competition with Russians or with Chinese is all a mistake, and trivial. We are one species, with a world to win.”-George Wald


“The only use for an atomic bomb is to keep somebody else from using one.”-George Wald


“The only point of government is to safeguard and foster life.”-George Wald

“The Nobel Prize is an honor unique in the world in having found its way into the hearts and minds of simple people everywhere. It casts a light of peace and reason upon us all, and for that, I am especially grateful.”-George Wald


“The concept of war crimes is an American invention.”-George Wald


“Since we have had a history, men have pursued an ideal of immortality.”-George Wald


“Science goes from question to question; big questions, and little, tentative answers. The questions as they age grow ever broader, the answers are seen to be more limited.”-George Wald


“Our business is with life, not death.”-George Wald


“Nuclear weapons offer us nothing but a balance of terror, and a balance of terror is still terror.”-George Wald


“It’s not good enough to give it tender, loving care, to supply it with breakfast foods, to buy it expensive educations. Those things don’t mean anything unless this generation has a future. And we’re not sure that it does.”-George Wald


Best Quotes by George Wald


“In fact, death seems to have been a rather late invention in evolution. One can go a long way in evolution before encountering an authentic corpse.”-George Wald


“I think all of you know there is no adequate defense against massive nuclear attack.”-George Wald


“I tell my students to try to know molecules, so well that when they have some question involving molecules, they can ask themselves, What would I do if I were that molecule?”-George Wald


“I tell my students to try early in life to find an unattainable objective.”-George Wald


“I have lived much of my life among molecules. They are a good company.”-George Wald


“I am growing old, and my future, so to speak, is already behind me.”-George Wald


“Dropping those atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki was a war crime.”-George Wald


“As you lecture, you keep watching the faces, and information keeps coming back to you all the time.”-George Wald


Top George Wald Quotes And Sayings


“As far as I know, the most conservative estimates of the number of Americans who would be killed in a major nuclear attack, with everything working as well as can be hoped and all foreseeable precautions are taken, run to about fifty million.”-George Wald

“All War Departments are now Defense Departments. This is all part of the doubletalk of our time. The aggressor is always on the other side.”-George Wald


“A scientist is in a sense a learned small boy. There is something of the scientist in every small boy. Others must outgrow it. Scientists can stay that way all their lives.”-George Wald


“A lecture is much more of a dialogue than many of you probably realize.”-George Wald


“We are the products of editing, rather than of authorship.”-George Wald


“It would be a poor thing to be an atom in a universe without physicists, and physicists are made of atoms. A physicist is an atom’s way of knowing about atoms.”-George Wald