Language Is A Virus

Frederick Sanger Quotes

Frederick Sanger Quotes & Quotations
Name:
Frederick Sanger
Type:
Scientist
Nationality:
English
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  • 1
    After taking my B.A. degree in 1939 I remained at the University for a further year to take an advanced course in Biochemistry, and surprised myself and my teachers by obtaining a first class examination result. Frederick_SangerFrederick Sanger
  • 2
    And indeed this theme has been at the centre of all my research since 1943, both because of its intrinsic fascination and my conviction that a knowledge of sequences could contribute much to our understanding of living matter. Frederick_SangerFrederick Sanger
  • 3
    From 1944 to 1951 I held a Beit Memorial Fellowship for Medical Research, and since 1951 I have been on the staff of the Medical Research Council. Frederick_SangerFrederick Sanger
  • 4
    I and my colleagues here have been engaged in the pursuit of knowledge. Frederick_SangerFrederick Sanger
  • 5
    I believe that we have been doing this not primarily to achieve riches or even honour, but rather because we were interested in the work, enjoyed doing it and felt very strongly that it was worthwhile. Frederick_SangerFrederick Sanger
  • 6
    In this atmosphere I soon became interested in nucleic acids. Frederick_SangerFrederick Sanger
  • 7
    Influenced by him, and probably even more so by my brother Theodore (a year older than me), I soon became interested in biology and developed a respect for the importance of science and the scientific method. Frederick_SangerFrederick Sanger
  • 8
    It is like a voyage of discovery into unknown lands, seeking not for new territory but for new knowledge. It should appeal to those with a good sense of adventure. Frederick_SangerFrederick Sanger
  • 9
    It seemed to me that here was a way to really understand living matter and to develop a more scientific basis to many medical problems. Frederick_SangerFrederick Sanger
  • 10
    It was Neuberger who first taught me how to do research, both technically and as a way of life, and I owe much to him. Frederick_SangerFrederick Sanger
  • 11
    Scientific research is one of the most exciting and rewarding of occupations. Frederick_SangerFrederick Sanger
  • 12
    Until 1943 I received no stipend. I was able to support myself as my mother was the daughter of a relatively wealthy cotton manufacturer. Frederick_SangerFrederick Sanger
  • 13
    When I was young my Father used to tell me that the two most worthwhile pursuits in life were the pursuit of truth and of beauty and I believe that Alfred Nobel must have felt much the same when he gave these prizes for literature and the sciences. Frederick_SangerFrederick Sanger