Antenna Quotes (4 quotes)
Artists are the antennae of the race.
From essay 'Henry James', Literary Essays (1918), 297. Collected in Instigations of Ezra Pound: Together with an Essay on the Chinese Written Character (1920), 109.
It still fascinates me to think that here in this room you have radio signals from stations all over the world going through, and we can stick up an antenna and receive them.
Recalling how his lifelong natural interest in how things work began as a youth, which included such activities as building a Tesla coil and assembling crystal radios. In interview, Rushworth M. Kidder, 'Grounded in Space Science', Christian Science Monitor (22 Dec 1989).
My decision to begin research in radio astronomy was influenced both by my wartime experience with electronics and antennas and by one of my teachers, Jack Ratcliffe, who had given an excellent course on electromagnetic theory during my final undergraduate year.
From Autobiography in Wilhelm Odelberg (ed.), Les Prix Nobel en 1974/Nobel Lectures (1975)
True artists are the antennae of nature.
In On Love & Psychological Exercises: With Some Aphorisms & Other Essays (1998), 59.