Director Quotes (2 quotes)
I feel that to be a director of a laboratory should not be, by definition, a permanent mission. People should have the courage to step down and go back to science. I believe you will never have a good director of a scientific laboratory unless that director knows he is prepared to become a scientist again. I gave my contribution; I spent five years of my life to work hard for other peoples interest. Its time to go back to science again. I have some wonderful ideas, I feel Im re-born.
It is said of Jacobi, that he attracted the particular attention and friendship of Bφckh, the director of the philological seminary at Berlin, by the great talent he displayed for philology, and only at the end of two years study at the University, and after a severe mental struggle, was able to make his final choice in favor of mathematics.