Interested Quotes (5 quotes)
Freemans gift? Its cosmic. He is able to see more interconnections between more things than almost anybody. He sees the interrelationships, whether its in some microscopic physical process or in a big complicated machine like Orion. He has been, from the time he was in his teens, capable of understanding essentially anything that hes interested in. Hes the most intelligent person I know.
I like the word nanotechnology. I like it because the prefix nano guarantees it will be fundamental science for decades; the technology says it is engineering, something youre involved in not just because youre interested in how nature works but because it will produce something that has a broad impact.
I would much prefer to have Goddard interested in real scientific development than to have him primarily interested in more spectacular achievements [Goddards rocket research] of less real value.
In working out an invention, the most important quality is persistence. Nearly every man who develops an idea works it up to the point where it looks impossible, and then he gets discouraged. Thats not the place to become discouraged, that's the place to get interested.
It is when physicians are bogged down when they lack a clear understanding of disease mechanisms, that the deficiencies of the health-care system are most conspicuous. If I were a policy-maker, interested in saving money for health care over the long haul, I would regard it as an act of high prudence to give high priority to a lot more basic research in biologic science.