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Joshua Lederberg quotes: I got my Nobel Prize for my lab work. I got my Nobel Prize for my lab work.
Joshua Lederberg quotes: Although I am a public figure, I'm still a little shy. I don't think my own personality is important. I prefer to keep some small dosage of privacy. Although I am a public figure, I'm still a little shy. I don't think my own personality is important. I prefer to keep some small dosage of privacy.
Joshua Lederberg quotes: So many of the things I've predicted were technologies that were just sitting right in front of us. So many of the things I've predicted were technologies that were just sitting right in front of us.
Joshua Lederberg quotes: I think we have to believe we are here for some purpose, and I know there are many cynics who will deny it, but they don't live as if they I think we have to believe we are here for some purpose, and I know there are many cynics who will deny it, but they don't live as if they deny it.
Joshua Lederberg quotes: I hope I've lived a life of science whose style will encourage younger people. I hope I've lived a life of science whose style will encourage younger people.
Joshua Lederberg quotes: If lifespan jumps by 30 or 40 years, that has enormous implications. If lifespan jumps by 30 or 40 years, that has enormous implications.
Joshua Lederberg quotes: The single biggest threat to man's continued dominance on the planet is the virus. The single biggest threat to man's continued dominance on the planet is the virus.
Joshua Lederberg quotes: By the time I was 12 or 13, I was studying biochemistry textbooks. By the time I was 12 or 13, I was studying biochemistry textbooks.
Joshua Lederberg quotes: All of civility depends on being able to contain the rage of individuals. All of civility depends on being able to contain the rage of individuals.
Joshua Lederberg quotes: I don't believe anybody can really grasp everything that's even in one textbook. I don't believe anybody can really grasp everything that's even in one textbook.
Joshua Lederberg quotes: As soon as you go into any biological process in any real detail, you discover it's open-ended in terms of what needs to be found out about it. As soon as you go into any biological process in any real detail, you discover it's open-ended in terms of what needs to be found out about it.
Joshua Lederberg quotes: If you wanted to dissect the structure of living cells, genetic analysis was an extremely powerful method, so my interest turned to that. If you wanted to dissect the structure of living cells, genetic analysis was an extremely powerful method, so my interest turned to that.
Joshua Lederberg quotes: I have many shortcomings. I feel very lucky to have been able to have what I've had. I have many shortcomings. I feel very lucky to have been able to have what I've had.
Joshua Lederberg quotes: Try hard to find out what you're good at and what your passions are, and where the two converge, and build your life around that. Try hard to find out what you're good at and what your passions are, and where the two converge, and build your life around that.
Joshua Lederberg quotes: I'd like to put in a vote for the intrinsic fascination of science. I'd like to put in a vote for the intrinsic fascination of science.
Joshua Lederberg quotes: I certainly saw science as a kind of calling, and one with as much legitimacy as a religious calling. I certainly saw science as a kind of calling, and one with as much legitimacy as a religious calling.
Joshua Lederberg quotes: My ambitions were already very clearly fixed by the time I was 6 or 7. My ambitions were already very clearly fixed by the time I was 6 or 7.
Joshua Lederberg quotes: I wish I had a talent for dropping things as well as taking on new ones. It gets to be quite a clutter after a while. I wish I had a talent for dropping things as well as taking on new ones. It gets to be quite a clutter after a while.
Joshua Lederberg quotes: I was a bad practicing physician because I was never sure of the diagnosis or of the treatment. I was a bad practicing physician because I was never sure of the diagnosis or of the treatment.
Joshua Lederberg quotes: I'm not easily inhibited by the fact that I don't know something about a subject. It doesn't stop me from dabbling in it. I'm not easily inhibited by the fact that I don't know something about a subject. It doesn't stop me from dabbling in it.
Joshua Lederberg quotes: If it takes you 20 or 25 years to establish yourself in one field, you really ought to be careful not to stray too far. If it takes you 20 or 25 years to establish yourself in one field, you really ought to be careful not to stray too far.
Joshua Lederberg quotes: A Swedish newspaper reporter called and said, You've been awarded the Prize. I was quite sure it was a practical joke. A Swedish newspaper reporter called and said, You've been awarded the Prize. I was quite sure it was a practical joke.