Sometimes you have to give people a taste of their own medicine.
I can testify to what UNICEF means to children because I was among those who received food and medical relief right after World War II.
Brushing a girl’s hair behind her ear once a day will solve more problems than all those therapists and drugs.
The discovery of truth is prevented more effectively, not by the false appearance things present and which mislead into error, not directly by weakness of the reasoning powers, but by preconceived opinion, by prejudice.
The secret of concentration is the secret of self-discovery. You reach inside yourself to discover your personal resources, and what it takes to match them to the challenge.
We must never neglect the patient’s own use of his symptoms.
It is possible that in ten years’ time penicillin itself will be a back number and will be replaced by something better. It is quite certain though that to displace penicillin any newcomer will have to be very, very good.
Penicillin sat on a shelf for ten years while I was called a quack.
Nature makes penicillin; I just found it.
The discovery of penicillin was a triumph of accident, a fortunate occurrence that happened while I was working on a purely academic bacteriological problem.
If penicillin can cure those that are ill, Spanish sherry can bring the dead back to life.
For the birth of something new, there has to be a happening. Newton saw an apple fall; James Watt watched a kettle boil; Roentgen fogged some photographic plates. And these people knew enough to translate ordinary happenings into something new…
Penicillin cures, but wine makes people happy.
To travel is to discover that everyone is wrong about other countries.
An intellectual is a person who has discovered something more interesting than sex.
Everything of importance has been said before by somebody who did not discover it.
From the very beginning of his education, the child should experience the joy of discovery.
Great discoveries and improvements invariably involve the cooperation of many minds.