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Born: 1970-01-01
Profession: Scientist
Nation: American
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How far you go in life depends on your being tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving and tolerant of the weak and strong. Because someday in your life you will have been all of these.

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Education is the key to unlock the golden door of freedom.

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Ninety-nine percent of the failures come from people who have the habit of making excuses.

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Fear of something is at the root of hate for others, and hate within will eventually destroy the hater.

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I love to think of nature as an unlimited broadcasting station, through which God speaks to us every hour, if we will only tune in.

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When you do the common things in life in an uncommon way, you will command the attention of the world.

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No individual has any right to come into the world and go out of it without leaving behind him distinct and legitimate reasons for having passed through it.

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Reading about nature is fine, but if a person walks in the woods and listens carefully, he can learn more than what is in books, for they speak with the voice of God.

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Where there is no vision, there is no hope.

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Our creator is the same and never changes despite the names given Him by people here and in all parts of the world. Even if we gave Him no name at all, He would still be there, within us, waiting to give us good on this earth.

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When you can do the common things of life in an uncommon way, you will command the attention of the world.

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Nothing is more beautiful than the loveliness of the woods before sunrise.

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If you love it enough, anything will talk with you.

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There is no short cut to achievement. Life requires thorough preparation - veneer isn't worth anything.

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I wanted to know the name of every stone and flower and insect and bird and beast. I wanted to know where it got its color, where it got its life - but there was no one to tell me.

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When our thoughts - which bring actions - are filled with hate against anyone, Negro or white, we are in a living hell. That is as real as hell will ever be.

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Learn to do common things uncommonly well; we must always keep in mind that anything that helps fill the dinner pail is valuable.

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Since new developments are the products of a creative mind, we must therefore stimulate and encourage that type of mind in every way possible.

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Do not be very upright in your dealings for you would see by going to the forest that straight trees are cut down while crooked ones are left standing.

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Purity of speech, of the mind, of the senses, and of a compassionate heart are needed by one who desires to rise to the divine platform.

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Do not reveal what you have thought upon doing, but by wise council keep it secret being determined to carry it into execution.

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As long as your body is healthy and under control and death is distant, try to save your soul; when death is immanent what can you do?

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There is poison in the fang of the serpent, in the mouth of the fly and in the sting of a scorpion; but the wicked man is saturated with it.

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The wise man should restrain his senses like the crane and accomplish his purpose with due knowledge of his place, time and ability.

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The happiness and peace attained by those satisfied by the nectar of spiritual tranquillity is not attained by greedy persons restlessly moving here and there.

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If one has a good disposition, what other virtue is needed? If a man has fame, what is the value of other ornamentation?

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The earth is supported by the power of truth; it is the power of truth that makes the sun shine and the winds blow; indeed all things rest upon truth.

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As a single withered tree, if set aflame, causes a whole forest to burn, so does a rascal son destroy a whole family.

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It is better to die than to preserve this life by incurring disgrace. The loss of life causes but a moment's grief, but disgrace brings grief every day of one's life.

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The one excellent thing that can be learned from a lion is that whatever a man intends doing should be done by him with a whole-hearted and strenuous effort.

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One whose knowledge is confined to books and whose wealth is in the possession of others, can use neither his knowledge nor wealth when the need for them arises.

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A good wife is one who serves her husband in the morning like a mother does, loves him in the day like a sister does and pleases him like a prostitute in the night.

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A person should not be too honest. Straight trees are cut first and honest people are screwed first.

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Before you start some work, always ask yourself three questions - Why am I doing it, What the results might be and Will I be successful. Only when you think deeply and find satisfactory answers to these questions, go ahead.

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Education is the best friend. An educated person is respected everywhere. Education beats the beauty and the youth.

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A man is great by deeds, not by birth.

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A man is born alone and dies alone; and he experiences the good and bad consequences of his karma alone; and he goes alone to hell or the Supreme abode.

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Never make friends with people who are above or below you in status. Such friendships will never give you any happiness.

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The biggest guru-mantra is: never share your secrets with anybody. It will destroy you.

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There is some self-interest behind every friendship. There is no friendship without self-interests. This is a bitter truth.

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The world's biggest power is the youth and beauty of a woman.

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God is not present in idols. Your feelings are your god. The soul is your temple.

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Books are as useful to a stupid person as a mirror is useful to a blind person.

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He who is overly attached to his family members experiences fear and sorrow, for the root of all grief is attachment. Thus one should discard attachment to be happy.

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The fragrance of flowers spreads only in the direction of the wind. But the goodness of a person spreads in all direction.

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Test a servant while in the discharge of his duty, a relative in difficulty, a friend in adversity, and a wife in misfortune.

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Treat your kid like a darling for the first five years. For the next five years, scold them. By the time they turn sixteen, treat them like a friend. Your grown up children are your best friends.

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Once you start a working on something, don't be afraid of failure and don't abandon it. People who work sincerely are the happiest.

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He who lives in our mind is near though he may actually be far away; but he who is not in our heart is far though he may really be nearby.

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As soon as the fear approaches near, attack and destroy it.

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The life of an uneducated man is as useless as the tail of a dog which neither covers its rear end, nor protects it from the bites of insects.

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O wise man! Give your wealth only to the worthy and never to others. The water of the sea received by the clouds is always sweet.

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Even if a snake is not poisonous, it should pretend to be venomous.

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We should not fret for what is past, nor should we be anxious about the future; men of discernment deal only with the present moment.

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The serpent, the king, the tiger, the stinging wasp, the small child, the dog owned by other people, and the fool: these seven ought not to be awakened from sleep.

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There is no austerity equal to a balanced mind, and there is no happiness equal to contentment; there is no disease like covetousness, and no virtue like mercy.

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My father was very much a handy person round the house, and I learnt a lot of carpentry from him.

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Being appointed Elder Professor meant very much taking over the shop, in that the professor in those days controlled all the moneys.

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I was so pleased to be at university to do physics and mathematics.

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Although important nuclear physics work was to go on in laboratories such as ours had become - and we had to cut down to a lower energy group - it was not fundamentally opening up new insights on the structure of matter. That required you to be in a higher league.

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I had some vague memory of visiting Canberra as a lad, when we came up with my father by car. But when I made the long train journey from Sydney to Canberra and arrived at the little stop, I did wonder slightly whether this really was the national capital.

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I was interested in nuclei originally with my deuteron photo work because that was one of the fundamental forces, and the measurement was basic to new science.

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In the tail above the giant resonance, you can get not just one neutron emitted but two, three, four or five, and so there are a lot of things one can measure, looking at the competition with the emission of neutrons and protons and so on.

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My latter schooldays and my university days were during the war, when science - physics, in particular - was a very important and glamorous subject. A lot of us felt that if we couldn't get into science, we might try engineering or medicine.

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The pattern of things was that each of the research students would be doing some particular experiment on the accelerator, often involving the building of counters or a system like that.

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