Irving Langmuir

Irving Langmuir

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Author Profession: US Scientist
Born: January 31, 1881
Died: August 16, 1957
Birth Sign: Aquarius

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Science, almost from its beginnings, has been truly international in character. National prejudices disappear completely in the scientist's search for truth.

To my mind, the most important aspect of the Nobel Awards is that they bring home to the masses of the peoples of all nations, a realization of their common interests. They carry to those who have no direct contact with science the international spirit.

The scientist is motivated primarily by curiosity and a desire for truth.

Medicine also disregards national boundaries.

Happy indeed is the scientist who not only has the pleasures which I have enumerated, but who also wins the recognition of fellow scientists and of the mankind which ultimately benefits from his endeavors.

History proves abundantly that pure science, undertaken without regard to applications to human needs, is usually ultimately of direct benefit to mankind.

This coupling together of science with international peace, is, I think, particularly significant.

And literature frequently rises to heights that make it international.

The lecturer should give the audience full reason to believe that all his powers have been exerted for their pleasure and instruction. Michael Faraday quotes

Let us be the ones who say we do not accept that a child dies every three seconds simply because he does not have the drugs you and I have. Let us be the ones to say we are not satisfied that your place of birth determines your right for life. Let us be outraged, let us be loud, let us be bold. Brad Pitt age

I can be a nice person, but if someone is messing with someone I care about, the tougher side comes out a little more. Daniella Alonso

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