Joshua Lederberg

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Joshua Lederberg

Joshua Lederberg

A Swedish newspaper reporter called and said, You've been awarded the Prize. I was quite sure it was a practical joke.More Joshua Lederberg [07/30/2011 02:07:54]
All of civility depends on being able to contain the rage of individuals.More Joshua Lederberg [07/30/2011 02:07:12]
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.More Joshua Lederberg [07/30/2011 02:07:21]
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.More Joshua Lederberg [07/30/2011 02:07:40]
Being successful at a very young age gave me the confidence and the capability to try out other things.More Joshua Lederberg [07/30/2011 02:07:50]
By the time I was 12 or 13, I was studying biochemistry textbooks.More Joshua Lederberg [07/30/2011 02:07:59]
I certainly saw science as a kind of calling, and one with as much legitimacy as a religious calling.More Joshua Lederberg [07/30/2011 02:07:47]
I did get a very fine education, and not just in science. It took some pressure on the part of my elders to convince me that I really should take an interest in humanities.More Joshua Lederberg [07/30/2011 02:07:14]
I don't believe anybody can really grasp everything that's even in one textbook.More Joshua Lederberg [07/30/2011 02:07:23]
I get curious about new things. My real strength is going into a field that has not been investigated before, and finding new approaches to it.More Joshua Lederberg [07/30/2011 02:07:29]
I got my Nobel Prize for my lab work.More Joshua Lederberg [07/30/2011 02:07:37]
I have many shortcomings. I feel very lucky to have been able to have what I've had.More Joshua Lederberg [07/30/2011 02:07:44]
I was making a lot of momentous personal decisions. I was still very very young: when the prize was awarded, I was 33; the work I had done when I was 21.More Joshua Lederberg [07/30/2011 02:07:13]
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.More Joshua Lederberg [07/30/2011 02:07:28]
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.More Joshua Lederberg [07/30/2011 02:07:56]
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.More Joshua Lederberg [07/30/2011 02:07:02]
If lifespan jumps by 30 or 40 years, that has enormous implications.More Joshua Lederberg [07/30/2011 02:07:10]
If we have isolated individuals able to inflict enormous harm, imagine what a single lunatic can do with a nuclear weapon. I think the whole base of civil society is at risk.More Joshua Lederberg [07/30/2011 02:07:16]
If you wanted to dissect the structure of living cells, genetic analysis was an extremely powerful method, so my interest turned to that.More Joshua Lederberg [07/30/2011 02:07:31]
Life's a hobby.More Joshua Lederberg [07/30/2011 02:07:42]
So many of the things I've predicted were technologies that were just sitting right in front of us.More Joshua Lederberg [07/30/2011 02:07:03]
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.More Joshua Lederberg [07/30/2011 02:07:32]
We are all very individual. You have to find out what you can do best, and be self-conscious about that.More Joshua Lederberg [07/30/2011 02:07:40]
I have many shortcomings. I feel very lucky to have been able to have what I've had.More Joshua Lederberg [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
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.More Joshua Lederberg [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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