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Richard Ernst Quotes

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I wanted to understand the secrets behind my chemical
experiments and behind the processes in nature.
- Richard Ernst

On the theoretical side, I was concerned with stochastic resonance.
- Richard Ernst

My father, Robert Ernst, was teaching as an architect
at the technical high school of our city.
- Richard Ernst

Thus, after finishing high school, I started with high
expectations and enthusiasm to study chemistry at the
famous Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich.
- Richard Ernst


 

I thus decided to leave the university forever and
tried to find an industrial job in the United States.
- Richard Ernst

In recent years, more and more of my time has become
absorbed by administrative work for the research council
of ETH-Z of which I am presently the president.
- Richard Ernst

I am not surprised that they show no intention to follow in my footsteps,
although if I had a second chance myself,
I would certainly try to repeat my present career.
- Richard Ernst


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I recognized that teaching and research institutions
vitally depend on the involvement of active scientists
also in management functions.
- Richard Ernst

Soon, I knew that I would become a chemist,
rather than a composer.
- Richard Ernst

A brief visit to Nepal started my insatiable love for Asian art.
- Richard Ernst

However, I survived and started to read all chemistry
books that I could get a hand on,
first some 19th century books from our home library
that did not provide much reliable information,
and then I emptied the rather extensive city library.
- Richard Ernst

Experiments were not attempted at that time,
we did not believe in the usefulness of the concept anyway,
and I finished my thesis in 1962 with a feeling like
an artist balancing on a high rope without any interested spectators.
- Richard Ernst

I became almost immediately fascinated by the possibilities
of trying out all conceivable reactions with them,
some leading to explosions, others to unbearable poisoning of the air in our house,
frightening my parents.
- Richard Ernst

A somebody was once a nobody who wanted to and did.
- John Burroughs

Sometimes you get the results you wanted,
sometimes you don't.
What matters is that you did your best.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I wanted to see exotic Vietnam, the jewel of Southeast Asia.
I, uh, I wanted to meet interesting
and stimulating people of an ancient culture,
and kill them.
- the movie Full Metal Jacket

My boyfriend and I broke up.
He wanted to get married and I didn't want him to.
- Rita Rudner

If God wanted us to bend over he'd put diamonds on the floor.
- Joan Rivers

In all our contacts, it is probably the sense
of being really needed and wanted
which gives us the greatest satisfaction
and creates the most lasting bond.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

I always wanted to be somebody, but now I realize I
should have been more specific.
- Lily Tomlin

I have often wanted to drown my troubles,
but I can't get my wife to go swimming.
- Anonymous

After fifteen minutes I wanted to marry her,
and after half an hour
I completely gave up the idea of stealing her purse.
- the movie Take the Money and Run (1969)

I drank some boiling water because I wanted to whistle.
- Mitch Hedberg

If God wanted us to fly, He would have given us tickets.
- Mel Brooks

Piglet sidled up to Pooh from behind. "Pooh?" he whispered.
"Yes, Piglet?"
"Nothing," said Piglet, taking Pooh's hand.
"I just wanted to be sure of you."
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

Some people wanted champagne and caviar
when they should have had beer and hot dogs.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

Even the rich are hungry for love,
for being cared for, for being wanted,
for having someone to call their own.
- Mother Teresa

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.
- George Washington Carver

I wanted to be a forest ranger or a coal man.
At a very early age, I knew I didn't want to do what my dad did,
which was work in an office.
- Harrison Ford

I always imagined I could be what I wanted to be.
- Chris Brown

I wish my mother had left me something about how she felt growing up.
I wish my grandmother had done the same.
I wanted my girls to know me.
- Carol Burnett

I decided I wanted to be a lawyer when I was 11 years of age.
- Johnnie Cochran

There's sometimes a weird benefit to having an alcoholic,
violent father.
He really motivated me in that I never wanted to be anything like him.
- Dean Koontz

Making duplicate copies and computer printouts of things
no one wanted even one of in the first place is giving
America a new sense of purpose.
- Andy Rooney

Secretly, I wanted to look like Jimi Hendrix,
but I could never quite pull it off.
- Bryan Ferry

Love cannot endure indifference.
It needs to be wanted.
Like a lamp, it needs to be fed out of the oil of another's heart,
or its flame burns low.
- Henry Ward Beecher

I realized my family was funny, because nobody ever
wanted to leave our house.
- Anthony Anderson

Earth Day 1970 was irrefutable evidence that the American
people understood the environmental threat and wanted action to resolve it.
- Barry Commoner

Growing up, I wanted desperately to please,
to be a good girl.
- Claire Danes

My love of fine art increased - the more of it I saw,
the more of it I wanted to see.
- Paul Getty

I wanted to take up music, so my father bought me a blunt instrument.
He told me to knock myself out.
- Jay London

Designers are very fickle.
I never wanted to be a victim of that.
You're in one minute, out the next.
- Tyra Banks

Both my mother and father were very supportive of any
career move any of us wanted to make.
- James Gandolfini

I wanted to be with the kind of people I'd grown up with,
but you can't go back to them and be one of them again,
no matter how hard you try.
- Ethel Waters

I wanted to marry a girl just like my mom.
- Michael Bergin

I wanted to buy a candle holder, but the store didn't have one.
So I got a cake.
- Mitch Hedberg

This is a wonderful way to celebrate an 80th birthday...
I wanted to be 65 again, but they wouldn't let me -
Homeland Security.
- Art Buchwald

My mother asked me what I wanted for my birthday,
so I said I wanted to read poetry with her.
- Guy Johnson

I wanted to escape so badly.
But of course I knew I couldn't just give up and leave school.
It was only when I heard my mom's voice that I came out of my hiding place.
- Zhang Ziyi

In my prayers I never said I needed a home.
I said I wanted a sanctuary.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

I would never have done what I'd done if I'd considered
my father as somebody I wanted to please.
- Robert Mapplethorpe

Wanted: a needle swift enough to sew this poem into a blanket.
- Charles Simic

Today is the right day to do
what you have long wanted to do.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

And my interest in history was, and remains,
very strong: what I wanted was to understand certain
things better by understanding them psychoanalytically.
- Peter Gay

We wanted to bring the political situation in Austria on stage.
Naturally we could not do that without pointing to
Austrian's northern neighbor Germany.
- Leon Askin

My parents wanted me to go to law school.
- Sasha Alexander

I'm into the idea of responsibility and edification
and these things have found me and I have found them.
I wanted to be in the movie and I made it known to Mike.
- Rob Morrow

I grew up in Manhattan and, since my father was a playwright,
all I ever wanted to be was a stage actress.
- Laura Linney

I took some classes in sign language when I was in
my early teens because I was told that I would be completely deaf very early.
But I never really wanted to learn.
- Stephanie Beacham

I wanted to be a doctor when I was a kid,
but I started doing theater in high school because it was a requirement.
At first, I was completely irritated.
But I ended up loving it.
- Sophia Bush

Then you had people who wanted to get into comedy just to get a TV deal.
- Wanda Sykes

I'm an immigrant and I've always wanted to write something about America.
- Peter Jennings

The theater is where I belonged; I simply wanted to
be an actress my whole life.
- Loni Anderson

Vocations which we wanted to pursue,
but didn't,
bleed, like colors, on the whole of our existence.
- Honore de Balzac

Did you ever hear of a kid playing accountant -
even if they wanted to be one?
- Jackie Mason

The bigger we get, I think the more it's changing things,
which is great, but we didn't set out to do that.
We just wanted to be as big as we possibly could be.
- Dan Hawkins

Beauty opened all the doors; it got me things I didn't even know I wanted,
and things I certainly didn't deserve.
- Janice Dickinson

I had to give everything I had to one event if I wanted to excel.
- Chris LeDoux

I got a couple on per album but my problem was that
I wanted to sing the songs and not let Roger sing them.
- John Entwistle

I was 23, and he was 86.
I saw a very sick man.
I just wanted to just talk with him.
There was no physical attraction at all.
He was very much attracted to me.
- Anna Nicole Smith

I was eleven and I wanted to play it because it was in my blood.
It was a feeling I couldn't deny.
- Lita Ford


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