Wisdom Lives in Words

Memorable Quotes by Alfred Hershey

That's the nice thing about doing research. Whatever you do is novel, so you always have this sense of novelty, even if you are only using a new gadget.
Alfred Hershey
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When I began playing around at being a physical chemist, I enjoyed very much doing work on the structure of DNA molecules, something which I would never have dreamed of doing before I started.
Alfred Hershey
Of course there are depressing periods when nothing appears to be happening. But whenever anything was happening, and even when nothing was happening, it was fun just to do phage experiments.
Alfred Hershey
I can only point out a curious fact. Year after year the Nobel Awards bring a moment of happiness not only to the recipients, not only to colleagues and friends of the recipients, but even to strangers.
Alfred Hershey
Joseph Mandell and I began by attempting to make chromatography of DNA work.
Alfred Hershey
Year after year, the Nobel Awards bring a moment of happiness not only to the recipients, not only to colleagues and friends of the recipients, but even to strangers.
Alfred Hershey
Actually, my correspondent's language is better than mine. He can put his sentiment into words.
Alfred Hershey
Virus particles contain single molecules of nucleic acid.
Alfred Hershey
Different viral species contain nucleic acids that differ not only in length and nucleotide sequence but in many unexpected ways as well.
Alfred Hershey
Physical studies of DNA had, of course, been under way for some years before analysis of virus particles began.
Alfred Hershey
Humans love truth and justice, and rejoice in ceremonies that honor those qualities. For that sentiment we should indeed thank God.
Alfred Hershey