Paul D. Boyer Quotes


25 Paul D. Boyer quotes:



"Family trips to Yellowstone and to what are now national parks in Southern Utah, driving the primitive roads and cars of that day, were real adventures."
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"A different type of education came when as a member of a medical corps in the National Guard I spent several weeks in a military camp in California."
"A painstaking course in qualitative and quantitative analysis by John Wing gave me an appreciation of the need for, and beauty of, accurate measurement."
"An unexpected benefit of my career in biochemistry has been travel."
"Concentrated serum albumin fractionated from blood plasma was effective in battlefield treatment of shock."
"During my early years at Minnesota I conducted an evening enzyme seminar."
"Fortunately, the Biochemistry Department at the University of Wisconsin in Madison was outstanding and far ahead of most others in the country."
"I am told that I had a bad temper, and remember being banished to the back hall until civility returned."
"I have a tendency to be lucky and make the right choices based on limited information."
"I participated on debating teams and in student government, and served as senior class president."
"I recall mother's tolerance when she allowed me, at an early age, to take off the hinges and doors of cupboards if I would put them back on."
"If our society continues to support basic research on how living organisms function, it is likely that my great grandchildren will be spared the agony of losing family members to most types of cancer."
"In 1956 I accepted a Hill Foundation Professorship and moved to the medical school campus of the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis."
"In marked contrast to the University of Wisconsin, Biochemistry was hardly visible at Stanford in 1945, consisting of only two professors in the chemistry department."
"It was always assumed that I would go to college."
"It wasn't until late high school and early college that I gained enough size and skill to make me welcome on intramural basketball teams."
"Minnesota has generally competent and honest public officials, good support of the schools and cultural amenities, and an excellent state university."
"More by example than by word, my father taught me logical reasoning, compassion, love of others, honesty, and discipline applied with understanding."
"Mountain hikes instilled in me a life-long urge to get to the top of any inviting summit or peak."
"The Brigham Young University (BYU) campus was just a few blocks from my home and tuition was minimal."



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