Chance favors the prepared mind.
Louis Pasteur (Nobel Laureate)

Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.
Margaret Mead

Give me a lever long enough and a fulcrum on which to place it, and I shall move the world.

It is a good morning exercise for a research scientist to discard a pet hypothesis every day before breakfast. It keeps him young.
Konrad Lorenz (Nobel Laureate)

Nothing in life is to be feared. it is only to be understood.
Marie Curie (Nobel Laureate)

Aerodynamically, the bumble bee shouldn’t be able to fly, but the bumble bee doesn’t know it so it goes on flying anyway.
Mary Kay Ash

Don`t take anything for granted.

If an elderly but distinguished scientist says that something is possible, he is almost certainly right; but if he says that it is impossible, he is very probably wrong.
Arthur C. Clarke

Discovery consists of seeing what everybody has seen and thinking what nobody has thought.
Albert von Szent-Gyorgyi (Nobel Laureate)

Innovation comes only from an assault on the unknown.
Sydney Brenner (Nobel Laureate)

Standing on the shoulders of giants
Isaac Newton

If you pay peanuts, you get monkeys
James Goldsmith

All generalizations are false.
Wallingford gas station

Stay hungry, stay foolish.
The Whole Earth Catalog

Hope lies in dreams, in imagination and in the courage of those who dare to make dreams into reality.
Jonas Salk

What counts in life is not the mere fact that we have lived. It is what difference we have made to the lives of others that will determine the significance of the life we lead.
Nelson Mandela (Peace Nobel Laureate)

The most exciting phrase to hear in science, the one that heralds the most discoveries, is not “Eureka!” (I found it!) but, “That`s funny…” .
Isaac Asimov (or possibly Alexander Fleming, Nobel Laureate)