Yuan T. Lee quotes

  • We need to become good citizens in the global village, instead of competing. What are we competing for - to drive more cars, eat more steaks? That will destroy the world.
    -- Yuan T. Lee

    #Car #Needs #Citizens

  • Because of recent improvements in the accuracy of theoretical predictions based on large scale ab initio quantum mechanical calculations, meaningful comparisons between theoretical and experimental findings have become possible.
    -- Yuan T. Lee

    #Meaningful #Improvement #Quantum

  • It's very satisfying to promote science and education and see good results. Setting a good example for young people, being a role model, is very important for me.
    -- Yuan T. Lee

    #Role Models #People #Important

  • Molecular collision dynamics has been a wonderful area of research for all practitioners. This is especially true for those who were following the footsteps of pioneers and leaders of the field twenty years ago.
    -- Yuan T. Lee

    #Years #Leader #Pioneers

  • Through the continued accumulation of detailed and reliable knowledge about elementary reactions, we will be in a better position to understand, predict and control many time-dependent macroscopic chemical processes which are important in nature or to human society.
    -- Yuan T. Lee

    #Important #Process #Accumulation

  • I really like listening to music in my car.

  • Religion is not simply a theory, it is a higher life, of which morality is an integral part - a life devoted to the worship of the good and the true, for God, the absolute, is the supreme source of all perfection" ("La religion n'et pas une smple théorie, elle est une vie supérieure, dont la moralité fait partie intégrante - une vie vouée au culte du bien et du vrai, car Dieu, l'absolu est la source de toute perfection", Fr.

  • Read. As much as you can. As deeply and widely and nourishingly and ­irritatingly as you can. And the good things will make you remember them, so you won't need to take notes.

  • I don't want to abandon one work for the other, and I don't think I need to sacrifice anything to put my all into either one of them.

  • My success is not measured in money. I have no financial security, I have no savings account. I measure my success by asking myself if I’m telling a story that the world needs to hear, if I am educating people.

  • Innovation is hard because solving problems people didn't know they had & building something no one needs look identical at first.

  • You don't need vision to be a visionary.

  • If there is any honor in all the world that I should like, it would be to be an honorary Jewish citizen.

  • The State claims and exercises the monopoly of crime. It forbids private murder, but itself organizes murder on a colossal scale. It punishes private theft, but itself lays unscrupulous hands on anything it wants, whether the property of citizen or of alien.

  • To all general purposes we have uniformly been one people each individual citizen everywhere enjoying the same national rights, privileges, and protection.

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