Harvey V. Fineberg quotes

  • Are we at some kind of evolutionary equipoise as a species? Or, are we destined to become something different - something, perhaps, even better adapted to the environment?
    -- Harvey V. Fineberg

    #Motivation #Inspiration #Different

  • The flu is very unpredictable when it begins and in how it takes off.
    -- Harvey V. Fineberg

    #Flu #Unpredictable

  • At the bottom of the ocean, bacteria that are thermophilic and can survive at the steam vent heat that would otherwise produce, if fish were there, sous-vide cooked fish, nevertheless, have managed to make that a hospitable environment for them.
    -- Harvey V. Fineberg

    #Ocean #Bacteria #Heat

  • We've gone from a preponderance of acute and infectious disease as a source of premature death to chronic diseases, which are the preponderance of the burden of illness in most of the world. That puts a much higher premium on the prevention of chronic disease than ever in history.
    -- Harvey V. Fineberg

    #Gone #World #Prevention

  • Autism is a complicated illness, and children with a variety of treatments and non-treatments show improvement over time, which is all to the good.
    -- Harvey V. Fineberg

    #Children #Autism #Improvement

  • Keep in mind that there are many neurotoxins in the world. Dozens of natural and industrial substances have neurotoxic properties.
    -- Harvey V. Fineberg

    #Mind #Substance #World

  • Evolution is all about passing on the genome to the next generation, adapting and surviving through generation after generation. From an evolutionary point of view, you and I are like the booster rockets designed to send the genetic payload into the next level of orbit and then drop off into the sea.
    -- Harvey V. Fineberg

    #Views #Sea #Orbit

  • Nature is the worst terrorist you can imagine.
    -- Harvey V. Fineberg

    #Imagine #Terrorist #Worst

  • The last chapter in any successful genocide is the one in which the oppressor can remove their hands and say, 'My God, what are these people doing to themselves? They're killing each other. They're killing themselves while we watch them die.' This is how we came to own these United States. This is the legacy of manifest destiny.

  • The most important innovation in medicine to come in the next 10 years: the power of the human hand.

  • I've always believed in self, I've always believed that as long as I believe, nothing else matters. I just put that type of motivation and that type of energy into my music, and I've always had confidence in my music as well.

  • True religion is a universal and (necessarily) ego-transcending psycho-physical motivation of human beings. However, up to the present stage in human history, only relatively few individuals in any generation have been willing and able to make the gesture that is true religion (or, otherwise, true esotericism). In their great numbers, most people have, up to now, never yet been ready or willing to adapt to the true (and progressive) practical, moral, devotional, Spiritual, and Transcendental Wisdom-culture of right life.

  • Chop your own path. Get off the car track

  • Someone once asked me... whether I waited for inspiration. My answer was: "Every day!"

  • I interned at Miramax and subsequently at Paramount because I was really curious about the future of entertainment - how were we going to get films online? While the inspiration for Box didn't come from that experience directly, it was very obvious that bigger businesses had a lot of slow processes and cumbersome technology.

  • Music is language itself. It should not have any barriers of caste, creed, language or anything. Music is one, only cultures are different. Music is the language of languages. It is the ultimate mother of languages.

  • Chris [Nolan] comes at this with such a different take on Batman, so I didn't feel that I had to be true to any other actor playing this role. Of course, I read the comic books. His relationships with Lt. Gordon and with Batman, with Gotham City, those really helped me the most.

  • Each country its cost analysis is going to be different. So what we are you seeing in Syria, for example, is different than what's going on in Jordan. The maps are being rewritten.