Robert Barany quotes

  • The incorrectness and weaknesses of a theory cause other minds to formulate the problems more exactly and in this way scientific progress is made.
    -- Robert Barany

    #Mind #Progress #Way

  • As neither of these two great research scientists was able to find the solution to the mystery, it is small wonder that none of their contemporaries were able to do so either.
    -- Robert Barany

    #Two #Able #Research

  • The investigations also proved that there were many cases of spontaneous deviation, i.e. cases where there had been no stimulation of the semi-circular canal apparatus.
    -- Robert Barany

    #Spontaneity #Spontaneous #Deviation

  • Two minutes later the right arm was pointing normally and the reaction to the left appeared. The patient made no complaint at all about the experiment.
    -- Robert Barany

    #Hands #Two #Arms

  • The mortal sickness of a mind too unhappy to be kind.

  • Are you really angry, or simply aware of anger in the body and mind? Don't speculate, simply look at what is there.

  • The minds of stone lovers had colonised stones as lichens clung to them with golden or grey-green florid stains. The human world of stones is caught in organic metaphors like flies in amber. Words came from flesh and hair and plants. Reniform, mammilated, botryoidal, dendrite, haematite. Carnelian is from carnal, from flesh. Serpentine and lizardite are stone reptiles ; phyllite is leafy-green.

  • First steps are always the hardest but until they are taken the notion of progress remains only a notion and not an achievement.

  • As much progress as we think we've made with legislation, litigation and education, anti-Semitism still continues to be the No. 2 hate crime in the United States. You can't eliminate it, but you can try to keep a lid on it.

  • Progress is made by the improvement of people, not the improvement of machines.

  • Future orientation is combined with a notion and expectation of progress, and nothing is impossible.

  • I am officially Jewish, but I’m Jewish in the same way the Olive Garden is an Italian restaurant.

  • You just can't let anything or anyone get in the way of who you are.

  • Definition, rationality, and structure are ways of seeing, but they become prisons when they blank out other ways of seeing.