Luis Federico Leloir quotes

  • I might paraphrase Churchill and say: never have I received so much for so little.
    -- Luis Federico Leloir

    #Humility #Littles #Might

  • This is only one step in a much larger project. I discovered (no, not me: my team) the function of sugar nucleotides in cell metabolism. I want others to understood this, but it is not easy to explain: this is not a very noteworthy deed, and we hardly know even a little.
    -- Luis Federico Leloir

    #Team #Discovery #Cells

  • A tree full of ripened fruits bows down naturally, because of the weight of the fruits and its willingness to make its fruits accessible to others.

  • There is greatness in the fear of God, contentment in faith of God, and honour in humility.

  • Pride works frequently under a dense mask, and will often assume the garb of humility.

  • I think it is not well known in the Church that payment of tithing has very little to do with money. Tithing has to do with faith.

  • Just as modern motorways have no room for ox-carts or wandering pedestrians, so modern society has little place for lives and ways that are too eccentric.

  • Right now, I have to admit, that I'm more interested in giving people a little bit of hope and goodness.

  • I rarely drink from the bottle, but I'll smoke a little weed,

  • Of beer, an enthusiast has said that it could never be bad, but that some brands might be better than others.

  • We are caught up in a paradox, one which might be called the paradox of conceptualization. The proper concepts are needed to formulate a good theory, but we need a good theory to arrive at the proper concepts.

  • I understood that I might fail, but I wouldn't let it happen because I changed my compass along the way.