David Baltimore quotes

  • When are we going to say cancer is cured? I'm not sure when that will happen, if that will happen because cancer is a very slippery disease and it involves a vast number of cells in the body and those cells are continually mutating.
    -- David Baltimore

    #Cancer #Cells #Numbers

  • I think they are looking for publicity and they are looking for a name for themselves.
    -- David Baltimore

    #Thinking #Names #Publicity

  • The argument has been made in Congress that it is slippery slope if you allow therapeutic, what people people are calling therapeutic cloning, then you will get reproductive cloning.
    -- David Baltimore

    #People #Calling #Cloning

  • I think we can allow the therapeutic uses of nuclear transplant technology, which we call cloning, without running the danger of actually having live human beings born.
    -- David Baltimore

    #Running #Technology #Thinking

  • There is actually a fair amount of money being put behind science today.
    -- David Baltimore

    #Today #Behinds

  • What does gene A do? What does gene B do? What does it do in different contexts? What's its importance? We know the answer to that for a very small number of genes, the ones that made themselves evident many years ago.
    -- David Baltimore

    #Years #Numbers #Doe

  • When we talk about stem cells, we are actually talking about a complicated series of things, including adult stem cells which are largely cells devoted to replacing individual tissues like blood elements or liver or even the brain.
    -- David Baltimore

    #Cells #Blood #Talking

  • The American Cancer Society has done the American public a really great disservice.
    -- David Baltimore

    #Cancer #Dark #Age

  • The flip side of suicide is that it leaves a lingering question in the minds of the people who survived. Its like a cancer thats metastasized. The suicide is the cancer and the metastasis is all these people saying, Why? Why? Why?

  • It's a scary word, 'cancer.

  • If China and India were as rich as the United States is today, the market for cancer drugs would be eight times larger than it is now.

  • Finally, you will find that there is no half-measure when it comes to loving someone. You either don’t, or you do with every cell in your body, completely and utterly, without reservation or apology. It consumes you, and you are reborn, all the better for it.

  • I remember vividly my student days, spending hours at the light microscope, turning endlessly the micrometric screw, and gazing at the blurred boundary which concealed the mysterious ground substance where the secret mechanisms of cell life might be found.

  • Courage is poorly housed that dwells in numbers; the lion never counts the herd that are about him, nor weighs how many flocks he has to scatter.

  • Soul brother number 1+1 Gettin' fed like where drugs and guns come from

  • Acquaintance I would have, but when it depends; not on number, but the choice of friends.

  • Pray tell us, what's your favorite number?

  • A mathematician's reputation rests on the number of bad proofs he has given.