"I am the son of a small and far-away nation and the other laureates have all come from different countries from all over the world and we all were equally received here with signs of sympathy."
"That though the radiance which was once so bright be now forever taken from my sight. Though nothing can bring back the hour of splendor in the grass, glory in the flower. We will grieve not, rather find strength in what remains behind."Albert Szent-Gyorgyi on William Wordsworth
"Worry does not empty tomorrow of its sorrow. It empties today of its strength."Albert Szent-Gyorgyi on Corrie Ten Boom
"What does love look like? It has the hands to help others. It has the feet to hasten to the poor and needy. It has eyes to see misery and want. It has the ears to hear the sighs and sorrows of men. That is what love looks like."Albert Szent-Gyorgyi on Saint Augustine
"When you are sorrowful look again in your heart, and you shall see that in truth you are weeping for that which has been your delight."Albert Szent-Gyorgyi on Khalil Gibran
"When sorrows come, they come not single spies, but in battalions."Albert Szent-Gyorgyi on William Shakespeare
"This celebration here tells me that this work is not hopeless. I thank you for this teaching with all my heart and lift my glass to human solidarity, to the ultimate victory of knowledge, peace, good-will and understanding."
"Research is four things: brains with which to think, eyes with which to see, machines with which to measure and, fourth, money."