"When I was young my Father used to tell me that the two most worthwhile pursuits in life were the pursuit of truth and of beauty and I believe that Alfred Nobel must have felt much the same when he gave these prizes for literature and the sciences."
"Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it."Frederick Sanger on Confucius
"To love beauty is to see light."Frederick Sanger on Victor Hugo
"Beauty is only skin deep. If you go after someone just because she's beautiful but don't have anything to talk about, it's going to get boring fast. You want to look beyond the surface and see if you can have fun or if you have anything in common with this person."Frederick Sanger on Amanda Peet
"A woman whose smile is open and whose expression is glad has a kind of beauty no matter what she wears."Frederick Sanger on Anne Roiphe
"People are like stained - glass windows. They sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when the darkness sets in, their true beauty is revealed only if there is a light from within."Frederick Sanger on Elisabeth Kubler-Ross
"It is like a voyage of discovery into unknown lands, seeking not for new territory but for new knowledge. It should appeal to those with a good sense of adventure."
"And indeed this theme has been at the centre of all my research since 1943, both because of its intrinsic fascination and my conviction that a knowledge of sequences could contribute much to our understanding of living matter."
"I and my colleagues here have been engaged in the pursuit of knowledge."