"Perfect as the wing of a bird may be, it will never enable the bird to fly if unsupported by the air. Facts are the air of science. Without them a man of science can never rise."
"Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the former."Ivan Pavlov on Albert Einstein
"Our scientific power has outrun our spiritual power. We have guided missiles and misguided men."Ivan Pavlov on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Science investigates religion interprets. Science gives man knowledge which is power religion gives man wisdom which is control."Ivan Pavlov on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"No amount of experimentation can ever prove me right a single experiment can prove me wrong."Ivan Pavlov on Albert Einstein
"Bad times have a scientific value. These are occasions a good learner would not miss."Ivan Pavlov on Ralph Waldo Emerson
"Edible substances evoke the secretion of thick, concentrated saliva. Why? The answer, obviously, is that this enables the mass of food to pass smoothly through the tube leading from the mouth into the stomach."
"From the described experiment it is clear that the mere act of eating, the food even not reaching the stomach, determines the stimulation of the gastric glands."
"It has long been known for sure that the sight of tasty food makes a hungry man's mouth water also lack of appetite has always been regarded as an undesirable phenomenon, from which one might conclude that appetite is essentially linked with the process of digestion."
"Appetite, craving for food, is a constant and powerful stimulator of the gastric glands."
"It goes without saying that the desire to accomplish the task with more confidence, to avoid wasting time and labour, and to spare our experimental animals as much as possible, made us strictly observe all the precautions taken by surgeons in respect to their patients."