"1988 I also received from the city of Vienna the cross of honour for art and science. These titles and the various honors mean a great deal to me, most of all for the reason that they would mean a great deal to my parents too."
"Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the former."Leon Askin on Albert Einstein
"Our scientific power has outrun our spiritual power. We have guided missiles and misguided men."Leon Askin on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Science investigates religion interprets. Science gives man knowledge which is power religion gives man wisdom which is control."Leon Askin on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"No amount of experimentation can ever prove me right a single experiment can prove me wrong."Leon Askin on Albert Einstein
"Bad times have a scientific value. These are occasions a good learner would not miss."Leon Askin on Ralph Waldo Emerson
"In the morning we received some very thin coffee. For lunch we had potato soup with a few pieces of meat in it, in the evening we had a very thin meat soup with some potatoes in it."