"When I got my PhD, it was a time when there were just no jobs for PhDs. Period. PhDs were getting the lowest paid technician jobs, if they were lucky, in any kind of science."
"Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the former."Shannon Lucid on Albert Einstein
"Our scientific power has outrun our spiritual power. We have guided missiles and misguided men."Shannon Lucid on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Science investigates religion interprets. Science gives man knowledge which is power religion gives man wisdom which is control."Shannon Lucid on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"No amount of experimentation can ever prove me right a single experiment can prove me wrong."Shannon Lucid on Albert Einstein
"Bad times have a scientific value. These are occasions a good learner would not miss."Shannon Lucid on Ralph Waldo Emerson
"I was really desperate. I don't know if you can remember back that far, but when I went to graduate school they didn't want females in graduate school. They were very open about it. They didn't mince their words. But then I got in and I got my degree."