"Early on, it's good to develop the ability to write. Learning to write is a useful exercise, even if what you're writing about is not that relevant."
"I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel."Walter Gilbert on Maya Angelou
"Education is what remains after one has forgotten what one has learned in school."Walter Gilbert on Albert Einstein
"We must learn to live together as brothers or perish together as fools."Walter Gilbert on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever."Walter Gilbert on Mahatma Gandhi
"Learn to enjoy every minute of your life. Be happy now. Don't wait for something outside of yourself to make you happy in the future. Think how really precious is the time you have to spend, whether it's at work or with your family. Every minute should be enjoyed and savored."Walter Gilbert on Earl Nightingale
"Everyone wants a hand in the outcome, a piece of the knowledge."
"I have the same sense of the power and virtue of knowledge that some people get from a religious background."
"The virtues of science are skepticism and independence of thought."
"Science doesn't in the slightest depend on trust. It depends completely on the belief that you can demonstrate something for yourself."
"It's easier to change what you do than people think it is. If you don't change, your field changes around you."