A living cell requires energy not only for all its functions, but also for the maintenance of its structure.
More Quotes from Albert Szent-Gyorgyi:Here we stand in the middle of this new world with our primitive brain, attuned to the simple cave life, with terrific forces at our disposal, which we are clever enough to release, but whose consequences we cannot comprehend.
Discovery consists in seeing what everyone else has seen and thinking what no one else has thought.
The source of this energy is the sun's radiation.
Discovery consists of seeing what everybody has seen, and thinking what nobody has thought.
This celebration here tells me that this work is not hopeless. I thank you for this teaching with all my heart and lift my glass to human solidarity, to the ultimate victory of knowledge, peace, good-will and understanding.
Research is to see what everybody else has seen, and to think what nobody else has thought.
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The basic drive behind real philosophy is curiosity about the world, not interest in the writings of philosophers.
I opposed No Child Left Behind, I opposed the Medicare prescription drug bill, I opposed the Wall Street bailout. What the American people are starting to see is that Republican, Republicans on Capitol Hill get it and the Democrats, from the White House to Capitol Hill, just don't get it.
Whether his policy was right or wrong, he built up the glory of the nation.