Jonas Salk Quotes (14 Quotes)


    It is courage based on confidence, not daring, and it is confidence based on experience.

    The worst tragedy that could have befallen me was my success. I knew right away that I was through - cast out.

    Hope lies in dreams, in imagination, and in the courage of those who dare to make dreams into reality.

    I have had dreams and I have had nightmares, but I have conquered my nightmares because of my dreams.

    Nothing happens quite by chance. It's a question of accretion of information and experience.


    There is hope in dreams, imagination, and in the courage of those who wish to make those dreams a reality.

    Life is an error-making and an error-correcting process, and nature in marking man's papers will grade him for wisdom as measured both by survival and by the quality of life of those who survive.

    It is always with excitement that I wake up in the morning wondering what my intuition will toss up to me, like gifts from the sea. I work with it and rely on it. It's my partner.

    I have had dreams, and I've had nightmares. I overcame the nightmares because of my dreams.

    I pictured myself as a virus or a cancer cell and tried to sense what it would be like.

    Intuition will tell the thinking mind where to look next.

    When I worked on the polio vaccine, I had a theory. I guided each experiment by imagining myself in the phenomenon in which I was interested. The intuitive realm . . . the realm of the imagination guides my thinking.

    An artist's only concern is to shoot for some kind of perfection, and on his own terms, not anyone else's.

    The reward for work well done is the opportunity to do more.


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