Ivan Pavlov Quotes

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Born: September 26, 1849, Ryazan, Russia
Birth Country: Russia
Died: Saint Petersburg, February 27, 1936
Occupation: Academic

Appetite, craving for food, is a constant and powerful stimulator of the gastric glands.
- Ivan Pavlov

But man has still another powerful resource: natural science with its strictly objective methods.
- Ivan Pavlov

Edible substances evoke the secretion of thick, concentrated saliva. Why? The answer, obviously, is that this enables the mass of food to pass smoothly through the tube leading from the mouth into the stomach.
- Ivan Pavlov

From the described experiment it is clear that the mere act of eating, the food even not reaching the stomach, determines the stimulation of the gastric glands.
- Ivan Pavlov

It goes without saying that the desire to accomplish the task with more confidence, to avoid wasting time and labour, and to spare our experimental animals as much as possible, made us strictly observe all the precautions taken by surgeons in respect to their patients.
- Ivan Pavlov

It has long been known for sure that the sight of tasty food makes a hungry man's mouth water also lack of appetite has always been regarded as an undesirable phenomenon, from which one might conclude that appetite is essentially linked with the process of digestion.
- Ivan Pavlov

Perfect as the wing of a bird may be, it will never enable the bird to fly if unsupported by the air. Facts are the air of science. Without them a man of science can never rise.
- Ivan Pavlov

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