Joshua Lederberg Quotes

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Born: May 23, 1925, Montclair, New Jersey
Birth Country: USA
Died: NewYork–Presbyterian Hospital, February 2, 2008
Occupation: Academic

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Being successful at a very young age gave me the confidence and the capability to try out other things.
- Joshua Lederberg

2.
I certainly saw science as a kind of calling, and one with as much legitimacy as a religious calling.
- Joshua Lederberg

3.
I did get a very fine education, and not just in science. It took some pressure on the part of my elders to convince me that I really should take an interest in humanities.
- Joshua Lederberg

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I get curious about new things. My real strength is going into a field that has not been investigated before, and finding new approaches to it.
- Joshua Lederberg

5.
I hope I've lived a life of science whose style will encourage younger people.
- Joshua Lederberg

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I started on the use of the Internet for scientific communication. Our research group was one of the very first to make really systematic use of it as a way of managing research projects.
- Joshua Lederberg

7.
I'd like to put in a vote for the intrinsic fascination of science.
- Joshua Lederberg

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I'm chairing a UNESCO committee on how to improve global Internet communications for science help third-world people get onto the Net so they can be part of the process.
- Joshua Lederberg

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