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1. "Nernst was a great admirer of Shakespeare, and it is said that in a conference concerned with naming units after appropriate persons, he proposed that the unit of rate of liquid flow should be called the falstaff."
Author: J.R. Partington
2. "Ich habe nie einen ernsthaften Versuch unternommen, meinem Leben ein Ende zu machen; auch keinen unernsthaften. Ich habe nur oft, in jedem Lebensalter, dran gedacht."
Author: Max Frisch
3. "On examinations: Das Wissen ist der Tad der Forschung.Knowledge is the death of research.Nernst's motto."
Author: Walther Nernst
4. "We can distinguish three groups of scientific men. In the first and very small group we have the men who discover fundamental relations. Among these are van't Hoff, Arrhenius and Nernst. In the second group we have the men who do not make the great discovery but who see the importance and bearing of it, and who preach the gospel to the heathen. Ostwald stands absolutely at the head of this group. The last group contains the rest of us, the men who have to have things explained to us."
Author: Wilder Dwight Bancroft

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The rich run a global system that allows them to accumulate capital and pay the lowest possible price for labour. The freedom that results applies only to them. The many simply have to work harder, in conditions that grow ever more insecure, to enrich the few. Democratic politics, which purports to enrich the many, is actually in the pocket of those bankers, media barons and other moguls who run and own everything."
Author: Charles Moore

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