Linus Pauling Quotes

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It is the duty of scientists to dispel ignorance.

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I have a lot of ideas and throw away the bad ones.

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The best way to have a good idea is to have a lot of ideas.
— Linus Pauling


One never knows how hard a problem is until it has been solved.


I think there will always be something interesting left to be discovered.


Satisfaction of one's curiosity is one of the greatest sources of happiness in life.

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The scientist, if he is to be more than a plodding gatherer of bits of information, needs to exercise an active imagination.

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If you want to have good ideas you must have many ideas. Most of them will be wrong, and what you have to learn is which ones to throw away.
— Linus Pauling