Jonas Salk Quotes

Who is Jonas Salk?

Jonas Edward Salk was an American medical researcher and virologist known for developing one of the first polio vaccines.

Born October 28, 1914
Died June 23, 1995

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Best 10 Quotes by Jonas Salk

“Are we being good ancestors?”

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

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

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“I look upon ourselves as partners in all of this, and that each of us contributes and does what he can do best. And so I see not a top rung and a bottom rung - I see all this horizontally - and I see this as part of a matrix. And I see every human being as having a purpose, a destiny, if you like - the destiny that exists in each of us - and find ways and means to provide such opportunities for everyone.”

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“Intuition will tell the thinking mind where to look next.”

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“Our greatest responsibility is to be good ancestors.”

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

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“There is no such thing as failure, there's just giving up too soon.”

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“What makes your heart leap?”

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When asked who owns the patent on this vaccine. Quotes

“There is no patent. Could you patent the Sun?”

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When asked who owns the patent on this vaccine.

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