Research Quotes

The point of literary criticism in anthropology is not to replace research, but to find out how it is that we are persuasive.

Clifford Geertz

We have to devote the necessary resources to scientific and technological research and development, including biotechnology. We must further encourage innovation among our people and insure that we introduce new developments into our productive activities

Thabo Mbeki

The goal of NIH research is to acquire new knowledge to help prevent, detect, diagnose, and treat disease and disability, from the rarest genetic disorder to the common cold.

Ike Skelton

Biographers, the quick in pursuit of the dead, research, organize, fill in, contradict, and make in this way a sort of completed picture puzzle with all the scramble turned into a blue eye and the parts of the right leg fitted together.

Elizabeth Hardwick

Humanity needs practical men, who get the most out of their work, and, without forgetting the general good, safeguard their own interests. But humanity also needs dreamers, for whom the disinterested development of an enterprise is so captivating that it becomes impossible for them to devote their care to their own material profit. A well-organized society should assure to such workers the efficient means of accomplishing their task, in a life freed from material care and freely consecrated to research

Marie Curie

I've often been accused of making anthropology into literature, but anthropology is also field research. Writing is central to it.

Clifford Geertz

Here I was into astronomy, and here into anthropology, and there I go into geology. It was much more fun to be able to research and write about whatever I wanted to.

Octavia Butler

And I really do think that the difficulty of research makes it more real to you than punching a thing to find out how many men were killed at this particular action.

Shelby Foote

Advertising people who ignore research are as dangerous as generals who ignore decodes of enemy signals.

David Ogilvy

If oil companies were to invest their high profits into alternative fuel research it will help America move toward new forms of energy.

Rick Renzi

Research indicates that workers have three prime needs: Interesting work, recognition for doing a good job, and being let in on things that are going on in the company.

Zig Ziglar

Any communication or marketing professional needs cross-cultural research and communication skills to be able to succeed in the future.

Marye Tharp

Research is the name given the crystal formed when the night's worry is added to the day's sweat.

Martin H. Fischer

Scientists tend to resist interdisciplinary inquiries into their own territory. In many instances, such parochialism is founded on the fear that intrusion from other disciplines would compete unfairly for limited financial resources and thus diminish their own opportunity for research.

Hannes Olof Gsta Alfvn

I suspect that the vast majority of people, not knowing in advance whether they will either end up in a permanently vegetative state or be diagnosed with cancer, would prefer that any resources that would be spent on PVS care be reallocated to cancer research--or some similar enterprise that has the potential to help human beings who might actually recover.

Jacob M. Appel

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