Quotes by James B. Conant

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James Bryant Conant (March 26, 1893 - February 11, 1978) was a chemist, educational administrator, and public servant. He was born in Dorchester, Massachusetts in 1893 and graduated from the Roxbury Latin School in Boston in 1910. He went on to study chemistry at Harvard (B.A., 1914; Ph.D., 1917). As a Harvard professor, he worked on both physical and organic chemistry.

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Some of mankind's most terrible misdeeds have been committed under the spell of certain magic words or phrases.

Behold the turtle. He makes progress only when he sticks his neck out.