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IT HAS BEEN SAID and collected by RAM N. YADAV* "A thought is often original, though you have uttered it a hundred times."—Oliver Wendell Holmes "Science is always wrong. It never solves a problem without creating ten more."—George Bernard Shaw "Do not stop to think, about the reasons for what you are doing, about why you are questioning. Curiosity has its own reason for existence. One can not help but be in awe when he contemplates the mysteries of eternity, of life, of the marvelous structure of reality. It is enough if one tries merely to comprehend a little of this mystery each day. Never lose a holy curiosity."—Albert Einstein "The least questioned assumptions are often the most questionable."—Paul Broca "I remember that once I spent twenty hours continuously at the microscope watching the movements of a sluggish leucocyte in its laborious efforts to escape from a blood capillary."—Santiago Ramón y Cajal "Progress in medical science depends chiefly on the uncommon man, possessed of that rare asset, a brain so beautifully integrated with the retina, that when he looks, he perceives."—David Segal Material appearing under this title is collected with the aim of making the serious a bit less serious, the ponderous a bit less heavy, and the reading hours a bit more fun. Toward this goal we invite a guest editor of this feature for each issue. Will readers volunteer to share their senses of humor by collecting or recollecting items that have brought smiles to their faces? We invite your participation. ?Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, R3E 0W3, Canada. 148 J Ram N. Yadav ¦ It Has Been Said ...

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ISSN
1529-8795
Print ISSN
0031-5982
Pages
p. 148
Launched on MUSE
2015-01-07
Open Access
No
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