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All Quotes by author - Philip Warren Anderson
" Although raised on the farm - my grandfather was an unsuccessful fundamentalist preacher turned farmer - my father and his brother both became professors. "
" An important impression was my father's one Sabbatical year, spent in England and Europe in 1937. "
" I acquired an admiration for Japanese culture, art, and architecture, and learned of the existence of the game of GO, which I still play. "
" I have also testified repeatedly and published some articles in favor of Small Science. "
" My own work in spin glass and its consequences has formed some of the intellectual basis for these interests. "
" One of our brainchildren is a still viable Science and Society course. "
" The ability to reduce everything to simple fundamental laws does not imply the ability to start from those laws and reconstruct the universe. "
" The field of quantum valence fluctuations was another older interest which became much more active during this period, partly as a consequence of my own efforts. "
" The first months at Harvard were more than challenging, as I came to the realization that the humanities could be genuinely interesting, and, in fact, given the weaknesses of my background, very difficult. "
" The Nobel Prize gives one the opportunity to take public stands. "
" The prize seemed to change my professional life very little. "
" The years since the Nobel Prize have been productive ones for me. "
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