George Porter, Baron Porter of Luddenham, OM, Kt, PRS, FRSE was a British chemist. He was awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1967.
|I have no doubt that we will be successful in harnessing the sun's energy.... If sunbeams were weapons of war, we would have had solar energy centuries ago.||Energy|
|I have no doubt that we will be successful in harnessing the sun's energy. If sunbeams were weapons of war, we would have had solar energy centuries ago.||War & Peace|
|It is not only my laboratory and my place of work but also my home, so that on the 30th October I was able to share my happiness immediately with my students and collaborators and, at the same time, with my wife and family.||Happiness & Unhappiness ;Families, Children & Parenting ;Work, Workers & The Labor Force|
|Tonight I should like to thank all those who have shared my work and to acknowledge the debt that I owe to my wife whose encouragement to put research before all other things has been a great strength to me.||Work, Workers & The Labor Force|
|When the honour is given to that scientist personally the happiness is sweet indeed. Science is, on the whole, an informal activity, a life of shirt sleeves and coffee served in beakers.||Life ;Happiness & Unhappiness ;Science, Mathematics, Engineering & Technology|