William Shockley Quotes (3 quotes)
“Nature has color-coded groups of individuals so that statistically reliable predictions of their adaptability to intellectual rewarding and effective lives can easily be made and profitably used by the pragmatic man-in-the street.”
As quoted in Shockley's Race View called 'Senile, Fascist' in St. Petersburg Times (8 September 1971)
“Life is like an onion. You peel it off one layer at a time, and sometimes you weep.”
As quoted in "The Art of Public Address" by Win David Kelley, W. C. Brown, 1970, p. 279
The philosophy of Andy Warhol: from A to B and back again (Pan Books, 1975), p. 51
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Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsWilliam Shockley
Born: February 13, 1910
Died: August 12, 1989 (aged 79)
Bio: William Bradford Shockley Jr. was an American physicist and inventor. Along with John Bardeen and Walter Houser Brattain, Shockley co-invented the transistor, for which all three were awarded the 1956 Nobel Prize in Physics.
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