Georg Wittig Quote
Chemical research and mountaineering have much in common. If the goal or the summit is to be reached, both initiative and determination as well as perseverance are required. But after the hard work it is a great joy to be at the goal or the peak with its splendid panorama.
Nobel Lectures, Chemistry 1971-1980, Nobel lecture for award received in 1979, From Diyls to Ylides to My Idyll (p. 368), World Scientific Publishing Company. Singapore. 1993