Robert Burns Woodward Quote

The achievement of the objective in itself cannot but thrill all chemists, who even before they know the details of the journey can apprehend from their own experience the joys and elations, the disappointments and false hopes, the obstacles overcome, the frustrations subdued, which they experienced who traversed a road to the goal.


"Art and Science in the Synthesis of Organic Compounds: Retrospect and Prospect," in Pointers and Pathways in Research (Bombay:CIBA of India, 1963)

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The achievement of the objective in itself cannot but thrill all chemists, who even before they know the details of the journey can apprehend from...

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The achievement of the objective in itself cannot but thrill all chemists, who even before they know the details of the journey can apprehend from...

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The achievement of the objective in itself cannot but thrill all chemists, who even before they know the details of the journey can apprehend from...

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The achievement of the objective in itself cannot but thrill all chemists, who even before they know the details of the journey can apprehend from...