Walter C. Alvarez, fully Walter Clement Alvarez

Walter C.
Alvarez, fully Walter Clement Alvarez
1884
1978

American Physician, Researcher for the Mayo Clinic, Founder of Electrogastrography

Author Quotes

Much of the work we do as scientists involves filling in the details about matters that are basically understood already, or applying standard techniques to new specific cases. But occasionally there is a question that offers an opportunity for a really major discovery.

We little realize the number of human diseases that are begun or affected by worry.

I think it was Darwin who said that a theory builder ought really to write to many of the men whom he quotes to see whether they still hold firmly to their published opinions, and whether they approve of the interpretations which he is placing upon their work.

With a good heredity, nature deals you a fine hand at cards; and with a good environment, you learn to play the hand well.

One of the great difficulties we physicians have in trying to help nervous patients is their tendency to jump to the conclusion that pains of psychic origin must be mild and wholly imaginary.

Author Picture
First Name
Walter C.
Last Name
Alvarez, fully Walter Clement Alvarez
Birth Date
1884
Death Date
1978
Bio

American Physician, Researcher for the Mayo Clinic, Founder of Electrogastrography