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"X-rays will prove to be a hoax." - William Thompson

"Radio has no future." "X-rays are clearly a hoax". "The aeroplane is scientifically impossible." - Lord Kelvin

"Poetry = Anger x Imagination" - Sherman Alexie

"For X-rays, the phenomenon of diffraction by crystals was a natural consequence of the idea that X-rays are waves analogous to light and differ from it only by having a smaller wavelength." - Louis De Broglie

"Love is a lot like a backache. It doesn't show up on x-rays, but you know it's there." - George Burns

"Both the brightness and the spectrum of the X-rays are very different from what theory predicts." - Andrew Young

"Digital makes it so much easier. No bricks of film, no worrying about airport X-rays, etc." - Peter Menzel

"I was certified to take x-rays, but you can't just show up and start cleaning people's teeth." - Bill Burr

"Words can be like X-rays if you use them properly - they'll go through anything. You read and you're pierced." - Aldous Huxley

"When I told my doctor I couldn't afford an operation, he offered to touch-up my X-rays." - Henny Youngman

"My doctor is wonderful. Once, in 1955, when I couldn't afford an operation, he touched up the X-rays." - Joey Bishop

"I love X-Games music." - Jon Anderson

"All bodies are transparent to this agent.... For brevity's sake I shall use the expression 'rays'; and to distinguish them from others of this name I shall call them 'X-rays." - Wilhelm Rontgen

"In general, the objects in the universe that are very high-energy objects, or the processes that are high-energy processes, will radiate more in the short wavelength range towards the gamma rays or the x-rays." - Claude Nicollier

"We really should get some X-rays," the EMT said. "You just want to fondle my extraneous body parts," I said to the EMT." - Darynda Jones

"The great object is to find the theory of the matter [of X-rays] before anyone else, for nearly every professor in Europe is now on the warpath." - Ernest Rutherford

"My estimate is that about 94,000 cancer fatalities for the future are being induced with each year of medical diagnostic X-rays (in US)." - John Gofman

"Great discoveries are made accidentally less often than the populace likes to think. Commenting on how an accident led to the discovery of X-rays.." - William Cecil Dampier

"Words can be like X-rays if you use them properly - they"ll go through anything. You read and you're pierced." - Aldous Huxley

"When X-rays traverse matter of any kind, this matter becomes a source of a radiation similar in character to that of the primary radiation falling upon it." - Charles Glover Barkla

"Broadly speaking, the discovery of X-rays has increased the keenness of our vision ten thousand times, and we can now 'see' the individual atoms and molecules." - William Henry Bragg

"Great discoveries are made accidentally less often than the populace likes to think. Commenting on how an accident led to the discovery of X-rays.." - William Cecil Dampier

"Over the past 50 years we got versions of X-ray specs and space vacations, and even death rays. But the X-ray specs don't fit on your face - they're big things that screen your luggage for guns. Space vacations are real, but they cost $20 million. We have death rays, but you have to be a triple Ph.D. to play with them." - Daniel H Wilson

"That's because you ooze preemptive leave-me-alone death rays." - Rainbow Rowell

"That's because you ooze preemptive leave-me-alone death rays." - Rainbow Rowell

"I always wanted to fire rays out of my fingertips." - Len Wein

"Love is the X-factor in healing!" - Paul Solomon

"X + Y + Z X is work. Y is play. Z is keep your mouth shut." - Albert Einstein

"7 x 7 + love = An amount Infinitely above: 7 x 7 - love." - Langston Hughes

"X-rays ... I am afraid of them. I stopped experimenting with them two years ago, when I came near to losing my eyesight and Dally, my assistant practically lost the use of both of his arms." - Thomas A Edison

"I'm everlastin, I can go on for days and days With rhyme displays that engrave deep as X-rays I can take a phrase that's rarely heard, FLIP IT Now it's a daily word" - Rakim

"[With depression] you get a real sense of shame, because your friends go, 'Oh come on, show me the lump, show me the x-rays,' and of course you've got nothing to show." - Ruby Wax

"In 1970 I realized that there was negligible risk from x-rays but many radiographs had poor image quality so that the risk from a false negative was significant." - John Cameron

"For in 1900 all electromagnetic radiation of longer wavelengths was already known at least to the extent that one could not seek in it the more striking characteristics of X-rays such as, for example, the strong penetrating power." - Max Von Laue

"If the hand be held between the discharge-tube and the screen, the darker shadow of the bones is seen within the slightly dark shadow-image of the hand itself... For brevity's sake I shall use the expression 'rays'; and to distinguish them from others of this name I shall call them 'X-rays'." - Wilhelm Rontgen

"Tungsten, X-rays, and Coolidge form a trinity that has left an indelible impression upon our life and times. The key word in this triad is Coolidge, for his work brought the element tungsten from laboratory obscurity to the central role of the industrial stage and gave the X-ray a central role in the progress of medicine throughout the world." - Chauncey Guy Suits

"All the different nations in the world, despite their differences of appearance and religion and language and way of life, still have one thing in common, and that is what's inside of all of us. If we X-rayed the insides of different human beings, we wouldn't be able to tell from those X-rays what the person's language or background or race is." - Abbas Kiarostami

"To say what I would have been if I wasn't boxing, I don't know why, but I always wanted to be an x-ray technician or a substitute teacher. Those two occupations always stuck with me, maybe because my substitute teacher didn't give us homework, or because I've always had x-rays of my hands." - Sugar Ray Leonard

"The whole subject of the X rays is opening out wonderfully, Bragg has of course got in ahead of us, and so the credit all belongs to him, but that does not make it less interesting. We find that an X ray bulb with a platinum target gives out a sharp line spectrum of five wavelengths which the crystal separates out as if it were a diffraction grating. In this way one can get pure monochromatic X rays. Tomorrow we search for the spectra of other elements. There is here a whole new branch of spectroscopy, which is sure to tell one much about the nature of an atom." - Henry Moseley

"Labels want my name beside a X like Malcolm" - Drake

"Sockets are the X windows of IO interfaces." - Rob Pike

"log log log x goes to infinity with great dignity." - Daniel Shanks

"Malcolm X educated himself in prison by reading." - Stephen D. Krashen

"X-Files wasnt a big show in England." - James Frain

"Anything that is unexpected is the X-factor." - Dante Hall

"The doctors x-rayed my head and found nothing." - Dizzy Dean

"Nelson Mandela and Malcolm X came out of prison stronger." - Philip Emeagwali

"'X-Files' wasn't a big show in England." - James Frain

"I love 'X Factor,' and I love Sharon: she's brilliant." - Katie Price

"It's very difficult to release an X-rated movie." - Jerry Bruckheimer

"Log Log Log (x) goes off to infinity with x, but has never been observed to do so." - Carl Pomerance

"I was a big 'X-Files' fan. I always lamented that I never got to be on 'The X-Files'." - Michael Cerveris

"The rays of happiness, like those of light, are colorless when unbroken." - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

"Awareness must be like the rays of the sun: extending everywhere, illuminating all." - B.K.S. Iyengar

"I usually just wear black so my shoes and my socks are my rays of sunshine." - Matt Skiba

"In vain produced, all rays return; Evil will bless, and ice will burn." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"ZENITH / NOON beats out / on its solar anvil / the rays of light" - Sonia Delaunay

"Tis use alone that sanctifies expense And splendor borrow all her rays from sense." - Alexander Pope

"Over the last century, physicists have used light quanta, electrons, alpha particles, X-rays, gamma-rays, protons, neutrons and exotic sub-nuclear particles for this purpose [scattering experiments]. Much important information about the target atoms or nuclei or their assemblage has been obtained in this way. In witness of this importance one can point to the unusual concentration of scattering enthusiasts among earlier Nobel Laureate physicists. One could say that physicists just love to perform or interpret scattering experiments." - Clifford Shull

"In the eighteenth century it was often convenient to regard man as a clockwork automaton. In the nineteenth century, with Newtonian physics pretty well assimilated and a lot of work in thermodynamics going on, man was looked on as a heat engine, about 40 per cent efficient. Now in the twentieth century, with nuclear and subatomic physics a going thing, man had become something which absorbs X-rays, gamma rays and neutrons." - Thomas Pynchon

"Most people don't like to be confronted with an actual fact-of-life because it's difficult to metabolize. A painting of a bowl of fruit is much easier. It's for the same reason why we don't like going to the doctor. The diagnosis and x-rays are too honest. This is what creates the perception that contemporary art is shocking or suspicious." - Adamo Macri

"In Paris, friend of Bequerel's, a young physicist-chemist couple named Pierre and Marie Curie, began to scour the natural world for even more powerful chemical sources of X-rays. Pierre and Marie (then Maria Sklodowska, a penniless Polish immigrant living in a garret in Paris) had met at the Sorbonne and been drawn to each other because of a common interest in magnetism." - Siddhartha Mukherjee

"Do any of us actually want to live in a world where your boss can decide that he or she is morally opposed to mental health care? What if your employer was morally opposed to getting x-rays or antibiotics? How about just being forced to disclose your private medical information to your employer?" - Richard Carmona

"By 'flat' I did not mean that the world is getting equal. I said that more people in more places can now compete, connect and collaborate with equal power and equal tools than ever before. That's why an Indian in Bangalore can take care of the office work of American doctors or read the X-rays of German hospitals." - Thomas Friedman

"I could have had a session of defecography, which is a diagnostic test in which X-rays are taken to assess anatomical problems occurring during the process of defecation. I gave it the briefest of thoughts before recognizing that this is beyond the pale - even for me." - Mary Roach

"When I used to do the action scenes, I would have to play it rough. If you hit an actress accidentally, she would usually take it on the chin and say, `Don't do that again.' But with the guys, they would put ice on it, take a 20-minute break and ask for x-rays. It was unbelievable." - Jessica Alba

"At first I thought, if I were Superman, a perfect secret identity would be "Clark Kent, Dentist," because you could save money on tooth X-rays. But then I thought, if a patient said, "How's my back tooth?" and you just looked at it with your X-ray vision and said, "Oh it's okay," then the patient would probably say, "Aren't you going to take an X-ray, stupid?" and you'd say, "Aw, get outta here," and then he probably wouldn't even pay his bill." - Jack Handey

"Thanks to the redundancy of language, yxx cxn xndxrstxnd whxt x xm wrxtxng xvxn xf x rxplxcx xll thx vxwxls wxth xn "x" (t gts lttl hrdr f y dn't vn kn whr th vwls r)" - Steven Pinker

"I play both X-Box 360 and Playstation 3. I prefer X-Box 360, but they don't have 'MLB - The Show,' so I have to play every other game on the X-Box." - Mo Williams

"We bombarded aluminum with alpha rays ... then after a certain period of irradiation, we removed the source of alpha rays. We now observed that the sheet of aluminum continued to emit positive electrons over a period of several minutes." - Frederic Joliot-Curie

"Talents, to strike the eye of posterity, should be concentrated. Rays, powerless while they are scattered, burn in a point." - Robert Aris Willmott

"All living creatures are sparks from the radiation of God's brilliance, emerging from God like the rays of the sun." - Hildegard of Bingen

"Beautiful thoughts flit across the brain, like butterflies in the sun's rays, and are as difficult to capture." - Anna C. Mowat

"The dance of the palm trees, the oceans calling, the first rays of sun and heaven is here." - Michael Dolan

"This is the method of genius, to ripen fruit for the crowd by those rays of whose heat they complain." - Margaret Fuller

"All living creatures are sparks from the radiation of God's brilliance, emerging from God like the rays of the sun." - Hildegard of Bingen

"Mama says that, happiness is from magic rays of sunshine that come down when you're feeling blue..." - Adam Sandler

"The Rays are a team to be reckoned with. These guys are getting better and better each year." - Cliff Floyd

"The dance of the palm trees, the oceans calling, the first rays of sun and heaven is here." - Mike Dolan

"Like ice beneath the sun's rays - to such poverty did he fall...his fortune melted to water." - Ihara Saikaku

"The sun's rays don't bother me. No they cast down such a wonderful heat. Masking beauty, by a terrible fate." - Sara Quin

"The investigation into the possible effects of cosmic rays on living organisms will also offer great interest." - Victor Francis Hess

"People love leverage when it's working. I mean, it's so easy to borrow money from a guy at X and put it out at X." - Howard Warren Buffett

"Any effect, constant, theorem or equation named after Professor X was first discovered by Professor Y , for some value of Y not equal to X." - John C. Baez

"If A equals success, then the formula is A equals X plus Y and Z, with X being work, Y play, and Z keeping your mouth shut." - Albert Einstein

"I had the X rating on my films. Now they do as much on The Simpsons as I got an X rating for Fritz the Cat." - Ralph Bakshi

"It wasn't that the X-1 would kill you, it was the systems in the X-1 that would kill you." - Chuck Yeager

"Malcolm X raised my consciousness about myself and my people and other people more than any person I know. I knew him before he became Malcolm X." - Lena Horne

"If you focus the rays of the sun through a lens, they can burn cotton or a piece of paper; but, the scattered rays cannot do this act. If you collect the dissipated rays of the mind and focus them at a point, you will have wonderful concentration." - Sivananda

"I drive two black cars, I named em Malcolm X and Martin Luther." - Drake

"In the algebra of psychology, X stands for a woman's heart." - Ambrose Bierce

"Dear Algebra, stop asking us to find your X, she's not coming back" - Woody Paige

"We have long become overgrown with calluses; we no longer hear people being killed. ("X")" - Yevgeny Zamyatin

"Our mental attitude is the x factor that determines our fate." - Dale Carnegie

"Lockheed! You found me! You are the best X-Dragon ever." - Joss Whedon

"I got into comics on John Byrne's run of the X-Men and the Dark Phoenix Saga. I got in around X-Men 95, right when it turned to the new X-Men. So that whole family, all those characters are kind of my favorite characters, just the X-Men world." - Timothy Miller

"X is work. Y is play. Z is keep your mouth shut." - R. A. Dickson

"He wished he had some kind of X-ray vision for the human heart." - Kim Edwards

"To refer to the Church as a building is to call people 2 x 4's." - Shane Claiborne

"Ain't nothing greater than an x-rater with a nickname like Vibrator." - Snoop Dogg

"Programming graphics in X is like finding the square root of PI using Roman numerals." - Henry Spencer

"Suffering = Pain x Resistance" - Shinzen Young

"Charlie X")? Those were the hints, as far as I'm concerned." - Nichelle Nichols

"You have to put your character to rest after x amount of years." - Michael K Williams

"I use an 8 x 10 view camera. All other cameras are just toys." - Jock Sturges

"Anyone who says I would never hit a woman hasn't met my x girlfriend." - Dov Davidoff

"Charlie X")? Those were the hints, as far as I'm concerned." - Nichelle Nichols

"Dear Algebra, stop asking us to find your X, she's not coming back" - Woody Paige

"Every novel begins with the speculative question, What if "X" happened? That's how you start." - Tom Clancy

"Malcolm X already envisioning the N.O.I. playing a role cooperatively with integrationist organizations." - Manning Marable

"I've never produced a series, so for me [X-men] was a wonderful challenge." - Lauren Shuler Donner

"The x factor of a great leader is humility combined with will." - James C Collins

"I' been very partial to Malcolm X, particularly his self-help teachings." - Clarence Thomas

"The theatre is a spiritual and social X-ray of its time." - Stella Adler

"I never know what is going to have that 'X' factor and what isn't." - Cameron Mackintosh

"I like the X-Men, otherwise I wouldn't be doing it." - Matthew Vaughn

"I'm proud to be involved with Simon Cowell and 'X Factor.'" - Irving Azoff

"If you blink, you will miss me, but I am in 'Malcolm X.'" - Martin Donovan

"My salvation lies in time spent alone with an X-Acto knife and commercial-grade adhesive." - David Rakoff

"The much-hyped Ares 1-X was much ado about nothing." - Buzz Aldrin

"Generation X is dead. It has come to mean anyone aged 13 to 55 years old." - William Gibson

"I got stood up by the letter Y, he was hanging around with his X." - Norah Jones

"I would not think twice about being part of any incarnation of the 'X-Men' films." - James Marsden

"R-E-L-A-X. I'm still getting paid millions of dollars." - Aaron Rodgers

"I've always felt that 'X-Men' was about something serious. It wasn't just fantasy." - Ian Mckellen

"I see the whole concept of Generation X implies that everyone has lost hope." - Alanis Morissette

"I think I've done everything on 'The X Factor' apart from the cleaning." - Olly Murs

"Kids are meant to believe that their stepping stone to massive money is 'The X Factor.'" - Iain Duncan Smith

"I'd been very partial to Malcolm X, particularly his self-help teachings." - Clarence Thomas

"Ali... we should have gone to see that movie. Malcolm X was another one." - Cicely Tyson

"The shoe is very much an X-ray of social comportment." - Christian Louboutin

"I don't have anything against Simon Cowell and 'The X Factor.'" - Marilyn Manson

"My favourite quality workout is 6 X 5 minutes with 1 minute rest between each." - Jonathan Brown

"The X Games have done night and day for snowboarding and action sports." - Nate Holland

"The comic book fans, especially 'X-Men' fans, are so serious about their comic book." - Kelly Hu

"It is clear that everybody interested in science must be interested in world 3 objects. A physical scientist, to start with, may be interested mainly in world 1 objects-say crystals and X-rays. But very soon he must realize how much depends on our interpretation of the facts, that is, on our theories, and so on world 3 objects. Similarly, a historian of science, or a philosopher interested in science must be largely a student of world 3 objects." - Karl Popper

"In Paris, friend of Bequerel"s, a young physicist-chemist couple named Pierre and Marie Curie, began to scour the natural world for even more powerful chemical sources of X-rays. Pierre and Marie (then Maria Sklodowska, a penniless Polish immigrant living in a garret in Paris) had met at the Sorbonne and been drawn to each other because of a common interest in magnetism." - Siddhartha Mukherjee

"I thought in my Nobel Lecture I pointed that I was delighted that the Swedish Academy of Science did not quote anything about my current work right now, because the current work that my group is focusing on is actually both the time resolve electrons and possibly x-rays to be able to get the architecture of these molecules, the molecular structures themselves, of very complex biological systems. That's the ultimate goal." - Ahmed H. Zewail

"When I was a runner and competing in triathlons I was having pains in my hip and just treating it as an injury. I would ice it and take anti-inflammatories, but it just wouldn't go away. I finally went into my doctor and we did x-rays and had an MRI and diagnosed it as osteoarthritis. At that point I stopped doing anything that was impactful to my hip joints." - Kristin Armstrong

"Healthy plants and trees yield abundant flowers and fruits. Similarly, from a healthy person, smiles and happiness shine forth like the rays of the sun." - B.K.S. Iyengar

"When it comes right down to it, all you have is your self. Your Self is a sun with a thousand rays..." - Pablo Picasso

"Just as the ocean has waves or the sun has rays, so the minds's own radiance is its thoughts and emotions." - Sogyal Rinpoche

"But if a man would be alone, let him look at the stars. The rays that come from those heavenly worlds, will separate between him and vulgar things." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"One must bear in mind the odd angle or slant that the rays of love have to take in order to reach a heart like mine." - Saul Bellow

"Real sorrow is almost as difficult to discover as real poverty. An instinctive delicacy hides the rays of the one and the wounds of the other." - Sophie Swetchine

"The common right is nothing more or less than the protection of all, pouring its rays on each. This protection of each by all, is Fraternity." - Albert Pike

"Come and let the healing, cleansing rays of Calvary play upon your hearts until the very seed of evil is sterilized." - Stuart Holden

"Outlaws, like lovers, poets, and tubercular composers who cough blood onto piano keys, do their finest work in the slippery rays of the moon." - Tom Robbins

"On what can we now place our hopes of solving the many riddles which still exist as to the origin and composition of cosmic rays?" - Victor Francis Hess

"Thus do I live, from pleasure quite debarred, Nor taste the fruits that the sun's genial rays Mature, john-apple, nor the downy peach." - John Philips



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