Inspirational Microscope Quotes & Sayings In Life

These microscope quotes will inspire you. Microscope is an optical instrument used for viewing very small objects, such as mineral samples or animal or plant cells, typically magnified several hundred times.

A collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging microscope quotes, microscope sayings, and microscope proverbs.

Best Microscope Quotes

  1. “The backbone of any improvement of governance, its development as well as its protection from any form of wastage or excessiveness, is a mechanism to place laws under the microscope of revision and modernization until they resonate in tune with the methodological development and new administrative technologies.” ~ Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan.”
  2. “The smallest wound or pain of the ego is examined under a microscope as if it were of eternal importance. The artist considers his isolation, his subjectivity, his individualism almost holy.” ~ Ingmar Bergman
  3. “No matter what I do, I can’t help but feel that I’m under a microscope. Some of it is completely silly, and some of it is meant to be hurtful. For example, a website accumulated all of my music videos to point out perceived Illuminati images. I loved that one. Of course, it was all ridiculous but funny.” ~ Steve Aoki
  4. “Love looks through a telescope; envy, through a microscope.” ~ Josh Billings

  5. “In general, all cancers have been traditionally characterized by the way they appear under the microscope and the organs in which they arise.” ~ Harold E. Varmus
  6. “A weak mind is like a microscope, which magnifies trifling things, but cannot receive great ones. Philip Stanhope, 4th Earl of Chesterfield In basic research, the use of the electron microscope has revealed to us the complex universe of the cell, the basic unit of life.” ~ Gunter Blobel
  7. “People who look for the first time through a microscope say, ‘Now I see this, and then I see that,’ and even a skilled observer can be fooled. On these observations, I have spent more time than many will believe, but I have done them with joy, and I have taken no notice of those who have said, ‘Why take so much trouble,’ and, ‘What good is it?” ~ Antonie van Leeuwenhoek
  8. “Playing live is one thing. Playing under a microscope is another.” ~ Steve Lukather

  9. “People believe that art and science are two distinct realms. It is far from the truth because, if you look at science from a microscope or from a different lens, you can see the beauty in science. It is very artistic.” ~ Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw
  10. “Epistemology has always been affected by technologies like the telescope and the microscope, things that have created a radical shift in how we sense physical reality.” ~ Ken Goldberg
  11. “We see past time in a telescope and present time in a microscope. Hence the apparent enormities of the present.” ~ Victor Hugo
  12. “You can find bacteria everywhere. They’re invisible to us. I’ve never seen a bacterium, except under a microscope. They’re so small, we don’t see them, but they are everywhere.” ~ Bonnie Bassler

  13. “Look at guys like Larry Bird and George Brett and John McEnroe; that’s what they did in their careers. They all wanted to be the guy under the microscope late in the game or late in the match. So you just take on that know-how that that’s part of your responsibility, and you learn that’s what makes it exciting. That’s what makes it fun!” ~ Wayne Gretzky
  14. “In college, I was up under this microscope everywhere I went. I couldn’t go to class without somebody stalking me or asking me for something, an autograph or a picture.” ~ Jameis Winston
  15. “I think if I weren’t so squeamish, I would have been some sort of forensic analyst. And I can’t do anything with a microscope, because then I start thinking about the world of germs around us.” ~ Octavia Spencer
  16. “Jazz is like a telescope, and a lot of other music is like a microscope.” ~ Kamasi Washington

  17. “If any person examines by the microscope that part towards the extremity of the spider’s body from whence its thread proceeds, he will observe the spot to be, as it were, surrounded by five several protuberances or risings, each ending in a point and all together forming a kind of enclosure.” ~ Antonie van Leeuwenhoek
  18. “Public school teachers from every corner of America post classroom project requests on DonorsChoose.org. Requests range from pencils for a poetry writing unit to violins for a school recital to microscope slides for a biology class.” ~ Charles Best
  19. “If the government decides to put your life under a microscope, do you think it won’t find something? I suspect there’s not an adult in the country who would walk away totally unscathed if every aspect of his or her life were investigated the way Stewart’s ImClone trading was.” ~ Allan Sloan
  20. “Phase-contrast was not discovered while working with a microscope, but in a different part of optics.” ~ Frits Zernike

  21. “It seems women are expected to be so much more than men, which means we have to work that much harder. We’re the ones under the microscope. We’re expected to sound perfect. We’re expected to look perfect all the time. We’re expected to be style-setters, whereas the boys roll onto the stage in their jeans, T-shirts and baseball caps.” ~ Carrie Underwood
  22. “I want to know diverse facts about such things as galaxies or molecules or proteins or insect species. I have an impulse to want to know the little details, which are usually of no significance to non-specialists. I own a dissection microscope, and if there is an insect in the house, I sometimes catch it and look at it under the microscope.” ~ Robert J. Shiller
  23. “I could have been a dental hygienist with nothing bad ever appearing in print about me, but that’s not how I’ve chosen to lead my life. I knew that you put yourself under a microscope the more famous you become.” ~ Julia Roberts
  24. “Whether it’s a relationship or what you’re wearing, or how much you weigh and what you said when you didn’t mean it, like – it’s hard to be totally under the microscope.” ~ Amy Lee

  25. “In 2008, the Nobel Prize in Chemistry was awarded for work done on a molecule called green fluorescent protein that was isolated from the bioluminescent chemistry of a jellyfish, and it’s been equated to the invention of the microscope in terms of the impact that it has had on cell biology and genetic engineering.” ~ Edith Widder
  26. “When I was a young boy, I used to gaze through the microscope of my father at the insects in amber that he kept in the house. And they were remarkably well preserved, morphologically just phenomenal.” ~ Hendrik Poinar
  27. “I am not a scientist. I have never analyzed the far reaches of the solar system through the lens of a telescope nor scrutinized cancer cells under a microscope.” ~ Gordon Gee
  28. “I know I’ll be under a spotlight, I know I’ll be under the microscope.” ~ Lisa Guerrero

  29. “The idea was to study fertilization in as many different phyla and organisms as possible, using the simplest possible equipment and a microscope. Biochemical approaches were not much in vogue, and running gels impossible at first.” ~ Tim Hunt
  30. “I found it possible to observe at least the superficial capillaries of muscles both in the frog and in mammals through a binocular microscope, using strong reflected light as a source of illumination. Resting muscles observed in this way are usually quite pale, and the microscope reveals only a few capillaries at fairly regular intervals.” ~ August Krogh
  31. “I was running from the calling of God because I didn’t want the responsibility of standing upright and living under a microscope. I know now that others’ destinies rely on my destiny and purpose. I’ve accepted the challenge and am actively walking in that purpose.” ~ Ser’Darius Blain
  32. “First Ladies have always been held like specimens under a media microscope.” ~ Andre Leon Talley

  33. “In Olympia, Washington, many of us were writing songs that were the equivalent of bloodletting: This is the sound a wound makes; this is the screech of a scar. But Mary Timony was always more kaleidoscope than microscope, creating magical worlds replete with weaponry or sorcery.” ~ Carrie Brownstein
  34. “When I was in high school, I became interested in cytochemistry: chemical analysis under the microscope, and trying to understand the composition of cells.” ~ Joshua Lederberg
  35. “If you look at a record under a microscope, the high frequencies are short jagged edges… and the low frequencies are long swinging ones are deep bass sounds. When it cut it at half speed, you’re getting more of those on the record.” ~ Herb Alpert
  36. “I expected that someone was going to out me; you just can’t go through life with a microscope on your career without someone delving into your past a little bit.” ~ Fallon Fox

  37. “When you won that title you should know now that you are representing a whole country or nation with your actions and you are now in a glasshouse or under a microscope and you better be ready to make your people proud.” ~ Alexis Arguello
  38. “I attended elementary school and high school in Mexico City. I was already fascinated by science before entering high school; I still remember my excitement when I first glanced at paramecia and amoebae through a rather primitive toy microscope.” ~ Mario J. Molina
  39. “When you’re under a microscope from an early age, you realize that people aren’t always going to like you. And that’s OK. And you’re going to fail publicly, and that’s OK, too.” ~ Ronan Farrow
  40. “Sadly, Princess Diana and I were just about the first divorced women to come under the global press’s microscope. But I have a feeling it’s a full and active club now.” ~ Ivana Trump

  41. “I want the public to know how it feels, the fear of being scrutinized, of being outed. The fear of what happens when you come out and the media puts you under a microscope. It’s crippling. You get lost.” ~ Fallon Fox
  42. “We have all kinds of limitations as human beings. I mean we can’t see the whole electromagnetic spectrum; we can’t see the very small; we can’t see the very far. So we compensate for these shortcomings with technological scaffoldings. The microscope allows us to extend our vision into the micro-sphere.” ~ Jason Silva
  43. “I always imagined myself sitting on a ship. Diving in, catching a fish, putting the fish under the microscope, looking at it, categorizing it, catching an alien, and saving the world.” ~ Brigette Lundy-Paine
  44. “I am equally fascinated and awed by visiting an Alexander McQueen show as I am looking under a microscope.” ~ Neri Oxman

  45. “What’s wonderful about Tolkien and Shakespeare is that they show up your own individual microscope. They’re so infinitely vast. You can reinterpret them in so many ways.” ~ Andy
  46. “Small bodies, about half a micron in diameter, and later referred to under the name of ‘mitochondria’ were detected under the light microscope as early as 1894.” ~ Albert Claude
  47. “I just meant as far as coming to the games on time; it was just like I was under the microscope, every little thing, it was like they were looking for me to come in here with my shoes untied.” ~ Latrell Sprewell
  48. “I don’t want to be Kato, the trial guy. It’s like everything I do is under a microscope.” ~ Kato Kaelin

  49. “Actually, the curious thing is that the more you become a subject of admiration or loathing, the more you’re examined under a microscope, the distance seems to open up between who you really are and the portrayals that people impose on you.” ~ Nick Clegg
  50. “When you do a really good play, the audience and the performers are looking into the same looking glass, the same microscope. And the specimen they are looking at is human life and that’s why I do it, that’s why I like it.” ~ John Malkovich
  51. “When I was in theater I was forever trying to inhabit a space which puts yourself under the microscope as an actor and your personality and your take on life, but actually through another portal of a character.” ~ Andy Serkis
  52. “I love films for the fact that it is like working under a microscope. It is sort of like a laboratory.” ~ Ajay Naidu

  53. “One of the nice things about being a private company is operating without the intensity of public glare. It’s hard to grow a company under a microscope of constant second-guessing.” ~ Sarah Lacy
  54. “Perhaps, if science is clever enough to see, it will realize that religion may not be too far off with its concrete imagery; and that relative to the supreme creator, we humans are much like the microorganisms we scrutinize under the microscope.” ~ Robert Lanza
  55. “When any of us thinks of ourselves as a role model – whether that’s as a parent being observed by their kids or a leader under the microscope of their followers – it creates a natural stepping up of how we carry ourselves and what we expect from ourselves.” ~ Chip Conley
  56. “Artists are definitely, like, under a sort of microscope of scrutiny more than others.” ~ Natalia Kills

  57. “Everything I did in high school was focused on microbiology, looking at things like algae under a microscope for hours on end. When I was 13, I saved up $100 to buy a good used microscope. I was obsessed with microorganisms.” ~ Randy Schekman
  58. “Being under the microscope meant I was never given any slack. I still managed to screw up plenty in life, mind you, but in the things I really cared about – the legal work, or the stories I was telling as a writer, or the office I built in government – I wasn’t left a lot of margin for error. It’s kept me driven.” ~ Ronan Farrow
  59. “When I hear other artists talk, they talk about ‘How come radio’s not playing my song?’ Well, you have to look at it under a microscope and know that each station is just trying to do what’s right for their market, and it’s scary for a radio station to add a song that they don’t know how well it’s gonna do for them.” ~ Blake Shelton
  60. “There’s something actually more intimidating about playing a small, intimate room. Your mistakes are that much more under the microscope.” ~ Blake Shelton

  61. “When somebody is making a movie about your life, that’s different. A show is a live performance. Things are going to go wrong. You are going to get away with things. A movie is indelible. A movie is through a microscope.” ~ Frankie Valli
  62. “When blood is placed under a microscope, it appears as a number of minute globules or discs, but when seen by the trained clairvoyant as it courses through the living body, blood is found to be a gas, a spiritual essence.” ~ Max Heindel
  63. “He submits to be seen through a microscope, who suffers himself to be caught in a fit of passion.” ~ Johann Kaspar Lavater

  64. “The eye of a human being is a microscope, which makes the world seem bigger than it really is.” ~ Khalil Gibran
  65. “During the 20th century, we came to understand that the essence of all substances – their colour, texture, hardness and so forth – is set by their structure, on scales far smaller even than a microscope can see. Everything on Earth is made of atoms, which are, especially in living things, combined together in intricate molecular assemblages.” ~ Martin Rees

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