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It is essential for genetic material to be able to make exact copies of itself; otherwise growth would produce disorder, life could not originate, and favourable forms would not be perpetuated by natural selection. — Maurice Wilkins

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I mean, the general rule is if you're not prepared to make a mistake, you're not going to make much progress. — Maurice Wilkins

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Science and religion have in common the aim of seeking and achieving unity. Most scientists today are being led increasingly away from the fundamental aim of science to achieve unity into rather limited ways of thinking without much open-mindedness, doing things merely to meet limited material needs. — Maurice Wilkins

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In the time of my parents, before World War One, most people who came to New Zealand from Europe were the more enterprising people; the people who were stronger mentally. It takes a certain amount of imagination to make a life on the other side of the world, the same imagination it takes to climb the tallest mountain. — Maurice Wilkins

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DNA is like Midas's gold, everyone who touches it goes mad. — Maurice Wilkins