Hansen writing to himself in his scrapbook while pondering about industrial sponsorship in university research work, as quoted by Peter Louis Galison and Bruce William Hevly (1992). Big science: the growth of large-scale research. Stanford University Press. p. 57.
Good physics can be done if we have a good shop. … Given a good shop and good measurement equipment a sound physicist can do wonderful work.
as quoted by C. Stewart Gillmor (2004). Fred Terman at Stanford: building a discipline, a university, and Silicon Valley. Stanford University Press. p. 278-279.