"A reading machine, always wound up and going, he mastered whatever was not worth the knowing."
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"He was a rake among scholars, and a scholar among rakes."
"I'm a good scholar when it comes to reading but a blotting kind of writer when you give me a pen."
"No one can look back on his schooldays and say with truth that they were altogether unhappy."
"That's the public-school system all over. They may kick you out, but they never let you down."
"Science is but an image of the truth."
"The microbe is so very small: You cannot take him out at all."
"In science as in love, too much concentration on technique can often lead to impotence."
"Art is meant to disturb. Science reassures."
"Science knows only one commandment -- contribute to science."
"No science is immune to the infection of politics and the corruption of power."
"Science, after all, is only an expression for our ignorance of our own ignorance."
"Science is but the exchange of ignorance for that which is another kind of ignorance."
"O Star-eyed Science! hast thou wandered there, to waft us home the message of despair?"
"Science must have originated in the feeling that something was wrong."
"The true science and study of man, is man himself."
"The latest refinements of science are linked with the cruelties of the Stone Age."
"Our lifetime may be the last that will be lived out in a technological society."
"Every great advance in science has issued from a new audacity of imagination."
"Faith is a fine invention when Gentleman can see -- but microscopes are prudent in an emergency"
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