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'We do not know, in most cases, how far social failure and success are due to heredity, and how far to environment. But environment is the easier of the two to improve.'


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'I think, however, that so long as our present economic and national systems continue, scientific research has little to fear.'


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'If one could conclude as to the nature of the Creator from a study of his creation it would appear that God has a special fondness for stars and beetles.'


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'I have never yet met a healthy person who worried very much about his health, or a really good person who worried much about his own soul.'


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'If one could conclude as to the nature of the Creator from a study of his creation it would appear that God has a special fondness for stars and beetles.'


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'Until politics are a branch of science we shall do well to regard political and social reforms as experiments rather than short-cuts to the millennium.'


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'The wise man regulates his conduct by the theories both of religion and science. But he regards these theories not as statements of ultimate fact but as art-forms.'


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'There can be no truce between science and religion.'


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'The wise man regulates his conduct by the theories both of religion and science. But he regards these theories not as statements of ultimate fact but as art-forms.'


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'Until politics are a branch of science we shall do well to regard political and social reforms as experiments rather than short-cuts to the millennium.'


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'There can be no truce between science and religion.'


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'And if we must educate our poets and artists in science, we must educate our masters, labour and capital, in art.'


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'A fairly bright boy is far more intelligent and far better company than the average adult.'

 

 

 

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