Science, which cuts its way through the muddy pond
of daily lifewithout
mingling with it, casts its wealthtoright and left, but the
puny boatmen do not know how to fish for it.
- Alexander Ivanovich Herzen
Notebook entry, collected in Byloe i dumy (My Past
and Thoughts), vol.3
(published1861^7, translated by Constance Garnett,1924).
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