A scientist has the additional responsibility that comes with being a specialist: explaining science to the public, advising of its usefulness and benefits, and warning of its dangers and disadvantages. This is the responsibility of any specialist.
in The Role of Canadian Science, edited by Bernard Ostry, Janice Yalden (2004). Visions of Canada: the Alan B. Plaunt memorial lectures, 1958-1992. McGill-Queen's Press. p. 492. ISBN 0773526625.
To understand is to marvel. To marvel with understanding is to achieve the highest of intellectual states, to justify the triple raison d'être mentioned above: to be sensitive to theology, to aesthetics, and to science.Larkin Kerwin