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Brief author info: James Bryant Conant (1893-1978) American chemist, diplomat, and educator.
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There is only one proved method of assisting the advancement of pure science-that of picking men of genius, backing them heavily, and leaving them to direct themselves.
The stumbling way in which even the ablest of the scientists in every generation have had to fight through thickets of erroneous observations, misleading generalizations, inadequate formulation, and unconscious prejudice is rarely appreciated by those who obtain their scientific knowledge from textbooks.
Each honest calling, each walk of life, has its own elite, its own aristocracy based upon excellence of performance.
Some of mankind's most terrible misdeeds have been committed under the spell of certain magic words or phrases.
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