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Quotation by Alexander Herzen
Science, which cuts its way through the muddy pond of daily life without mingling with it, casts its wealth to right and left, but the puny boatmen do not know how to fish for it.
Alexander Herzen (1812–1870), Russian journalist, political thinker. "Miscellaneous Pieces: Swiss Views," vol. 3, pt. 8, My Past and Thoughts (1921), trans. by Constance Garnett (1924-1927).
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