Quotation by Jimmy Sangster

There's a great difference between knowing that a thing is so, and knowing how to use that knowledge for the good of mankind. The trouble with a scientist is we quickly tire of our discoveries. We hand them over to people who are not ready for them, while we go off again into the darkness of ignorance, searching for other discoveries, which will be mishandled in just the same way when the time comes.
Jimmy Sangster (b. 1924), British screenwriter, and Terence Fisher. Professor Bernstein (Paul Hardtmuth), The Curse of Frankenstein, talking to Frankenstein and his fiancee (1957).

Based on the classic story by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley.
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