Alexander von Humboldt Quote

The fear of sacrificing the free enjoyment of nature, under the influence of scientific reasoning, is often associated with an apprehension that every mind may not be capable of grasping the truths of the philosophy of nature.


Translated by E. C. Otte, Cosmos: A Sketch of a Physical Description of the Universe (Volume 1), Introduction (p. 40)

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