Primo Levi Quote

We chemists are here for this - to make mistakes and to correct ourselves, to stand the blows and hand them out. We must never feel disarmed: nature is immense and complex, but it is not impermeable to the intelligence; we must circle around it, pierce and probe it, looking for the opening or making it.


Translated by Raymond Rosenthal, The Periodic Table, Nickel (p. 75), 1984

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We chemists are here for this - to make mistakes and to correct ourselves, to stand the blows and hand them out. We must never feel disarmed: nature...

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We chemists are here for this - to make mistakes and to correct ourselves, to stand the blows and hand them out. We must never feel disarmed: nature...

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We chemists are here for this - to make mistakes and to correct ourselves, to stand the blows and hand them out. We must never feel disarmed: nature...

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We chemists are here for this - to make mistakes and to correct ourselves, to stand the blows and hand them out. We must never feel disarmed: nature...