There is nothing in this world that I fear to say.
It is the function of science to discover the existence of a general reign of order in nature and to find the causes governing this order. And this refers in equal measure to the relations of man - social and political - and to the entire universe as a whole.
Dmitri Ivanovich Mendeleev in Mendeleev on the Periodic Law: Selected Writings, 1869 - 1905
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