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History proves abundantly that pure science, undertaken without regard to applications to human needs, is usually ultimately of direct benefit to mankind.
To my mind, the most important aspect of the Nobel Awards is that they bring home to the masses of the peoples of all nations,…
Medicine also disregards national boundaries.
Happy indeed is the scientist who not only has the pleasures which I have enumerated, but who also wins the recognition of fellow scientists and…
And literature frequently rises to heights that make it international.
Science, almost from its beginnings, has been truly international in character. National prejudices disappear completely in the scientist’s search for truth.
This coupling together of science with international peace, is, I think, particularly significant.
The scientist is motivated primarily by curiosity and a desire for truth.
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