Quote by Santiago Ramón y Cajal : “Heroes and scholars represent the”

Heroes and scholars represent the opposite extremes… The scholar struggles for the benefit of all humanity, sometimes to reduce physical effort, sometimes to reduce pain, and sometimes to postpone death, or at least render it more bearable. In contrast, the patriot sacrifices a rather substantial part of humanity for the sake of his own prestige. […]

Quote by Santiago Ramón y Cajal : “Our novice runs the risk”

Our novice runs the risk of failure without additional traits: a strong inclination toward originality, a taste for research, and a desire to experience the incomparable gratification associated with the act of discovery itself. – Santiago Ramón y Cajal