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Talent is hitting a target that nobody else can hit, genius is hitting a target that nobody else can see. - Schopenhauer

The modern scientist, untroubled by metaphysical ideas; scientific experiment is to him the road to industrial production. He is not concerned to prove, but to manufacture. - Karel Čapek (1921), inventor of the term 'robot'

Nationalism is an infantile disease, it is the measles of mankind. - Albert Einstein

Aussie/Kiwi/German in China, currently moving to the US.