Science and art belong to the whole world, and the barriers of nationality vanish before them.
-Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, German Poet/Dramatist/Novelist (1749-1832)
He who would do good to another must do it in Minute Particulars: General Good is the plea of the scoundrel, hypocrite, and flatterer, For Art and Science cannot exist but in minutely organized particulars.
-William Blake, English Poet/Painter/Engraver (1757-1827)
Music critics have been known to disagree violently about the merits of a piece of music. Part of the reason may lie in the recent discovery that what one person hears can be strikingly different from what another hears. Some aspects of music appear to reside in the mind of the listener.
-Ivars peterson, American Science Journalist (1986)
-the pirAnts, Conquerors of the Crust (1997)