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“La science, mon garçon, est faite d’erreurs, mais d’erreurs qu’il est bon de commettre, car elles mènent peu à peu à la vérité.”“Science, my lad, has been built upon many errors; but they are errors which it was good to fall into, for they led to the truth.”—Voyage au Centre de la Terre [Journey to the Center of the Earth] (1864)

vintageanchor:

“La science, mon garçon, est faite d’erreurs, mais d’erreurs qu’il est bon de commettre, car elles mènent peu à peu à la vérité.”

“Science, my lad, has been built upon many errors; but they are errors which it was good to fall into, for they led to the truth.”

—Voyage au Centre de la Terre [Journey to the Center of the Earth] (1864)