Wikiquote:Quote of the day/September 22, 2010

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M Faraday Th Phillips oil 1842.jpg   I have far more confidence in the one man who works mentally and bodily at a matter than in the six who merely talk about it … Nature is our kindest friend and best critic in experimental science if we only allow her intimations to fall unbiased on our minds. Nothing is so good as an experiment which, whilst it sets an error right, gives us (as a reward for our humility in being reproved) an absolute advancement in knowledge.

~ Michael Faraday ~

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