• Science is a first-rate piece of furniture for a man's upper chamber, if he has common sense on the ground-floor. But if a man hasn't got plenty of good common sense, the more science he has, the worse for his patient.

    Oliver Wendell Holmes (1887). “The "Breakfast-table" Series: The Autocrat of the Breakfast-table; The Professor at the Breakfast- Table; The Poet at the Breakfast- Table”