• It may be unpopular and out-of-date to say-but I do not think that a scientific result which gives us a better understanding of the world and makes it more harmonious in our eyes should be held in lower esteem than, say, an invention which reduces the cost of paving roads, or improves household plumbing.

    Alfred Tarski (1986). “Alfred Tarski, Collected Papers: 1935-1944”, Birkhauser