The best science quote, by a poet, that you've never heard
Right now, there are only two other pages on the whole of the Internet (as seen by Google) that give this fantastically eloquent perspective, and both are transcripts of this one ABC Radio National The Science Show interview with Roger Short. The whole thing is worth a listen, but the most striking part to me was attributed to Ralph Waldo Emerson:
Explore, and explore. Be neither criticised nor flattered out of your position of perpetual inquiry.