„I wonder why some people tend to see science as something which takes man away from God. As I look at it, the path of science can always wind through the heart. For me, science has always been the path to spiritual enrichment and self-realisation.“

—  Avul Pakir Jainulabdeen Abdul Kalam, kniha Wings of Fire

Zdroj: Wings of Fire, p. 15.

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