Pioneering scientist Erwin Chargaff, one of the most underappreciated geniuses of the 20th century, on the power of being a misfit and what makes a great teacher: https://www.brainpickings.org/2016/07/27/erwin-chargaff-heraclitean-fire-misfit/
Heraclitean Fire: Sketches from a Life Before Nature: Amazon.co.uk: Erwin Chargaff: 9780874700299: Books
Science is wonderfully equipped to answer the question 'How?' but it gets terribly confused when you ask the question 'Why?' ~~ Erwin Chargaff
“A teacher is one who can show you the way to yourself.” Erwin Chargaff, 1930
In the Light of Darkness: Lost Wisdom on the Poetics of Curiosity, the Crucial Difference Between Undersanding and Explanation, and What Makes a Scientist
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Portrait of Erwin Chargaff. 1930.
Pioneering Biochemist Erwin Chargaff on the Poetics of Curiosity, the Crucial Difference Between Understanding and Explanation, and What Makes a Scientist | Brain Pickings