One does not ask of one who suffers: What is your country and what is your religion? One merely says: You suffer, that is enough for me…
I am utterly convinced that Science and Peace will triumph over Ignorance and War, that nations will eventually unite not to destroy but to edify, and that the future will belong to those who have done the most for the sake of suffering humanity.
Whatever your career may be, do not let yourselves become tainted by a deprecating and barren scepticism.
Science knows no country, because knowledge belongs to humanity, and is the torch which illuminates the world.