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    Travel is like adultery: one is always tempted to be unfaithful to one’s own country. To have imagination is inevitably to be dissatisfied with where you live. There is in men, as Peter Quennell said, “a centrifugal tendency.” In our wanderlust, we are lovers looking for consummation.
    Anatole Broyard (1910–1990)

    If politics is the art of the possible, research is surely the art of the soluble. Both are immensely practical-minded affairs.
    —Peter B. Medawar (1915–1987)