Brillouin, L. Perfect logic and faultless deduction make a pleasant theoretical structure, but it may be right or wrong; The experimenter is the only one to decide, and he is always right.
Deutsch, Martin It is of course the ambition of every experimenter. . . to make a discovery, to sail safely between the Scylla of intellectual prejudice which makes us reject evidence not really integrated without preconceived notions, and the Charybdis of irrelevance which has swallowed many working days spent in pursuit of instrumental artiﬁce.