John Grier Hibben
(22 Feb 1861 - 16 May 1933)
Science Quotes by John Grier Hibben (1 quote)
A mind exclusively bent upon the idea of utility necessarily narrows the range of the imagination. For it is the imagination which pictures to the inner eye of the investigator the indefinitely extending sphere of the possible,—that region of hypothesis and explanation, of underlying cause and controlling law. The area of suggestion and experiment is thus pushed beyond the actual field of vision.
— John Grier Hibben