CV Raman is known around the world for the discovery of a phenomenon that came to be known as the 'Raman Effect'. His work in the field of light scattering earned him a Nobel Prize for Physics, in 1930.

His exploits in physics are well known to the world. But the man's legacy isn't defined by science alone, he was also a great thinker. Someone who thought beyond the circumference of his own field, who understood how the world works, who may have given science his life, but also understood life better than many.

Here are 10 thought-provoking quotes by the Bharat Ratna that prove the same:

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