Science Quotes

Bertrand russell - religion is something left over from the infancy...
I conceive the essential task of religion to be to develop the consciences, the ideals, and the aspirations of mankind.
Robert Millikan

P. l. berge - in science as in love, too much concentration on...
The talmud - humor the sons of the poor, for they give science...
A Sunday school is a prison in which children do penance for the evil conscience of their parents.
H. L. Mencken
Give me the liberty to know, to utter, and to argue freely according to conscience, above all liberties.
John Milton

Science can be introduced to children well or poorly. If poorly, children can be turned away from science; they can develop a lifelong antipathy; they will be in a far worse condition than if they had never been introduced to science at all.
Isaac Asimov
Fear is the tax that conscience pays to guilt.
George Sewell
It is sad that while science moves ahead in exciting new areas of research, fine - Tuning our knowledge of how life originated and evolved, creationists remain mired in medieval debates about angels on the head of a pin and animals in the belly of an Ark.
Michael Sherme
The sciences do not try to explain, they hardly even try to interpret, they mainly make models. By a model is meant a mathematical construct which, with the addition of certain verbal interpretations, describes observed phenomena. The justification of such a mathematical construct is solely and precisely that it is expected to work.
John Von Neumann
Not what man knows but what man feels, concerns art. All else is science.
Bernard Berenson
Science can destroy religion by ignoring it as well as by disproving its tenets. No one ever demonstrated, so far as I am aware, the non - Existence of Zeus or Thor - But they have few followers now.
Arthur C. Clarke
Skeptical scrutiny is the means, in both science and religion, by which deep insights can be winnowed from deep nonsense.
Carl Sagan
Conscience and reputation are two things. Conscience is due to yourself, reputation to your neighbour.
Saint Augustine
In our country we have those three unspeakably precious things: freedom of speech, freedom of conscience, and the prudence never to practice either.
Mark Twain
Books are the carriers of civilization. Without books, history is silent, literature dumb, science crippled, thought and speculation at a standstill.
Barbara Tuchman
Cowardice asks: Is it safe? Expediency asks: Is it politic? But Conscience asks: Is it right?
William Punshon
There are seven sins in the world: Wealth without work, Pleasure without conscience, Knowledge without character, Commerce without morality, Science without humanity, Worship without sacrifice and politics without principle.
Mahatma Gandhi
Science is the only true guide in life.
Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, Founder of modern Turkey 22. 09. 1924
Politics is no exact science.
Otto von Bismark
STRATEGY is; A style of thinking, a conscious and deliberate process, an intensive implementation system, the science of insuring FUTURE SUCCESS.
Pete Johnson
Conscience in most men, is but the anticipation of the opinions of others.
The infliction of cruelty with a good conscience is a delight to moralists - That is why they invented hell.
Bertrand Russell
I conceive the essential task of religion to be to develop the consciences, the ideals, and the aspirations of mankind.
Robert Millikan
Art is science made clear.
Jean Cocteau
Acceptance without proof is the fundamental characteristic of Western religion, rejection without proof is the fundamental characteristic of Western science.
Gary Zukav, "The Dancing Wu Li Masters".
There is no witness so dreadful, no accuser so terrible as the conscience that dwells in the heart of every man.
Polybius, History
The conscience of a people is their power.
John Dryden
I know my fate. One day my name will be associated with the memory of something tremendous - - A crisis without equal on earth, the most profound collision of conscience, a decision that was conjured up against everything that had been believed, demanded, hallowed so far. I am no man, I am dynamite.
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche
Conscience is the inner voice that warns us somebody may be looking.
H. L. Mencken, A Mencken Chrestomathy (1949)
Science is the refusal to believe on the basis of hope.
Carrie P. Snow
Strategy is a style of thinking, a conscious and deliberate process, an intensive implementation system, the science of insuring future success.
Pete Johnson
Most institutions demand unqualified faith; but the institution of science makes skepticism a virtue.
Robert K. Merton
All a man can betray is his conscience.
Joseph Conrad
Science can purify religion from error and superstition. Religion can purify science from idolatry and false absolutes.
Pope John Paul II (Karol Wojtyla), James Reston, Galileo, A Life, HarperCollins, NY, 1994, p 461.
Science has done more for the development of western civilization in one hundred years than Christianity did in eighteen hundred years.
John Burroughs
Science does not know its debt to imagination. Goethe did not believe that a great naturalist could exist without this faculty.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
There are in fact two things, science and opinion; the former begets knowledge, the latter ignorance.
Hippocrates, Law
Science... warns me to be careful how I adopt a view which jumps with my preconceptions, and to require stronger evidence for such belief than for one to which I was previously hostile. My business is to teach my aspirations to conform themselves to fact, not to try and make facts harmonize with my aspirations.
Thomas Huxley
The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all art and science.
Albert Einstein