Science Quotes

Lewis thomas - the cloning of humans is on most of the lists of...
No science is immune to the infection of politics and the corruption of power.
Jacob Chanowski
H. l. mencken - conscience is a mother - in - law whose visit...
Johann von goethe - the man who acts never has any conscience no one...
Science knows no country, because knowledge belongs to humanity, and is the torch which illuminates the world. Science is the highest personification of the nation because that nation will remain the first which carries the furthest the works of thought and intelligence.
Louis Pasteu
Physics is the science of all the tremendously powerful invisibilities - Of magnetism, electricity, gravity, light, sound, cosmic rays. Physics is the science of the mysteries of the universe. How could anyone think it dull?
Dick Francis, Twice Shy
In science as in love, too much concentration on technique can often lead to impotence.
P. L. Berge
Gods are fragile things they may be killed by a whiff of science or a dose of common sense.
Chapman Cohen
Guilt resembles a sword with two edges. On the one hand, it cuts for Justice, imposing practical morality upon those who fear it. But there is another side to that weighted emotion. Conscience does not always adhere to rational judgment. Guilt is always a self - Imposed burden, but it is not always rightly imposed.
R. A. Salvatore, Sojourn
A conscience is like a baby. It has to go to sleep before you can.
Author Unknown
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
In matters of conscience, the law of majority has no place.
Mahatma Gandhi
Cowardice asks: Is it safe? Expediency asks: Is it politic? But Conscience asks: Is it right?
William Punshon
In science the credit goes to the man who convinces the world, not to the man to whom the idea first occurs.
William Osle
That the said Constitution shall never be construed to authorize Congress to infringe the just liberty of the press or the rights of conscience or to prevent the people of the United states who are peaceable citizens from keeping their own arms...
Samuel Adams
Conscience is the inner voice that warns us somebody may be looking.
H. L. Mencken, A Mencken Chrestomathy (1949)
I think somebody should come up with a way to breed a very large shrimp. That way, you could ride him, then after you camped at night, you could eat him. How about it, science.
Jack Handey Deep Thoughts
You should never bet against anything in science at odds of more than about 10 - 12 to 1.
Ernest Rutherford
There is one thing alone that stands the brunt of life throughout its course: a quiet conscience.
Euripides, Hippolytus, 428 B. C.
Most advances in science come when a person for one reason or another is forced to change fields.
Peter Borden
There is a single light of science, and to brighten it anywhere is to brighten it everywhere.
Isaac Asimov
If we long to believe that the stars rise and set for us, that we are the reason there is a Universe, does science do us a disservice in deflating our conceits?
Carl Sagan
The great tragedy of science - The slaying of a beautiful hypothesis by an ugly fact.
T. H. Buxley
If you thought that science was certain - well, that is just an error on your part.
Richard Phillips Feynman
Before a war, military science seems a real science, like astronomy. After a war it seems more like astrology.
Dame Rebecca West
Formerly, when religion was strong and science weak, men mistook magic for medicine; now, when science is strong and religion weak, men mistake medicine for magic.
Thomas Szasz, The Second Sin (1973) "Science and Scientism".
Science conducts us, step by step, through the whole range of creation, until we arrive, at length, at God.
Marguerite de Valois
Conscience and reputation are two things. Conscience is due to yourself, reputation to your neighbour.
Saint Augustine
If we long to believe that the stars rise and set for us, that we are the reason there is a Universe, does science do us a disservice in deflating our conceits.
Carl Sagan
Science has to be understood in its broadest sense, as a method for comprehending all observable reality, and not merely as an instrument for acquiring specialized knowledge.
Alexis Carrel
Everything is theoretically impossible, until it is done. One could write a history of science in reverse by assembling the solemn pronouncements of highest authority about what could not be done and could never happen.
Robert Anson Heinlein
Science is nothing but developed perception, interpreted intent, common sense rounded out and minutely articulated.
George Santayana
I have seen the science I worshipped, and the aircraft I loved, destroying the civilization I expected them to serve.
Charles Lindbergh, Toronto Globe and Mail newspaper (letter to the editor)
Anthropology is the most humanistic of the sciences and the most scientific of the humanities.
Alfred L. Kroebe
Engineering is the science of economy, of conserving the energy, kinetic and potential, provided and stored up by nature for the use of man. It is the business of engineering to utilize this energy to the best advantage, so that there may be the least possible waste.
William A. Smith, 1908
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.
It is by the goodness of God that in our country we have those three unspeakably precious things: freedom of speech, freedom of conscience, and the prudence never to practice either of them.
Mark Twain, Following the Equator (1897)
There is no witness so dreadful, no accuser so terrible as the conscience that dwells in the heart of every man.
Polybius, History
Be the master of your will and the slave of your conscience.
Hasidic Saying
Every great advance in science has issued from a new audacity of imagination.
John Dewey