Science Quotes

Albert szent - gyorgyi - science is to see what everyone else has seen but...
A science is any discipline in which the fool of this generation can go beyond the point reached by the genius of the last generation.
Max Gluckman

Stephen leacock - advertising may be described as the science of...
Bernard berenson - not what man knows but what man feels, concerns...
The function of science fiction is not always to predict the future but sometimes to prevent it.
Frank Herbert
Every great advance in science has issued from a new audacity of imagination.
John Dewey

Science when well digested is nothing but good sense and reason.
Stanislaw I. Leszczynski
Living with a conscience is like driving a car with the brakes on.
Budd Schulberg
In science the credit goes to the man who convinces the world, not to the man to whom the idea first occurs.
William Osle
Cowardice asks: Is it safe? Expediency asks: Is it politic? But Conscience asks: Is it right?
William Punshon
As soon as questions of will or decision or reason or choice of action arise, human science is at a loss.
Noam Chomsky, in a television interview
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
What omniscience has music! So absolutely impersonal, yet every sufferer feels his secret sorrow soothed.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Conscience is a mother - In - Law whose visit never ends.
H. L. Mencken
The inspirational value of the space program is probably of far greater importance to education than any input of dollars... A whole generation is growing up which has been attracted to the hard disciplines of science and engineering by the romance of space.
Arthur C. Clarke, First on the Moon, 1970
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".
Why does this magnificent applied science, which saves work and makes life easier, bring us little happiness The simple answer runs because we have not yet learned to make sensible use of it.
Albert Einstein
Destiny is but a phrase of the weak human heart - The dark apology for every error. The strong and virtuous admit no destiny. On earth conscience guides in heaven God watches. And destiny is but the phantom we invoke to silence the one and dethrone the other.
Edward George Earle Lytton Bulwer - Lytton
Conscience is the inner voice that warns us somebody may be looking.
H. L. Mencken, A Mencken Chrestomathy (1949)
It is mathematics that offers the exact natural sciences a certain measure of security which, without mathematics, they could not attain.
Albert Einstein
You should never bet against anything in science at odds of more than about 10 - 12 to 1.
Ernest Rutherford
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)
Give me the liberty to know, to utter, and to argue freely according to conscience, above all liberties.
John Milton
Whereas in art nothing worth doing can be done without genius, in science even a very moderate capacity can contribute to a supreme achievement.
Bertrand Russell
A good conscience is a continual Christmas.
Benjamin Franklin
Fortunately science, like that nature to which it belongs, is neither limited by time nor by space. It belongs to the world, and is of no country and no age. The more we know, the more we feel our ignorance the more we feel how much remains unknown.
Humphrey Davy
No science is immune to the infection of politics and the corruption of power.
Jacob Chanowski
In no sense do I advocate evading or defying the law... That would lead to anarchy. An individual who breaks a law that his conscience tells him is unjust, and who willingly accepts the penalty of imprisonment in order to arouse the conscience of the community over its injustice, is in reality expressing the highest respect for law.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
There are in fact two things, science and opinion the former begets knowledge, the latter ignorance.
Politics is no exact science.
Otto von Bismark
If you thought that science was certain - well, that is just an error on your part.
Richard Phillips Feynman
The true science and study of man is man.
Pierre Charron
If any human being earnestly desire to push on to new discoveries instead of just retaining and using the old to win victories over Nature as a worker rather than over hostile critics as a disputant to attain, in fact, clear and demonstrative knowlegde instead of attractive and probable theory we invite him as a true son of Science to join our ranks.
Francis Bacon
Science cannot stop while ethics catches up - - And nobody should expect scientists to do all the thinking for the country.
Elvin Stackman
The most beautiful experience we can have is the mysterious - The fundamental emotion which stands at the cradle of true art and true science.
Albert Einstein
A conscience is what hurts when all your other parts feel so good.
STRATEGY is; A style of thinking, a conscious and deliberate process, an intensive implementation system, the science of insuring FUTURE SUCCESS.
Pete Johnson
I submit that an individual who breaks a law that conscience tells him is unjust, and who willingly accepts the penalty of imprisonment in order to arouse the conscience of the community over its injustice, is in reality expressing the highest respect for the law.
Martin Luther King Jr.
People with bad consciences always fear the judgement of children.
Mary McCarthy
All science is either physics or stamp collecting.
Ernest Rutherford, in J. B. Birks "Rutherford at Manchester" (1962)