Science Quotes

Pope john paul ii (karol wojtyla), james reston, galileo, a life, harpercollins, ny, 1994, p 461. - science can purify religion from error and...
Philosophers say a great deal about what is absolutely necessary for science, and it is always, so far as one can see, rather naive, and probably wrong.
Richard Feynman

Friedrich wilhelm nietzsche - i know my fate. one day my name will be...
The talmud - humor the sons of the poor, for they give science...
There is no pillow so soft as a clear conscience.
French Prove
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".

I conceive the essential task of religion to be to develop the consciences, the ideals, and the aspirations of mankind.
Robert Millikan
All Reformers, however strict their social conscience, live in houses just as big as they can pay for.
Logan Pearsall Smith, Afterthoughts (1931) "Other People".
Cowardice asks the question - Is it safe? Expediency asks the question - Is it politic? Vanity asks the question - Is it popular? But conscience asks the question - Is it right? And there comes a time when one must take a position that is neither safe, nor politic, nor popular; but one must take it because it is right.
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Someone has described science as an orderly arrangement of what, at the moment, seems to be facts.
Author Unknown
By definition, a government has no conscience. Sometimes it has a policy, but nothing more.
Albert Camus
Science may have found a cure for most evils but it has found no remedy for the worst of them all - The apathy of human beings.
Hellen Kelle
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.
A science is said to be useful if its development tends to accentuate the existing inequalities in the destribution of wealth, or more directly promotes the destruction of human life.
G. H. Hardy
Engineering is the professional art of applying science to the optimum conversion of natural resources to the benefit of man.
Ralph J. Smith
Not what man knows but what man feels, concerns art. All else is science.
Bernard Berenson
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
By a peculiar prerogative, not only each individual is making daily advances in the sciences, and may makes advances in morality, but all mankind together are making a continual progress in proportion as the universe grows older; so that the whole human race, during the course of so many ages, may be considered as one man, who never ceases to live and learn.
Blaise Pascal
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
Physics does not change the nature of the world it studies, and no science of behavior can change the essential nature of man, even though both sciences yield technologies with a vast power to manipulate their subject matters.
B. F. Skinne
Statistics The only science that enables different experts using the same figures to draw different conclusions.
Evan Esa
Science is to see what everyone else has seen but think what no one else has thought.
Albert Szent - Gyorgyi
A guilty conscience needs no accuser.
Conscience and reputation are two things. Conscience is due to yourself, reputation to your neighbour.
Saint Augustine
Ignorance more frequently begets confidence than does knowledge: it is those who know little, not those who know much, who so positively assert that this or that problem will never be solved by science.
Charles Darwin
Conscience is a mother - In - Law whose visit never ends.
H. L. Mencken
Books must follow sciences, and not sciences books.
Sir Francis Bacon
Science is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.
Immanuel Kant
The infliction of cruelty with a good conscience is a delight to moralists - That is why they invented hell.
Bertrand Russell
Science has proof without any certainty. Creationists have certainty without any proof.
Ashley Montague
Most advances in science come when a person for one reason or another is forced to change fields.
Peter Borden
Before a war, military science seems a real science, like astronomy. After a war it seems more like astrology.
Dame Rebecca West
Science comits suicide when it adopts a creed.
Thomas H. Huxley
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
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)
The important thing in science is not so much to obtain new facts as to discover new ways of thinking about them.
Sir William Bragg
After a certain high level of technical skill is achieved, science and art tend to coalesce in esthetics, plasticity, and form. The greatest sceintists are always artists as well.
Albert Einstein
I feel within me a peace above all earthly dignities, a still and quiet conscience.
William Shakespeare
There is one thing alone that stands the brunt of life throughout its course: a quiet conscience.
Euripides, Hippolytus, 428 B. C.
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