Science Quotes

Josh billings - reason often makes mistakes, but conscience never...
Conscience is the voice of the soul.
Polish Prove

William hiram foulkes - science and religion no more contradict each...
Author unknown - a conscience is like a baby. it has to go to...
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
Science is nothing but perception.
Plato

By keenly confronting the enigmas that surround us, and by considering and analysing the observations that I have made, I ended up in the domain of mathematics, Although I am absolutely without training in the exact sciences, I often seem to have more in common with mathematicians than with my fellow artists.
M. C. Escher, Quoted in To Infinity and Beyond, E Maor (Princeton 1991)
Success is a science; if you have the conditions, you get the result.
Oscar Wilde
Exclusively of the abstract sciences, the largest and worthiest portion of our knowledge consists of aphorisms and the greatest and best of men is but an aphorism.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
A good conscience is a continual Christmas.
Benjamin Franklin
Science is the record of dead religions.
Oscar Wilde
I conceive the essential task of religion to be to develop the consciences, the ideals, and the aspirations of mankind.
Robert Millikan
Living with a conscience is like driving a car with the brakes on.
Budd Schulberg
Every attempt to employ mathematical methods in the study of chemical questions must be considered profoundly irrational and contrary to the spirit of chemistry... If mathematical analysis should ever had prominent place in chemistry - An aberration, which is happily almost impossible - It would be a rapid and widespread degeneration of that science.
Auguste Comte, Philosophie Positive (1830)
Science advances through tentative answers to a series of more and more subtle questions which reach deeper and deeper into the essence of natural phenomena.
Louis Pasteu
Conscience is a mother - In - Law whose visit never ends.
H. L. Mencken
If you thought that science was certain - well, that is just an error on your part.
Richard Phillips Feynman
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
There is a single light of science, and to brighten it anywhere is to brighten it everywhere.
Isaac Asimov
Shun no toil to make yourself remarkable by some talent or other yet do not devote yourself to one branch exclusively. Strive to get clear notions about all. Give up no science entirely for science is but one.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
The history of science is everywhere speculative. It is a marvelous hiatory. It makes you proud to be a human being.
Karl R. Poppe
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)
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
Putting on the spectacles of science in expectation of finding an answer to everything looked at signifies inner blindness.
J. Frank Dobie
I cannot and will not recant anything, for to go against conscience is neither right nor safe. Here I stand, I can do no other. God help me. Amen.
Martin Luther, in front of his inquisitors at the Diet of Worms.
As a doctor, as a man of science, I can tell you there is no such thing as curses Everything just happens as a question of probability. The statistical likelihood of a specific event.
Andrew Schneide
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
The conscience of children is formed by the influences that surround them; their notions of good and evil are the result of the moral atmosphere they breathe.
Ricthe
Cowardice asks: Is it safe? Expediency asks: Is it politic? But Conscience asks: Is it right?
William Punshon
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
The universal and lasting establishment of peace constitutes not merely a part, but the whole final purpose and end of the science of right as viewed within the limits of reason.
Immanuel Kant, The Science of Right
Science is to see what everyone else has seen but think what no one else has thought.
Albert Szent - Gyorgyi
Justice requires that to lawfully constituted Authority there be given that respect and obedience which is its due that the laws which are made shall be in wise conformity with the common good and that, as a matter of conscience all men shall render obedience to these laws.
Pope Pius XI
Justice requires that to lawfully constituted Authority there be given that respect and obedience which is its due; that the laws which are made shall be in wise conformity with the common good; and that, as a matter of conscience all men shall render obedience to these laws.
Pope Pius XI
Language is only the instrument of science, and words are but the signs of ideas.
Samuel Johnson
Statistics The only science that enables different experts using the same figures to draw different conclusions.
Evan Esa
In matters of conscience, the law of majority has no place.
Mahatma Gandhi
Politics is the science of getting more power than anyone deserves to have.
Kirk Brothers, The Revolutionary Right
The Religion that is afraid of science dishonors God and commits suicide.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Anthropology is the science which tells us that people are the same the whole world over - Except when they are different.
Nancy Banks - Smith