Science Quotes

Dr. martin luther king, jr. - cowardice asks the question - is it safe? vanity...
Every great advance in science has issued from a new audacity of imagination.
John Dewey

Leonardo da vinci, the wisdom of leonardo da vinci - those who become enamored of practices without...
Martin luther, in front of his inquisitors at the diet of worms. - i cannot and will not recant anything, for to go...
Science is nothing but developed perception, interpreted intent, common sense rounded out and minutely articulated.
George Santayana
Cowardice asks: Is it safe? Expediency asks: Is it politic? But Conscience asks: Is it right?
William Punshon

Our humanity is trapped by moral adolescents. We have too many men of science, too few men of God. The world has achieved brilliance without wisdom and power without conscience.
General Omar Bradley
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
Before a war military science seems a real science, like astronomy; but after a war it seems more like astrology.
Rebecca West
I feel within me a peace above all earthly dignities, a still and quiet conscience.
William Shakespeare
Books must follow sciences, and not sciences books.
Sir Francis Bacon
Fear is the tax that conscience pays to guilt.
George Sewell
The history of science is everywhere speculative. It is a marvelous hiatory. It makes you proud to be a human being.
Karl R. Poppe
There is an astonishing imagination, even in the science of mathematics... We repeat, there was far more imagination in the head of Archimedes than in that of Homer.
Voltaire
So far as modern science is concerned, we have to abandon completely the idea that by going into the realm of the small we shall reach the ultimate foundations of the universe. I believe we can abandon this idea without any regret. The universe is infinite in all directions, not only above us in the large but also below us in the small.
Emil Wiechert
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 radical novelty of modern science lies precisely in the rejection of the belief, which is at the heart of all popular religion, that the forces which move the stars and atoms are contingent upon the preferences of the human heart.
Richard Adams
He that speaketh against his own reason speaks against his own conscience, and therefore it is certain that no man serves God with a good conscience who serves him against his reason.
Jeremy Taylo
Reason often makes mistakes, but conscience never does.
Josh Billings
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
In matters of conscience, the law of majority has no place.
Mahatma Gandhi
In science the credit goes to the man who convinces the world, not to the man to whom the idea first occurs.
William Osle
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
No science is immune to the infection of politics and the corruption of power.
Jacob Chanowski
In its famous paradox, the equation of money and excrement, psychoanalysis becomes the first science to state what common sense and the poets have long known - - That the essence of money is in its absolute worthlessness.
Norman O. Brown
The grand aim of all science is to cover the greatest number of empirical facts by logical deduction from the smallest number of hypotheses or axioms.
Albert Einstein
I am among those who think that science has great beauty. A scientist in his laboratory is not only a technician: he is also a child placed before natural phenomena which impress him like a fairy tale.
Marie Curie
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.
Life is not an exact science, it is an art.
Samuel Butle
Give me the liberty to know, to utter, and to argue freely according to conscience, above all liberties.
John Milton
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.
Helen Kelle
Skeptical scrutiny is the means, in both science and religion, by which deep insights can be winnowed from deep nonsense.
Carl Sagan
Science comits suicide when it adopts a creed.
Thomas H. Huxley
A clear conscience is a good pillow.
American Prove
Science has sometimes been said to be opposed to faith, and inconsistent with it. But all science, in fact, rests on a basis of faith, for it assumes the permanence and uniformity of natural laws - A thing which can never be demonstrated.
Tyron Edwards
The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all true art and science.
Albert Einstein
Our defense is not in our armaments, nor in science, nor in going underground. Our defense is in law and order.
Albert Einstein
Religion belongs to the realm that is inviolable before the law of causation and therefore closed to science.
Max Karl Ernst Ludwig Planck
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
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