Science Quotes

Author unknown - a conscience is like a baby. it has to go to...
There is no witness so dreadful, no accuser so terrible as the conscience that dwells in the heart of every man.
Polybius, History

Mark twain, following the equator (1897) - it is by the goodness of god that in our country...
Noam chomsky, in a television interview - as soon as questions of will or decision or...
I conceive the essential task of religion to be to develop the consciences, the ideals, and the aspirations of mankind.
Robert Millikan
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

The great tragedy of science - The slaying of a beautiful hypothesis by an ugly fact.
T. H. Buxley
Cowardice asks: Is it safe? Expediency asks: Is it politic? But Conscience asks: Is it right?
William Punshon
The fact of evolution is the backbone of biology, and biology is thus in the peculiar position of being a science founded on an improved theory, is it then a science or faith?
Charles Darwin
Fashion is the science of appearances, and it inspires one with the desire to seem rather than to be.
Michel de Montaigne
Religion is something left over from the infancy of our intelligence, it will fade away as we adopt reason and science as our guidelines.
Bertrand Russell
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".
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
Conscience is the perfect interpreter of life.
Karl Barth
Science cannot stop while ethics catches up - - And nobody should expect scientists to do all the thinking for the country.
Elvin Stackman
Philosophy is the science which considers truth.
Conscience and reputation are two things. Conscience is due to yourself, reputation to your neighbour.
Saint Augustine
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
If faith cannot be reconciled with rational thinking, it has to be eliminated as an anachronistic remnant of earlier stages of culture and replaced by science dealing with facts and theories which are intelligible and can be validated.
Erich Fromm
Cowardice asks Is it safe Expediency asks Is it politic But Conscience asks Is it right.
William Punshon
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
A conscience is what hurts when all your other parts feel so good.
A Sunday school is a prison in which children do penance for the evil conscience of their parents.
H. L. Mencken
I maintain there is much more wonder in science than in pseudoscience. And in addition, to whatever measure this term has any meaning, science has the additional virtue, and it is not an inconsiderable one, of being true.
Carl Sagan
Where the world ceases to be the scene of our personal hopes and wishes, where we face it as free beings admiring, asking and observing, there we enter the realm of Art and Science.
Albert Einstein
Conscience is the inner voice that warns us that someone might be looking.
Henry Louis Mencken
You should never bet against anything in science at odds of more than about 10 - 12 to 1.
Ernest Rutherford
Before a war military science seems a real science, like astronomy but after a war it seems more like astrology.
Rebecca West
A good conscience fears no witness, but a guilty conscience is solicitous even in solitude. If we do nothing but what is honest, let all the world know it. But if otherwise, what does it signify to have nobody else know it, so long as I know it myself? Miserable is he who slights that witness.
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
Guilt upon the conscience, like rust upon iron, both defiles and consumes it, gnawing and creeping into it, as that does which at last eats out the very heart and substance of the metal.
The great tragedy of science - - The slaying of a beautiful hypothesis by an ugly fact.
Thomas Huxley
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.
Labor to keep alive in your breast that little spark of celestial fire, called conscience.
George Washington
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
A good conscience is a continual Christmas.
Benjamin Franklin
Conscience is a mother - In - Law whose visit never ends.
H. L. Mencken
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 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