Science Quotes

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Computer Science is no more about computers than astronomy is about telescopes.
Professor Edsger Dijkstra
Not what man knows but what man feels, concerns art. All else is science.
Bernard Berenson
A good conscience is to the soul what health is to the body; it preserves constant ease and serenity within us; and more than countervails all the calamities and afflictions which can befall us from without.
Joseph Addison
Science is to see what everyone else has seen but think what no one else has thought.
Albert Szent - Gyorgyi

There is only one nature - The division into science and engineering is a human imposition, not a natural one. Indeed, the division is a human failure it reflects our limited capacity to comprehend the whole.
Bill Wulf
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Mathematics is the queen of the sciences.
Carl Friedrich Gauss, from Sartorius von Waltershausen, "Gauss zum Gedachtniss" [1856]
Books must follow sciences, and not sciences books.
Sir Francis Bacon
Engineering is the professional art of applying science to the optimum conversion of natural resources to the benefit of man.
Ralph J. Smith
Science at best is not wisdom it is knowledge. Wisdom is knowledge tempered with judgment.
Lord Ritchie - Calde
The sciences do not try to explain, they hardly even try to interpret, they mainly make models. By a model is meant a mathematical construct which, with the addition of certain verbal interpretations, describes observed phenomena. The justification of such a mathematical construct is solely and precisely that it is expected to work.
John Von Neumann
What can I wish to the youth of my country who devote themselves to science? ... Thirdly, passion. Remember that science demands from a man all his life. If you had two lives that would not be enough for you. Be passionate in your work and in your searching.
Ivan Pavlov
Science and technology revolutionize our lives, but memory, tradition and myth frame our response. Expelled from individual consciousness by the rush of change, history finds its revenge by stamping the collective unconsciousness with habits, values, expectations, dreams. The dialectic between past and future will continue to form our lives.
Arthur Schlesinger, Jr.
Conscience is the chamber of justice.
A good conscience is a continual feast.
Robert Burton
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
Science does not know its debt to imagination. Goethe did not believe that a great naturalist could exist without this faculty.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Every human being has a work to carry on within, duties to perform abroad, influence to exert, which are peculiarly his, and which no conscience but his own can teach.
William Ellery Channing
In matters of conscience, the law of majority has no place.
Mahatma Gandhi
Science cannot resolve moral conflicts, but it can help to more accurately frame the debates about those conflicts.
John Owen
Romance should never begin with sentiment. It should begin with science and end with a settlement.
Oscar Wilde
There is something fascinating about science. One gets such wholesale returns of conjecture out of such a trifling investment of fact.
Mark Twain
I almost think it is the ultimate destiny of science to exterminate the human race.
Thomas Love Peacock
Politics is the science of getting more power than anyone deserves to have.
Kirk Brothers, The Revolutionary Right
Science when well digested is nothing but good sense and reason.
Stanislaw I. Leszczynski
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)
A democratic government is only as strong as the alert conscience of its people.
Charles W. Tobey
Science is one thing, wisdom is another. Science is an edged tool, with which men play like children, and cut their own fingers.
Sir Arthur Eddington, Attributed in Robert L. Weber "More Random Walks in Science", 1982
There is one thing even more vital to science than intelligent methods and that is, the sincere desire to find out the truth, whatever it may be.
Charles Sanders Pierce
Art is I; science is we.
Claude Bernard
The most beautiful thing to experience is the mysterious. It is the true source of life, art and science.
Michael Talbot
Conscience in most men, is but the anticipation of the opinions of others.
All a man can betray is his conscience.
Joseph Conrad
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
Science is facts just as houses are made of stones, so is science made of facts but a pile of stones is not a house and a collection of facts is not necessarily science.
Henri Poincare
Physics is the science of all the tremendously powerful invisibilities - Of magnetism, electricity, gravity, light, sound, cosmic rays. Physics is the science of the mysteries of the universe. How could anyone think it dull?
Dick Francis, Twice Shy
Science has not yet taught us if madness is or is not the sublimity of the intelligence.
Edgar Allan Poe
One should be more concerned about what his conscience whispers than about what other people shout.
Author Unknown