Science Quotes

Robert k. merton - most institutions demand unqualified faith; but...
Science is nothing but developed perception, interpreted intent, common sense rounded out and minutely articulated.
George Santayana

Robert millikan - i conceive the essential task of religion to be...
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
Humor the sons of the poor, for they give science its splendor.
The Talmud
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

The conscience of a people is their power.
John Dryden
Computer Science is no more about computers than astronomy is about telescopes.
Professor Edsger Dijkstra
A guilty conscience needs no accuser.
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".
Politicians should read science fiction, not westerns and detective stories.
Arthur C. Clarke
One should be more concerned about what his conscience whispers than about what other people shout.
Author Unknown
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
Living with a conscience is like driving a car with the brakes on.
Budd Schulberg
I feel within me a peace above all earthly dignities, a still and quiet conscience.
William Shakespeare
Science is to see what everyone else has seen but think what no one else has thought.
Albert Szent - Gyorgyi
Labor to keep alive in your breast that little spark of celestial fire called conscience.
George Washington
It is far more important to me to preserve an unblemished conscience than to compass any object however great.
William E. Channing
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
Science comits suicide when it adopts a creed.
Thomas H. Huxley
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.
Science when well - Digested is nothing but good sense and reason.
Advertising may be described as the science of arresting human intelligence long enough to get money from it.
Stephen Leacock
Cowardice asks Is it safe Expediency asks Is it politic But Conscience asks Is it right.
William Punshon
The whole of science is nothing more than a refinement of everyday thinking.
Albert Einstein, Physics and Reality [1936]
Advertising may be described as the science of arresting the human intelligence long enough to get money from it.
Religion belongs to the realm that is inviolable before the law of causation and therefore closed to science.
Max Karl Ernst Ludwig Planck
Success is a science; if you have the conditions, you get the result.
Oscar Wilde
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
Language is only the instrument of science, and words are but the signs of ideas.
Samuel Johnson
Cowardice asks: Is it safe? Expediency asks: Is it politic? But Conscience asks: Is it right?
William Punshon
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
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 Bulwer - Lytton
Conscience and reputation are two things. Conscience is due to yourself, reputation to your neighbour.
Saint Augustine
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
Look to your health; and if you have it, praise God and value it next to a good conscience; for health is the second blessing that money cannot buy; therefore value it, and be thankful for it.
Izaak Walton
Science is the only true guide in life.
Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, Founder of modern Turkey 22. 09. 1924
It does not matter what men say in words, so long as their activities are controlled by settled instincts. The words may ultimately destroy the instincts. But until this has occurred, words do not count. - From Science and the Modern World.
Alfred North Whitehead
The real satisfaction which praise can afford, is when what is repeated aloud agrees with the whispers of conscience, by showing us that we have not endeavored to deserve well in vain.
It is mathematics that offers the exact natural sciences a certain measure of security which, without mathematics, they could not attain.
Albert Einstein