Science Quotes

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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)
Claude bernard - art is i; science is we....
To really know is science; to merely believe you know is ignorance.
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

Science is the refusal to believe on the basis of hope.
Carrie P. Snow
Give me the liberty to know, to utter, and to argue freely according to conscience, above all liberties.
John Milton
I believe in an immortal soul. Science has proved that nothing disintegrates into nothingness. Life and soul, therefore, cannot disintegrate into nothingness, and so are immortal.
Wernher Magnus Maximilian von Braun
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.
Those who become enamored of practices without science are like sailors who go aboard ship without a rudder and compass, for they are never certain where they will land.
Leonardo da Vinci, The Wisdom of Leonardo da Vinci
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 can purify religion from error and superstition. Religion can purify science from idolatry and false absolutes.
Pope John Paul II (Karol Wojtyla), James Reston, Galileo, A Life, HarperCollins, NY, 1994, p 461.
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 Keller, My Religion, 1927
Be the master of your will and the slave of your conscience.
Hasidic Saying
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
Politicians should read science fiction, not westerns and detective stories.
Arthur C. Clarke
The man who acts never has any conscience no one has any conscience but the man who thinks.
Johann von Goethe
Our defense is not in our armaments, nor in science, nor in going underground. Our defense is in law and order.
Albert Einstein
Any impatient student of mathematics or science or engineering who is irked by having algebraic symbolism thrust upon him should try to get along without it for a week.
Eric Temple Bell
Ignorance more frequently begets confidence than does knowlege: it is those who know little, and not those who know much, who so positively assert that this or that problem will never be solved by science.
Charles Darwin
A democratic government is only as strong as the alert conscience of its people.
Charles W. Tobey
The inspirational value of the space program is probably of far greater importance to education than any input of dollars... A whole generation is growing up which has been attracted to the hard disciplines of science and engineering by the romance of space.
Arthur C. Clarke, First on the Moon, 1970
Science knows no country, because knowledge belongs to humanity, and is the torch which illuminates the world.
Louis Pasteu
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".
A good conscience is a continual feast.
Robert Burton
Living with a conscience is like driving a car with the brakes on.
Budd Schulberg
It is by the goodness of God that in our country we have those three unspeakably precious things: freedom of speech, freedom of conscience, and the prudence never to practice either.
Mark Twain
Fashion is the science of appearances, and it inspires one with the desire to seem rather than to be.
Michel de Montaigne
Labor to keep alive in your breast that little spark of celestial fire called conscience.
George Washington
In essence, science is a perpetual search for an intelligent and integrated comprehension of the world we live in.
Cornelius Bernardus Van Neil
If you thought that science was certain - well, that is just an error on your part.
Richard Phillips Feynman
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
Science is to see what everyone else has seen but think what no one else has thought.
Albert Szent - Gyorgyi
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
The cloning of humans is on most of the lists of things to worry about from Science, along with behaviour control, genetic engineering, transplanted heads, computer poetry and the unrestrained growth of plastic flowers.
Lewis Thomas
Art and science have their meeting point in method.
Edward Bulwer - Lytton
Books are the carriers of civilization. Without books, history is silent, literature dumb, science crippled, thought and speculation at a standstill.
Barbara Tuchman
Computer Science is no more about computers than astronomy is about telescopes.
Professor Edsger Dijkstra
Science can be introduced to children well or poorly. If poorly, children can be turned away from science; they can develop a lifelong antipathy; they will be in a far worse condition than if they had never been introduced to science at all.
Isaac Asimov