Science Quotes

Henry david thoreau - books are the carriers of civilization. without...
Jean cocteau - art is science made clear....

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
Albert einstein - why does this magnificent applied science, which...
Not what man knows but what man feels, concerns art. All else is science.
Bernard Berenson
Someone has described science as an orderly arrangement of what, at the moment, seems to be facts.
Author Unknown

Books are the carriers of civilization. Without books, history is silent, literature dumb, science crippled, thought and speculation at a standstill.
Barbara Tuchman
Cowardice asks the question - Is it safe? Expediency asks the question - Is it politic? Vanity asks the question - Is it popular? But conscience asks the question - Is it right? And there comes a time when one must take a position that is neither safe, nor politic, nor popular; but one must take it because it is right.
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
It is far more important to me to preserve an unblemished conscience than to compass any object however great.
William E. Channing
There are in fact two things, science and opinion; the former begets knowledge, the latter ignorance.
Hippocrates, Law
Gods are fragile things they may be killed by a whiff of science or a dose of common sense.
Chapman Cohen
The great tragedy of science - The slaying of a beautiful hypothesis by an ugly fact.
T. H. Buxley
Most advances in science come when a person for one reason or another is forced to change fields.
Peter Borden
Science comits suicide when it adopts a creed.
Thomas H. Huxley
A guilty conscience needs no accuser.
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
There is something fascinating about science. One gets such wholesale returns of conjecture out of such a trifling investment of fact.
Mark Twain
To really know is science; to merely believe you know is ignorance.
Mathematics is the queen of the sciences.
Carl Friedrich Gauss, from Sartorius von Waltershausen, "Gauss zum Gedachtniss" [1856]
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".
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".
Conscience and cowardice are really the same thing. Conscience is the trade - Name of the firm.
Oscar Wilde
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
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 most beautiful thing to experience is the mysterious. It is the true source of life, art and science.
Michael Talbot
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
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
Life is not an exact science, it is an art.
Samuel Butle
A conscience is what hurts when all your other parts feel so good.
The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all true art and all science. He to whom this emotion is a stranger, who can no longer pause to wonder and stand rapt in awe, is as good as dead: his eyes are closed.
Albert Einstein
Politics is no exact science.
Otto von Bismark
People with bad consciences always fear the judgement of children.
Mary McCarthy
Before a war military science seems a real science, like astronomy but after a war it seems more like astrology.
Rebecca West
Science is not only compatible with spirituality; it is a profound source of spirituality.
Carl Sagan
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
A science is any discipline in which the fool of this generation can go beyond the point reached by the genius of the last generation.
Max Gluckman
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
All a man can betray is his conscience.
Joseph Conrad
Nature is earlier than man, but man is earlier than natural science.
Von Weizsacke
There is one thing alone that stands the brunt of life throughout its course a quiet conscience.