Science Quotes

Alfred north whitehead - it does not matter what men say in words, so long...
Helen kelle - science may have found a cure for most evils, but...

Mathematics is the queen of the sciences.
Carl Friedrich Gauss, from Sartorius von Waltershausen, "Gauss zum Gedachtniss" [1856]
Tyron edwards - science has sometimes been said to be opposed to...
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)
Give me the liberty to know, to utter, and to argue freely according to conscience, above all liberties.
John Milton

Art is science made clear.
Jean Cocteau
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
Science may set limits to knowledge, but should not set limits to imagination.
Bertrand Russell
It is far more important to me to preserve an unblemished conscience than to compass any object however great.
William E. Channing
Science cannot resolve moral conflicts, but it can help to more accurately frame the debates about those conflicts.
John Owen
If we long to believe that the stars rise and set for us, that we are the reason there is a Universe, does science do us a disservice in deflating our conceits?
Carl Sagan
In science the credit goes to the man who convinces the world, not the man to whom the idea first occurs.
Sir Francis Darwin, Eugenics Review, April 1914
The aim of science is not to open the door to infinite wisdom, but to set a limit to infinite error.
Bertolt Brecht, The life of Galileo
The great tragedy of science - - The slaying of a beautiful hypothesis by an ugly fact.
Thomas Huxley
The whole of science is nothing more than a refinement of everyday thinking.
Albert Einstein, Physics and Reality [1936]
In science the credit goes to the man who convinces the world, not to the man to whom the idea first occurs.
William Osle
Science is nothing but perception.
Plato
A clear conscience is a good pillow.
American Prove
Art is I; science is we.
Claude Bernard
People with bad consciences always fear the judgement of children.
Mary McCarthy
If you thought that science was certain - well, that is just an error on your part.
Richard Phillips Feynman
Nature is earlier than man, but man is earlier than natural science.
Von Weizsacke
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
Conscience is the inner voice that warns us somebody may be looking.
H. L. Mencken, A Mencken Chrestomathy (1949)
Someone has described science as an orderly arrangement of what, at the moment, seems to be facts.
Author Unknown
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 conducts us, step by step, through the whole range of creation, until we arrive, at length, at God.
Marguerite de Valois
After a certain high level of technical skill is achieved, science and art tend to coalesce in esthetics, plasticity, and form. The greatest sceintists are always artists as well.
Albert Einstein
The advantage of the emotions is that they lead us astray, and the advantage of science is that it is not emotional.
Oscar Wilde, The Picture of Dorian Gray, 1891
The mere formulation of a problem is far more essential than its solution, which may be merely a matter of mathematical or experimental skills. To raise new questions, new possibilities, to regard old problems from a new angle requires creative imagination and marks real advances in science.
Albert Einstein
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
The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all art and science.
Albert Einstein
Politics is no exact science.
Otto von Bismark
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".
Before a war military science seems a real science, like astronomy; but after a war it seems more like astrology.
Rebecca West
Reason often makes mistakes, but conscience never does.
Josh Billings
The man who acts never has any conscience no one has any conscience but the man who thinks.
Johann von Goethe
Politicians should read science fiction, not westerns and detective stories.
Arthur C. Clarke
I conceive the essential task of religion to be to develop the consciences, the ideals, and the aspirations of mankind.
Robert Millikan