Science Quotes

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Science comits suicide when it adopts a creed.
Thomas H. Huxley
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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
Science is the only true guide in life.
Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, Founder of modern Turkey 22. 09. 1924

I conceive the essential task of religion to be to develop the consciences, the ideals, and the aspirations of mankind.
Robert Millikan
The history of science is everywhere speculative. It is a marvelous hiatory. It makes you proud to be a human being.
Karl R. Poppe
A good conscience fears no witness, but a guilty conscience is solicitous even in solitude. If we do nothing but what is honest, let all the world know it. But if otherwise, what does it signify to have nobody else know it, so long as I know it myself? Miserable is he who slights that witness.
Science is organized knowledge.
Herbert Spence
The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all true art and science.
Albert Einstein
Science is nothing but trained and organized common sense.
Thomas H. Huxley
Fear is the tax that conscience pays to guilt.
George Sewell
So far as modern science is concerned, we have to abandon completely the idea that by going into the realm of the small we shall reach the ultimate foundations of the universe. I believe we can abandon this idea without any regret. The universe is infinite in all directions, not only above us in the large but also below us in the small.
Emil Wiechert
Not what man knows but what man feels, concerns art. All else is science.
Bernard Berenson
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
The stage lost a fine actor, just as science lost an acute reasoner, when he became a specialist in crime.
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Dr. John H. Watson, referring to Sherlock Holmes, in "A Scandal in Bohemia".
You should never bet against anything in science at odds of more than about 10 - 12 to 1.
Ernest Rutherford
Science has proof without any certainty. Creationists have certainty without any proof.
Ashley Montague
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
There is one thing alone that stands the brunt of life throughout its course: a quiet conscience.
Euripides, Hippolytus, 428 B. C.
In the world of human thought generally, and in physical science particularly, the most important and fruitful concepts are those to which it is impossible to attach a well - Defined meaning.
H. A. Kramers
Shun no toil to make yourself remarkable by some talent or other yet do not devote yourself to one branch exclusively. Strive to get clear notions about all. Give up no science entirely for science is but one.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
Anthropologists are a connecting link between poets and scientists though their field - work among primitive peoples has often made them forget the language of science.
Robert Graves
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 of them.
Mark Twain, Following the Equator (1897)
Undeserved praise causes more pangs of conscience later than undeserved blame, but probably only for this reason, that our power of judgment are more completely exposed by being over praised than by being unjustly underestimated.
Friedrich Nietzsche
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
Politicians should read science fiction, not westerns and detective stories.
Arthur C. Clarke
Science would be ruined if like sports it were to put competition above everything else, and if it were to clarify the rules of competition by withdrawing entirely into narrowly defined specialties. The rare scholars who are nomads - By - Choice are essential to the intellectual welfare of the settled disciplines.
Benoit Mandelbrot
Nature is earlier than man, but man is earlier than natural science.
Von Weizsacke
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 George Earle Lytton Bulwer - Lytton
Conscience in most men, is but the anticipation of the opinions of others.
To really know is science; to merely believe you know is ignorance.
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
Anthropology is the science which tells us that people are the same the whole world over - Except when they are different.
Nancy Banks - Smith
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
Engineering is the art or science of making practical.
Samuel C. Florman
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
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.
The whole of science is nothing more than a refinement of everyday thinking.
Albert Einstein, Physics and Reality [1936]