Science Quotes

Everything is theoretically impossible, until it is done. One could write a history of science in reverse by assembling the solemn pronouncements of highest authority about what could not be done and could never happen.
Robert Anson Heinlein
Rudolf virchow - the task of science is to stake out the limits of...

The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all true art and science.
Albert Einstein
The great tragedy of science - The slaying of a beautiful hypothesis by an ugly fact.
T. H. Buxley
Immanuel kant - science is organized knowledge. wisdom is...
All credibility, all good conscience, all evidence of truth come only from the senses.
Friedrich Nietzsche

Science has to be understood in its broadest sense, as a method for comprehending all observable reality, and not merely as an instrument for acquiring specialized knowledge.
Alexis Carrel
As soon as questions of will or decision or reason or choice of action arise, human science is at a loss.
Noam Chomsky, in a television interview
Before a war, military science seems a real science, like astronomy. After a war it seems more like astrology.
Dame Rebecca West
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
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
Cowardice asks: Is it safe? Expediency asks: Is it politic? But Conscience asks: Is it right?
William Punshon
One should be more concerned about what his conscience whispers than about what other people shout.
Author Unknown
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)
By definition, a government has no conscience. Sometimes it has a policy, but nothing more.
Albert Camus
It is sad that while science moves ahead in exciting new areas of research, fine - Tuning our knowledge of how life originated and evolved, creationists remain mired in medieval debates about angels on the head of a pin and animals in the belly of an Ark.
Michael Sherme
Conscience is the chamber of justice.
Science at best is not wisdom it is knowledge. Wisdom is knowledge tempered with judgment.
Lord Ritchie - Calde
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.
Human science is an uncertain guess.
Edward G. Prio
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
Statistics The only science that enables different experts using the same figures to draw different conclusions.
Evan Esa
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
Every great advance in science has issued from a new audacity of imagination.
John Dewey
The whole of science is nothing more than a refinement of everyday thinking.
Albert Einstein, Physics and Reality [1936]
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.
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
There is something fascinating about science. One gets such wholesale returns of conjecture out of such a trifling investment of fact.
Mark Twain
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
As our own species is in the process of proving, one cannot have superior science and inferior morals. The combination is unstable and self - Destroying.
Arthur C. Clarke
In science as in love, too much concentration on technique can often lead to impotence.
P. L. Berge