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Best Quotes About Science




Let both sides seek to invoke the wonders of science instead of its terrors. Together let us explore the stars, conquer the deserts, eradicate disease, tap the ocean depths, and encourage the arts and commerce.
John F. Kennedy

Science never solves a problem without creating ten more.
George Bernard Shaw

There is a single light of science, and to brighten it anywhere is to brighten it everywhere.
Isaac Asimov

Everything is theoretically impossible, until it is done.
Robert A. Heinlein

Our scientific power has outrun our spiritual power. We have guided missiles and misguided men.
Martin Luther King, Jr.

Bad times have a scientific value. These are occasions a good learner would not miss.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

Science investigates; religion interprets. Science gives man knowledge which is power; religion gives man wisdom which is control.
Martin Luther King, Jr.

I believe there are no questions that science can't answer about a physical universe.
Stephen Hawking

The difference between science and the fuzzy subjects is that science requires reasoning while those other subjects merely require scholarship.
Robert A. Heinlein

Men love to wonder, and that is the seed of science.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

A scientific truth does not triumph by convincing its opponents and making them see the light, but rather because its opponents eventually die and a new generation grows up that is familiar with it.
Max Planck


Science does not know its debt to imagination.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

If you believe in science, like I do, you believe that there are certain laws that are always obeyed.
Stephen Hawking

Science is the great antidote to the poison of enthusiasm and superstition.
Adam Smith

Touch a scientist and you touch a child.
Ray Bradbury

Science is not only a disciple of reason but, also, one of romance and passion.
Stephen Hawking

Science is a wonderful thing if one does not have to earn one's living at it.
Albert Einstein

Scientists have become the bearers of the torch of discovery in our quest for knowledge.
Stephen Hawking

The saddest aspect of life right now is that science gathers knowledge faster than society gathers wisdom.
Isaac Asimov

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 Pasteur

To me there has never been a higher source of earthly honor or distinction than that connected with advances in science.
Isaac Newton

To raise new questions, new possibilities, to regard old problems from a new angle, requires creative imagination and marks real advance in science.
Albert Einstein

Science is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.
Immanuel Kant


When I find myself in the company of scientists, I feel like a shabby curate who has strayed by mistake into a room full of dukes.
W. H. Auden

Anthropology demands the open-mindedness with which one must look and listen, record in astonishment and wonder that which one would not have been able to guess.
Margaret Mead

It stands to the everlasting credit of science that by acting on the human mind it has overcome man's insecurity before himself and before nature.
Albert Einstein

Science is nothing but perception.
Plato

Every great advance in science has issued from a new audacity of imagination.
John Dewey

Science is a way of thinking much more than it is a body of knowledge.
Carl Sagan

By denying scientific principles, one may maintain any paradox.
Galileo Galilei

Reason, observation, and experience; the holy trinity of science.
Robert Green Ingersoll

We live in a society exquisitely dependent on science and technology, in which hardly anyone knows anything about science and technology.
Carl Sagan

Most people say that it is the intellect which makes a great scientist. They are wrong: it is character.
Albert Einstein

The most exciting phrase to hear in science, the one that heralds new discoveries, is not 'Eureka!' but 'That's funny...'
Isaac Asimov

No amount of experimentation can ever prove me right; a single experiment can prove me wrong.
Albert Einstein


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