Science Quotes

  1. Equipped with his five senses, man explores the universe around him and calls the adventure Science.
  2. No one should approach the temple of science with the soul of a money changer.
  3. If you’re not part of the solution, you’re part of the precipitate.
  4. A biophysicist talks physics to the biologists and biology to the physicists, but then he meets another biophysicist, they just discuss women.
  5. Nature composes some of her loveliest poems for the microscope and the telescope.
  6. There is something fascinating about science. One gets such wholesale returns of conjecture out of such a trifling investment of fact.
  7. Science is the great antidote to the poison of enthusiasm and superstition.
  8. A fact is a simple statement that everyone believes. It is innocent, unless found guilty. A hypothesis is a novel suggestion that no one wants to believe. It is guilty, until found effective.
  9. Research is what I’m doing when I don’t know what I’m doing.
  10. The important thing in science is not so much to obtain new facts as to discover new ways of thinking about them.
  11. Every great advance in science has issued from a new audacity of imagination.
  12. Scientists should always state the opinions upon which their facts are based.
  13. Science is built up of facts, as a house is built of stones; but an accumulation of facts is no more a science than a heap of stones is a house.
  14. 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.
  15. Whenever science makes a discovery, the devil grabs it while the angels are debating the best way to use it.
  16. Man will occasionally stumble over the truth, but usually manages to pick himself up, walk over or around it, and carry on.
  17. In the battle that is philosophy all the techniques of war, including looting and camouflage, are permissible.
  18. Physics is like sex: sure, it may give some practical results, but thats not why we do it.
  19. On the sixth day, God created the platypus. And God said: lets see the evolutionists try and figure this one out.
  20. The difference between religion and science is the difference between thoughtless certainty and thoughtful doubt.
  21. Ask a scientist a very profound question on his science and he will be silent. Ask a religious person a very simple question on his religion and he will be frenzied.
  22. The goal of science is to understand the fundamental reality and the goal of technology is to change that reality.
  23. Science which has become a great power in the last century, has analyzed everything divine handed down to us in the holy books. After this cruel analysis the learned of this world have nothing left of all that was sacred. But they have only analyzed the parts and overlooked the whole, and indeed their blindness is marvelous.
  24. We are to admit no more causes of natural things than such as are both true and sufficient to explain their appearances.
  25. The cosmos is all that is, or ever was, or ever will be.

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