Experiment Quotes

No, life has not disappointed me. On the contrary, I find it truer, more desirable and mysterious every year ever since the day when the great liberator came to me: the idea that life could be an experiment of the seeker for knowledge and not a duty, not a calamity, not trickery.

Friedrich Nietzsche

Show me a man who has acted, and who has not been the victim and slave of his action. What they have done commits and enforces them to do the same again. The first act, which was to be an experiment, becomes a sacrament.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

An experiment disproving a prediction is a discovery.

Enrico Fermi

Every brilliant experiment, like every great work of art, starts with an act of imagination.

Jonah Lehrer

Instead of the kids starting to experiment at 13, if we can delay it a few years, the research indicates the kids have a much greater likelihood of not becoming abusers.

David Matthews

Science depends on outer experiment. Spirituality depends on inner searching and seeking. A scientist discovers the power that very often threatens even his own life. A spiritual seeker discovers the power that guides and moulds his life into a life of divine fulfilment.

Sri Chinmoy

If your experiment needs statistics, you ought to have done a better experiment.

Ernest Rutherford

All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

A theory is something nobody believes, except the person who made it. An experiment is something everybody believes, except the person who made it.

Albert Einstein

I see nothing wrong ethically with the idea of correcting single gene defects [through genetic engineering]. But I am concerned about any other kind of intervention, for anything else would be an experiment, [which would] impose our will on future generations [and take unreasonable chances] with their welfare ... [Thus] such intervention is beyond the scope of consideration.

Ian Wilmut

There is no disease, bodily or mental, which adoption of vegetable diet, and pure water has not infallibly mitigated, wherever the experiment has been fairly tried.

Percy Bysshe Shelley

The preservation of the sacred fire of liberty and the destiny of the republican model of government are justly considered... deeply, ...finally, staked on the experiment entrusted to the hands of the American people.

George Washington

Faith begins as an experiment and ends as an experience.

William Ralph Inge

Physiological experiment on animals is justifiable for real investigation, but not for mere damnable and detestable curiosity.

Charles Darwin

America is the most grandiose experiment the world has seen, but, I am afraid, it is not going to be a success.

Sigmund Freud

America - a great social and economic experiment, noble in motive and far-reaching in purpose.

Herbert Hoover

Don't be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

A theory can be proved by experiment; but no path leads from experiment to the birth of a theory.

Albert Einstein

There is no such thing as a failed experiment, only experiments with unexpected outcomes

Richard Buckminster Fuller

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

Albert Einstein

Democracy is an experiment, and the right of the majority to rule is no more inherent than the right of the minority to rule; and unless the majority represents sane, righteous, unselfish public sentiment, it has no inherent right

William Allen White

To call in the statistician after the experiment is done may be no more than asking him to perform a post-mortem examination: he may be able to say what the experiment died of.

Ronald Fisher

I wanted to show how a man of sensitive and noble character, born for religion, comes to throw off the orthodoxies of his day and moment, and to go out into the wilderness where all is experiment, and spiritual life begins again.

Mary A. Ward

No experiment is ever a complete failure. It can always be used as a bad example.

Paul Dickson

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