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.
There is more than a verbal tie between the words common, community, and communication.... Try the experiment of communicating, with fullness and accuracy, some experience to another, especially if it be somewhat complicated, and you will find your own attitude toward your experience changing.
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
A theory is something nobody believes, except the person who made it. An experiment is something everybody believes, except the person who made it.
All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better.
If your experiment needs statistics, you ought to have done a better experiment.
An experiment disproving a prediction is a discovery.
I have learned this at least by my experiment: that if one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors
to live the life which he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.
Don't be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better.
No amount of experimentation can ever prove me right; a single experiment can prove me wrong.
There is no such thing as a failed experiment, only experiments with unexpected outcomes
A theory can be proved by experiment; but no path leads from experiment to the birth of a theory.
Don't be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment.
America - a great social and economic experiment, noble in motive and far-reaching in purpose.
America is the most grandiose experiment the world has seen, but, I am afraid, it is not going to be a success.
Physiological experiment on animals is justifiable for real investigation, but not for mere damnable and detestable curiosity.
Faith begins as an experiment and ends as an experience.
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.
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.
Every brilliant experiment, like every great work of art, starts with an act of imagination.
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.
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.
The aggression committed by Israel must be condemned, not only because no state has the right to annexe foreign territory, but because every expansion is an experiment to discover how much more aggression the world will tolerate.
A fool is a man who never tried an experiment in his life.
America has never seen itself as a national state like all others, but rather as an experiment in human freedom and democracy.