Experiment Quotes

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

The farther the experiment is from theory the closer it is to the Nobel Prize.

Frederic Joliot-Curie

If your result needs a statistician then you should design a better experiment.

Ernest Rutherford

Marriage is too interesting an experiment to be tried only once.

Eva Gabor

Every experiment, by multitudes or by individuals, that has a sensual and selfish aim, will fail.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Doubt the conventional wisdom unless you can verify it with reason and experiment.

Steve Albini

America has never seen itself as a national state like all others, but rather as an experiment in human freedom and democracy.

Brent Scowcroft
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