Science Quotes

The continuity of our science has not been affected by all these turbulent happenings, as the older theories have always been included as limiting cases in the new ones.

Max Born

The man of science is a poor philosopher

Albert Einstein

Science is what you know. Philosophy is what you don't know

Bertrand Russell

Science, or para-science, tells us that geraniums bloom better if they are spoken to. But a kind word every now and then is really quite enough. Too much attention, like too much feeding, and weeding and hoeing, inhibits and embarrasses them

Victoria Glendinning

Science is not only compatible with spirituality; it is a profound source of spirituality

Carl Sagan

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

Carl Sagan

He who would do good to another must do it in Minute Particulars. General Good is the plea of the scoundrel, hypocrite, and flatterer; For Art and Science cannot exist but in minutely organized particles.

William Blake

Science is the knowledge of consequences, and dependence of one fact upon another.

Thomas Hobbes

In science, all facts, no matter how trivial or banal, enjoy democratic equality

Mary McCarthy

Science is analytical, descriptive, informative. Man does not live by bread alone, but by science he attempts to do so. Hence the deadliness of all that is purely scientific.

Eric Gill

Science is the refusal to believe on the basis of hope.

Carrie P. Snow

Science has proof without any certainty. Creationists have certainty without any proof

Ashley Montagu

Religions die when they are proved to be true. Science is the record of dead religions

Oscar Wilde

Science can only ascertain what is, but not what should be, and outside of its domain value judgments of all kinds remain necessary.

Albert Einstein

In essence, science is a perpetual search for an intelligent and integrated comprehension of the world we live in.

Cornelius Bernardus Van Neil

[Science is] the desire to know causes.

William Hazlitt

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

Adam Smith

Science is simply common sense at its best that is, rigidly accurate in observation, and merciless to fallacy in logic.

Thomas Henry Huxley

The most remarkable discovery made by scientists is science itself.

Gerard Piel

Every science begins as philosophy and ends as art.

Will Durant

The whole of science is nothing more than a refinement of everyday thinking.

Albert Einstein

Science is all those things which are confirmed to such a degree that it would be unreasonable to withhold one's provisional consent.

Stephen Jay Gould

Ethics and Science need to shake hands.

Richard Clarke Cabot

No one should approach the temple of science with the soul of a money changer.

Thomas Browne
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