Science Quotes

Science, in the very act of solving problems, creates more of them.

Abraham Flexner

Science is a first-rate piece of furniture for a man's upper chamber, if he has common sense on the ground floor.

Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr

Science without conscience is the soul's perdition.

FranÁois Rabelais

The doubter is a true man of science; he doubts only himself and his interpretations, but he believes in science.

Claude Bernard

Science, like life, feeds on its own decay. New facts burst old rules; then newly divined conceptions bind old and new together into a reconciling law.

William James

Facts are not science - as the dictionary is not literature.

Martin H. Fischer

Science is the topography of ignorance.

Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr

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.

Henri PoincarÈ

Science has made us gods even before we are worthy of being men.

Jean Rostand

Science does not know its debt to imagination.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

We know from science that nothing in the universe exists as an isolated or independent entity.

Margaret J. Wheatley

It is through science that we prove, but through intuition that we discover.

Jules H. Poincare

Science may have found a cure for most evils; but it has found no remedy for the worst of them all -- the apathy of human beings.

Helen Keller

Science and art belong to the whole world, and before them vanish the barriers of nationality.

Goethe

It is the tension between creativity and skepticism that has produced the stunning and unexpected findings of science.

Carl Sagan
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