Science Quotes

Science cannot stop while ethics catches up - and nobody should expect scientists to do all the thinking for the country

Elvin Stackman

Fashion is the science of appearances, and it inspires one with the desire to seem rather than to be.


Language is the only instrument of science, and words are but the signs of ideas.

Samuel Johnson

Logic is neither an art nor a science but a dodge


We've arranged a civilization in which most crucial elements profoundly depend on science and technology.

Dr. Carl Sagan

The science of today is the technology of tomorrow.

Edward Teller

This is perhaps the most beautiful time in human history; it is really pregnant with all kinds of creative possibilities made possible by science and technology which now constitute the slave of man - if man is not enslaved by it.

Jonas Salk

The difference between science and the fuzzy subjects is that science requires reasoning while those other subjects merely require scholarship.

Robert A. Heinlein

Science is but the exchange of ignorance for that which is another kind of ignorance

Lord Byron

Science is all metaphor

Timothy Leary

Science is the belief in the ignorance of the experts

Richard Feynman

Science by itself has no moral dimension. But it does seek to establish truth. And upon this truth morality can be built

Dr. William H. Masters

The progress of science is the discovery at each step of a new order which gives unity to what had seemed unlike

Jacob Bronkowski

When science and the Bible differ, science has obviously misinterpreted its data

Henry Morris

Science is not about control. It is about cultivating a perpetual condition of wonder in the face of something that forever grows one step richer and subtler than our latest theory about it. It is about reverence, not mastery

Richard Powers

Innocence about Science is the worst crime today.

Sir Charles Percy Snow

But in science the credit goes to the man who convinces the world, not to the man to whom the idea first occurs.

Francis Darwin

Science commits suicide when it adopts a creed.

Thomas Henry Huxley

"Healing," Papa would tell me, "is not a science, but the intuitive art of wooing nature."

W.H. Auden

Religion is to mysticism what popularization is to science

Henri Bergson

Bad science and bad religion simply swap roles, the former proclaiming Truth, the latter worshiping Doubt

Jeffrey Satinover

Science investigates religion interprets. Science gives man knowledge which is power religion gives man wisdom which is control.

Martin Luther King Jr

Religion hinges upon faith, politics hinges upon who can tell the most convincing lies or maybe just shout the loudest, but science hinges upon whether its conclusions resemble what actually happens

Ian Stewart

Religion is something left over from the infancy of our intelligence, it will fade away as we adopt reason and science as our guidelines.

Bertrand Russell
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