Science Quotes

Just as the science and art of agriculture depend upon chemistry and botany, so the art of education depends upon physiology and psychology.

Edward Thorndike

Men love to wonder, and that is the seed of science.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Science fiction films are not about science. They are about disaster, which is one of the oldest subjects of art.

Susan Sontag

This important new organization has lots of energy and the participation of a broad cross section of members of the academic, science and technology industries. They will play a pivotal role by focusing much needed attention on this important economic vehicle.

Bill Spencer

Science has sometimes been said to be opposed to faith, and inconsistent with it. But all science, in fact, rests on a basis of faith, for it assumes the permanence and uniformity of natural laws-a thing which can never be demonstrated.

Tryon Edwards

The great mystery is why robots come off so well in science-fiction films when the human characters are often so astoundingly wooden.

John Podhoretz

Individual science fiction stories may seem as trivial as ever to the blinder critics and philosophers of today - but the core of science fiction, its essence has become crucial to our salvation if we are to be saved at all.

Isaac Asimov

Science fiction writers foresee the inevitable, and although problems and catastrophes may be inevitable, solutions are not.

Isaac Asimov

Everything is becoming science fiction. From the margins of an almost invisible literature has sprung the intact reality of the 20th century.

J G Ballard

Individual science fiction stories may seem as trivial as ever to the blinder critics and philosophers of today but the core of science fiction, its essence has become crucial to our salvation if we are to be saved at all..

Isaac Asimov

The virtues of science are skepticism and independence of thought.

Walter Gilbert

The primary tool of science is skepticism, whose light shrivels unquestioning faith.

Mike Huben

Education has failed in a very serious way to convey the most important lesson science can teach: skepticism.

David Suzuki

Engineering does not require science. Science helps a lot but people built perfectly good brick walls long before they knew why cement works.

Alan Cox

If the history of science teaches us anything, it is that what conquers our ignorance is research, not giving up and attributing our ignorance to the miraculous work of a creator.

Jerry Coyne
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