Science Quotes

The main purpose of science is simplicity and as we understand more things, everything is becoming simpler

Edward Teller

In questions of science, the authority of a thousand is not worth the humble reasoning of a single individual

Galileo Galilei

Science is the father of knowledge, but opinion breeds ignorance


Science... never solves a problem without creating ten more

George Bernard Shaw

There is no national science just as there is no national multiplication table; what is national is no longer science.

Anton Chekhov

Science is always wrong. It never solves a problem without creating ten more.

George Bernard Shaw

Science is simply common sense at its best.

Thomas Huxley

A science is any discipline in which the fool of this generation can go beyond the point reached by the genius of the last generation.

Max Gluckman

Science is a cemetery of dead ideas.

Miguel de Unamuno

No science is immune to the infection of politics and the corruption of power.

Jacob Bronowski

Science is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.

Immanuel Kant

Science without religion is lame, religion without science is blind.

Albert Einstein

Science is a wonderful thing if one does not have to earn one's living at it.

Albert Einstein

Global warming science is uneven and evolving.

Joseph Linus

The French philosopher Charron was one of the men least demoralised by party spirit, and least blinded by zeal for a cause. In a passage almost literally taken from St. Thomas, he describes our subordination under the law of nature, to which all legislation must conform; and he ascertains it not by the light of revealed religion, but by the voice of universal reason, through which God enlightens the consciences of men. Upon this foundation Grotius drew the lines of real political science. In gathering the materials of International law, he had to go beyond national treaties and denominational interests, for a principle embracing all mankind. The principles of law must stand, he said, even if we suppose that there is no God. By these inaccurate terms he meant that they must be found independently of Revelation. From that time it became possible to make politics a matter of principle and of conscience, so that men and nations differing in all other things could live in peace together, under the sanctions of a common law.

John Dalberg-Acton, Lord Acton
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