Science Quotes

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

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Men are probably nearer the central truth in their superstitions than in their science.

Henry David Thoreau

Science is incapable of supplying answers to ultimate questions about why things exist and what their purpose is.

Nicola Cabibbo

Science, like art, is not a copy of nature but a re-creation of her.

Jacob Bronowski

Science knows it doesn't know everything; otherwise, it'd stop. But just because science doesn't know everything doesn't mean you can fill in the gaps with whatever fairy tale most appeals to you.

Dara Briain

Induction is the glory of science and the scandal of philosophy.

Charlie Dunbar Broad

Science has brought us power and ideas but not the wisdom or responsibility to handle them.

Peter J. Carroll

Science is wonderfully equipped to answer the question "How?" but it gets terribly confused when you ask the question "Why?"

Erwin Chargaff

On the wisdom with which we bring science to bear in the war against disease, in the creation of new industries, and in the strengthening of our Armed Forces depends in large measure our future as a nation.

Vannevar Bush

If society has a technical need, that helps science forward more than ten universities.

Paul Alexander Baran

The influence of modern physics goes beyond technology. It extends to the realm of thought and culture where it has led to a deep revision in man's conception of the universe and his relation to it.

Dr. Fritjof Capra

About the scientific revolution: it outshines everything since the rise of Christianity and reduces the Renaissance and Reformation to the rank of mere episodes.

Herbert Butterfield

A record, if it is to be useful to science, must be continuously extended, it must be stored, and above all it must be consulted.

Vannevar Bush

When one longs for a drink, it seems as though one could drink a whole oceanthat is faith; but when one begins to drink, one can only drink altogether two glassesthat is science.

Anton Pavlovich Chekhov

Science is the future of mankind.

Claude Cohen Tannoudji

Science is too important not to be a part of popular culture.

Brian Cox

As long as scientists are free to pursue the truth wherever it may lead, there will be a flow of new scientific knowledge to those who can apply it to practical problems.

Vannevar Bush

The benefits of science are not only material ones. The truths that science teaches are of common interest the world over. The language of science is universal, and is a powerful force in bringing the peoples of the world closer together.

Arthur Holly Compton

The ultimate aim of the modern movement in biology is in fact to explain all biology in terms of physics and chemistry.

Francis Harry Compton Crick

The nature of the chemical bond is the problem at the heart of all chemistry.

Bryce L. Crawford Jr.

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

If you cant think of an observation that could disprove a theory, that theory simply isnt scientific.

Jerry Coyne

We now have many of the answers that once eluded Darwin, thanks to two developments that he could not have imagined: continental drift and molecular taxonomy.

Jerry Coyne

What scientists are attached to is journeys into the unknown and discovering things that are completely unexpected and baffling and surprising.

Brian Cox

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Updated On : June 10, 2014
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