Science Quotes

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

Martin H. Fischer

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

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

Claude Bernard

Science without conscience is the soul's perdition.

Fran┴ois Rabelais

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

Abraham Flexner

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

George Bernard Shaw

Science is the systematic classification of experience.

George Henry Lewes

Science is nothing but developed perception, interpreted intent, common sense rounded out and minutely articulated.

George Santayana

[Science is] the labor and handicraft of the mind.

Francis Bacon

In Science the credit goes to the man who convinces the world, not to the man to whom the idea first occurred.

Sir William Osler

Science increases our power in proportion as it lowers our pride.

Claude Bernard

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

Martin Luther King Jr

Science is nothing but perception


Somewhere, something incredible is waiting to be known

Dr. Carl Sagan

Science has never drummed up quite as effective a tranquilizing agent as a sunny spring day

W. Earl Hall

Science is a method to keep yourself from kidding yourself

Edwin Land

Science is not a sacred cow. Science is a horse. Don't worship it. Feed it.

Aubrey Eben

There are no such things as applied sciences, only applications of science.

Louis Pasteur

Science may set limits to knowledge, but should not set limits to imagination.

Bertrand Russell

There are in fact two things, science and opinion; the former begets knowledge, the latter ignorance.


Every great advance in science has issued from a new audacity of imagination.

John Dewey

Science and technology revolutionize our lives, but memory, tradition and myth frame our response.

Arthur M. Schlesinger

Science is organized common sense where many a beautiful theory was killed by an ugly fact.

Thomas Huxley

The Power Of Failure: We Get To Decide What It Means

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Updated On : June 10, 2014
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