Quotes about Science
"Science is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life."
"What's interesting about science is that we're constantly discovering new things about the universe, about ourselves, about our bodies, about diseases, about the possibilities of the future. It's amazing. Science is one of the coolest things about being a human being - without a doubt."
"Science fiction is an amazing literature: plot elements that you would think would be completely worn out by now keep changing into surprising new forms."
"If we take science as our sole guide, if we accept and hold fast that alone which is verifiable, the old theology must go."
"Amazingly when you add life and consciousness to the equation you can actually explain some of the biggest puzzles of science."
"I don't think immortality is necessarily the key to understanding the world. You have to be careful with what you think you're achieving. I'm all for science discovering amazing and fantastic things about our world, but I think the motivations behind it are slightly askew."
"The credit of advancing science has always been due to individuals and never to the age."
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
"There is nothing which can better deserve your patronage, than the promotion of science and literature. Knowledge is in every country the surest basis of public happiness."
"I believe economic growth should translate into the happiness and progress of all. Along with it, there should be development of art and culture, literature and education, science and technology. We have to see how to harness the many resources of India for achieving common good and for inclusive growth."
"It was unthinkable not long ago that a biologist or paleontologist would be at the same conference as an astrophysicist. Now we have accumulated so much data in each of these branches of science as it relates to origins that we have learned that no one discipline can answer questions of origins alone."
Neil deGrasse Tyson
"Rocket Science: When the number of wheel decreases, speed increases"
"The monopoly of science in the realm of knowledge explains why evolutionary biologists do not find it meaningful to address the question whether the Darwinian theory is true."
Phillip E. Johnson
"The knowledge and understanding of the world which science gives us and the magnificent opportunity which it extends to us to control and use the world for the extension of our pleasure in it has never been greater than it now is."
"The increase of scientific knowledge lies not only in the occasional milestones of science, but in the efforts of the very large body of men who with love and devotion observe and study nature."
"Close contact between science and the practice of collective farms and State farms creates inexhaustible opportunities for the development of theoretical knowledge, enabling us to learn ever more and more about the nature of living bodies and the soil."
"Like all science, psychology is knowledge; and like science again, it is knowledge of a definite thing, the mind."
James M. Baldwin
"The historical development of the work of anthropologists seems to single out clearly a domain of knowledge that heretofore has not been treated by any other science."
"My knowledge of science came from being with Carl, not from formal academic training. Carl gave me a thrilling tutorial in science and math that lasted the 20 years we were together."
"My father was a lawyer and to my best knowledge nobody in my family before had interest in science."
George Andrew Olah
"Indeed science alone may perhaps be sterile when pursued without an understanding of the world in which scientific knowledge is created and in which the fruits of science are used."
"Science consists exactly of those forms of knowledge that can be verified and duplicated by anybody."
"Science is knowledge arranged and classified according to truth, facts, and the general laws of nature."
"If, on occasion, the knowledge brought by science leads to an unhappy end, this is not to the discredit of science but is rather an indication of an imperfect ability to use wisely the gifts placed within our hands."
"The object of all the former voyages to the South Seas undertaken by the command of his present majesty, has been the advancement of science and the increase of knowledge."
"To attempt this would be like seeing without eyes or directing the gaze of knowledge behind one's own eye. Modern science can acknowledge no other than this epistemological stand-point."
"Science, we are repeatedly told, is the most reliable form of knowledge about the world because it is based on testable hypotheses. Religion, by contrast, is based on faith. The term 'doubting Thomas' well illustrates the difference."
"Human relations are built on feeling, not on reason or knowledge. And feeling is not an exact science; like all spiritual qualities, it has the vagueness of greatness about it."
Amelia Edith Huddleston Barr
"Is there anything science should not try to explain? Science is knowledge and knowledge is power - power to do good or evil. Sometimes ignorance is bliss."
"The saddest aspect of life right now is that science gathers knowledge faster than society gathers wisdom."
"Science is a way of thinking much more than it is a body of knowledge."
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