Good quotes about Science: Some of the best great quotes about Science

Good quotes about Science: Some of the best great quotes about Science

Nothing in education is so astonishing as the amount of ignorance it accumulates in the form of inert facts. – Henry B. Adams

When I investigate and when I discover that the forces of the heavens and the planets are within ourselves, then truly I seem to be living among the gods. – Leon Battista Alberti

The dedicated physician is constantly striving for a balance between personal, human values, scientific realities and the inevitabilities of God’s will. – David Allman

Give me a lever long enough and a fulcrum on which to place it, and I shall move the world. – Archimedes

Aerodynamically, the bumble bee shouldn’t be able to fly, but the bumble bee doesn’t know it so it goes on flying anyway. – Mary Kay Ash

There is a single light of science, and to brighten it anywhere is to brighten it everywhere. – Isaac Asimov

The saddest aspect of life right now is that science gathers knowledge faster than society gathers wisdom. – Isaac Asimov

The most exciting phrase to hear in science, the one that heralds new discoveries, is not ‘Eureka!’ but ‘That’s funny…’ – Isaac Asimov

When I find myself in the company of scientists, I feel like a shabby curate who has strayed by mistake into a room full of dukes. – W. H. Auden

Nothing has such power to broaden the mind as the ability to investigate systematically and truly all that comes under thy observation in life. – Marcus Aurelius

If a man’s wit be wandering, let him study the mathematics. – Francis Bacon

Inanimate objects can be classified scientifically into three major categories; those that don’t work, those that break down and those that get lost. – Russell Baker

There was no “before” the beginning of our universe, because once upon a time there was no time. – John D. Barrow

Your theory is crazy, but it’s not crazy enough to be true. – Niels Bohr

An expert is a man who has made all the mistakes which can be made in a very narrow field. – Niels Bohr

I got the bill for my surgery. Now I know what those doctors were wearing masks for. – James H. Boren

Touch a scientist and you touch a child. – Ray Bradbury

The best scientist is open to experience and begins with romance – the idea that anything is possible. – Ray Bradbury

The important thing in science is not so much to obtain new facts as to discover new ways of thinking about them. – William Bragg

There are no shortcuts in evolution. – Louis D. Brandeis

Research is what I’m doing when I don’t know what I’m doing. – Wernher von Braun

It will free man from the remaining chains, the chains of gravity which still tie him to this planet. – Wernher von Braun

Our sun is one of 100 billion stars in our galaxy. Our galaxy is one of billions of galaxies populating the universe. It would be the height of presumption to think that we are the only living things in that enormous immensity. – Wernher von Braun

We can lick gravity, but sometimes the paperwork is overwhelming. – Wernher von Braun

Science is wonderfully equipped to answer the question “How?” but it gets terribly confused when you ask the question “Why?” – Erwin Chargaff

If an elderly but distinguished scientist says that something is possible, he is almost certainly right; but if he says that it is impossible, he is very probably wrong. – Arthur C. Clarke

What is a scientist after all? It is a curious man looking through a keyhole, the keyhole of nature, trying to know what’s going on. – Jacques Yves Cousteau

I am not a scientist. I am, rather, an impresario of scientists. – Jacques Yves Cousteau

Like the furtive collectors of stolen art, cell biologists are forced to be lonely admirers of spectacular architecture, exquisite symmetry, dramas of violence and death, mobility, self-sacrifice and, yes, rococo sex. – Lorraine Lee Cudmore

Cells let us walk, talk, think, make love and realize the bath water is cold. – Lorraine Lee Cudmore

Nothing in life is to be feared. It is only to be understood. – Marie Curie

He is so old that his blood type was discontinued. – George William Curtis

Each problem that I solved became a rule, which served afterwards to solve other problems. – Rene Descartes

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

The facts of the present won’t sit still for a portrait. They are constantly vibrating, full of clutter and confusion. – Macneile Dixon

Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I’m not sure about the former. – Albert Einstein

No amount of experimentation can ever prove me right; a single experiment can prove me wrong. – Albert Einstein

Reality is merely an illusion, albeit a very persistent one. – Albert Einstein

Science without religion is lame, religion without science is blind. – Albert Einstein

The process of scientific discovery is, in effect, a continual flight from wonder. – Albert Einstein

Science does not know its debt to imagination. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

Men love to wonder, and that is the seed of science. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

Bad times have a scientific value. These are occasions a good learner would not miss. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

Polygraph tests are 20th-century witchcraft. – Sam Ervin

The distance between insanity and genius is measured only by success. – Bruce Feirstein

Half of the modern drugs could well be thrown out of the window, except that the birds might eat them. – Martin Henry Fischer

Evolutionary biology is now uttering and seeking those forces that link us with all those that have being. – Adrian Forsyth

It’s going to be a bummer if Mars turns out to be like us. – Newt Gingrich

The fewer the facts, the stronger the opinion. – Arnold H. Glasow

Few tragedies can be more extensive than the stunting of life, few injustices deeper than the denial of an opportunity to strive or even to hope, by a limit imposed from without, but falsely identified as lying within. – Stephen Jay Gould

In science, “fact” can only mean “confirmed to such a degree that it would be perverse to withhold provisional assent.” I suppose that apples might start to rise tomorrow, but the possibility does not merit equal time in physics classrooms. – Stephen Jay Gould

The scientific community having made a rapid ascent from deep poverty to great affluence, from academe’s cloisters to Washington’s high councils, still tends to be a bit excitable – not unlike a nouveau riche in a fluctuating market. – Daniel S. Greenberg

From now on we live in a world where man has walked on the Moon. It’s not a miracle; we just decided to go. – Tom Hanks

Leave the atom alone. – E. Y. Harburg

You cannot feed the hungry on statistics. – Heinrich Heine

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