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Science quotes (39)

Science is a way of trying not to fool yourself.
Richard Phillips Feynman   Category: Science

Science is the knowledge of consequences And dependence of one fact upon another.
Thomas Hobbes   Category: Science

Science has sometimes been said to be opposed to faith and inconsistent with it. But all science in fact rests on a basis of faith for it assumes the permanence and uniformity of natural lawsa thing which can never be demonstrated.
Tryon Edwards   Category: Science

True science teaches above all to doubt and to be ignorant.
Miguel de Unamuno   Category: Science

Science is the refusal to believe on the basis of hope.
C. P. Snow   Category: Science

The progress of Science consists in observing interconnections and in showing with a patient ingenuity that the events of this ever-shifting world are but examples of a few general relations called laws. To see what is general in what is particular and what is permanent in what is transitory is the aim of scientific thought.
Alfred North Whitehead   Category: Science

Science is organized knowledge.
Herbert Spencer   Category: Science

The real scientist ... is ready to bear privation and if need be starvation rather than let anyone dictate to him which direction his work must take.
Albert Szent-Gyorgyi de Nagyraolt   Category: Science

We cant all be Einstein (because we don't all play the violin). At the very least we need a sort of street-smart science: the ability to recognize evidence gather it assess it and act on it.
Judith Stone   Category: Science

The humanities and science are not in inherent conflict but have become separated in the twentieth century. Now their essential unity must be re-emphasized so that twentieth-century multiplicity may become twentieth-century unity.
Lewis Mumford   Category: Science

In science as in love too much concentration on technique can often lead to impotence.
Peter Ludwig Berger   Category: Science

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

[Asked whether he would like to see an experimental demonstration of conical refraction] No. I have been teaching it all my life and I do not want to have my ideas upset.
Isaac Todhunter   Category: Science

Mathematics is the science which uses easy words for hard ideas.
Edward Kasner   Category: Science

Science is a body of truths which offers clear and certain knowledge about the real world and is therefore superior to tradition philosophy religion dogma and superstition which offer shadowy knowledge about an ideal world.
Donald DeMarco   Category: Science

You should never bet against anything in science at odds of more than about 1012 to 1.
Ernest Rutherford   Category: Science

I am sorry to say that there is too much point to the wisecrack that life is extinct on other planets because their scientists were more advanced than ours.
John Fitzgerald Kennedy   Category: Science

The physiological law of Transfer of Energy is the basis of human success and happiness. There is no action without expenditure of energy and if energy be not expended the power to generate it is lost. This law shows itself in a thousand ways in the life of man. The arm which is not used becomes palsied. The wealth which comes by chance weakens and destroys. The good which is unused turns to evil. The charity which asks no effort cannot relieve the misery she creates.
David Starr Jordan   Category: Science

All science is concerned with the relationship of cause and effect. Each scientific discovery increases mans ability to predict the consequences of his actions and thus his Ability to control future events.
Laurence J. Peter   Category: Science

Unfortunately the media have trouble distinguishing between real science and propaganda cross-dressed as science.
Linda Bowles   Category: Science

Truth in science can be defined as the working hypothesis Best suited to open the way to the next better one.
Konrad Lorenz   Category: Science

The grand aim of all science is to cover the greatest number of empirical facts by logical deduction from the smallest number of hypotheses or axioms.
Albert Einstein   Category: Science

Weve arranged a civilization in which most crucial elements profoundly depend on science and technology.
Carl Sagan   Category: Science

Science is nothing but perception.
Plato   Category: Science

In science the credit goes to the man who convinces the world not to the man to whom the idea first occurs.
William Osler   Category: Science

There are in fact two things science and opinion: the former begets knowledge. the latter ignorance.
Hippocrates   Category: Science

Science is the great antidote to the poison of enthusiasm And superstition.
Adam Smith   Category: Science

The science of today is the technology of tomorrow.
Edward Teller   Category: Science

Science is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.
Immanuel Kant   Category: Science

Some scientists claim that hydrogen because it is so plentiful is the basic building block of the universe. I dispute that. I say that there is more stupidity than hydrogen and that is the basic building block of the universe.
Francis Vincent Frank Zappa Jr.   Category: Science

Our scientific power has outrun our spiritual power. We have guided missiles and misguided men.
Martin Luther King Jr.   Category: Science

In all science error precedes the truth and it is better it should go first than last.
Walpole   Category: Science

Science is always wrong. It never solves a problem without creating ten more.
George Bernard Shaw   Category: Science

Francis Harry Compton Crick   Category: Science

Science is simply common sense at its best that is rigidly accurate in observation and merciless to fallacy in logic.
Thomas Henry Huxley   Category: Science

Mathematics is the only science where one never knows what one is talking about nor whether what is said is true.
Bertrand Russell   Category: Science

No our science is no illusion. But an illusion it would be to suppose that what science cannot give us we can get elsewhere.
Sigmund Freud   Category: Science

New discoveries in science ... will continue to create a thousand new frontiers for those who would still adventure.
Herbert Clark Hoover   Category: Science

Science is a method to keep yourself from kidding yourself.
Edwin Land   Category: Science