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Science Quotes

"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." Franz Boas

"Science consists exactly of those forms of knowledge that can be verified and duplicated by anybody." Seth Lloyd

"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." William Bligh

"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." Paul Davies

"Science is a way of thinking much more than it is a body of knowledge." Carl Sagan

"There will one day spring from the brain of science a machine or force so fearful in its potentialities, so absolutely terrifying, that even man, the fighter, who will dare torture and death in order to inflict torture and death, will be appalled, and so abandon war forever." Thomas A. Edison

"Intelligence is not a science." Frank Carlucci

"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." Pratibha Patil

"The credit of advancing science has always been due to individuals and never to the age." Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"If we take science as our sole guide, if we accept and hold fast that alone which is verifiable, the old theology must go." John Burroughs

"Science is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life." Immanuel Kant

"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." Joe Rogan

"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." Reggie Watts

"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

"Life is not an exact science, it is an art." Samuel Butler

"Ignorance more frequently begets confidence than does knowledge: it is those who know little, and not those who know much, who so positively assert that this or that problem will never be solved by science." Charles Darwin

"Science investigates religion interprets. Science gives man knowledge which is power religion gives man wisdom which is control." Martin Luther King, Jr.

"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

"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." Polykarp Kusch

"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." Ann Druyan

"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." Wilhelm Dilthey

"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." Paul Davies

"Science is knowledge arranged and classified according to truth, facts, and the general laws of nature." Luther Burbank

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

"Dreaming in public is an important part of our job description, as science writers, but there are bad dreams as well as good dreams. We're dreamers, you see, but we're also realists, of a sort." William Gibson

"Computer science is no more about computers than astronomy is about telescopes." Edsger Dijkstra

"Definition of Statistics: The science of producing unreliable facts from reliable figures." Evan Esar

"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." George Washington

"Amazingly when you add life and consciousness to the equation you can actually explain some of the biggest puzzles of science." Robert Lanza

"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." Connie Willis

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