390 Greatest Quotes About Science
Science is always discovering odd scraps of magical wisdom and making a tremendous fuss about its cleverness.
If you try and take a cat apart to see how it works, the first thing you have on your hands is a nonworking cat.
Science is beautiful when it makes simple explanations of phenomena or connections between different observations. Examples include the double helix in biology and the fundamental equations of physics.
When I began in 1960, individuality wasn't an accepted thing to look for; it was about species-specific behaviour. But animal behaviour is not hard science. There's room for intuition.
We live in a society exquisitely dependent on science and technology, in which hardly anyone knows anything about science and technology.
...I have always maintained that, excepting fools, men did not differ much in intellect, only in zeal and hard work; and I still think there is an eminently important difference.
I think one's feelings waste themselves in words; they ought all to be distilled into actions which bring results.
There are in fact two things, science and opinion; the former begets knowledge, the latter ignorance.
Wisdom is not a product of schooling but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it.
Rockets are cool. There's no getting around that.
Science is the great antidote to the poison of enthusiasm and superstition.
The most incomprehensible thing about the world is that it is at all comprehensible.
Success is a science; if you have the conditions, you get the result.
I do not feel obliged to believe that the same God who has endowed us with sense, reason, and intellect has intended us to forgo their use.
The future belongs to science and those who make friends with science.
Politics is a science. You can demonstrate that you are right and that others are wrong.
Skeptical scrutiny is the means, in both science and religion, by which deep thoughts can be winnowed from deep nonsense.
It doesn't stop being magic just because you know how it works.
Nature is very consonant and conformable with herself.
I am among those who think that science has great beauty.
In science, we must be interested in things, not in persons.
Anthropology demands the open-mindedness with which one must look and listen, record in astonishment and wonder that which one would not have been able to guess.
If we knew what it was we were doing, it would not be called research, would it?
It is far better to grasp the universe as it really is than to persist in delusion, however satisfying and reassuring.
The good thing about science is that it's true whether or not you believe in it.
Neil deGrasse Tyson
Science is the knowledge of consequences, and dependence of one fact upon another.
Science is a way of thinking much more than it is a body of knowledge.
Everything must be made as simple as possible. But not simpler.
Art is the tree of life. Science is the tree of death.
If the facts don't fit the theory, change the facts.
The various reasons which we have enumerated lead us to believe that the new radio-active substance contains a new element which we propose to give the name of radium.
Nothing is enough for the man to whom enough is too little.
Science proceeds more by what it has learned to ignore than what it takes into account.
No matter what engineering field you're in, you learn the same basic science and mathematics. And then maybe you learn a little bit about how to apply it.
When I look upon seamen, men of science and philosophers, man is the wisest of all beings; when I look upon priests and prophets nothing is as contemptible as man.
Science has not yet taught us if madness is or is not the sublimity of the intelligence.
Edgar Allan Poe
The notion that science and spirituality are somehow mutually exclusive does a disservice to both.
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.
A physicist is just an atom's way of looking at itself.
A fool's brain digests philosophy into folly, science into superstition, and art into pedantry. Hence University education.
George Bernard Shaw
The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all true art and science.
Every sentence I utter must be understood not as an affirmation, but as a question.
I regard consciousness as fundamental. I regard matter as derivative from consciousness. We cannot get behind consciousness. Everything that we talk about, everything that we regard as existing, postulates consciousness.
When it comes to atoms, language can be used only as in poetry. The poet, too, is not nearly so concerned with describing facts as with creating images.
Heard melodies are sweet, but those unheard are sweeter.
Each problem that I solved became a rule, which served afterwards to solve other problems.
Between every two pine trees there is a door leading to a new way of life.