Top 50+ Science Quotes


Science Quotes

1.Science is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life

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

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

4.Science is nothing but perception

5.To me there has never been a higher source of earthly honor or distinction than that connected with advances in science

6.Our scientific power has outrun our spiritual power. We have guided missiles and misguided men

7.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

8.No amount of experimentation can ever prove me right; a single experiment can prove me wrong

9.Most people say that it is the intellect which makes a great scientist. They are wrong: it is character

10.It stands to the everlasting credit of science that by acting on the human mind it has overcome man’s insecurity before himself and before nature

11.It stands to the everlasting credit of science that by acting on the human mind it has overcome man’s insecurity before himself and before nature

12.Science is a wonderful thing if one does not have to earn one’s living at it

13.Science does not know its debt to imagination

14.Science investigates; religion interprets. Science gives man knowledge which is power; religion gives man wisdom which is control

15.Let both sides seek to invoke the wonders of science instead of its terrors. Together let us explore the stars, conquer the deserts, eradicate disease, tap the ocean depths, and encourage the arts and commerce

16.We are born at a given moment, in a given place and, like vintage years of wine, we have the qualities of the year and of the season of which we are born. Astrology does not lay claim to anything more

17.Scientists have become the bearers of the torch of discovery in our quest for knowledge

18.Scientists have become the bearers of the torch of discovery in our quest for knowledge

19.The human brain is an incredible pattern-matching machine

20.Every great advance in science has issued from a new audacity of imagination

21.To raise new questions, new possibilities, to regard old problems from a new angle, requires creative imagination and marks real advance in science

22.Bad times have a scientific value. These are occasions a good learner would not miss

23.Science never solves a problem without creating ten more

24.Science is not only a disciple of reason but, also, one of romance and passion

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

26.Men love to wonder, and that is the seed of science

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

28.If you believe in science, like I do, you believe that there are certain laws that are always obeyed

29.I believe there are no questions that science can’t answer about a physical universe

30.Science is a way of thinking much more than it is a body of knowledge

31.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

32.There is a single light of science, and to brighten it anywhere is to brighten it everywhere

33.This means that to entrust to science – or to deliberate control according to scientific principles – more than scientific method can achieve may have deplorable effects

34.The credit which the apparent conformity with recognized scientific standards can gain for seemingly simple but false theories may, as the present instance shows, have grave consequences

35.You could warm Mars up, over time, with greenhouse gases

36.Science is a first-rate piece of furniture for a man’s upper chamber, if he has common sense on the ground-floor. But if a man hasn’t got plenty of good common sense, the more science he has, the worse for his patient

37.Rockets are cool. There’s no getting around that

38.I believe in general in a dualism between facts and the ideas of those facts in human heads

39.Theory helps us to bear our ignorance of facts

40.The difference between science and the fuzzy subjects is that science requires reasoning while those other subjects merely require scholarship

41.Adventure upon all the tickets in the lottery, and you lose for certain; and the greater the number of your tickets the nearer your approach to this certainty

42.We seem to have a compulsion these days to bury time capsules in order to give those people living in the next century or so some idea of what we are like

43.I hate facts. I always say the chief end of man is to form general propositions – adding that no general proposition is worth a damn

44.Mars is the only place in the solar system where it’s possible for life to become multi-planetarian

45.Theory helps us to bear our ignorance of facts

46.Asteroids have us in our sight. The dinosaurs didn’t have a space program, so they’re not here to talk about this problem. We are, and we have the power to do something about it. I don’t want to be the embarrassment of the galaxy, to have had the power to deflect an asteroid, and then not, and end up going extinct

47.Geologists have a saying – rocks remember

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

49.We live in a society exquisitely dependent on science and technology, in which hardly anyone knows anything about science and technology

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

51.If the facts don’t fit the theory, change the facts

52.Everything is theoretically impossible, until it is done

53.Science is the great antidote to the poison of enthusiasm and superstition

54.On the ordinary view of each species having been independently created, we gain no scientific explanation

55.The nineteenth century believed in science but the twentieth century does not

56.Traditional science assumes, for the most part, that an objective observer independent reality exists; the universe, stars, galaxies, sun, moon and earth would still be there if no one was looking

57.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

58.People think of the inventor as a screwball, but no one ever asks the inventor what he thinks of other people

59.Sadly, embryonic stem cell research is completely legal in this country and has been going on at universities and research facilities for years

60.The fewer the facts, the stronger the opinion


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