Science Quotes


The first ultraintelligent machine is the last invention that man need ever make.

Ray Kurzweil


Science is not good or bad [...], but it can be used both ways.



There is no such thing as philosophy-free science; there is only science whose philosophical baggage is taken on board without examination.

Daniel Dennett

Nature uses as little as possible of anything.

Johannes Kepler


Science helps us avoid dogmatism: basing conclusions on authority rather than logic and evidence.

Michael Shermer

It is not so much that I have confidence in scientists being right, but that I have so much in nonscientists being wrong.

Isaac Asimov

It is the tension between creativity and skepticism that has produced the stunning and unexpected findings of science.

Carl Sagan

People must understand that science is inherently neither a potential for good nor for evil. It is a potential to be harnessed by man to do his bidding.

Glenn T. Seaborg

Chaos was the law of nature; order was the dream of man.

Henry Brooks Adams


How wonderful that we have met with a paradox. Now we have some hope of making progress.

Niels Bohr


Science is not a mechanism but a human progress, and not a set of findings but a search for them.

Jacob Bronowski


Human knowledge is doubling every ten years. In the past decade, more scientific knowledge has been created than in all of human history.

Michio Kaku

The Age of Discovery in science is coming to a close, opening up an Age of Mastery.

Michio Kaku

The universe is like a safe to which there is a combination - but the combination is locked up in the safe.

Peter De Vries


Sometimes I think we`re alone in the universe, and sometimes I think we`re not. In either case the idea is quite staggering.

Arthur Charles Clarke


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