Science Quotes

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Prediction is difficult, especially the future.

Niels Bohr

There are in fact two things, science and opinion; the former begets knowledge, the latter ignorance.

Hippocrates

Faith, imagination and intuition are decisive factors in the progress of science as in any other human activity.

Max Born

Those who dwell, as scientists or laymen, among the beauties and mysteries of the earth are never alone or weary of life.

Rachel Carson

Disinterested intellectual curiosity is the life blood of real civilisation.

George M. Trevelyan

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Science can only ascertain what is, but not what should be, and outside of its domain value judgments of all kinds remain necessary. ?

Albert Einstein

Truth, in science, can be defined as the working hypothesis best fitted to open the way to the next better one.

Konrad Lorenz

I would rather discover one scientific fact than become King of Persia.

Democritus

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Truth is ever to be found in the simplicity, and not in the multiplicity and confusion of things.

Isaac Newton

One of the major ingredients for professional success in science is luck. Without this, forget it.

Leon Lederman

A nice theory does not necessarily equate to a correct theory.

Leonard Mlodinow

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Discovery often means simply the uncovering of something which has always been there but was hidden from the eye by the blinkers of habit.

Arthur Koestler

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We live with some big mysteries. When we come upon one, were given a little gift. Every mystery is something for all of us to wonder about together.

Annaka Harris

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The religion that is afraid of science dishonors God and commits suicide.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

We were born into a mystery, one that has haunted us since at least as long as we've been human. We awakened on this tiny world beneath a blanket of stars like an abandoned baby left on a doorstep without a note to explain where we came from, who we are, how our universe came to be, and with no idea how to end our cosmic isolation. We’ve had to figure it all out for ourselves.

Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey (movie)

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