Science Quotes


The most exciting phrase to hear in science, the one that heralds new discoveries, is not "Eureka!" (I found it!) but "That`s funny..."

Isaac Asimov

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Just as you cannot stop discovery happening, perhaps you can`t hurry it much either.

Matt Ridley


And yet it moves.

Galileo Galilei


Forget Jesus, the stars died so you could be born.

Lawrence M. Krauss

Science is the poetry of reality.

Richard Dawkins


Most of the fundamental ideas of science are essentially simple, and may, as a rule, be expressed in a language comprehensible to everyone.

Albert Einstein

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A computer would deserve to be called intelligent if it could deceive a human into believing that it was human.

Alan Turing


UNIX is basically a simple operating system, but you have to be a genius to understand the simplicity.

Dennis MacAlistair Ritchie


In science the credit goes to the man who convinces the world, not the man to whom the idea first occurs.

Francis Darwin


Scientists do not join hands every Sunday and sing "Yes gravity is real! I know gravity is real! I will have faith! I believe in my heart that what goes up, up, up must come down, down, down. Amen!" If they did, we would think they were pretty insecure about the concept.

Dan Barker

Religion has never once in all of human history turned out to be the right answer to any question - why would you think it`s the right answer to anything we don`t currently understand?

Greta Christina

When you look at the history of what we know about the world, you see a noticeable pattern. Natural explanations of things have been replacing supernatural explanations of them. Like a steamroller. Why the Sun rises and sets. Where thunder and lightning come from. Why people get sick. Why people look like their parents. How the complexity of life came into being. I could go on and on. All these things were once explained by religion. But as we understood the world better, and learned to observe it more carefully, the explanations based on religion were replaced by ones based on physical cause and effect. Consistently. Thoroughly. Like a steamroller.

Greta Christina

Bottomless wonders spring from simple rules, repeated without end.

Benoit Mandelbrot

Science and everyday life cannot and should not be separated.

Rosalind Franklin

I think once a scientist, always a scientist.

Mayim Bialik


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