Quotes in science

The good thing about science is that it's true whether or not you believe in it.


Science is bound, by the everlasting vow of honour, to face fearlessly every problem which can be fairly presented to it.

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Every science has for its basis a system of principles as fixed and unalterable as those by which the universe is regulated and governed. Man cannot make principles; he can only discover them.

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Anecdotal thinking comes naturally; science requires training.


We have also arranged things so that almost no one understands science and technology. This is a prescription for disaster. We might get away with it for a while, but sooner or later this combustible mixture of ignorance and power is going to blow up in our faces.

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

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I am often amazed at how much more capability and enthusiasm for science there is among elementary school youngsters than among college students.

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No science is immune to the infection of politics and the corruption of power.


In the spirit of science, there really is no such thing as a "failed experiment." Any test that yields valid data is a valid test.

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

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