Quotes in science

Remember that all models are wrong; the practical question is how wrong do they have to be to not be useful.

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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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Seeds of great discoveries are constantly floating around us, but they only take root in minds well prepared to receive them.

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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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Statistics is the grammar of science.

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Absence of evidence is not evidence of absence.

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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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Science is all metaphor.

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Each generation of scientists stands upon the shoulders of those who have gone before.