Quotes and Sayings about Science



"There is science, logic, reason; there is thought verified by experience. And then there is California."
- Edward Abbey
(Related: Experience, Science, Thought, Logic, Reason)

"That which today calls itself science gives us more and more information, and indigestible glut of information, and less and less understanding."
- Edward Abbey
(Related: Science, Information, Today, Understanding)

"War is the science of destruction."
- John Abbott
(Related: Science, War, Destruction)

"Liberty is the condition of duty, the guardian of conscience. It grows as conscience grows. The domains of both grow together. Liberty is safety from all hindrances, even sin. So that Liberty ends by being Free Will."
- John Acton
(Related: Being, Conscience, Duty, Free will, Liberty, Safety, Sin)

"The science of politics is the one science that is deposited by the streams of history, like the grains of gold in the sand of a river; and the knowledge of the past, the record of truths revealed by experience, is eminently practical, as an instrument of action and a power that goes to making the future."
- Lord Acton
(Related: Politics, Power, Science, Experience, History, Knowledge, Action, Future, Gold, Past)

"There are worlds of experience beyond the world of the aggressive man, beyond history, and beyond science. The moods and qualities of nature and the revelations of great art are equally difficult to define; we can grasp them only in the depths of our perceptive spirit."
- Ansel Adams
(Related: Art, Experience, Nature, History, Science, Man, Moods, Spirit, World)

"Some day science may have the existence of mankind in power, and the human race can commit suicide by blowing up the world."
- Henry Brooks Adams
(Related: Science, Power, Day, Existence, Mankind, May, Race, Suicide, World)

"While all other sciences have advanced, that of government is at a standstill - little better understood, little better practiced now than three or four thousand years ago."
- John Adams
(Related: Government, Now, Years)

"The radical novelty of modern science lies precisely in the rejection of the belief, which is at the heart of all popular religion, that the forces which move the stars and atoms are contingent upon the preferences of the human heart."
- Richard Adams
(Related: Science, Religion, Heart, Belief, Atoms, Lies, Novelty, Popular, Radical, Rejection, Stars)

"Therefore I do pray and entreat you in the name of Jesus Christ to do so much as to make my being here in Japan known to my poor wife, in a manner a widow and my two children fatherless; which thing only is my greatest grief of heart and conscience."
- Will Adams
(Related: Wife, Heart, Being, Children, Christ, Conscience, Grief, Name, Poor)

"In the end of five years I made supplication to the king to go out of this land, desiring to see my poor wife and children according to conscience and nature."
- Will Adams
(Related: Nature, Wife, Children, Conscience, End, Land, Poor, Years)

"The science of the mind can only have for its proper goal the understanding of human nature by every human being, and through its use, brings peace to every human soul."
- Alfred Adler
(Related: Nature, Peace, Science, Soul, Goal, Being, Human nature, Mind, Understanding)

"It is a remarkable honor to receive a Nobel Prize, because it not only recognizes discoveries, but also their usefulness to the advancement of fundamental science."
- Peter Agre
(Related: Science, Honor, Remarkable, Usefulness)

"The desire to economize time and mental effort in arithmetical computations, and to eliminate human liability to error is probably as old as the science of arithmetic itself."
- Howard Aiken
(Related: Science, Time, Arithmetic, Desire, Effort, Error, Old)

"We will not, on the altar of money, mortgage our conscience, mortgage our faith, mortgage our salvation."
- Peter Akinola
(Related: Faith, Money, Conscience, Salvation, Will)

"It is not so for art in appreciation because art is concerned with human behavior. And science is concerned with the behavior of metal or energy. It depends on what the fashion is. Now today it's energy. It's the same soul behind it. The same soul, you see."
- Josef Albers
(Related: Art, Science, Soul, Appreciation, Behavior, Energy, Fashion, Now, Today)

"Ah, the creative process is the same secret in science as it is in art. They are all the same absolutely."
- Josef Albers
(Related: Science, Art)

"Science fiction is no more written for scientists that ghost stories are written for ghosts."
- Brian Aldiss
(Related: Science, Fiction, Scientists)

"Psychology is the science of the act of experiencing, and deals with the whole system of such acts as they make up mental life."
- Samuel Alexander
(Related: Life, Science, Act, Deals, Psychology)

"We should remember that there was once a discipline called natural philosophy. Unfortunately, this discipline seems not to exist today. It has been renamed science, but science of today is in danger of losing much of the natural philosophy aspect."
- Hannes Alfven
(Related: Science, Discipline, Danger, Losing, Philosophy, Today)

"We have to learn again that science without contact with experiments is an enterprise which is likely to go completely astray into imaginary conjecture."
- Hannes Alfven
(Related: Science)

"To try to write a grand cosmical drama leads necessarily to myth. To try to let knowledge substitute ignorance in increasingly larger regions of space and time is science."
- Hannes Alfven
(Related: Science, Time, Knowledge, Drama, Ignorance, Myth, Space)

"Public opinion is a second conscience."
- William R. Alger
(Related: Conscience, Opinion, Public, Public opinion)

"Literature is made upon any occasion that a challenge is put to the legal apparatus by conscience in touch with humanity."
- Nelson Algren
(Related: Legal, Challenge, Conscience, Humanity, Literature)

"O conscience, upright and stainless, how bitter a sting to thee is a little fault!"
- Dante Alighieri
(Related: Conscience)

"In those parts of the world where learning and science has prevailed, miracles have ceased; but in those parts of it as are barbarous and ignorant, miracles are still in vogue."
- Ethan Allen
(Related: Science, Learning, Miracles, World)

"We had an erector set, and I was an avid fan of Popular Mechanics and Popular Science magazines."
- James Van Allen
(Related: Science, Popular)

"The best museums and museum exhibits about science or technology give you the feeling that, hey, this is interesting, but maybe I could do something here, too."
- Paul Allen
(Related: Science, Technology, Feeling, Museums)

"Winning is the science of being totally prepared."
- George Allen, Sr.
(Related: Science, Winning, Being)

"When push comes to shove, it ain't the science that's going to lift you up-it's the belief, the spiritual side of life, that's going to lift you up, no matter what religion you are."
- Kirstie Alley
(Related: Religion, Science, Life, Belief, Spiritual)

"Any sufficiently badly-written science is indistinguishable from magic."
- Aaron Allston
(Related: Science, Magic)

"Nevertheless, as is a frequent occurrence in science, a general hypothesis was constructed from a few specific instances of a phenomenon."
- Sidney Altman
(Related: Science)

"In Hinduism, conscience, reason and independent thinking have no scope for development."
- B. R. Ambedkar
(Related: Development, Hinduism, Conscience, Reason, Thinking)

"There is nothing evil save that which perverts the mind and shackles the conscience."
- Saint Ambrose
(Related: Conscience, Evil, Mind, Nothing)

"For two years living in a neutral country I have been able to see through the haze of propaganda to reach something which my conscience tells me is the truth."
- John Amery
(Related: Truth, Conscience, Country, Living, Propaganda, Years)

"The national security state has many unfair and cruel weapons in its arsenal, but that of junk science is one which can be fought and perhaps defeated."
- Aldrich Ames
(Related: Science, National security, State, Weapons)

"Society lives by faith, and develops by science."
- Henri Frederic Amiel
(Related: Science, Society, Faith)

"The New England conscience does not stop you from doing what you shouldn't-it just stops you from enjoying it."
- Cleveland Amory
(Related: Conscience, England)

"I was a daydreamer, and there is a lot of history and geography and science I missed out on because I was in my head. And I regret that."
- Gillian Anderson
(Related: History, Science, Geography, Regret)

"I'm not being evasive but I am saying I'm not a scientist and I'm not directly involved in the consultation however the science must be sound, it must be agreed and the consultation must be of a high quality or no one will have any confidence in the process."
- John Anderson
(Related: Science, Quality, Being, Confidence, Saying, Sound, Will)

"We sat around on a hotel balcony with a bottle of wine and tried to figure out how you would go about blowing up a planet. That's the kind of conversations science fiction writers have when they get together. We don't talk about football or anything like that."
- Kevin J. Anderson
(Related: Science, Fiction, Football, Talk, Wine, Writers)

"I got to spend all of my time every day at work reading and editing papers about cutting-edge technical research and getting paid for it. Then I'd go home at night and turn what I learned into science fiction stories."
- Kevin J. Anderson
(Related: Home, Science, Time, Work, Day, Fiction, Night, Reading, Research)

"Dune is the bestselling science fiction book of all time. It's something you really need to read in your lifetime. If you're going to read The Lord of the Rings, which everyone should, then you have to read Dune, too."
- Kevin J. Anderson
(Related: Science, Time, Fiction)

"I wanted the feel in these books to be like an epic fantasy, with kings, queens, dukes and court politics, but of course like what I was explaining before, about making the science make sense, you have to make the politics make sense, too."
- Kevin J. Anderson
(Related: Politics, Science, Books, Court, Fantasy, Kings, Sense)

"Like most kids growing up, I had a very wide interest. I was interested in everything. I tried to take advantage of everything, from the sciences to music to writing to literature."
- Michael P. Anderson
(Related: Music, Growing up, Interest, Kids, Literature, Writing)

"Science was something that really caught my attention. It was something I really could sink my teeth into."
- Michael P. Anderson
(Related: Science, Attention)

"I have also testified repeatedly and published some articles in favor of Small Science."
- Philip Warren Anderson
(Related: Science)

"One of our brainchildren is a still viable Science and Society course."
- Philip Warren Anderson
(Related: Science, Society)

"I wrote the first book, Harvest of Stars, and as I was writing it, I saw that certain implications had barely been touched on... It's perfectly obvious that two completely revolutionary things are going on, with cybernetics, and biological science."
- Poul Anderson
(Related: Science, First, Harvest, Obvious, Stars, Writing)

"I meant exactly what I said: that we are saddled with a culture that hasn't advanced as far as science."
- Michelangelo Antonioni
(Related: Science, Culture)

"All the characters in my films are fighting these problems, needing freedom, trying to find a way to cut themselves loose, but failing to rid themselves of conscience, a sense of sin, the whole bag of tricks."
- Michelangelo Antonioni
(Related: Conscience, Fighting, Freedom, Problems, Sense, Sin, Trying)

"Moral science is better occupied when treating of friendship than of justice."
- Thomas Aquinas
(Related: Friendship, Science, Justice)

"Every judgement of conscience, be it right or wrong, be it about things evil in themselves or morally indifferent, is obligatory, in such wise that he who acts against his conscience always sins."
- Thomas Aquinas
(Related: Conscience, Evil, Right, Wrong)

"The Boogeyman is your conscience. The Boogeyman is the result of your own bad behavior. I love this Boogeyman."
- Sergio Aragones
(Related: Love, Behavior, Conscience, Result)

"Therefore, the good of man must be the end of the science of politics."
- Aristotle
(Related: Politics, Science, End, Man)

"Science has not yet mastered prophecy. We predict too much for the next year and yet far too little for the next 10."
- Neil Armstrong
(Related: Science, Prophecy)

"Modem science, then, maintains on the one hand that nature, both organic and inorganic, strives towards a state of order and that man's actions are governed by the same tendency."
- Rudolf Arnheim
(Related: Nature, Science, Actions, Man, Order, State)

"The foreign accent was a promise, and indeed, all over the country, European imports added spice to the sciences, the arts, and other areas. What one had to give was not considered inferior to what one received."
- Rudolf Arnheim
(Related: Country, Promise)

"Mark all mathematical heads which be wholly and only bent on these sciences, how solitary they be themselves, how unfit to live with others, how unapt to serve the world."
- Roger Ascham
(Related: World)

"There is a single light of science, and to brighten it anywhere is to brighten it everywhere."
- Isaac Asimov
(Related: Science, Light)

"The saddest aspect of life right now is that science gathers knowledge faster than society gathers wisdom."
- Isaac Asimov
(Related: Life, Science, Society, Wisdom, Knowledge, Right)

"The most exciting phrase to hear in science, the one that heralds new discoveries, is not 'Eureka!' but 'That's funny...'"
- Isaac Asimov
(Related: Funny, Science)

"Individual science fiction stories may seem as trivial as ever to the blinder critics and philosophers of today - but the core of science fiction, its essence has become crucial to our salvation if we are to be saved at all."
- Isaac Asimov
(Related: Science, Fiction, May, Salvation, Today)

"Science fiction writers foresee the inevitable, and although problems and catastrophes may be inevitable, solutions are not."
- Isaac Asimov
(Related: Science, Catastrophes, Fiction, May, Problems, Writers)

"1988 I also received from the city of Vienna the cross of honour for art and science. These titles and the various honors mean a great deal to me, most of all for the reason that they would mean a great deal to my parents too."
- Leon Askin
(Related: Art, Science, Parents, Reason, Titles)

"If a superior give any order to one who is under him which is against that man's conscience, although he do not obey it yet he shall not be dismissed."
- Francis of Assisi
(Related: Conscience, Man, Order)

"The cosmical importance of this conclusion is profound and the possibilities it opens for the future very remarkable, greater in fact than any suggested before by science in the whole history of the human race."
- Francis William Aston
(Related: History, Science, Fact, Future, Importance, Possibilities, Race, Remarkable)

"The whole of science, and one is tempted to think the whole of the life of any thinking man, is trying to come to terms with the relationship between yourself and the natural world. Why are you here, and how do you fit in, and what's it all about."
- David Attenborough
(Related: Life, Science, Man, Thinking, Trying, World)

"I don't run a car, have never run a car. I could say that this is because I have this extremely tender environmentalist conscience, but the fact is I hate driving."
- David Attenborough
(Related: Car, Conscience, Driving, Fact, Hate)

"I love the fact that it's not only about Star Trek, but about science fiction in general, and science."
- Rene Auberjonois
(Related: Love, Science, Fact, Fiction)

"Before people complain of the obscurity of modern poetry, they should first examine their consciences and ask themselves with how many people and on how many occasions they have genuinely and profoundly shared some experience with another."
- W. H. Auden
(Related: Experience, Poetry, People, First, Obscurity)

"'Healing,' Papa would tell me, 'is not a science, but the intuitive art of wooing nature.'"
- W. H. Auden
(Related: Art, Nature, Science, Wooing)

"My fiction is reviewed by the mainstream press, by science fiction periodicals, romance magazines, small press publications and various other journals, including some usually devoted to archaeological and other science material."
- Jean M. Auel
(Related: Science, Romance, Fiction, Press)

"Of the two, I would think of my work as closer to Science Fiction than Fantasy."
- Jean M. Auel
(Related: Science, Work, Fantasy, Fiction)

"Science Fiction is not just about the future of space ships travelling to other planets, it is fiction based on science and I am using science as my basis for my fiction, but it's the science of prehistory - palaeontology and archaeology - rather than astronomy or physics."
- Jean M. Auel
(Related: Science, Astronomy, Fiction, Future, Physics, Ships, Space)

"I could write historical fiction, or science fiction, or a mystery but since I find it fascinating to research the clues of some little know period and develop a story based on that, I will probably continue to do it."
- Jean M. Auel
(Related: Science, Fiction, Mystery, Research, Will)

"I have heard Science Fiction and Fantasy referred to as the fiction of ideas, and I like that definition, but it's the mainstream public that chooses my books for the most part."
- Jean M. Auel
(Related: Science, Ideas, Books, Fantasy, Fiction, Public)

"I have been a reader of Science Fiction and Fantasy for a long time, since I was 11 or 12 I think, so I understand it and I'm not at all surprised that readers of the genre might enjoy my books."
- Jean M. Auel
(Related: Science, Time, Books, Fantasy, Fiction)

"Unfortunately, Climate Science has become Political Science. It is tragic that some perhaps well-meaning but politically motivated scientists who should know better have whipped up a global frenzy about a phenomena which is statistically questionable at best."
- Robert H. Austin
(Related: Science, Climate, Scientists)

"Now it is established in the sciences that no knowledge is acquired save through the study of its causes and beginnings, if it has had causes and beginnings; nor completed except by knowledge of its accidents and accompanying essentials."
- Avicenna
(Related: Knowledge, Accidents, Beginnings, Causes, Study)

"That science has long been neglected and declining in England, is not an opinion originating with me, but is shared by many, and has been expressed by higher authority than mine."
- Charles Babbage
(Related: Science, Authority, England, Opinion)

"The accumulation of skill and science which has been directed to diminish the difficulty of producing manufactured goods, has not been beneficial to that country alone in which it is concentrated; distant kingdoms have participated in its advantages."
- Charles Babbage
(Related: Science, Country, Difficulty, Skill)

"To those who have chosen the profession of medicine, a knowledge of chemistry, and of some branches of natural history, and, indeed, of several other departments of science, affords useful assistance."
- Charles Babbage
(Related: History, Science, Knowledge, Medicine, Profession)

"A powerful attraction exists, therefore, to the promotion of a study and of duties of all others engrossing the time most completely, and which is less benefited than most others by any acquaintance with science."
- Charles Babbage
(Related: Science, Time, Acquaintance, Promotion, Study)

"It is therefore not unreasonable to suppose that some portion of the neglect of science in England, may be attributed to the system of education we pursue."
- Charles Babbage
(Related: Education, Science, England, May, Neglect)

"Perhaps it would be better for science, that all criticism should be avowed."
- Charles Babbage
(Related: Science, Criticism)

"The humanities need to be defended today against the encroachments of physical science, as they once needed to be against the encroachment of theology."
- Irving Babbitt
(Related: Science, Theology, Today)

"The main reason for the failure of the modern medical science is that it is dealing with results and not causes. Nothing more than the patching up of those attacked and the burying of those who are slain, without a thought being given to the real strong hold."
- Edward Bach
(Related: Medical, Science, Thought, Failure, Being, Causes, Nothing, Reason, Results)

"Your conscience is the measure of the honesty of your selfishness. Listen to it carefully."
- Richard Bach
(Related: Honesty, Conscience, Measure, Selfishness)

"Science is but an image of the truth."
- Francis Bacon
(Related: Science, Truth)

"The strongest arguments prove nothing so long as the conclusions are not verified by experience. Experimental science is the queen of sciences and the goal of all speculation."
- Roger Bacon
(Related: Science, Experience, Goal, Arguments, Nothing, Queen)

"All science requires mathematics. The knowledge of mathematical things is almost innate in us. This is the easiest of sciences, a fact which is obvious in that no one's brain rejects it; for laymen and people who are utterly illiterate know how to count and reckon."
- Roger Bacon
(Related: Science, People, Knowledge, Fact, Mathematics, Obvious)

"So long as there are earnest believers in the world, they will always wish to punish opinions, even if their judgment tells them it is unwise and their conscience that it is wrong."
- Walter Bagehot
(Related: Conscience, Judgment, Opinions, Will, World, Wrong)

"Science may eventually explain the world of How. The ultimate world of Why may remain for contemplation, philosophy, religion."
- Liberty Hyde Bailey
(Related: Religion, Science, Contemplation, May, Philosophy, World)

"On the other hand, the waging of peace as a science, as an art, is in its infancy. But we can trace its growth, its steady progress, and the time will come when there will be particular individuals designated to assume responsibility for and leadership of this movement."
- Fredrik Bajer
(Related: Leadership, Peace, Time, Art, Science, Progress, Growth, Responsibility, Will)

"We have long possessed the art of war and the science of war, which have been evolved in the minutest detail."
- Fredrik Bajer
(Related: Art, Science, War, Detail)

"Thence results, for science as well as for industry, the necessity of the division and association of labor. I receive and I give - such is human life. Each directs and is directed in his turn."
- Mikhail Bakunin
(Related: Science, Life, Labor, Necessity, Results)

"A third ideal that has made its way in the modern world is reliance on reason, especially reason disciplined and enriched by modern science. An eternal basis of human intercommunication is reason."
- Emily Greene Balch
(Related: Science, Reason, World)

"Like all science, psychology is knowledge; and like science again, it is knowledge of a definite thing, the mind."
- James M. Baldwin
(Related: Science, Knowledge, Mind, Psychology)

"Psychology more than any other science has had its pseudo-scientific no less than its scientific period."
- James M. Baldwin
(Related: Science, Psychology)

"I find it greatly disturbing that the Bush administration has used political and religious ideologies to influence national policy on science and medicine."
- Tammy Baldwin
(Related: Science, Policy, Influence, Medicine, Religious)

"Everything is becoming science fiction. From the margins of an almost invisible literature has sprung the intact reality of the 20th century."
- J. G. Ballard
(Related: Science, Fiction, Literature, Reality)

"Science and technology multiply around us. To an increasing extent they dictate the languages in which we speak and think. Either we use those languages, or we remain mute."
- J. G. Ballard
(Related: Science, Technology)

"I'm a geophysicist and all my earth science books when I was a student, I had to give the wrong answer to get an A. We used to ridicule continental drift. It was something we laughed at. We learned of Marshall Kay's geosynclinal cycle, which is a bunch of crap."
- Robert Ballard
(Related: Science, Books, Earth, Ridicule, Wrong)

"There is actually a fair amount of money being put behind science today."
- David Baltimore
(Related: Money, Science, Being, Today)

"Political liberty, the peace of a nation, and science itself are gifts for which Fate demands a heavy tax in blood!"
- Honore De Balzac
(Related: Peace, Science, Fate, Tax, Gifts, Liberty, Nation)

"Modesty is the conscience of the body."
- Honore de Balzac
(Related: Body, Conscience, Modesty)

"Conscience is our unerring judge until we finally stifle it."
- Honore de Balzac
(Related: Conscience)

"Conscience is the mirror of our souls, which represents the errors of our lives in their full shape."
- George Bancroft
(Related: Conscience, Errors)

"As far as a truly radical conscience, you have to take it as part of a larger thing, that it was sort of historical inevitability that with the coming of a leaguer society people would start to use drugs a lot more then they had before."
- Lester Bangs
(Related: Society, People, Conscience, Drugs, Radical)

"Anthropology is the science which tells us that people are the same the whole world over except when they are different."
- Nancy Banks-Smith
(Related: Science, People, Anthropology, World)

"Mothers, unless they were very poor, didn't work. Both of my parents had to leave education. My mother had to work in a cotton mill until 18 or 19, when she took some training in domestic science."
- Roger Bannister
(Related: Science, Work, Education, Mother, Mothers, Parents, Poor, Training)

"He that desireth to acquire any art or science seeketh first those means by which that art or science is obtained. If we ought to do so in things natural and earthly, how much more then in spiritual?"
- Robert Barclay
(Related: Art, Science, First, Spiritual)

"So the question is, First, Whether the civil magistrate hath power to force men in things religious to do contrary to their conscience, and if they will not to punish them in their goods, liberties, or lives? this we hold in the negative."
- Robert Barclay
(Related: Men, Power, Negative, Conscience, First, Force, Question, Religious, Will)

"Science is a field which grows continuously with ever expanding frontiers."
- John Bardeen
(Related: Science)

"Further, science is a collaborative effort."
- John Bardeen
(Related: Science, Effort)

"Human relations are built on feeling, not on reason or knowledge. And feeling is not an exact science; like all spiritual qualities, it has the vagueness of greatness about it."
- Amelia E. Barr
(Related: Science, Knowledge, Greatness, Feeling, Reason, Spiritual)

"Wherefore for the public interest and benefit of human society it is requisite that the highest obligations possible should be laid upon the consciences of men."
- Isaac Barrow
(Related: Men, Society, Interest, Public)

"That justice should be administered between men, it is necessary that testimonies of fact be alleged; and that witnesses should apprehend themselves greatly obliged to discover the truth, according to their conscience, in dark and doubtful cases."
- Isaac Barrow
(Related: Men, Truth, Conscience, Fact, Justice)

"The world is full of strange phenomena that cannot be explained by the laws of logic or science. Dennis Rodman is only one example."
- Dave Barry
(Related: Science, Example, Laws, Logic, World)

"Conscience is the perfect interpreter of life."
- Karl Barth
(Related: Life, Conscience)

"Science, like art, religion, commerce, warfare, and even sleep, is based on presuppositions."
- Gregory Bateson
(Related: Art, Religion, Science, Commerce, Sleep)

"Deep down, the US, with its space, its technological refinement, its bluff good conscience, even in those spaces which it opens up for simulation, is the only remaining primitive society."
- Jean Baudrillard
(Related: Society, Conscience, Deep, Space)

"But in Christianity, by contrast, the freedom of the children of God was also freedom from all important worldly interests, from all art and science, etc."
- Bruno Bauer
(Related: Art, Science, God, Christianity, Children, Contrast, Freedom)

"Neither science, nor the politics in power, nor the mass media, nor business, nor the law nor even the military are in a position to define or control risks rationally."
- Ulrich Beck
(Related: Politics, Business, Power, Science, Control, Law, Media, Military)

"That was the first major social sciences conference at which social scientists from all cultures wanted to reach a consensus on whether we can continue to pursue a national course in the social sciences or whether we need a cosmopolitan path that also connects us in a new way."
- Ulrich Beck
(Related: First, Scientists)

"Theology is a science of mind applied to God."
- Henry Ward Beecher
(Related: Science, God, Mind, Theology)

"No great advance has been made in science, politics, or religion without controversy."
- Lyman Beecher
(Related: Religion, Politics, Science, Controversy)

"The Non-Conformist Conscience makes cowards of us all."
- Max Beerbohm
(Related: Conscience, Cowards)

"The theory of undirected evolution is already dead, but the work of science continues."
- Michael Behe
(Related: Science, Work, Evolution, Theory)

"Science is not a game in which arbitrary rules are used to decide what explanations are to be permitted."
- Michael Behe
(Related: Science, Explanations, Rules)

"It was a shock to people of the nineteenth century when they discovered, from observations science had made, that many features of the biological world could be ascribed to the elegant principle of natural selection."
- Michael Behe
(Related: Science, People, World)

"It is a shock to us in the twentieth century to discover, from observations science has made, that the fundamental mechanisms of life cannot be ascribed to natural selection, and therefore were designed. But we must deal with our shock as best we can and go on."
- Michael Behe
(Related: Life, Science)

"It is often said that science must avoid any conclusions which smack of the supernatural."
- Michael Behe
(Related: Science, Supernatural)

"It is the perennial youthfulness of mathematics itself which marks it off with a disconcerting immortality from the other sciences."
- E. T. Bell
(Related: Immortality, Mathematics)

"Science makes no pretension to eternal truth or absolute truth."
- E. T. Bell
(Related: Science, Truth, Pretension)

"The man of science, the artist, the philosopher are attached to their nations as much as the day-laborer and the merchant."
- Julien Benda
(Related: Science, Artist, Day, Man, Nations)

"I was a catastrophe at Science and Games, but the good thing about Quaker schools is that they encourage you in those subjects for which you show an aptitude."
- Richard Rodney Bennett
(Related: Science, Games, Schools)

"Novel technologies and ideas that impinge on human biology and their perceived impact on human values have renewed strains in the relationship between science and society."
- Paul Berg
(Related: Science, Society, Ideas, Values)

"Moreover, the concern of some that moving DNA among species would breach customary breeding barriers and have profound effects on natural evolutionary processes has substantially disappeared as the science revealed that such exchanges occur in nature."
- Paul Berg
(Related: Nature, Science, Breeding, Concern)

"The art and science of asking questions is the source of all knowledge."
- Thomas Berger
(Related: Art, Science, Knowledge, Questions)

"Film as dream, film as music. No art passes our conscience in the way film does, and goes directly to our feelings, deep down into the dark rooms of our souls."
- Ingmar Bergman
(Related: Art, Music, Feelings, Dream, Conscience, Deep, Film)

"Religion is to mysticism what popularization is to science."
- Henri Bergson
(Related: Religion, Science)

"The relevance of Marxism to science is that it removes it from its imagined position of complete detachment and shows it as a part, but a critically important part, of economy and social development."
- John Desmond Bernal
(Related: Science, Development, Economy, Marxism)

"The recognition of the art that informs all pure science need not mean the abandonment for it of all present art, rather it will mean the completion of the transformation of art that has already begun."
- John Desmond Bernal
(Related: Art, Science, Completion, Present, Will)

"It is characteristic of science that the full explanations are often seized in their essence by the percipient scientist long in advance of any possible proof."
- John Desmond Bernal
(Related: Science, Explanations, Proof)

"Observation is a passive science, experimentation an active science."
- Claude Bernard
(Related: Science, Observation)

"Science does not permit exceptions."
- Claude Bernard
(Related: Science)

"In teaching man, experimental science results in lessening his pride more and more by proving to him every day that primary causes, like the objective reality of things, will be hidden from him forever and that he can only know relations."
- Claude Bernard
(Related: Science, Causes, Day, Man, Pride, Reality, Results, Teaching, Will)

"Art is I; science is we."
- Claude Bernard
(Related: Art, Science)

"Experimentation is an active science."
- Claude Bernard
(Related: Science)

"I warn you against believing that advertising is a science."
- William Bernbach
(Related: Science, Advertising)

"Advertising is fundamentally persuasion and persuasion happens to be not a science, but an art."
- William Bernbach
(Related: Art, Science, Advertising, Persuasion)

"Raising children is a creative endeavor, an art rather than a science."
- Bruno Bettelheim
(Related: Art, Science, Children)

"Forgetfulness - a gift of God bestowed upon debtors in compensation for their destitution of conscience."
- Ambrose Bierce
(Related: God, Conscience, Forgetfulness)

"When James Cameron brought me the script, which I developed with both Cameron and Jay Cocks, I wanted to make it a thriller, an action film, but with a conscience, and I found that it had elements of social realism."
- Kathryn Bigelow
(Related: Action, Conscience, Film, Realism)

"As the Nation's primary supporter of research in the physical sciences, the DOE Office of Science led the way in creating a unique system of large-scale, specialized, often one-of-a-kind facilities for scientific discovery."
- Judy Biggert
(Related: Science, Discovery, Nation, Office, Research)

"Since coming to Congress, I have been advocating for increased resources for research in the physical sciences and for the Department of Energy Office of Science in particular."
- Judy Biggert
(Related: Science, Congress, Energy, Office, Research)

"Reason often makes mistakes, but conscience never does."
- Josh Billings
(Related: Conscience, Mistakes, Reason)

"Archaeology is the peeping Tom of the sciences. It is the sandbox of men who care not where they are going; they merely want to know where everyone else has been."
- Jim Bishop
(Related: Men, Care, Want)

"Advances in science and medical research and public health policies have meant that life expectancy for Australians is one of the highest in the world."
- Julie Bishop
(Related: Health, Life, Medical, Science, Public, Research, World)

"In this time of budget cuts, we cannot forget that basic science is a building block for scientific innovation and economic growth in the information age."
- Tim Bishop
(Related: Age, Science, Time, Growth, Building, Forget, Information, Innovation)

"Politics is not an exact science."
- Otto von Bismarck
(Related: Politics, Science)

"The foundation of empire is art and science. Remove them or degrade them, and the empire is no more. Empire follows art and not vice versa as Englishmen suppose."
- William Blake
(Related: Art, Science, Vice)

"Art is the tree of life. Science is the tree of death."
- William Blake
(Related: Art, Death, Science, Life)

"He who would do good to another must do it in Minute Particulars: general Good is the plea of the scoundrel, hypocrite, and flatterer, for Art and Science cannot exist but in minutely organized Particulars."
- William Blake
(Related: Art, Science)

"The chief difficulty which prevents men of science from believing in divine as well as in nature Spirits is their materialism."
- H. P. Blavatsky
(Related: Men, Nature, Science, Difficulty, Materialism, Spirits)

"Even in our day, science suspects beyond the Polar seas, at the very circle of the Arctic Pole, the existence of a sea which never freezes and a continent which is ever green."
- H. P. Blavatsky
(Related: Science, Day, Existence, Sea)

"The object of all the former voyages to the South Seas undertaken by the command of his present majesty, has been the advancement of science and the increase of knowledge."
- William Bligh
(Related: Science, Knowledge, Present)

"It seems that this situation is not restricted to science but is more generally human."
- Felix Bloch
(Related: Science)

"History is, in its essentials, the science of change. It knows and it teaches that it is impossible to find two events that are ever exactly alike, because the conditions from which they spring are never identical."
- Marc Bloch
(Related: History, Science, Change, Events, Spring)

"The historical development of the work of anthropologists seems to single out clearly a domain of knowledge that heretofore has not been treated by any other science."
- Franz Boas
(Related: Science, Work, Knowledge, Development)

"Advances in technology will continue to reach far into every sector of our economy. Future job and economic growth in industry, defense, transportation, agriculture, health care, and life sciences is directly related to scientific advancement."
- Christopher Bond
(Related: Health, Life, Technology, Growth, Agriculture, Care, Defense, Economy, Future, Job, Will)

"Distance does not decide who is your brother and who is not. The church is going to have to become the conscience of the free market if it's to have any meaning in this world - and stop being its apologist."
- Bono
(Related: Brother, Church, Being, Conscience, Meaning, World)

"The purpose of science is not to analyze or describe but to make useful models of the world. A model is useful if it allows us to get use out of it."
- Edward de Bono
(Related: Science, Purpose, World)

"The major obstacle to a religious renewal is the intellectual classes, who are highly influential and tend to view religion as primitive superstition. They believe that science has left atheism as the only respectable intellectual stance."
- Robert Bork
(Related: Religion, Science, Atheism, Religious, Superstition)

"And the continuity of our science has not been affected by all these turbulent happenings, as the older theories have always been included as limiting cases in the new ones."
- Max Born
(Related: Science, Theories)

"They've also asked me now to start on another series that we're gonna do after this Frontier Earth. But it's not science fiction, it's more in the Mystery and Crime division and that's another area I'm very interested in."
- Bruce Boxleitner
(Related: Science, Crime, Earth, Fiction, Mystery, Now)

"Science fiction encourages us to explore... all the futures, good and bad, that the human mind can envision."
- Marion Zimmer Bradley
(Related: Science, Fiction, Mind)

"The world has achieved brilliance without wisdom, power without conscience. Our is a world of nuclear giants and ethical infants."
- Omar N. Bradley
(Related: Power, Wisdom, Conscience, Giants, World)

"Art is made to disturb, science reassures."
- Georges Braque
(Related: Art, Science)

"It is this conception of the unity of the human career which is perhaps the greatest achievement of historical study, since it gained a place analogous to that of natural science."
- James H. Breasted
(Related: Science, Achievement, Career, Study, Unity)

"The man who first gave history a recognized place in science was an ancient historian."
- James H. Breasted
(Related: History, Science, First, Man)

"Science knows only one commandment - contribute to science."
- Bertolt Brecht
(Related: Science)

"In 1995, I founded The Molecular Sciences Institute with a gift from the Philip Morris Company where I hoped that we could create an environment where young people could pursue science in an atmosphere of harmonious purpose and high intellectual challenge."
- Sydney Brenner
(Related: Science, People, Purpose, Challenge, Company, Environment)

"Many have gone on to do important scientific work but all remember those wonderful times when we and our science were young and our excitement in meeting new challenges knew no bounds."
- Sydney Brenner
(Related: Science, Work, Excitement, Meeting)

"Nothing retains less of desire in art, in science, than this will to industry, booty, possession."
- Andre Breton
(Related: Art, Science, Desire, Nothing, Possession, Will)

"People who love science fiction really do love sex."
- Susie Bright
(Related: Love, Science, Sex, People, Fiction)

"Predicting has a spotty record in science fiction. I've had some failures. On the other hand, I also predicted the fall of the Berlin Wall and the rise of fundamentalist Islam... and I'm not happy to be right in all of those cases."
- David Brin
(Related: Science, Islam, Fiction, Right)

"There's no doubt that scientific training helps many authors to write better science fiction. And yet, several of the very best were English majors who could not parse a differential equation to save their lives."
- David Brin
(Related: Science, Doubt, English, Fiction, Training)

"Change is the principal feature of our age and literature should explore how people deal with it. The best science fiction does that, head-on."
- David Brin
(Related: Age, Change, Science, People, Fiction, Literature)

"But honestly, if you do a rigorous survey of my work, I'll bet you'll find that biology is a theme far more often than physical science."
- David Brin
(Related: Science, Work)

"It should now be clear why the method of Philosophy is so different from that of the natural sciences. Experiments are not made, because they would be utterly useless."
- Charles D. Broad
(Related: Now, Philosophy)

"In all the sciences except Psychology we deal with objects and their changes, and leave out of account as far as possible the mind which observes them."
- Charles D. Broad
(Related: Mind, Psychology)

"Man is unique not because he does science, and his is unique not because he does art, but because science and art equally are expressions of his marvelous plasticity of mind."
- Jacob Bronowski
(Related: Art, Science, Man, Mind)

"Man masters nature not by force but by understanding. This is why science has succeeded where magic failed: because it has looked for no spell to cast over nature."
- Jacob Bronowski
(Related: Nature, Science, Force, Magic, Man, Understanding)

"Science has nothing to be ashamed of even in the ruins of Nagasaki. The shame is theirs who appeal to other values than the human imaginative values which science has evolved."
- Jacob Bronowski
(Related: Science, Values, Nothing, Shame)

"No science is immune to the infection of politics and the corruption of power."
- Jacob Bronowski
(Related: Politics, Power, Science, Corruption)

"That is the essence of science: ask an impertinent question, and you are on the way to a pertinent answer."
- Jacob Bronowski
(Related: Question)

"The most wonderful discovery made by scientists is science itself."
- Jacob Bronowski
(Related: Science, Discovery, Scientists)

"If all the world hated you, and believed you wicked, while your own conscience approved you, and absolved you from guilt, you would not be without friends."
- Charlotte Bronte
(Related: Conscience, Friends, Guilt, World)

"He gave us the lakes for our Northern boundary, and the rivers stretching to the seas upon whose waters floats our commerce to the nations of the world; while man has done all that can be done by science to bind us together."
- John Brough
(Related: Science, Commerce, Man, Nations, Rivers, World)

"Enough people have now mentioned Bill Nye the Science Guy to me that I now desperately avoid it all costs."
- Alton Brown
(Related: Science, People, Now)

"The views of the Earth are really beautiful. If you've ever seen a space IMAX movie, that's really what it looks like. I wish I'd had more time just to sit and look out the window with a map, but our science program kept us very busy in the lab most of the time."
- David M. Brown
(Related: Science, Time, Earth, Space)

"In its famous paradox, the equation of money and excrement, psychoanalysis becomes the first science to state what common sense and the poets have long known - that the essence of money is in its absolute worthlessness."
- Norman O. Brown
(Related: Money, Science, Common sense, Famous, First, Paradox, Poets, Psychoanalysis, State)

"The more we learn of science, the more we see that its wonderful mysteries are all explained by a few simple laws so connected together and so dependent upon each other, that we see the same mind animating them all."
- Olympia Brown
(Related: Science, Laws, Mind)

"A cat can maintain a position of curled up somnolence on your knee until you are nearly upright. To the last minute she hopes your conscience will get the better of you and you will settle down again."
- Pam Brown
(Related: Conscience, Will)

"Also by my earliest days, I was fascinated by a utopian vision of what the world could be like. I've thought that science could be the basis for a better world, and that's what I've been trying to do all these years."
- George E. Brown, Jr.
(Related: Science, Thought, Vision, Trying, World, Years)

"Industrial opportunities are going to stem more from the biological sciences than from chemistry and physics. I see biology as being the greatest area of scientific breakthroughs in the next generation."
- George E. Brown, Jr.
(Related: Being, Physics)

"I was interested in science before I even knew what science was."
- George E. Brown, Jr.
(Related: Science)

"From my earliest days, I was fascinated by science."
- George E. Brown, Jr.
(Related: Science)

"Sport is an international phenomenon, like science or music."
- Avery Brundage
(Related: Music, Science)

"I have no bad conscience."
- Alois Brunner
(Related: Conscience)

"Avoid lawsuits beyond all things; they pervert your conscience, impair your health, and dissipate your property."
- Jean de la Bruyere
(Related: Health, Conscience, Property)

"Evolution seems to close the heart to some of the plainest spiritual truths while it opens the mind to the wildest guesses advanced in the name of science."
- William Jennings Bryan
(Related: Science, Heart, Evolution, Mind, Name, Spiritual)

"I don't plan to write another science book, but I don't plan not to. I do enjoy writing histories, and taking subjects that are generally dull and trying to make them interesting."
- Bill Bryson
(Related: Science, Trying, Writing)

"A good man with a good conscience doesn't walk so fast."
- Georg Buchner
(Related: Conscience, Man)

"At the moment I'm enjoying a new challenge at the Royal Opera House, but I'm also keen to pursue my interest in television and particularly in science."
- Deborah Bull
(Related: Science, Challenge, Interest, Opera, Television)

"I get offered a lot of science fiction work and there is a new project in the pipeline called Master Race, set in World War II, but that's a little way off yet."
- Jeremy Bulloch
(Related: Science, War, Work, Fiction, Project, Race, World, World war)

"In science, read, by preference, the newest works; in literature, the oldest. The classic literature is always modern."
- Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton
(Related: Science, Literature)

"Art and science have their meeting point in method."
- Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton
(Related: Art, Science, Meeting)

"Science is knowledge arranged and classified according to truth, facts, and the general laws of nature."
- Luther Burbank
(Related: Nature, Science, Truth, Knowledge, Facts, Laws)

"Woodrow Wilson called for leaders who, by boldly interpreting the nation's conscience, could lift a people out of their everyday selves. That people can be lifted into their better selves is the secret of transforming leadership."
- James MacGregor Burns
(Related: Leadership, People, Conscience, Nation)

"In this work I have received the opposition of a number of men who only advocate the unobtainable because the immediately possible is beyond their moral courage, administrative ability, and their political prescience."
- John Burns
(Related: Men, Work, Courage, Ability, Opposition)

"If we take science as our sole guide, if we accept and hold fast that alone which is verifiable, the old theology must go."
- John Burroughs
(Related: Science, Old, Theology)

"Science has done more for the development of western civilization in one hundred years than Christianity did in eighteen hundred years."
- John Burroughs
(Related: Science, Civilization, Development, Christianity, Years)

"I'm enormously proud of the fact that Star Trek has really not just sparked an interest, but encouraged, a few generations of people to go into the sciences."
- LeVar Burton
(Related: People, Fact, Generations, Interest)

"A good conscience is a continual feast."
- Robert Burton
(Related: Conscience)

"I would like to do a science fiction film some day. Star Wars seems really to have destroyed the genre, which at one time offered great musical opportunities."
- Carter Burwell
(Related: Science, Time, Day, Fiction, Film)

"To pursue science is not to disparage the things of the spirit. In fact, to pursue science rightly is to furnish the framework on which the spirit may rise."
- Vannevar Bush
(Related: Science, Fact, May, Spirit)

"Science has a simple faith, which transcends utility. It is the faith that it is the privilege of man to learn to understand, and that this is his mission."
- Vannevar Bush
(Related: Faith, Science, Man, Mission, Privilege)

"The Geezer album, Black Science, had a lot of keyboards and it did not work."
- Geezer Butler
(Related: Work, Science)

"Science fiction let me do both. It let me look into science and stick my nose in everywhere."
- Octavia Butler
(Related: Science, Fiction)

"So fantasy was fine early on, and when I discovered science fiction, I was very happy with it, because my first interest in science fiction came with an interest in astronomy."
- Octavia Butler
(Related: Science, Astronomy, Fantasy, Fiction, First, Interest)

"The thing about science fiction is that it's totally wide open. But it's wide open in a conditional way."
- Octavia Butler
(Related: Science, Fiction, Open)

"What I'm working on now - I'm back to fantasy, although considering that it's me, I'm turning it into a kind of science fantasy. It's a vampire story - but my vampires are biological vampires. They didn't become vampires because someone bit them; they were born that way."
- Octavia Butler
(Related: Science, Fantasy, Now)

"No one was going to stop me from writing and no one had to really guide me towards science fiction. It was natural, really, that I would take that interest."
- Octavia Butler
(Related: Science, Fiction, Interest, Writing)

"And by the way, I wanted to point out that Kindred is not science fiction. You'll note there's no science in it. It's a kind of grim fantasy."
- Octavia Butler
(Related: Science, Fantasy, Fiction)

"I was attracted to science fiction because it was so wide open. I was able to do anything and there were no walls to hem you in and there was no human condition that you were stopped from examining."
- Octavia Butler
(Related: Science, Fiction, Open)

"I was raised Baptist, and I like the fact that I got my conscience installed early."
- Octavia Butler
(Related: Conscience, Fact)

"Fantasy is totally wide open; all you really have to do is follow the rules you've set. But if you're writing about science, you have to first learn what you're writing about."
- Octavia Butler
(Related: Science, Fantasy, First, Open, Rules, Writing)

"I began reading science fiction before I was 12 and started writing science fiction around the same time."
- Octavia Butler
(Related: Science, Time, Fiction, Reading, Writing)

"I have a huge and savage conscience that won't let me get away with things."
- Octavia Butler
(Related: Conscience)

"Life is not an exact science, it is an art."
- Samuel Butler
(Related: Art, Life, Science)

"The Athanasian Creed is to me light and intelligible reading in comparison with much that now passes for science."
- Samuel Butler
(Related: Science, Light, Now, Reading)

"I dig science fiction, though it was never really my thing."
- Yancy Butler
(Related: Science, Fiction)

"No, moral conscience is one thing, the law is another. We have to hold onto this difference."
- Rocco Buttiglione
(Related: Conscience, Difference, Law)

"In addition the bill would expand an existing law "conscience clause" that protects physician training programs that refuse to provide training for abortion procedures."
- Ken Calvert
(Related: Abortion, Law, Training)

"Knowledge of the sciences is so much smoke apart from the heavenly science of Christ."
- John Calvin
(Related: Science, Knowledge, Christ)

"The torture of a bad conscience is the hell of a living soul."
- John Calvin
(Related: Soul, Conscience, Hell, Living)

"If I may take the liberty to speak for science at least, today his name and his prizes are without a peer in the world. He not only elevates science but he influences it as well."
- Melvin Calvin
(Related: Science, Liberty, May, Name, Prizes, Today, World)

"I had read tons of science fiction. I was fascinated by other worlds, other environments. For me, it was fantasy, but it was not fantasy in the sense of pure escapism."
- James Cameron
(Related: Science, Escapism, Fantasy, Fiction, Sense)

"I am tired of all this sort of thing called science here... We have spent millions in that sort of thing for the last few years, and it is time it should be stopped."
- Simon Cameron
(Related: Science, Time, Years)

"By definition, a government has no conscience. Sometimes it has a policy, but nothing more."
- Albert Camus
(Related: Government, Policy, Conscience, Nothing)

"A guilty conscience needs to confess. A work of art is a confession."
- Albert Camus
(Related: Art, Work, Confession, Conscience, Needs)

"I have a clear conscience."
- Wilhelm Canaris
(Related: Conscience)

"Hitting is an art, but not an exact science."
- Rod Carew
(Related: Science, Art)

"I have been a man of great sins, but He has been a God of great mercies; and now, through His mercies, I have a conscience as sound and quiet as if I had never sinned."
- Donald Cargill
(Related: God, Conscience, Man, Now, Quiet, Sound)

"Now for my own case, I bless the Lord that, for all that hath been said of me, my conscience doth not condemn me. I do not say I am free of sin, but I am at peace with God through a slain Mediator; and I believe that there is no salvation but only in Christ."
- Donald Cargill
(Related: Peace, God, Christ, Conscience, Now, Salvation, Sin)

"Intelligence is not a science."
- Frank Carlucci
(Related: Intelligence, Science)

"Science must have originated in the feeling that something was wrong."
- Thomas Carlyle
(Related: Science, Feeling, Wrong)

"This world, after all our science and sciences, is still a miracle wonderful, inscrutable, magical and more, to whosoever will think of it."
- Thomas Carlyle
(Related: Science, Will, World)

"Rocket science has been mythologized all out of proportion to its true difficulty."
- John Carmack
(Related: Science, Difficulty)

"There is a higher law than the law of government. That's the law of conscience."
- Stokely Carmichael
(Related: Government, Conscience, Law)

"In science there are no 'depths'; there is surface everywhere."
- Rudolf Carnap
(Related: Science)

"Science has to be understood in its broadest sense, as a method for comprehending all observable reality, and not merely as an instrument for acquiring specialized knowledge."
- Alexis Carrel
(Related: Science, Knowledge, Reality, Sense)

"In Poland, my audience is all women between 18 and 30. At U.S. conventions, you have the fantasy and science fiction crowd. At Harvard you have an entirely different audience. It's so schizophrenic."
- Jonathan Carroll
(Related: Science, Women, Fantasy, Fiction)

"Well, I'm leaning probably toward the sciences like physics."
- Amy Carter
(Related: Physics)

"Anxiety is the beginning of conscience, which is the parent of the soul but is not compatible with innocence."
- Angela Carter
(Related: Soul, Anxiety, Beginning, Conscience, Innocence)

"I was interested in nuclei originally with my deuteron photo work because that was one of the fundamental forces, and the measurement was basic to new science."
- John Henry Carver
(Related: Science, Work)

"My latter schooldays and my university days were during the war, when science - physics, in particular - was a very important and glamorous subject. A lot of us felt that if we couldn't get into science, we might try engineering or medicine."
- John Henry Carver
(Related: Science, War, Engineering, Medicine, Physics, University)

"You will be amused when you see that I have more than once deceived without the slightest qualm of conscience, both knaves and fools."
- Giacomo Casanova
(Related: Conscience, Fools, Will)

"So my degree was in political science, which I think was - the closest I could come to marketing is politics."
- Steve Case
(Related: Politics, Science, Marketing)

"Legal abortion will never rest easy on this nation's conscience."
- Robert Casey
(Related: Legal, Abortion, Conscience, Nation, Rest, Will)

"In this generation, the issue pressing that question on our consciences is the issue of abortion."
- Robert Casey
(Related: Abortion, Question)

"I believe there's no proverb but what is true; they are all so many sentences and maxims drawn from experience, the universal mother of sciences."
- Miguel de Cervantes
(Related: Experience, Mother, Maxims)

"Go by your own conscience."
- Steve Chabot
(Related: Conscience)

"I have taught history on the high school and college levels, and am or have been a lecturer at the Smithsonian, The National Institutes of Health, and numerous colleges and universities, mostly on science fiction and technology subjects."
- Jack L. Chalker
(Related: History, Science, Technology, Health, College, Fiction, School)

"Within psychology and neuroscience, some new and rigorous experimental paradigms for studying consciousness have helped it begin to overcome the stigma that has been attached to the topic for most of this century."
- David Chalmers
(Related: Consciousness, Psychology)

"It probably helps that my background is in the sciences and I can speak the scientists' language."
- David Chalmers
(Related: Language, Scientists)

"Even when I was studying mathematics, physics, and computer science, it always seemed that the problem of consciousness was about the most interesting problem out there for science to come to grips with."
- David Chalmers
(Related: Science, Computer, Consciousness, Mathematics, Physics)

"Anyway, there is a lot of really interesting work going on in the neuroscience and psychology of consciousness, and I would love to see philosophers become more closely involved with this."
- David Chalmers
(Related: Love, Work, Consciousness, Psychology)

"Actually, I think my view is compatible with much of the work going on now in neuroscience and psychology, where people are studying the relationship of consciousness to neural and cognitive processes without really trying to reduce it to those processes."
- David Chalmers
(Related: Work, People, Consciousness, Now, Psychology, Trying)

"I think that consciousness has always been the most important topic in the philosophy of mind, and one of the most important topics in cognitive science as a whole, but it had been surprisingly neglected in recent years."
- David Chalmers
(Related: Science, Consciousness, Mind, Philosophy, Years)

"The whole structure of science gradually grows, but only as it is built upon a firm foundation of past research."
- Owen Chamberlain
(Related: Science, Past, Research)

"The development of physics, like the development of any science, is a continuous one."
- Owen Chamberlain
(Related: Science, Development, Physics)

"Conviction is the conscience of the mind."
- Nicolas de Chamfort
(Related: Conscience, Conviction, Mind)

"Science is a perception of the world around us. Science is a place where what you find in nature pleases you."
- Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar
(Related: Nature, Science, Perception, World)

"I am aware of the usefulness of science to society and of the benefits society derives from it."
- Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar
(Related: Science, Society, Benefits, Usefulness)

"Indeed, I would feel that an appreciation of the arts in a conscious, disciplined way might help one to do science better."
- Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar
(Related: Science, Appreciation, Help)

"Every human being has a work to carry on within, duties to perform abroad, influence to exert, which are peculiarly his, and which no conscience but his own can teach."
- William Ellery Channing
(Related: Work, Being, Conscience, Influence)

"It is far more important to me to preserve an unblemished conscience than to compass any object however great."
- William Ellery Channing
(Related: Conscience)

"Fashion is the science of appearances, and it inspires one with the desire to seem rather than to be."
- Edwin Hubbel Chapin
(Related: Science, Desire, Fashion)

"Science is wonderfully equipped to answer the question "How?" but it gets terribly confused when you ask the question "Why?""
- Erwin Chargaff
(Related: Science, Question)

"The true science and study of man is man."
- Pierre Charron
(Related: Science, Man, Study)

"When you're thirsty and it seems that you could drink the entire ocean that's faith; when you start to drink and finish only a glass or two that's science."
- Anton Chekhov
(Related: Science, Faith, Ocean)

"The wealthy are always surrounded by hangers-on; science and art are as well."
- Anton Chekhov
(Related: Art, Science)

"For we can affirm with a good conscience that we have, after reading the Holy Scripture, applied ourselves and yet daily apply ourselves to the extent that the grace of the Lord permits to inquiry into and investigation of the consensus of the true and purer antiquity."
- Martin Chemnitz
(Related: Conscience, Grace, Investigation, Reading, Scripture)

"For me the purest and truest art in the world is science fiction."
- C. J. Cherryh
(Related: Art, Science, Fiction, World)

"Remember, as long as you live, that nothing but strict truth can carry you through the world, with either your conscience or your honor unwounded."
- Lord Chesterfield
(Related: Truth, Conscience, Honor, Nothing, World)

"Science in the modern world has many uses; its chief use, however, is to provide long words to cover the errors of the rich."
- Gilbert K. Chesterton
(Related: Science, Errors, Words, World)

"I would say keep supporting space flight, keep telling the public and the politicians why it's important to advance science and explore the galaxy. I encourage the Japanese to keep doing what they're doing."
- Leroy Chiao
(Related: Science, Politicians, Public, Space)

"As soon as questions of will or decision or reason or choice of action arise, human science is at a loss."
- Noam Chomsky
(Related: Science, Action, Decision, Choice, Loss, Questions, Reason, Will)

"I sort of was good at writing essays. I was never very good at mathematics, and I was never very good at algebra. I loved science, but I wasn't sure of it."
- Diane Cilento
(Related: Science, Mathematics, Writing)

"The conscience of the dying belies their life."
- Luc de Clapier
(Related: Life, Conscience, Dying)

"A man's conscience, like a warning line on the highway, tells him what he shouldn't do - but it does not keep him from doing it."
- Frank Howard Clark
(Related: Conscience, Man)

"It's such a long mission and we get to spend so much time in space... we're doing such exciting research. And I don't want to overemphasize the life science research, but as a physician the life science research that we're doing is extremely exciting."
- Laurel Clark
(Related: Life, Science, Time, Mission, Research, Space, Want)

"We're looking at Earth science, observing our planet. Also space science, looking at the ozone in the atmosphere around our Earth. Also looking at life science. And on a human level, using ourselves as test subjects."
- Laurel Clark
(Related: Life, Science, Earth, Space)

"Science, for hundreds of years, has spanned the differences between cultures and between countries."
- Laurel Clark
(Related: Science, Countries, Years)

"Life science research can be done on multiple platforms. Since we have a very small number of people flying into space, the more people you have, the better."
- Laurel Clark
(Related: Life, Science, People, Flying, Research, Space)

"Politicians should read science fiction, not westerns and detective stories."
- Arthur C. Clarke
(Related: Science, Fiction, Politicians)

"Conscience is the root of all true courage; if a man would be brave let him obey his conscience."
- James Freeman Clarke
(Related: Courage, Conscience, Man)

"Since I was an atheist for many years and came to believe in God through my studies in science, it frustrated me to see students and parents who viewed faith and science as enemies."
- John Clayton
(Related: Faith, Science, God, Enemies, Parents, Students, Years)

"Speculation is perfectly all right, but if you stay there you've only founded a superstition. If you test it, you've started a science."
- Hal Clement
(Related: Science, Right, Superstition)

"The President's call for more math and science students is not being heeded by his party's leaders in Congress. They are cutting over $10 billion from student aide while refusing to fully fund No Child Left Behind. Something doesn't add up."
- Jim Clyburn
(Related: Science, Being, Congress, Leaders, Party, President, Students)

"And I thought I would just share with you what science says today about silicone breast implants. If you have them, you're healthier than if you don't. In fact, there's no science that shows that silicone breast implants are detrimental and, in fact, they make you healthier."
- Tom Coburn
(Related: Science, Thought, Fact, Today)

"The only thing worse than an active conscience is one that's retroactive."
- Harold Coffin
(Related: Conscience)

"To be sure, the vast majority of people who are untrained can accept the results of science only on authority."
- Morris Raphael Cohen
(Related: Science, People, Authority, Majority, Results)

"In thus pointing out certain respects in which philosophy resembles literature more than science, I do not mean, of course, to imply that it would be well for philosophy if it ceased to aim at scientific rigor."
- Morris Raphael Cohen
(Related: Science, Literature, Philosophy)

"Conscience allows us to do two things: Pass judgment on ourselves; approve or condemn our own conduct."
- Edwin Louis Cole
(Related: Conscience, Judgment)

"I read Popular Mechanics, Popular Science, Reader's Digest... I read some responsible journalism, and from that, I form my own opinions. I also happen to be intelligent, and I question everything."
- Gary Coleman
(Related: Science, Journalism, Opinions, Popular, Question)

"There is no significant man-made Global Warming underway and the science on which the computer projections of weather chaos are based is badly flawed."
- John Coleman
(Related: Science, Chaos, Computer, Global warming, Man, Weather)

"Global Warming: It is a hoax. It is bad science. It is high-jacking public policy. It is the greatest scam in history."
- John Coleman
(Related: History, Science, Policy, Public, Public policy)

"My character, Taylor McKessie, is a little bit brighter in the math and science department than I am... okay, a lot."
- Monique Coleman
(Related: Science, Character)

"Exclusively of the abstract sciences, the largest and worthiest portion of our knowledge consists of aphorisms: and the greatest and best of men is but an aphorism."
- Samuel Taylor Coleridge
(Related: Men, Knowledge)

"A man ceases to be a beginner in any given science and becomes a master in that science when he has learned that he is going to be a beginner all his life."
- Robin G. Collingwood
(Related: Life, Science, Man)

"My entry into the environmental arena was through the issue that so dramatically - and destructively - demonstrates the link between science and social action: nuclear weapons."
- Barry Commoner
(Related: Environmental, Science, Weapons)

"If co-operation, is thus the lifeblood of science and technology, it is similarly vital to society as a whole."
- Arthur Holly Compton
(Related: Science, Society, Technology)

"To make the moral achievement implicit in science a source of strength to civilization, the scientist will have to have the cooperation also of the philosopher and the religious teacher."
- Arthur Holly Compton
(Related: Science, Civilization, Achievement, Strength, Cooperation, Religious, Will)

"But the imposition of morality onto science, - where it does not belong - has become rampant in recent years."
- Bill Condon
(Related: Science, Morality, Years)

"In my conscience I believe the baggage loves me, for she never speaks well of me herself, nor suffers any body else to rail at me."
- William Congreve
(Related: Body, Conscience)

"Today the function of the artist is to bring imagination to science and science to imagination, where they meet, in the myth."
- Cyril Connolly
(Related: Imagination, Science, Artist, Myth, Today)

"They talk of a man betraying his country, his friends, his sweetheart. There must be a moral bond first. All a man can betray is his conscience."
- Joseph Conrad
(Related: Conscience, Country, First, Friends, Man, Talk)

"Conscience is our magnetic compass; reason our chart."
- Joseph Cook
(Related: Conscience, Reason)

"Amazing that the human race has taken enough time out from thinking about food or sex to create the arts and sciences."
- Mason Cooley
(Related: Food, Time, Sex, Race, Thinking)

"I landed a job with Roger Corman. The job was to write the English dialogue for a Russian science fiction picture. I didn't speak any Russian. He didn't care whether I could understand what they were saying; he wanted me to make up dialogue."
- Francis Ford Coppola
(Related: Science, Care, English, Fiction, Job, Saying)

"Anyone who claims to have an entirely clear conscience is almost certainly a bore."
- Bernard Cornwell
(Related: Conscience)

"I'm fortunate that the books sell, but even more fortunate to live in Chatham, to be very happily married and to have, on the whole, a fairly clear conscience."
- Bernard Cornwell
(Related: Books, Conscience)

"As Members of Congress and people of conscience, we must work to overcome the indifference and distortions of history, and ensure that future generations know what happened."
- Jerry Costello
(Related: Work, History, People, Congress, Conscience, Future, Generations, Indifference)

"It is reasonable to expect the doctor to recognize that science may not have all the answers to problems of health and healing."
- Norman Cousins
(Related: Health, Science, Answers, Healing, May, Problems)

"Every human has four endowments- self awareness, conscience, independent will and creative imagination. These give us the ultimate human freedom... The power to choose, to respond, to change."
- Stephen Covey
(Related: Change, Power, Imagination, Awareness, Conscience, Freedom, Self, Self awareness, Will)

"Christianity, democracy, science, education, wealth, and the cumulative inheritance of a thousand years, have not preserved us from the vain repetition of history."
- Ralph A. Cram
(Related: History, Education, Science, Wealth, Christianity, Democracy, Inheritance, Repetition, Years)

"Plus, I was a math and science whiz from my first introduction to the subjects."
- David Crane
(Related: Science, First)

"Looking back, video game design seems a natural fit, although there was no such thing when I was growing up. I built a Tic-Tac-Toe playing machine in my teens which went up in smoke on the night it was scheduled to go to a science fair."
- David Crane
(Related: Design, Science, Growing up, Machine, Night)

"I don't think makeup is rocket science or a cure for cancer."
- Cindy Crawford
(Related: Science, Cancer, Cure, Makeup)

"It was expected of me that I was to bow to the name of Andrew Jackson... even at the expense of my conscience and judgement. such a thing was new to me, and a total stranger to my principles."
- Davy Crockett
(Related: Conscience, Name, Principles)

"The great unity which true science seeks is found only by beginning with our knowledge of God, and coming down from Him along the stream of causation to every fact and event that affects us."
- Howard Crosby
(Related: Science, God, Knowledge, Beginning, Fact, Unity)

"Our consciences are littered like an old attic with the junk of sheer conviction."
- Wilford O. Cross
(Related: Conviction, Old)

"The conscience of the world is so guilty that it always assumes that people who investigate heresies must be heretics; just as if a doctor who studies leprosy must be a leper. Indeed, it is only recently that science has been allowed to study anything without reproach."
- Aleister Crowley
(Related: Science, People, Conscience, Study, World)

"Science is always discovering odd scraps of magical wisdom and making a tremendous fuss about its cleverness."
- Aleister Crowley
(Related: Science, Wisdom, Cleverness)

"Indubitably, magic is one of the subtlest and most difficult of the sciences and arts. There is more opportunity for errors of comprehension, judgment and practice than in any other branch of physics."
- Aleister Crowley
(Related: Opportunity, Errors, Judgment, Magic, Physics, Practice)

"Some of the FDA's own scientists have charged that politics, not science, is behind the FDA's actions."
- Joseph Crowley
(Related: Politics, Science, Actions, Scientists)

"The true knowledge or science which exists nowhere but in the mind itself, has no other entity at all besides intelligibility; and therefore whatsoever is clearly intelligible, is absolutely true."
- Ralph Cudworth
(Related: Science, Knowledge, Mind)

"I became kind of a drop-out in science after I came back to America. I wanted to photograph."
- Imogen Cunningham
(Related: Science, America)

"You see, I became kind of a drop-out in science after I came back to America."
- Imogen Cunningham
(Related: Science, America)

"In science, we must be interested in things, not in persons."
- Marie Curie
(Related: Science)

"After all, science is essentially international, and it is only through lack of the historical sense that national qualities have been attributed to it."
- Marie Curie
(Related: Science, Sense)

"In these days when science is clearly in the saddle and when our knowledge of disease is advancing at a breathless pace, we are apt to forget that not all can ride and that he also serves who waits and who applies what the horseman discovers."
- Harvey Cushing
(Related: Science, Knowledge, Disease, Forget)

"Writing is conscience, scruple, and the farming of our ancestors."
- Edward Dahlberg
(Related: Conscience, Writing)

"I didn't see my character, Core, as a cannibal but as somebody who is extremely passionate and who doesn't have any conscience. She takes her passion to its complete extreme."
- Beatrice Dalle
(Related: Character, Conscience, Extreme, Passion)

"Ignorance more frequently begets confidence than does knowledge: it is those who know little, and not those who know much, who so positively assert that this or that problem will never be solved by science."
- Charles Darwin
(Related: Science, Confidence, Ignorance, Will)

"False facts are highly injurious to the progress of science, for they often endure long; but false views, if supported by some evidence, do little harm, for every one takes a salutary pleasure in proving their falseness."
- Charles Darwin
(Related: Science, Progress, Facts, Harm, Pleasure)

"In science, the credit goes to the man who convinces the world, not to whom the idea first occurs."
- Francis Darwin
(Related: Science, Idea, Credit, First, Man, World)

"Well I've already made it clear that it's a matter for individuals in exercising their own judgement, their own consciences to speak freely on matters of policy."
- Ron Davies
(Related: Policy)

"I've lost my faith in science."
- Bette Davis
(Related: Faith, Science)

"It has become almost a cliche to remark that nobody boasts of ignorance of literature, but it is socially acceptable to boast ignorance of science and proudly claim incompetence in mathematics."
- Richard Dawkins
(Related: Science, Boasts, Ignorance, Incompetence, Literature, Mathematics)

"But perhaps the rest of us could have separate classes in science appreciation, the wonder of science, scientific ways of thinking, and the history of scientific ideas, rather than laboratory experience."
- Richard Dawkins
(Related: Experience, History, Science, Ideas, Appreciation, Rest, Thinking, Wonder)

"Brian and I were both science students. You know science sort of math and physics side, you know."
- John Deacon
(Related: Science, Physics, Students)

"Science without respect for human life is degrading to us all and reflects a hollow and deceptive philosophy, a philosophy that we as a people should never condone."
- Nathan Deal
(Related: Life, Science, People, Philosophy, Respect)

"Certainly going back to Sherlock Holmes we have a tradition of forensic science featured in detective stories."
- Jeffery Deaver
(Related: Science, Tradition)

"This world, after all our science and sciences, is still a miracle; wonderful, inscrutable, magical and more, to whosoever will think of it."
- Thomas Dekker
(Related: Science, Will, World)

"Conscience that isn't hitched up to common sense is a mighty dangerous thing."
- Margaret Deland
(Related: Common sense, Conscience)

"Nature engenders the science of painting."
- Robert Delaunay
(Related: Nature, Science, Painting)

"The moral issue here is whether the United States Congress is going to stand in the way of science and preclude scientists from doing lifesaving research."
- Rosa DeLauro
(Related: Science, Congress, Research, Scientists, states, United)

"To resort to power one need not be violent, and to speak to conscience one need not be meek. The most effective action both resorts to power and engages conscience."
- Barbara Deming
(Related: Power, Action, Conscience)

"Nonviolent action does not have to get others to be nice. It can in effect force them to consult their consciences."
- Barbara Deming
(Related: Action, Effect, Force)

"The problem is that no ethical system has ever achieved consensus. Ethical systems are completely unlike mathematics or science. This is a source of concern."
- Daniel Dennett
(Related: Science, Concern, Mathematics)

"Yoga is an art and science of living."
- Indra Devi
(Related: Art, Science, Living, Yoga)

"I developed that for a long time. I also developed 'Sugar Sweet Science' at New Line and that didn't happen. That was a boxing movie. And between all that there were a couple of other things."
- Danny DeVito
(Related: Science, Time, Boxing)

"Every great advance in science has issued from a new audacity of imagination."
- John Dewey
(Related: Imagination, Science)

"One lives with so many bad deeds on one's conscience and some good intentions in one's heart."
- John Dewey
(Related: Heart, Conscience, Deeds, Intentions)

"Tasmanian history is a study of human isolation unprecedented except in science fiction - namely, complete isolation from other humans for 10,000 years."
- Jared Diamond
(Related: History, Science, Fiction, Isolation, Study, Years)

"Thousands of years ago, humans domesticated every possible large wild mammal species fulfilling all those criteria and worth domesticating, with the result that there have been no valuable additions of domestic animals in recent times, despite the efforts of modern science."
- Jared Diamond
(Related: Science, Animals, Result, Worth, Years)

"We're uncomfortable about considering history as a science. It's classified as a social science, which is considered not quite scientific."
- Jared Diamond
(Related: History, Science)

"Biology is the science. Evolution is the concept that makes biology unique."
- Jared Diamond
(Related: Science, Evolution)

"Science fiction writers, I am sorry to say, really do not know anything. We can't talk about science, because our knowledge of it is limited and unofficial, and usually our fiction is dreadful."
- Philip K. Dick
(Related: Science, Knowledge, Fiction, Talk, Writers)

"The end of education is to see men made whole, both in competence and in conscience."
- John S. Dickey
(Related: Education, Men, Competence, Conscience, End)

"When science, art, literature, and philosophy are simply the manifestation of personality they are on a level where glorious and dazzling achievements are possible, which can make a man's name live for thousands of years."
- Denis Diderot
(Related: Art, Science, Literature, Man, Name, Personality, Philosophy, Years)

"All abstract sciences are nothing but the study of relations between signs."
- Denis Diderot
(Related: Nothing, Study)

"We in science are spoiled by the success of mathematics. Mathematics is the study of problems so simple that they have good solutions."
- Whitfield Diffie
(Related: Science, Success, Mathematics, Problems, Study)

"Computer science is no more about computers than astronomy is about telescopes."
- Edsger Dijkstra
(Related: Computers, Science, Astronomy)

"To attempt this would be like seeing without eyes or directing the gaze of knowledge behind one's own eye. Modern science can acknowledge no other than this epistemological stand-point."
- Wilhelm Dilthey
(Related: Science, Knowledge, Eye, Eyes)

"Thus, in accordance with the spirit of the Historical School, knowledge of the principles of the human world falls within that world itself, and the human sciences form an independent system."
- Wilhelm Dilthey
(Related: Knowledge, Principles, School, Spirit, World)

"Thus there arose in me both a need and a plan for the foundation of the human sciences."
- Wilhelm Dilthey
"The sciences which take socio-historical reality as their subject matter are seeking, more intensively than ever before, their systematic relations to one another and to their foundation."
- Wilhelm Dilthey
(Related: Reality)

"If we conceive all the changes in the physical world as reducible to the motion of atoms, motions generated by means of the fixed nuclear forces of those atoms, the whole of the world could thus be known by means of the natural sciences."
- Wilhelm Dilthey
(Related: Atoms, World)

"If there were a science of human beings it would be anthropology that aims at understanding the totality of experience through structural context."
- Wilhelm Dilthey
(Related: Experience, Science, Anthropology, Understanding)

"However, the sciences of society and of history retained their old subservient relation to metaphysics for a long time - well into the eighteenth century."
- Wilhelm Dilthey
(Related: History, Society, Time, Metaphysics, Old)

"All science is experiential; but all experience must be related back to and derives its its validity from the conditions and context of consciousness in which it arises, i.e., the totality of our nature."
- Wilhelm Dilthey
(Related: Experience, Nature, Science, Consciousness, Validity)

"When I look upon seamen, men of science and philosophers, man is the wisest of all beings; when I look upon priests and prophets nothing is as contemptible as man."
- Diogenes
(Related: Men, Science, Man, Nothing, Seamen)

"In science one tries to tell people, in such a way as to be understood by everyone, something that no one ever knew before. But in poetry, it's the exact opposite."
- Paul Dirac
(Related: Science, Poetry, People)

"Fame and power are the objects of all men. Even their partial fruition is gained by very few; and that, too, at the expense of social pleasure, health, conscience, life."
- Benjamin Disraeli
(Related: Life, Power, Health, Men, Conscience, Fame, Pleasure)

"The pursuit of science leads only to the insoluble."
- Benjamin Disraeli
(Related: Science, Pursuit)

"It's part of a cycle of stories I'm writing where I deconstruct classic science fiction."
- Cory Doctorow
(Related: Science, Fiction, Writing)

"I write reviews of science books for the Boston Globe, so I like to give science books."
- Anthony Doerr
(Related: Science, Books, Boston)

"I quite enjoy science fiction."
- Lexa Doig
(Related: Science, Fiction)

"Nowhere in this country should we have laws that permit drinking and driving or drinking in vehicles that are on American highways. This is not rocket science. We know how to prevent this, and 36 states do."
- Byron Dorgan
(Related: Science, American, Country, Drinking, Driving, Laws, states)

"But now they have it down to a real science where it's about an hour."
- Michael Dorn
(Related: Science, Now)

"It seems true that the growth of science and secularism made organized Christianity feel under threat."
- Mary Douglas
(Related: Science, Growth, Christianity)

"It is disappointing and embarrassing to the science profession that some Nobel Laureates would deliberately use their well deserved scientific reputations and hold themselves out as experts in other fields."
- David Douglass
(Related: Science, Experts, Profession)

"Truth in science is always determined from observational facts."
- David Douglass
(Related: Science, Truth, Facts)

"I do not understand how anyone can, in good conscience, tell a family whose child is suffering from a life-threatening disease that politics is more important than finding a cure."
- Jim Doyle
(Related: Family, Politics, Life, Conscience, Cure, Disease, Suffering)

"But while doing that I'd been following a variety of fields in science and technology, including the work in molecular biology, genetic engineering, and so forth."
- K. Eric Drexler
(Related: Science, Work, Technology, Engineering, Variety)

"I follow my conscience - and this is upsetting to some people, but I maintain the conscience is going to be the only thing between us and communication in the future."
- Matt Drudge
(Related: People, Communication, Conscience, Future)

"All of science to me, everything that we have learned, is important to the extent that it brings us to our senses."
- Ann Druyan
(Related: Science, Senses)

"Carl took on the military-industrial complex. He campaigned around the world for an end to the production of weapons of mass destruction. To him it was a perversion of science."
- Ann Druyan
(Related: Science, Destruction, End, Military, Production, Weapons, World)

"I've been thinking about the distorted view of science that prevails in our culture. I've been wondering about this, because our civilization is completely dependent on science and high technology, yet most of us are alienated from science."
- Ann Druyan
(Related: Science, Technology, Civilization, Culture, Thinking)

"My knowledge of science came from being with Carl, not from formal academic training. Carl gave me a thrilling tutorial in science and math that lasted the 20 years we were together."
- Ann Druyan
(Related: Science, Knowledge, Being, Training, Years)

"Science gives us knowledge, but only philosophy can give us wisdom."
- Will Durant
(Related: Science, Wisdom, Knowledge, Philosophy)

"Every science begins as philosophy and ends as art."
- Will Durant
(Related: Art, Science, Philosophy)

"Our science has become terrible, our research dangerous, our findings deadly. We physicists have to make peace with reality. Reality is not as strong as we are. We will ruin reality."
- Friedrich Durrenmatt
(Related: Peace, Science, Reality, Research, Ruin, Will)

"My parents divorced when I was born, and my mother is a political science professor, like a feminist Mormon, which is sort of an oxymoron."
- Eliza Dushku
(Related: Science, Mother, Mormon, Parents)

"If I wasn't doing this, I'd be in school studying political science or socioeconomic something. I love visiting different cultures and finding out how they make up a society."
- Eliza Dushku
(Related: Love, Science, Society, School)

"Technology is a gift of God. After the gift of life it is perhaps the greatest of God's gifts. It is the mother of civilizations, of arts and of sciences."
- Freeman Dyson
(Related: Life, Technology, Mother, God, Gifts)

"I think what's always been interesting to me than the science and the criminality with this job is what happens to your persona, your disposition, after day in and day out dealing with life and death."
- George Eads
(Related: Death, Life, Science, Day, Job)

"Call it my little gesture toward social conscience, but I like to think I'm teaching a certain number of people to read. Now that sounds pretentious!"
- David Eddings
(Related: People, Conscience, Now, Teaching)

"I hesitate to predict whether this theory is true. But if the general opinion of Mankind is optimistic then we're in for a period of extreme popularity for science fiction."
- David Eddings
(Related: Science, Extreme, Fiction, Mankind, Opinion, Popularity, Theory)

"We have found that where science has progressed the farthest, the mind has but regained from nature that which the mind put into nature."
- Arthur Eddington
(Related: Nature, Science, Mind)

"Chastity is the cement of civilization and progress. Without it there is no stability in society, and without it one cannot attain the Science of Life."
- Mary Baker Eddy
(Related: Life, Science, Society, Civilization, Progress, Chastity, Stability)

"If Christianity is not scientific, and Science is not God, then there is no invariable law, and truth becomes an accident."
- Mary Baker Eddy
(Related: Science, God, Truth, Christianity, Accident, Law)

"I want to make this perfectly clear: you can be sure that I will never be a yes-man except to my own conscience."
- Charles Edison
(Related: Conscience, Want, Will)

"There will one day spring from the brain of science a machine or force so fearful in its potentialities, so absolutely terrifying, that even man, the fighter, who will dare torture and death in order to inflict torture and death, will be appalled, and so abandon war forever."
- Thomas A. Edison
(Related: Death, Science, War, Day, Force, Machine, Man, Order, Spring, Will)

"Nothing matters but the facts. Without them, the science of criminal investigation is nothing more than a guessing game."
- Blake Edwards
(Related: Science, Facts, Investigation, Nothing)

"There's so few people in this town with a conscience."
- Blake Edwards
(Related: People, Conscience)

"Science has sometimes been said to be opposed to faith, and inconsistent with it. But all science, in fact, rests on a basis of faith, for it assumes the permanence and uniformity of natural laws - a thing which can never be demonstrated."
- Tryon Edwards
(Related: Science, Faith, Fact, Laws)

"Pop science goes flying off in all kinds of fashionable directions, and it often drags a lot of SF writers with it. I've been led astray like that myself at times."
- Greg Egan
(Related: Science, Flying, Writers)

"The National Academy of Sciences would be unable to give a unanimous decision if asked whether the sun would rise tomorrow."
- Paul R. Ehrlich
(Related: Decision, Sun, Tomorrow)

"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
(Related: Science, Ideas, Language, May)

"Never do anything against conscience even if the state demands it."
- Albert Einstein
(Related: Conscience, State)

"It stands to the everlasting credit of science that by acting on the human mind it has overcome man's insecurity before himself and before nature."
- Albert Einstein
(Related: Nature, Science, Acting, Credit, Insecurity, Man, Mind)

"The man of science is a poor philosopher."
- Albert Einstein
(Related: Science, Man, Poor)

"The grand aim of all science is to cover the greatest number of empirical facts by logical deduction from the smallest number of hypotheses or axioms."
- Albert Einstein
(Related: Science, Facts)

"Science is a wonderful thing if one does not have to earn one's living at it."
- Albert Einstein
(Related: Science, Living)

"Science without religion is lame, religion without science is blind."
- Albert Einstein
(Related: Religion, Science, Blind)

"Common sense invents and constructs no less than its own field than science does in its domain. It is, however, in the nature of common sense not to be aware of this situation."
- Albert Einstein
(Related: Nature, Science, Common sense)

"All religions, arts and sciences are branches of the same tree."
- Albert Einstein
"The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all true art and science."
- Albert Einstein
(Related: Art, Experience, Science)

"To raise new questions, new possibilities, to regard old problems from a new angle, requires creative imagination and marks real advance in science."
- Albert Einstein
(Related: Imagination, Science, Old, Possibilities, Problems, Questions)

"The whole of science is nothing more than a refinement of everyday thinking."
- Albert Einstein
(Related: Science, Nothing, Thinking)

"Science is properly more scrupulous than dogma. Dogma gives a charter to mistake, but the very breath of science is a contest with mistake, and must keep the conscience alive."
- George Eliot
(Related: Science, Mistake, Conscience)

"Jealousy is never satisfied with anything short of an omniscience that would detect the subtlest fold of the heart."
- George Eliot
(Related: Heart, Jealousy)

"A clear and innocent conscience fears nothing."
- Elizabeth I
(Related: Conscience, Nothing)

"Because I am not formally trained in the medical sciences, I can bring in new ideas to AIDS research and the cross-fertilization of ideas from different fields could be a valuable contribution to finding the cure for AIDS."
- Philip Emeagwali
(Related: Medical, Ideas, Cure, Research)

"Science does not know its debt to imagination."
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
(Related: Imagination, Science, Debt)

"Every known fact in natural science was divined by the presentiment of somebody, before it was actually verified."
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
(Related: Science, Fact)

"Men love to wonder, and that is the seed of science."
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
(Related: Love, Men, Science, Wonder)

"I thought it must be pure science fiction. But when I checked it out I found a lot of magazine articles that actually supported the theory behind the book which was incredible. That's when I decided to acquire the rights of the book and everything went from there."
- Roland Emmerich
(Related: Science, Thought, Fiction, Rights, Theory)

"Inspiration in Science may have to do with ideas, but not in Art. In art it is in the senses that are instinctively responsive to the medium of expression."
- Arthur Erickson
(Related: Art, Science, Inspiration, Ideas, Expression, May, Senses)

"We are yet to have a conscience at all about the exploitation of human cultures."
- Arthur Erickson
(Related: Conscience, Exploitation)

"Definition of Statistics: The science of producing unreliable facts from reliable figures."
- Evan Esar
(Related: Science, Facts)

"I was always good at math and science and physics."
- Daniel J. Evans
(Related: Science, Physics)

"Tact and diplomacy are fine in international relations, in politics, perhaps even in business; in science only one thing matters, and that is the facts."
- Hans Eysenck
(Related: Science, Politics, Business, Diplomacy, Facts, Tact)

"I believe that global warming is a myth. And so, therefore, I have no conscience problems at all and I'm going to buy a Suburban next time."
- Jerry Falwell
(Related: Time, Conscience, Global warming, Myth, Problems)

"Evil societies always kill their consciences."
- James L. Farmer, Jr.
(Related: Evil)

"A man's moral conscience is the curse he had to accept from the gods in order to gain from them the right to dream."
- William Faulkner
(Related: Dream, Gods, Conscience, Gain, Man, Order, Right)

"Jigsaw Lady is the working title of a science fiction novel I've had in my head for darn near 15 years. I think I'll start work on it next year (in all my spare time) but I'd like to get it finished some day."
- Raymond E. Feist
(Related: Science, Work, Day, Fiction, Lady, Years)

"First, I think the science of monetary economics has clearly gotten better."
- Martin Feldstein
(Related: Science, Economics, First)

"And finally, no matter how good the science gets, there are problems that inevitably depend on judgement, on art, on a feel for financial markets."
- Martin Feldstein
(Related: Science, Art, Financial, Problems)

"A second reason why science cannot replace judgement is the behavior of financial markets."
- Martin Feldstein
(Related: Science, Financial, Behavior, Reason)

"I like physics. I think it is the best science out of all three of them, because generally it's more useful. You learn about speed and velocity and time, and that's all clever stuff."
- Tom Felton
(Related: Science, Time, Physics)

"After closely examining my conscience, I venture to state that in my historical novels I intended the content to be just as modern and up-to-date as in the contemporary ones."
- Lion Feuchtwanger
(Related: Conscience, Content, State)

"Poets say science takes away from the beauty of the stars - mere globs of gas atoms. I, too, can see the stars on a desert night, and feel them. But do I see less or more?"
- Richard P. Feynman
(Related: Beauty, Science, Atoms, Night, Poets, Stars)

"All good criticism should be judged the way art is. You shouldn't read it the way you read history or science."
- Leslie Fiedler
(Related: Art, History, Science, Criticism)

"Fashion is the science of appearance, and it inspires one with the desire to seem rather than to be."
- Henry Fielding
(Related: Science, Appearance, Desire, Fashion)

"Conscience - the only incorruptible thing about us."
- Henry Fielding
(Related: Conscience)

"American high school students trail teenagers from 14 European and Asian countries in reading, math and science. We're even trailing France."
- Suzanne Fields
(Related: Science, American, Countries, France, Reading, School, Students, Teenagers)

"Don't confuse hypothesis and theory. The former is a possible explanation; the latter, the correct one. The establishment of theory is the very purpose of science."
- Martin H. Fischer
(Related: Science, Purpose, Theory)

"In the sick room, ten cents' worth of human understanding equals ten dollars' worth of medical science."
- Martin H. Fischer
(Related: Medical, Science, Understanding, Worth)

"Facts are not science - as the dictionary is not literature."
- Martin H. Fischer
(Related: Science, Facts, Literature)

"I believe sanity and realism can be restored to the teaching of Mathematical Statistics most easily and directly by entrusting such teaching largely to men and women who have had personal experience of research in the Natural Sciences."
- Ronald Fisher
(Related: Experience, Men, Women, Realism, Research, Sanity, Statistics, Teaching)

"We now witness the constructive work on a foundation that will endure through the ages. That foundation is the god of science - revealed to us in terms that will harmonize with our intelligence."
- John Fiske
(Related: Intelligence, Science, Work, God, Now, Will)

"Science is what scientists do."
- Dennis Flanagan
(Related: Science, Scientists)

"One of the great problems of the world today is undoubtedly this problem of not being able to talk to scientists, because we don't understand science; they can't talk to us because they don't understand anything else, poor dears."
- Michael Flanders
(Related: Science, Being, Poor, Problems, Scientists, Talk, Today, World)

"I believe that science fiction is as profound as you want it to be or it can be very simple entertainment, and I'm all for very simple entertainment. Every now and then we all need to come home, veg-out, watch something and not think too deeply about it. It's what you want it to be. We tend to steer clear of being pedantic; it's entertainment first, otherwise we'd be on a lecture circuit."
- Joe Flanigan
(Related: Science, Home, Being, Entertainment, Fiction, First, Now, Want)

"I wasn't a big science fiction aficionado, there were a few films like 2001 or Blade Runner that were favorites of mine, but since I started this series I have gained more respect for the genre and become more of a fan myself."
- Joe Flanigan
(Related: Science, Fiction, Respect)

"All one's inventions are true, you can be sure of that. Poetry is as exact a science as geometry."
- Gustave Flaubert
(Related: Poetry, Science, Geometry, Inventions)

"I have come to have the firm conviction that vanity is the basis of everything, and finally that what one calls conscience is only inner vanity."
- Gustave Flaubert
(Related: Conscience, Conviction, Vanity)

"I think British science is becoming more like American science - and then there is everybody else, I'm afraid."
- Martin Fleischmann
(Related: Science, American)

"I think you know that I classify science as British science, American science, and everybody else."
- Martin Fleischmann
(Related: Science, American)

"I am a caricature of what British science is about in the way I work."
- Martin Fleischmann
(Related: Science, Work)

"American science is much more organized, much more hierarchical than British science has been."
- Martin Fleischmann
(Related: Science, American)

"I found myself facing a Christian Science Reading Room. My God! It had been eight years. There had never been any renunciation of religion on my part, but like so many people, it was a gradual fading away."
- Henry Fonda
(Related: Religion, Science, People, Christian, Reading, Renunciation, Years)

"I'm crazy about Grant: his character, his nature, his science in fighting and everything else. But I don't like the idea that he never accepted the blame for anything, always found someone else to blame for any mistake that was ever made, including blaming Prentiss for Shiloh."
- Shelby Foote
(Related: Science, Nature, Mistake, Idea, Character, Blame, Fighting)

"The man who has won millions at the cost of his conscience is a failure."
- B. C. Forbes
(Related: Failure, Conscience, Man)

"I don't dare postulate about science, but I know that it takes both emotion and intellect in order for art to happen."
- Lukas Foss
(Related: Art, Science, Emotion, Intellect, Order)

"Growing up, I never gave a thought to being a writer. All I ever wanted to be was a traveler and explorer. Science-fiction allowed me to go places that were otherwise inaccessible, which is why I started reading it. I was going to be a lawyer, but I got saved."
- Alan Dean Foster
(Related: Science, Thought, Being, Growing up, Reading, Writer)

"Freedom of conscience entails more dangers than authority and despotism."
- Michel Foucault
(Related: Authority, Conscience, Freedom)

"When I got there, all the pasta and science stuff hadn't quite caught on in England - things that were perfectly acceptable then wouldn't be tolerated now."
- Robbie Fowler
(Related: Science, England, Now)

"To recover a spiritual tradition in which creation, and the study of creation, matters would be to inaugurate new possibilities between spirituality and science that would shape the paradigms for culture, its institution, and its people."
- Matthew Fox
(Related: Science, People, Creation, Culture, Possibilities, Spiritual, Spirituality, Study, Tradition)

"Medical science has proven time and again that when the resources are provided, great progress in the treatment, cure, and prevention of disease can occur."
- Michael J. Fox
(Related: Medical, Science, Time, Progress, Cure, Disease, Prevention, Treatment)

"The result has been that although few conservative Presbyterian churches actually worship in the Puritan way, the Puritan theology of worship remains the standard orthodoxy among them. This discrepancy sometimes leads to guilty consciences."
- John Frame
(Related: Churches, Conservative, Result, Theology, Worship)

"I soothe my conscience now with the thought that it is better for hard words to be on paper than that Mummy should carry them in her heart."
- Anne Frank
(Related: Thought, Heart, Conscience, Now, Words)

"The thing that interests me least about the radio business is the radio business. But I've had to learn a little bit about it. It's not rocket science: You get ratings, that's good."
- Al Franken
(Related: Business)

"We need to be pro-science; we have to go back to science."
- Al Franken
(Related: Science)

"A good conscience is a continual Christmas."
- Benjamin Franklin
(Related: Christmas, Conscience)

"The man of science, like the man of letters, is too apt to view mankind only in the abstract, selecting in his consideration only a single side of our complex and many-sided being."
- James G. Frazer
(Related: Science, Being, Consideration, Letters, Man, Mankind)

"As far as the charge against me is concerned I have a clear conscience."
- Wilhelm Frick
(Related: Conscience)

"We were a country band with a social conscience."
- Kinky Friedman
(Related: Conscience, Country)

"The greatest advances of civilization, whether in architecture or painting, in science and literature, in industry or agriculture, have never come from centralized government."
- Milton Friedman
(Related: Architecture, Government, Science, Civilization, Agriculture, Literature, Painting)

"If anyone has a conscience it's generally a guilty one."
- Max Frisch
(Related: Conscience)

"Sound science must be a basis to governing our trade relations around the globe."
- Bill Frist
(Related: Science, Sound, Trade)

"The capacity to be puzzled is the premise of all creation, be it in art or in science."
- Erich Fromm
(Related: Art, Science, Creation)

"Science rests on reason and experiment, and can meet an opponent with calmness; but a belief is always sensitive."
- James Anthony Froude
(Related: Science, Belief, Reason)

"Just as a new scientific discovery manifests something that was already latent in the order of nature, and at the same time is logically related to the total structure of the existing science, so the new poem manifests something that was already latent in the order of words."
- Northrop Frye
(Related: Time, Nature, Science, Discovery, Order, Words)

"We pray that every field of science may contribute in bringing happiness - not disaster - to human beings."
- Kenichi Fukui
(Related: Happiness, Science, Disaster, May)

"We think that it is the best scientists working in the frontier fields of science who are best able to judge what is good and what is bad - if any - in the application of their scientific research."
- Kenichi Fukui
(Related: Science, Research, Scientists)

"It vexes me when they would constrain science by the authority of the Scriptures, and yet do not consider themselves bound to answer reason and experiment."
- Galileo Galilei
(Related: Science, Authority, Reason)

"In questions of science, the authority of a thousand is not worth the humble reasoning of a single individual."
- Galileo Galilei
(Related: Science, Authority, Questions, Worth)

"Modern science, then, so far from being an enemy of romance, is seen on every hand to be its sympathetic and resourceful friend, its swift and irresistible helper in its serious need, and an indulgent minister to its lighter fancies."
- Richard Le Gallienne
(Related: Science, Romance, Friend, Being, Enemy)

"There is a higher court than courts of justice and that is the court of conscience. It supercedes all other courts."
- Mohandas Gandhi
(Related: Conscience, Court, Justice)

"In matters of conscience, the law of the majority has no place."
- Mohandas Gandhi
(Related: Conscience, Law, Majority)

"The human voice can never reach the distance that is covered by the still small voice of conscience."
- Mohandas Gandhi
(Related: Conscience, Voice)

"The chief prerequisite for a escort is to have a flexible conscience and an inflexible politeness."
- Marguerite Gardiner
(Related: Conscience, Politeness)

"The enchanting charms of this sublime science reveal only to those who have the courage to go deeply into it."
- Carl Friedrich Gauss
(Related: Science, Courage)

"Further, the dignity of the science itself seems to require that every possible means be explored for the solution of a problem so elegant and so celebrated."
- Carl Friedrich Gauss
(Related: Science, Dignity, Solution)

"I think the perception of there being a deep gulf between science and the humanities is false."
- Clifford Geertz
(Related: Science, Perception, Being, Deep)

"Gender consciousness has become involved in almost every intellectual field: history, literature, science, anthropology. There's been an extraordinary advance."
- Clifford Geertz
(Related: History, Science, Anthropology, Consciousness, Gender, Literature)

"I'm writing a review of three books on feminism and science, and it's about social constructionism. So I would say I'm a social constructionist, whatever that means."
- Clifford Geertz
(Related: Science, Books, Feminism, Writing)

"I'd always wanted the show to be more reality based science fiction, something along the lines of The Day the Earth Stood Still, which I consider to be the classic science fiction film."
- Gil Gerard
(Related: Science, Day, Earth, Fiction, Film, Reality)

"Let it be understood, in the first place, that a science fiction story must be an exposition of a scientific theme and it must be also a story."
- Hugo Gernsback
(Related: Science, Fiction, First)

"The insidiousness of science lies in its claim to be not a subject, but a method."
- Katherine Fullerton Gerould
(Related: Science, Lies)

"I also assume that they are not simply the physical properties of things as now conceived by physical science. Instead, they are ecological, in the sense that they are properties of the environment relative to an animal."
- James J. Gibson
(Related: Science, Environment, Now, Sense)

"Dreaming in public is an important part of our job description, as science writers, but there are bad dreams as well as good dreams. We're dreamers, you see, but we're also realists, of a sort."
- William Gibson
(Related: Dreams, Science, Job, Public, Writers)

"The virtues of science are skepticism and independence of thought."
- Walter Gilbert
(Related: Science, Thought, Independence, Skepticism)

"Science doesn't in the slightest depend on trust. It depends completely on the belief that you can demonstrate something for yourself."
- Walter Gilbert
(Related: Science, Trust, Belief)

"Scientists tend to be skeptical, but the weakness of the community of science is that it tends to move into preformed establishment modes that say this is the only way of doing science, the only valid view."
- Walter Gilbert
(Related: Science, Community, Scientists, Weakness)

"Science is analytical, descriptive, informative. Man does not live by bread alone, but by science he attempts to do so. Hence the deadliness of all that is purely scientific."
- Eric Gill
(Related: Science, Man)

"The disease of an evil conscience is beyond the practice of all the physicians of all the countries in the would."
- William E. Gladstone
(Related: Conscience, Countries, Disease, Evil, Physicians, Practice)

"And for mathematical science, he that doubts their certainty hath need of a dose of hellebore."
- Joseph Glanvill
(Related: Science, Certainty)

"The most important thing we can do is inspire young minds and to advance the kind of science, math and technology education that will help youngsters take us to the next phase of space travel."
- John Glenn
(Related: Education, Technology, Travel, Science, Help, Space, Will)

"A science is any discipline in which the fool of this generation can go beyond the point reached by the genius of the last generation."
- Max Gluckman
(Related: Science, Genius, Discipline, Fool)

"I'm not a great science fiction fan myself. I probably feel that way about Westerns. Like I used to play Cowboys and Indians, they can act out Will and the Robot."
- Mark Goddard
(Related: Science, Act, Cowboys, Fiction, Play, Will)

"I did grow up with a really big interest in math and science; I liked it."
- Linda M. Godwin
(Related: Science, Interest)

"We're taking up some science experiments, some crystal growth things, we have a refrigerator that carries up some samples, new samples that go into the station, we bring the old ones home; we have a lot of clothing, we have a lot of food-U.S. and Russian food."
- Linda M. Godwin
(Related: Food, Science, Home, Growth, Old)

"Above all we should not forget that government is an evil, a usurpation upon the private judgement and individual conscience of mankind."
- William Godwin
(Related: Government, Conscience, Evil, Forget, Mankind)

"Science arose from poetry... when times change the two can meet again on a higher level as friends."
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
(Related: Change, Science, Poetry, Friends)

"The credit of advancing science has always been due to individuals and never to the age."
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
(Related: Age, Science, Credit)

"He who possesses art and science has religion; he who does not possess them, needs religion."
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
(Related: Art, Religion, Science, Needs)

"Conscience is a man's compass."
- Vincent Van Gogh
(Related: Conscience, Man)

"I wrote somewhere during the Cold War that I sometimes wish the Iron Curtain were much taller than it is, so that you could see whether the development of science with no communication was parallel on the two sides. In this case it certainly wasn't."
- Thomas Gold
(Related: Science, War, Development, Communication, Iron curtain)

"Conscience is a coward, and those faults it has not strength enough to prevent it seldom has justice enough to accuse."
- Oliver Goldsmith
(Related: Strength, Conscience, Faults, Justice)

"When it comes to exploring the mind in the framework of cognitive neuroscience, the maximal yield of data comes from integrating what a person experiences - the first person - with what the measurements show - the third person."
- Daniel Goleman
(Related: First, Mind, Yield)

"In science, "fact" can only mean "confirmed to such a degree that it would be perverse to withhold provisional assent." I suppose that apples might start to rise tomorrow, but the possibility does not merit equal time in physics classrooms."
- Stephen Jay Gould
(Related: Time, Science, Possibility, Apples, Merit, Physics, Tomorrow)

"Science is an integral part of culture. It's not this foreign thing, done by an arcane priesthood. It's one of the glories of the human intellectual tradition."
- Stephen Jay Gould
(Related: Science, Culture, Tradition)

"Math is sometimes called the science of patterns."
- Ronald Graham
(Related: Science)

"Anthropologists are a connecting link between poets and scientists; though their field-work among primitive peoples has often made them forget the language of science."
- Robert Graves
(Related: Science, Forget, Language, Poets, Scientists)

"It was generally believed that Catholics were not interested in arts and science graduate schools. They weren't going to be intellectuals. And so I put the theses to the test. And they all collapsed."
- Andrew Greeley
(Related: Science, Intellectuals, Schools)

"The enforcement of the law cannot depend on the justice of a cause or one man's conscience."
- Harold H. Greene
(Related: Cause, Conscience, Justice, Law, Man)

"In requiring this candor and simplicity of mind in those who would investigate the truth of our religion, Christianity demands nothing more than is readily conceded to every branch of human science."
- Simon Greenleaf
(Related: Science, Religion, Truth, Christianity, Candor, Mind, Nothing, Simplicity)

"It should be pursued as in the presence of God, and under the solemn sanctions created by a lively sense of his omniscience, and of our accountability to him for the right use of the faculties which he has bestowed."
- Simon Greenleaf
(Related: God, Right, Sense)

"We're not a vocational school. If someone wants to get a high-paying job, I would hope that there are easier ways to do it than working through a formal computer science curriculum."
- Philip Greenspun
(Related: Science, Hope, Computer, Curriculum, Job, School)

"Some people may believe that their conscience is enough to guide them not to lie, be deceitful or do the other things God has commanded us not to do. I disagree."
- Lee Greenwood
(Related: God, Lie, People, Conscience, May)

"We've established a Washington State Academy of Sciences that will enable us to make decisions based on science about what is right for our state, meaning the quality of our lives will get better."
- Christine Gregoire
(Related: Science, Quality, Decisions, Meaning, Right, State, Washington, Will)

"I love science fiction."
- Pam Grier
(Related: Love, Science, Fiction)

"Science and art, or by the same token, poetry and prose differ from one another like a journey and an excursion. The purpose of the journey is its goal, the purpose of an excursion is the process."
- Franz Grillparzer
(Related: Poetry, Science, Art, Goal, Purpose, Journey, Prose)

"I've loved science fiction ever since I was a little kid, mainly from looking at the covers of science-fiction magazines and books, and I've read quite extensively as an adult."
- Matt Groening
(Related: Science, Books, Fiction)

"Unlike scientism, science in the true sense of the word is open to unbiased investigation of any existing phenomena."
- Stanislav Grof
(Related: Science, Investigation, Open, Sense, Word)

"Traditional academic science describes human beings as highly developed animals and biological thinking machines. We appear to be Newtonian objects made of atoms, molecules, cells, tissues, and organs."
- Stanislav Grof
(Related: Science, Animals, Atoms, Machines, Thinking)

"According to materialistic science, any memory requires a material substrate, such as the neuronal network in the brain or the DNA molecules of the genes."
- Stanislav Grof
(Related: Science, Memory, Network)

"The materialistic paradigm of Western science has been a major obstacle for any objective evaluation of the data describing the events occurring at the time of death."
- Stanislav Grof
(Related: Death, Science, Time, Events)

"They look at what's more important, like subjects to help with the SAT's, etc. They miss that music is vital. It offers a break from a stressful day of science and math and it's different."
- Justin Guarini
(Related: Music, Science, Day, Help)

"If science fiction is the mythology of modern technology, then its myth is tragic."
- Ursula K. Le Guin
(Related: Science, Technology, Fiction, Myth, Mythology)

"In hard-core science fiction in which characters are responding to a change in environment, caused by nature or the universe or technology, what readers want to see is how people cope, and so the character are present to cope, or fail to cope."
- James Gunn
(Related: Change, Nature, Science, Technology, People, Character, Environment, Fiction, Present, Universe, Want)

"That certainly is one approach to take. My own is to acknowledge the inner child and try to work with my first fascination with science fiction. I have tried to build on its idea content and narrative drive rather than to discard them."
- James Gunn
(Related: Science, Work, Idea, Content, Fiction, First)

"I have this extraordinary curiosity about all subjects of the natural and human world and the interaction between the physical sciences and the social sciences."
- Ian Hacking
(Related: Curiosity, World)

"Science and literature give me answers. And they ask me questions I will never be able to answer."
- Mark Haddon
(Related: Science, Answers, Literature, Questions, Will)

"Both of these branches of evolutionary science, are, in my opinion, in the closest causal connection; this arises from the reciprocal action of the laws of heredity and adaptation."
- Ernst Haeckel
(Related: Science, Action, Connection, Heredity, Laws, Opinion)

"The wise man regulates his conduct by the theories both of religion and science. But he regards these theories not as statements of ultimate fact but as art-forms."
- John B. S. Haldane
(Related: Religion, Science, Art, Fact, Man, Theories)

"Until politics are a branch of science we shall do well to regard political and social reforms as experiments rather than short-cuts to the millennium."
- John B. S. Haldane
(Related: Politics, Science)

"There can be no truce between science and religion."
- John B. S. Haldane
(Related: Religion, Science)

"And if we must educate our poets and artists in science, we must educate our masters, labour and capital, in art."
- John B. S. Haldane
(Related: Art, Science, Artists, Poets)

"The end of science is not to prove a theory, but to improve mankind."
- Manly Hall
(Related: Science, End, Mankind, Theory)

"In matters of conscience, first thoughts are best. In matters of prudence, last thoughts are best."
- Robert Hall
(Related: Thoughts, Conscience, First, Prudence)

"I cannot say how strongly I object to people using other people's writing as research. Research is non-fiction, especially for horror, fantasy, science fiction. Do not take your research from other people's fiction. Just don't."
- Laurell K. Hamilton
(Related: Science, People, Fantasy, Fiction, Horror, Research, Writing)

"One half of the world's people live on less than two dollars a day. This should concern our national security policy as well as our conscience."
- Lee H. Hamilton
(Related: People, Policy, Concern, Conscience, Day, National security, World)

"I had then and still retain an interest in science for its own sake and as a metaphor for our current lives."
- Peter Hammill
(Related: Science, Interest, Metaphor)

"However, I must not indulge in homespun wisdom here before so distinguished an assembly, especially as I am to be followed by a representative of science."
- Knut Hamsun
(Related: Science, Wisdom)

"It is a mistake to think that we can control the breeding of mankind in the long run by an appeal to conscience."
- Garrett Hardin
(Related: Mistake, Control, Breeding, Conscience, Mankind)

"A technical solution may be defined as one that requires a change only in the techniques of the natural sciences, demanding little or nothing in the way of change in human values or ideas of morality."
- Garrett Hardin
(Related: Change, Morality, Ideas, Values, May, Nothing, Solution)

"There is a neurologist, a woman over at Harvard who wanted me to come talk to them, and in France I have a lot of readers in the sciences. I can't tell you why."
- Jim Harrison
(Related: France, Talk, Woman)

"It's very important to reveal the mystery of the pyramid. Science in archaeology is very important. People all over the world are waiting to solve this mystery."
- Zahi Hawass
(Related: Science, People, Mystery, Waiting, World)

"The usual approach of science of constructing a mathematical model cannot answer the questions of why there should be a universe for the model to describe. Why does the universe go to all the bother of existing?"
- Stephen Hawking
(Related: Science, Questions, Universe)

"The whole history of science has been the gradual realization that events do not happen in an arbitrary manner, but that they reflect a certain underlying order, which may or may not be divinely inspired."
- Stephen Hawking
(Related: History, Science, Events, May, Order)

"You can't imagine how much detail we know about brains. There were 28,000 people who went to the neuroscience conference this year, and every one of them is doing research in brains. A lot of data. But there's no theory. There's a little, wimpy box on top there."
- Jeff Hawkins
(Related: People, Detail, Research, Theory)

"Nobody has any conscience about adding to the improbabilities of a marvelous tale."
- Nathaniel Hawthorne
(Related: Conscience)

"The progress of the natural sciences in modern times has of course so much exceeded all expectations that any suggestion that there may be some limits to it is bound to arouse suspicion."
- Friedrich August von Hayek
(Related: Progress, Expectations, Limits, May, Suspicion)

"It seems to me that socialists today can preserve their position in academic economics merely by the pretense that the differences are entirely moral questions about which science cannot decide."
- Friedrich August von Hayek
(Related: Science, Economics, Questions, Today)

"This means that to entrust to science - or to deliberate control according to scientific principles - more than scientific method can achieve may have deplorable effects."
- Friedrich August von Hayek
(Related: Science, Control, May, Principles)

"Conscience is the authentic voice of God to you."
- Rutherford B. Hayes
(Related: God, Conscience, Voice)

"One could write a history of science in reverse by assembling the solemn pronouncements of highest authority about what could not be done and could never happen."
- Robert A. Heinlein
(Related: History, Science, Authority)

"The difference between science and the fuzzy subjects is that science requires reasoning while those other subjects merely require scholarship."
- Robert A. Heinlein
(Related: Science, Difference)

"There is no way that writers can be tamed and rendered civilized or even cured. The only solution known to science is to provide the patient with an isolation room, where he can endure the acute stages in private and where food can be poked in to him with a stick."
- Robert A. Heinlein
(Related: Food, Science, Isolation, Solution, Writers)

"The violent reaction on the recent development of modern physics can only be understood when one realises that here the foundations of physics have started moving; and that this motion has caused the feeling that the ground would be cut from science."
- Werner Heisenberg
(Related: Science, Development, Feeling, Physics)

"Natural science, does not simply describe and explain nature; it is part of the interplay between nature and ourselves."
- Werner Heisenberg
(Related: Nature, Science)

"I cannot and will not cut my conscience to fit this year's fashion."
- Lillian Hellman
(Related: Conscience, Fashion, Will)

"Not that I wish by any means to deny, that the mental life of individuals and peoples is also in conformity with law, as is the object of philosophical, philological, historical, moral, and social sciences to establish."
- Hermann von Helmholtz
(Related: Life, Conformity, Law)

"That's how most of us would feel. But the sport has a few deviants without consciences."
- Joe Henderson
"Imagination is the key to my lyrics. The rest is painted with a little science fiction."
- Jimi Hendrix
(Related: Imagination, Science, Fiction, Key, Rest)

"Science, which cuts its way through the muddy pond of daily life without mingling with it, casts its wealth to right and left, but the puny boatmen do not know how to fish for it."
- Alexander Herzen
(Related: Life, Science, Wealth, Fish, Right)

"Those who have experienced the most, have suffered so much that they have ceased to hate. Hate is more for those with a slightly guilty conscience, and who by chewing on old hate in times of peace wish to demonstrate how great they were during the war."
- Thor Heyerdahl
(Related: Peace, War, Conscience, Hate, Old)

"Galileo was no idiot. Only an idiot could believe that science requires martyrdom - that may be necessary in religion, but in time a scientific result will establish itself."
- David Hilbert
(Related: Science, Time, Religion, May, Result, Will)

"How thoroughly it is ingrained in mathematical science that every real advance goes hand in hand with the invention of sharper tools and simpler methods which, at the same time, assist in understanding earlier theories and in casting aside some more complicated developments."
- David Hilbert
(Related: Science, Time, Invention, Theories, Tools, Understanding)

"Mathematical science is in my opinion an indivisible whole, an organism whose vitality is conditioned upon the connection of its parts."
- David Hilbert
(Related: Science, Connection, Opinion, Vitality)

"The further a mathematical theory is developed, the more harmoniously and uniformly does its construction proceed, and unsuspected relations are disclosed between hitherto separated branches of the science."
- David Hilbert
(Related: Science, Theory)

"The publication of the third volume of Capital has made hardly any impression upon bourgeois economic science."
- Rudolf Hilferding
(Related: Science, Impression)

"I did what my conscience told me to do, and you can't fail if you do that."
- Anita Hill
(Related: Conscience)

"Nobody climbs mountains for scientific reasons. Science is used to raise money for the expeditions, but you really climb for the hell of it."
- Edmund Hillary
(Related: Money, Science, Hell, Mountains)

"Politics is the science of who gets what, when, and why."
- Sidney Hillman
(Related: Politics, Science)

"The oil companies are gouging the American citizenry aggressively, relentlessly, and without any sense of conscience whatsoever."
- Maurice Hinchey
(Related: American, Conscience, Oil, Sense)

"It's clear price gouging... The oil companies are gouging the American citizenry aggressively, relentlessly, and without any sense of conscience whatsoever."
- Maurice Hinchey
(Related: American, Conscience, Oil, Sense)

"There are only two things worth aiming for, good music and a clean conscience."
- Paul Hindemith
(Related: Music, Conscience, Worth)

"Science is the father of knowledge, but opinion breeds ignorance."
- Hippocrates
(Related: Science, Father, Knowledge, Ignorance, Opinion)

"There are in fact two things, science and opinion; the former begets knowledge, the later ignorance."
- Hippocrates
(Related: Science, Knowledge, Fact, Ignorance, Opinion)

"Life isn't a science. We make it up as we go."
- Al Hirschfeld
(Related: Life, Science)

"A man's conscience and his judgment is the same thing; and as the judgment, so also the conscience, may be erroneous."
- Thomas Hobbes
(Related: Conscience, Judgment, Man, May)

"Science is the knowledge of consequences, and dependence of one fact upon another."
- Thomas Hobbes
(Related: Science, Knowledge, Consequences, Dependence, Fact)

"Well, really the way worked was that I had probably built fifty robots before Mystery Science Theater, and I had sold them in a store in Minneapolis in a store called Props, which was kind of a high end gift shop."
- Joel Hodgson
(Related: Science, End, Mystery, Theater)

"A lot of the shows that really become hit shows are often demonstrated, like Mystery Science Theater."
- Joel Hodgson
(Related: Science, Mystery, Theater)

"Mystery Science Theater is really a postmodern show, it's really derived of many influences."
- Joel Hodgson
(Related: Science, Mystery, Theater)

"Once again we have misleading climate change pronouncements being based on data errors, data errors detected by non-UN, non-IPCC, non-peer-reviewed external observers. This is exactly what happens when you base your arguments on 'consensus science' and not scientific fact."
- Doug L. Hoffman
(Related: Change, Science, Arguments, Being, Climate, Climate change, Errors, Fact, Misleading)

"Borrowing knowledge of reality from all sources, taking the best from every study, Science of Mind brings together the highest enlightenment of the ages."
- Ernest Holmes
(Related: Science, Knowledge, Borrowing, Mind, Reality, Study)

"Science is a first-rate piece of furniture for a man's upper chamber, if he has common sense on the ground floor."
- Oliver Wendell Holmes
(Related: Science, Common sense, First, Man)

"New discoveries in science will continue to create a thousand new frontiers for those who still would adventure."
- Herbert Hoover
(Related: Science, Adventure, Will)

"The time has come when advertising in some hands has reached the status of a science."
- Claude C. Hopkins
(Related: Science, Time, Advertising)

"Like all sciences and all valuations, the psychology of women has hitherto been considered only from the point of view of men."
- Karen Horney
(Related: Men, Women, Psychology)

"Conscience is the window of our spirit, evil is the curtain."
- Douglas Horton
(Related: Conscience, Evil, Spirit)

"Anthropology was the science that gave her the platform from which she surveyed, scolded and beamed at the world."
- Jane Howard
(Related: Science, Anthropology, World)

"The church saves sinners, but science seeks to stop their manufacture."
- Elbert Hubbard
(Related: Science, Church)

"Art is the beautiful way of doing things. Science is the effective way of doing things. Business is the economic way of doing things."
- Elbert Hubbard
(Related: Art, Business, Science)

"To overturn orthodoxy is no easier in science than in philosophy, religion, economics, or any of the other disciplines through which we try to comprehend the world and the society in which we live."
- Ruth Hubbard
(Related: Science, Society, Religion, Economics, Philosophy, World)

"Equipped with his five senses, man explores the universe around him and calls the adventure Science."
- Edwin Powell Hubble
(Related: Science, Adventure, Man, Senses, Universe)

"Conscience is God present in man."
- Victor Hugo
(Related: God, Conscience, Man, Present)

"In Europe art has to a large degree taken the place of religion. In America it seems rather to be science."
- Johan Huizinga
(Related: Art, Science, Religion, America, Europe)

"Triumphant science and technology are only at the threshold of man's command over sources of energy so stupendous that, if used for military purposes, they can wipe out our entire civilization."
- Cordell Hull
(Related: Science, Technology, Civilization, Energy, Man, Military)

"Human Nature is the only science of man; and yet has been hitherto the most neglected."
- David Hume
(Related: Nature, Science, Human nature)

"I was a science fiction junkie for a long time."
- William Hurt
(Related: Science, Time, Fiction)

"We would be in a nasty position indeed if empirical science were the only kind of science possible."
- Edmund Husserl
(Related: Science)

"To begin with, we put the proposition: pure phenomenology is the science of pure consciousness."
- Edmund Husserl
(Related: Science, Consciousness)

"Experience by itself is not science."
- Edmund Husserl
(Related: Experience, Science)

"In a few decades of reconstruction, even the mathematical natural sciences, the ancient archetypes of theoretical perfection, have changed habit completely!"
- Edmund Husserl
(Related: Habit, Perfection)

"Pure phenomenology claims to be the science of pure phenomena. This concept of the phenomenon, which was developed under various names as early as the eighteenth century without being clarified, is what we shall have to deal with first of all."
- Edmund Husserl
(Related: Science, Being, First, Names)

"Must not I then entertain the saints because I must keep my conscience."
- Anne Hutchinson
(Related: Conscience, Saints)

"Specialized meaninglessness has come to be regarded, in certain circles, as a kind of hallmark of true science."
- Aldous Huxley
(Related: Science)

"Science has explained nothing; the more we know the more fantastic the world becomes and the profounder the surrounding darkness."
- Aldous Huxley
(Related: Science, Darkness, Nothing, World)

"The great tragedy of science - the slaying of a beautiful hypothesis by an ugly fact."
- Thomas Huxley
(Related: Science, Fact, Tragedy, Ugly)

"Science is simply common sense at its best, that is, rigidly accurate in observation, and merciless to fallacy in logic."
- Thomas Huxley
(Related: Science, Common sense, Logic, Observation)

"The man of science has learned to believe in justification, not by faith, but by verification."
- Thomas Huxley
(Related: Science, Faith, Justification, Man)

"Science reckons many prophets, but there is not even a promise of a Messiah."
- Thomas Huxley
(Related: Science, Promise)

"Science is nothing, but trained and organized common sense."
- Thomas Huxley
(Related: Science, Common sense, Nothing)

"Science is organized common sense where many a beautiful theory was killed by an ugly fact."
- Thomas Huxley
(Related: Science, Common sense, Fact, Theory, Ugly)

"Science has fulfilled her function when she has ascertained and enunciated truth."
- Thomas Huxley
(Related: Science, Truth)

"In science, as in art, and, as I believe, in every other sphere of human activity, there may be wisdom in a multitude of counsellors, but it is only in one or two of them."
- Thomas Huxley
(Related: Wisdom, Art, Science, May)

"Ecclesiasticism in science is only unfaithfulness to truth."
- Thomas Huxley
(Related: Science, Truth)

"Science commits suicide when it adopts a creed."
- Thomas Huxley
(Related: Science, Suicide)

"Science and literature are not two things, but two sides of one thing."
- Thomas Huxley
(Related: Science, Literature)

"No delusion is greater than the notion that method and industry can make up for lack of mother-wit, either in science or in practical life."
- Thomas Huxley
(Related: Life, Science, Mother, Delusion)

"Books are the money of Literature, but only the counters of Science."
- Thomas Huxley
(Related: Money, Science, Books, Literature)

"The world is my country, science is my religion."
- Christiaan Huygens
(Related: Religion, Science, Country, World)

"What business has science and capitalism got, bringing all these new inventions into the works, before society has produced a generation educated up to using them!"
- Henrik Ibsen
(Related: Business, Science, Society, Capitalism, Inventions)

"I'm afraid for all those who'll have the bread snatched from their mouths by these machines. What business has science and capitalism got, bringing all these new inventions into the works, before society has produced a generation educated up to using them!"
- Henrik Ibsen
(Related: Business, Science, Society, Capitalism, Inventions, Machines)

"In praising science, it does not follow that we must adopt the very poor philosophies which scientific men have constructed. In philosophy they have much more to learn than to teach."
- Dean Inge
(Related: Men, Science, Philosophy, Poor)

"I think middle-age is the best time, if we can escape the fatty degeneration of the conscience which often sets in at about fifty."
- William Ralph Inge
(Related: Time, Conscience)

"Courage without conscience is a wild beast."
- Robert Green Ingersoll
(Related: Courage, Conscience)

"Reason, observation, and experience; the holy trinity of science."
- Robert Green Ingersoll
(Related: Science, Experience, Observation, Reason, Trinity)

"Much of the debate over global warming is predicated on fear, rather than science."
- James Inhofe
(Related: Science, Fear, Debate, Global warming)

"Indeed, in view of its function, religion stands in greater need of a rational foundation of its ultimate principles than even the dogmas of science."
- Muhammad Iqbal
(Related: Religion, Science, Principles)

"Yet higher religion, which is only a search for a larger life, is essentially experience and recognized the necessity of experience as its foundation long before science learnt to do so."
- Muhammed Iqbal
(Related: Experience, Science, Life, Religion, Necessity)

"However, I wasn't very good at the sciences, or didn't have a lot of help in the sciences or something but certainly didn't set science for my A level. And when I came to take my A levels I didn't get a good enough result to go to University."
- Jeremy Irons
(Related: Science, Help, Result, University)

"Research and development needs permanent tax credits to build the technology that spurs our growth. But no government programs alone can get America's students to study more science and math; parents must push and help their children to meet this goal."
- Ernest Istook
(Related: Government, Science, Technology, Development, Goal, Growth, America, Children, Tax, Help, Needs, Parents, Research, Students, St)

"As long as our government is administered for the good of the people, and is regulated by their will; as long as it secures to us the rights of persons and of property, liberty of conscience and of the press, it will be worth defending."
- Andrew Jackson
(Related: Government, People, Conscience, Rights, Liberty, Press, Property, Will, Worth)

"Maybe I'll learn how, but the only thing I can do is turn down parts that would hurt my conscience."
- Victoria Jackson
(Related: Conscience, Hurt)

"I wanted to have a political career. I thought studying political science would be the best way to achieve it."
- Bianca Jagger
(Related: Science, Thought, Career)

"People talk about the conscience, but it seems to me one must just bring it up to a certain point and leave it there. You can let your conscience alone if you're nice to the second housemaid."
- Henry James
(Related: People, Conscience, Talk)

"The god whom science recognizes must be a God of universal laws exclusively, a God who does a wholesale, not a retail business. He cannot accommodate his processes to the convenience of individuals."
- William James
(Related: Science, Business, God, Laws)

"Man lives for science as well as bread."
- William James
(Related: Science, Man)

"The history of philosophy is not, like the history of the sciences, to be studied with the intellect alone. That which is receptive in us and that which impinges upon us from history is the reality of man's being, unfolding itself in thought."
- Karl Jaspers
(Related: History, Thought, Being, Intellect, Man, Philosophy, Reality)

"All tyranny needs to gain a foothold is for people of good conscience to remain silent."
- Thomas Jefferson
(Related: People, Conscience, Gain, Needs, Tyranny)

"It behooves every man who values liberty of conscience for himself, to resist invasions of it in the case of others: or their case may, by change of circumstances, become his own."
- Thomas Jefferson
(Related: Change, Values, Circumstances, Conscience, Liberty, Man, May)

"Our greatest happiness does not depend on the condition of life in which chance has placed us, but is always the result of a good conscience, good health, occupation, and freedom in all just pursuits."
- Thomas Jefferson
(Related: Happiness, Life, Health, Chance, Conscience, Freedom, Occupation, Result)

"When I got on the airplane in Indonesia coming to Japan, my intentions was to turn myself in to the military for the simple reason I would like to put my daughters with their mother, one thing. Another thing, I'd like to clear my conscience."
- Robert Jenkins
(Related: Mother, Conscience, Daughters, Intentions, Military, Reason)

"The grounding in natural sciences which I obtained in the course of my medical studies, including preliminary examinations in botany, zoology, physics, and chemistry, was to become decisive in determining the trend of my literary work."
- Johannes Vilhelm Jensen
(Related: Medical, Work, Literary, Physics, Zoology)

"Whenever one reads of the determination of the species, or opens a book on natural science and history, in whatever language, one inevitably comes across the name of Linne."
- Johannes Vilhelm Jensen
(Related: Science, History, Determination, Language, Name)

"People who have tried it, tell me that a clear conscience makes you very happy and contented; but a full stomach does the business quite as well, and is cheaper, and more easily obtained."
- Jerome K. Jerome
(Related: Business, People, Conscience)

"I'm concentrating on staying healthy, having peace, being happy, remembering what is important, taking in nature and animals, spending time reading, trying to understand the universe, where science and the spiritual meet."
- Joan Jett
(Related: Nature, Science, Time, Peace, Animals, Being, Reading, Spiritual, Trying, Universe)

"Much of Indian science seems intuitive and not bound by the rigid thinking of classical scientists."
- Roland Joffe
(Related: Science, Scientists, Thinking)

"The goal is to normalize trade relations based on sound science and consumer protection."
- Mike Johanns
(Related: Science, Goal, Protection, Sound, Trade)

"Science is the international language, so when we are able to convince countries that good decision-making for human health and animal health is based upon science, that's a real success story for us."
- Mike Johanns
(Related: Health, Science, Success, Decision, Countries, Language)

"We asked ourselves and the world to base decisions on good science, and I really believe the United States can be the leader in delivering that message to our international trading partners."
- Mike Johanns
(Related: Science, Leader, Decisions, states, United, World)

"In beef trade issues, we base our decisions upon science."
- Mike Johanns
(Related: Science, Decisions, Trade)

"Many men of science and poets have in their own manner, by various ways and means, and aided by others, sought unceasingly to create a more tolerable world for everyone."
- Eyvind Johnson
(Related: Men, Science, Poets, World)

"I do not see how a people that can find in its conscience any excuse whatever for slowly burning to death a human being, or for tolerating such an act, can be entrusted with the salvation of a race."
- James Weldon Johnson
(Related: Death, People, Act, Being, Conscience, Race, Salvation)

"The separation of church and state is a source of strength, but the conscience of our nation does not call for separation between men of state and faith in the Supreme Being."
- Lyndon B. Johnson
(Related: Faith, Men, Strength, Church, Being, Conscience, Nation, Separation, State)

"No doubt it is true that science cannot study God, but it hardly follows that God had to keep a safe distance from everything that scientists want to study."
- Phillip E. Johnson
(Related: Science, God, Doubt, Scientists, Study, Want)

"The monopoly of science in the realm of knowledge explains why evolutionary biologists do not find it meaningful to address the question whether the Darwinian theory is true."
- Phillip E. Johnson
(Related: Science, Knowledge, Question, Theory)

"The problem with allowing God a role in the history of life is not that science would cease, but rather that scientists would have to acknowledge the existence of something important which is outside the boundaries of natural science."
- Phillip E. Johnson
(Related: History, Life, Science, God, Existence, Scientists)

"The assumption that nature is all there is, and that nature has been governed by the same rules at all times and places, makes it possible for natural science to be confident that it can explain such things as how life began."
- Phillip E. Johnson
(Related: Life, Nature, Science, Rules)

"Some theists in evolutionary science acquiesce to these tacit rules and retain a personal faith while accepting a thoroughly naturalistic picture of physical reality."
- Phillip E. Johnson
(Related: Faith, Science, Reality, Rules)

"So one reason the science educators panic at the first sign of public rebellion is that they fear exposure of the implicit religious content in what they are teaching."
- Phillip E. Johnson
(Related: Science, Fear, Content, First, Public, Reason, Rebellion, Religious, Teaching)

"Evolutionary naturalism takes the inherent limitations of science and turns them into a devastating philosophical weapon: because science is our only real way of knowing anything, what science cannot know cannot be real."
- Phillip E. Johnson
(Related: Science, Limitations)

"If modernist naturalism were true, there would be no objective truth outside of science. In that case right and wrong would be a matter of cultural preference, or political power, and the power already available to modernists ideologies would be overwhelming."
- Phillip E. Johnson
(Related: Power, Science, Truth, Right, Wrong)

"In short, it is not that evolutionary naturalists have been less brazen than the scientific creationists in holding science hostage, but rather that they have been infinitely more effective in getting away with it."
- Phillip E. Johnson
(Related: Science)

"Bachelors have consciences, married men have wives."
- Samuel Johnson
(Related: Men, Bachelors, Wives)

"I cannot in good conscience ask my colleagues to expend precious time and energy defending or explaining my past. We need all hands on deck, fighting for the future."
- Van Jones
(Related: Time, Conscience, Energy, Fighting, Future, Past)

"Our concept of governing is derived from our view of people. It is a concept deeply rooted in a set of beliefs firmly etched in the national conscience, of all of us."
- Barbara Jordan
(Related: People, Beliefs, Conscience)

"Logic is neither a science nor an art, but a dodge."
- Benjamin Jowett
(Related: Science, Art, Logic)

"Through pride we are ever deceiving ourselves. But deep down below the surface of the average conscience a still, small voice says to us, something is out of tune."
- Carl Jung
(Related: Conscience, Deep, Pride, Voice)

"I think that if there are positions that you can't argue... then the responsibility is probably to resign. If one's own conscience is opposed to the requirements and responsibilities of the job, then it's time to leave the job."
- Elena Kagan
(Related: Time, Conscience, Job, Responsibility)

"English is necessary as at present original works of science are in English. I believe that in two decades times original works of science will start coming out in our languages. Then we can move over like the Japanese."
- Abdul Kalam
(Related: Science, English, Present, Will)

"Science is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life."
- Immanuel Kant
(Related: Life, Science, Wisdom, Knowledge)

"Genetics is crude, but neuroscience goes directly to work on the brain, and the mind follows."
- Leon Kass
(Related: Work, Genetics, Mind)

"Biology, meaning the science of all life, is a late notion."
- Leon Kass
(Related: Science, Life, Meaning)

"The neuroscience area - which is absolutely in its infancy - is much more important than genetics."
- Leon Kass
(Related: Genetics)

"There were certain questions about the foundations of morals that advances in science all threaten to make more complicated."
- Leon Kass
(Related: Science, Morals, Questions)

"The inability of those in power to still the voices of their own consciences is the great force leading to change."
- Kenneth Kaunda
(Related: Change, Power, Force, Leading)

"As a dad, he thinks that his philosophy is morally correct. He has no conscience whatsoever about letting his kids put a penny in a light socket to find out electricity is not so good for you, and if you want to learn how to swim, you have to be thrown into the deep end."
- Stacy Keach
(Related: Dad, Conscience, Deep, Electricity, End, Kids, Light, Philosophy, Want)

"They have seized upon the government by bribery and corruption. They have made speculation and public robbery a science. They have loaded the nation, the state, the county, and the city with debt."
- Denis Kearney
(Related: Government, Science, Bribery, Corruption, Debt, Nation, Public, State)

"My personal conviction is that science is concerned wholly with truth, not with ethics."
- Arthur Keith
(Related: Science, Truth, Conviction, Ethics)

"Science may have found a cure for most evils; but it has found no remedy for the worst of them all - the apathy of human beings."
- Helen Keller
(Related: Science, Apathy, Cure, May)

"This is actually a very important principle that science is learning about large systems like evolution and that futurists are learning about anticipating human society: just because a future scenario is plausible doesn't mean we can get there from here."
- Kevin Kelly
(Related: Science, Evolution, Future, Learning)

"In science there is only physics; all the rest is stamp collecting."
- Lord Kelvin
(Related: Science, Physics, Rest)

"Science is bound, by the everlasting vow of honour, to face fearlessly every problem which can be fairly presented to it."
- Lord Kelvin
(Related: Science, Vow)

"The more thoroughly I conduct scientific research, the more I believe that science excludes atheism."
- Lord Kelvin
(Related: Science, Atheism, Research)

"He will easily be content and at peace, whose conscience is pure."
- Thomas Kempis
(Related: Peace, Conscience, Content, Will)

"Many people and governments share the mistaken belief that science, with new, ingenious devices and techniques, can rescue us from the troubles we face without our having to mend our ways and change our patterns of activity. This is not so."
- Henry W. Kendall
(Related: Change, Science, People, Belief)

"Let both sides seek to invoke the wonders of science instead of its terrors. Together let us explore the stars, conquer the deserts, eradicate disease, tap the ocean depths, and encourage the arts and commerce."
- John F. Kennedy
(Related: Science, Commerce, Disease, Ocean, Stars, Wonders)

"We must be willing to pay inspiring math and science teachers, who have high paying alternatives in industry, more to teach and reward students who take more challenging courses in high school."
- Mark Kennedy
(Related: Science, Inspiring, Reward, School, Students, Teachers)

"When your conscience says law is immoral, don't follow it."
- Jack Kevorkian
(Related: Conscience, Law)

"To admit there is no god is to provide free license to pillage and rape with clear conscience."
- Eli Khamarov
(Related: God, Conscience)

"There's a new science out called orthomolecular medicine. You correct the chemical imbalance with amino acids and vitamins and minerals that are naturally in the body."
- Margot Kidder
(Related: Science, Body, Medicine)

"I have done a lot of things outside of Science Fiction, but there has been an almost disproportionate amount of that genre in my body of work. I don't know what to make of it."
- Daniel Dae Kim
(Related: Science, Work, Body, Fiction)

"I submit that an individual who breaks the law that conscience tells him is unjust and willingly accepts the penalty by staying in jail to arouse the conscience of the community over its injustice, is in reality expressing the very highest respect for law."
- Martin Luther King, Jr.
(Related: Community, Conscience, Injustice, Law, Reality, Respect)

"An individual who breaks a law that conscience tells him is unjust, and who willingly accepts the penalty of imprisonment in order to arouse the conscience of the community over its injustice, is in reality expressing the highest respect for the law."
- Martin Luther King, Jr.
(Related: Community, Conscience, Imprisonment, Injustice, Law, Order, Reality, Respect)

"One who breaks an unjust law that conscience tells him is unjust, and who willingly accepts the penalty of imprisonment in order to arouse the conscience of the community over its injustice, is in reality expressing the highest respect for law."
- Martin Luther King, Jr.
(Related: Community, Conscience, Imprisonment, Injustice, Law, Order, Reality, Respect)

"Science investigates religion interprets. Science gives man knowledge which is power religion gives man wisdom which is control."
- Martin Luther King, Jr.
(Related: Power, Religion, Science, Wisdom, Knowledge, Control, Man)

"There is no question that Taiwan is a state in any political science definition of a state."
- William Kirby
(Related: Science, Question, State)

"It is what makes the reform process an art, not just a science. You have to develop a strategy that tells you what reform measures you should follow and in what sequence."
- Vaclav Klaus
(Related: Art, Science, Strategy, Reform)

"The worst state of affairs is when science begins to concern itself with art."
- Paul Klee
(Related: Art, Science, Concern, State)

"While most of us know that we feel better after a good hearty laugh, science, in many cases, is yet to prove why."
- Allen Klein
(Related: Science)

"The developing science departs at the same time more and more from its original scope and purpose and threatens to sacrifice its earlier unity and split into diverse branches."
- Felix Klein
(Related: Science, Time, Sacrifice, Purpose, Unity)

"The philosophy of the school was quite simple - the bright boys specialised in Latin, the not so bright in science and the rest managed with geography or the like."
- Aaron Klug
(Related: Science, Boys, Geography, Philosophy, Rest, School)

"I never really saw myself as writing science fiction anyway."
- Nigel Kneale
(Related: Science, Fiction, Writing)

"It is true practically if not altogether without exception that the changes studied by any science tend to equilibrate or neutralize the forces which bring them about, and finally to come to rest."
- Frank Knight
(Related: Science, Rest)

"All science is static in the sense that it describes the unchanging aspects of things."
- Frank Knight
(Related: Science, Sense)

"For the last 30 years our cinemas have been ruled by science fiction and horror. We've had some very good Fantasy films in that time period, but for my tastes I still haven't seen fantasy done to absolute perfection. That is the hope I have in this project."
- Harry Knowles
(Related: Science, Time, Hope, Fantasy, Fiction, Horror, Perfection, Project, Years)

"I was particularly good at math and science."
- William Standish Knowles
(Related: Science)

"I can't think of any relatives that ever went into science."
- William Standish Knowles
(Related: Science, Relatives)

"Science is what we understand well enough to explain to a computer. Art is everything else we do."
- Donald Knuth
(Related: Art, Science, Computer)

"People think that computer science is the art of geniuses but the actual reality is the opposite, just many people doing things that build on eachother, like a wall of mini stones."
- Donald Knuth
(Related: Art, Science, People, Computer, Reality)

"I decry the current tendency to seek patents on algorithms. There are better ways to earn a living than to prevent other people from making use of one's contributions to computer science."
- Donald Knuth
(Related: Science, People, Computer, Living)

"The progress of science is strewn, like an ancient desert trail, with the bleached skeleton of discarded theories which once seemed to possess eternal life."
- Arthur Koestler
(Related: Life, Science, Progress, Theories)

"If I had undertaken the practical direction of military operations, and anything went amiss, I feared that my conscience would torture me, as guilty of the fall of my country, as I had not been familiar with military tactics."
- Lajos Kossuth
(Related: Conscience, Country, Direction, Military)

"Many who have had an opportunity of knowing any more about mathematics confuse it with arithmetic, and consider it an arid science. In reality, however, it is a science which requires a great amount of imagination."
- Sofia Kovalevskaya
(Related: Imagination, Science, Opportunity, Arithmetic, Mathematics, Reality)

"Science is spectral analysis. Art is light synthesis."
- Karl Kraus
(Related: Art, Science, Light)

"Science has everything to say about what is possible. Science has nothing to say about what is permissible."
- Charles Krauthammer
(Related: Science, Nothing)

"Anthropology is the most humanistic of the sciences and the most scientific of the humanities."
- Alfred L. Kroeber
(Related: Anthropology)

"Though many have tried, no one has ever yet explained away the decisive fact that science, which can do so much, cannot decide what it ought to do."
- Joseph Wood Krutch
(Related: Science, Fact)

"Normal science does not aim at novelties of fact or theory and, when successful, finds none."
- Thomas Kuhn
(Related: Science, Successful, Fact, Theory)

"The historian of science may be tempted to exclaim that when paradigms change, the world itself changes with them."
- Thomas Kuhn
(Related: Science, Change, May, World)

"There is such a thing as a national conscience, and it can be touched."
- Charles Kuralt
(Related: Conscience)

"Indeed science alone may perhaps be sterile when pursued without an understanding of the world in which scientific knowledge is created and in which the fruits of science are used."
- Polykarp Kusch
(Related: Science, Knowledge, May, Understanding, World)

"The knowledge and understanding of the world which science gives us and the magnificent opportunity which it extends to us to control and use the world for the extension of our pleasure in it has never been greater than it now is."
- Polykarp Kusch
(Related: Science, Knowledge, Opportunity, Control, Pleasure, Understanding, World)

"I count myself fortunate to be able to participate in the life of science in this era."
- Polykarp Kusch
(Related: Life, Science)

"If, on occasion, the knowledge brought by science leads to an unhappy end, this is not to the discredit of science but is rather an indication of an imperfect ability to use wisely the gifts placed within our hands."
- Polykarp Kusch
(Related: Science, Knowledge, Ability, End, Gifts)

"We live, I think, in the century of science and, perhaps, even in the century of physics."
- Polykarp Kusch
(Related: Science, Physics)

"The increase of scientific knowledge lies not only in the occasional milestones of science, but in the efforts of the very large body of men who with love and devotion observe and study nature."
- Polykarp Kusch
(Related: Love, Men, Nature, Science, Knowledge, Body, Devotion, Lies, Study)

"Science shows us truth and beauty and fills each day with a fresh wonder of the exquisite order which governs our world."
- Polykarp Kusch
(Related: Beauty, Science, Truth, Day, Order, Wonder, World)

"No single achievement in science is possible without the painstaking work of the many hundreds who have built the foundation on which all new work is based."
- Polykarp Kusch
(Related: Science, Work, Achievement)

"Science is the greatest creative impulse of our time. It dominates the intellectual scene and forms our lives, not only in the material things which it has given us, but also in that it guides our spirit."
- Polykarp Kusch
(Related: Science, Time, Spirit)

"We know enough to stand here in truth - facing pain, cry and suffering of those who were murdered here. Face to face with the victims' families who are here today. Before the judgment of our own conscience."
- Aleksander Kwasniewski
(Related: Truth, Conscience, Judgment, Pain, Suffering, Today, Victims)

"I would be more frightened as a writer if people thought my movies were like science fiction."
- Neil LaBute
(Related: Movies, Science, Thought, People, Fiction, Writer)

"Yet, analytical truth is not as mysterious, or as secret, so as to not allow us to see that people with a talent for directing consciences see truth rise spontaneously."
- Jacques Lacan
(Related: Talent, Truth, People)

"If even in science there is no a way of judging a theory but by assessing the number, faith and vocal energy of its supporters, then this must be even more so in the social sciences: truth lies in power."
- Imre Lakatos
(Related: Faith, Power, Science, Truth, Energy, Lies, Theory)

"Philosophy of science without history of science is empty; history of science without philosophy of science is blind."
- Imre Lakatos
(Related: History, Science, Blind, Philosophy)

"A conscience without God is like a court without a judge."
- Alphonse de Lamartine
(Related: God, Conscience, Court)

"My mother, whose family was heavily rabbinic, said she wanted me to continue the family tradition in the rabbinate. My father said he wanted me to be a scholar of the Talmud, but he wanted me to make my living in science."
- Norman Lamm
(Related: Family, Science, Mother, Father, Living, Tradition)

"However, the word madda in modern Hebrew specifically means science."
- Norman Lamm
(Related: Science, Word)

"We must always emphasize research and development of science and mathematics, and I can think of no better way to achieve this than through our future in space."
- Nick Lampson
(Related: Science, Development, Future, Mathematics, Research, Space)

"Science is a method to keep yourself from kidding yourself."
- Edwin Land
(Related: Science)

"I've always been interested in science fiction."
- Martin Landau
(Related: Science, Fiction)

"A man's vanity tells him what is honor, a man's conscience what is justice."
- Walter Savage Landor
(Related: Conscience, Honor, Justice, Man, Vanity)

"Questions have arisen about the policing of science. Who is responsible for the policing? My answer is: all of us."
- Serge Lang
(Related: Science, Questions)

"I object to a legal approach when settling questions of science or scientific behavior."
- Serge Lang
(Related: Legal, Science, Behavior, Questions)

"Science is defined in various ways, but today it is generally restricted to something which is experimental, which is repeatable, which can be predicted, and which is falsifiable."
- Walter Lang
(Related: Science, Today)

"Language, philosophy, and science are interwoven into the design of words, which are manipulated to create surprising illusions."
- John Langdon
(Related: Design, Science, Language, Philosophy, Words)

"Internationalism on the other hand admits that spiritual achievements have their roots deep in national life; from this national consciousness art and literature derive their character and strength and on it even many of the humanistic sciences are firmly based."
- Christian Lous Lange
(Related: Art, Life, Character, Strength, Consciousness, Deep, Literature, Spiritual)

"This coupling together of science with international peace, is, I think, particularly significant."
- Irving Langmuir
(Related: Science, Peace)

"History proves abundantly that pure science, undertaken without regard to applications to human needs, is usually ultimately of direct benefit to mankind."
- Irving Langmuir
(Related: History, Science, Mankind, Needs)

"Science, almost from its beginnings, has been truly international in character. National prejudices disappear completely in the scientist's search for truth."
- Irving Langmuir
(Related: Science, Truth, Character, Beginnings)

"To my mind, the most important aspect of the Nobel Awards is that they bring home to the masses of the peoples of all nations, a realization of their common interests. They carry to those who have no direct contact with science the international spirit."
- Irving Langmuir
(Related: Home, Science, Awards, Mind, Nations, Spirit)

"The question of religion was a matter for each individual's conscience, and in a great many cases was the outcome of birth or residence in a certain geographical area."
- James Larkin
(Related: Religion, Conscience, Question)

"Claiming for ourselves liberty of conscience, liberty to worship, we shall see to it that every other individual enjoys the same right."
- James Larkin
(Related: Conscience, Liberty, Right, Worship)

"A lot of people mistake a short memory for a clear conscience."
- Doug Larson
(Related: Mistake, People, Conscience, Memory)

"Great moments in science: Einstein discovers that time is actually money."
- Gary Larson
(Related: Money, Time, Moments)

"Behold, I am become a reproach to thy holy name, by serving any ambition and the sins of others; which though I did by the persuasion of other men, yet my own conscience did cheek and upbraid me in it."
- William Laud
(Related: Men, Ambition, Conscience, Name, Persuasion)

"But the need for conflict to expose prejudice and unclear reasoning, which is deeply embedded in my philosophy of science, has its origin in these debates."
- Robert B. Laughlin
(Related: Science, Conflict, Philosophy, Prejudice)

"Conscience is the sentinel of virtue."
- Johann Kaspar Lavater
(Related: Virtue, Conscience)

"Certainly, it may bring to light such a deeper knowledge of the structure of matter as to constitute a veritable discontinuity in the progress of science."
- Ernest Lawrence
(Related: Science, Knowledge, Progress, Light, May)

"Conscience: self-esteem with a halo."
- Irving Layton
(Related: Self)

"Advertising: the science of arresting the human intelligence long enough to get money from it."
- Stephen Leacock
(Related: Intelligence, Money, Science)

"Paleoanthropology is not a science that ends with the discovery of a bone. One has to have the original to work with. It is a life-long task."
- Richard Leakey
(Related: Science, Work, Life, Discovery)

"Science is all metaphor."
- Timothy Leary
(Related: Science, Metaphor)

"I'd like to put in a vote for the intrinsic fascination of science."
- Joshua Lederberg
(Related: Science, Vote)

"I'm chairing a UNESCO committee on how to improve global Internet communications for science; help third-world people get onto the Net so they can be part of the process."
- Joshua Lederberg
(Related: Science, People, Committee, Help, Internet)

"I certainly saw science as a kind of calling, and one with as much legitimacy as a religious calling."
- Joshua Lederberg
(Related: Science, Religious)

"I did get a very fine education, and not just in science. It took some pressure on the part of my elders to convince me that I really should take an interest in humanities."
- Joshua Lederberg
(Related: Education, Science, Interest, Pressure)

"I hope I've lived a life of science whose style will encourage younger people."
- Joshua Lederberg
(Related: Life, Science, People, Hope, Style, Will)

"There are no enemies in science, professor. Only phenomena to study."
- Charles Lederer
(Related: Science, Enemies, Study)

"The one thing that doesn't abide by majority rule is a person's conscience."
- Harper Lee
(Related: Conscience, Majority)

"Before I can live with other folks I've got to live with myself. The one thing that doesn't abide by majority rule is a person's conscience."
- Harper Lee
(Related: Conscience, Majority)

"I think it better to do right, even if we suffer in so doing, than to incur the reproach of our consciences and posterity."
- Robert E. Lee
(Related: Posterity, Right)

"It's very satisfying to promote science and education and see good results. Setting a good example for young people, being a role model, is very important for me."
- Yuan T. Lee
(Related: Education, Science, People, Being, Example, Results)

"Space or science fiction has become a dialect for our time."
- Doris Lessing
(Related: Science, Time, Fiction, Space)

"Andrew has talked about my character being the conscience of the film, the heart of the film."
- Jared Leto
(Related: Heart, Character, Being, Conscience, Film)

"Science is not addressed to poets."
- George Henry Lewes
(Related: Science, Poets)

"Science is the systematic classification of experience."
- George Henry Lewes
(Related: Experience, Science)

"Most achievements in science are to a certain degree group efforts."
- Willard Libby
(Related: Science)

"There is no greater impediment to progress in the sciences than the desire to see it take place too quickly."
- Georg C. Lichtenberg
(Related: Progress, Desire)

"I left science, then I went into art, but I approach things very analytically. I choose to pursue both art and architecture as completely separate fields rather than merging them."
- Maya Lin
(Related: Architecture, Art, Science)

"My heart has been heavy and I have deliberated within my own conscience, knowing that my decision should not come out of my initial emotion of anger toward the President for such reckless behavior, but should be based on the facts."
- Blanche Lincoln
(Related: Anger, Heart, Decision, Behavior, Conscience, Emotion, Facts, President)

"I have seen the science I worshiped, and the aircraft I loved, destroying the civilization I expected them to serve."
- Charles Lindbergh
(Related: Science, Civilization)

"Our conscience is not the vessel of eternal verities. It grows with our social life, and a new social condition means a radical change in conscience."
- Walter Lippmann
(Related: Change, Life, Conscience, Radical)

"The radical novelty of modern science lies precisely in the rejection of the belief... that the forces which move the stars and atoms are contingent upon the preferences of the human heart."
- Walter Lippmann
(Related: Science, Heart, Belief, Atoms, Lies, Novelty, Radical, Rejection, Stars)

"The more a person learns how to use the forces of nature for his own purposes, by means of perfecting the sciences and the invention and improvement of machines, the more he will produce."
- Friedrich List
(Related: Nature, Improvement, Invention, Machines, Will)

"Instead of having to be a member of the Royal Society to do science, the way you had to be in England in the 17th, 18th, centuries today pretty much anybody who wants to do it can, and the information that they need to do it is there."
- Seth Lloyd
(Related: Society, Science, England, Information, Pretty, Today)

"Of course, not everybody's willing to go out and do the experiments, but for the people who are willing to go out and do that, - if the experiments don't work, then it means it's not science."
- Seth Lloyd
(Related: Science, Work, People)

"Science consists exactly of those forms of knowledge that can be verified and duplicated by anybody."
- Seth Lloyd
(Related: Science, Knowledge)

"Star Trek wouldn't die. There were a whole lot of young people who were touched by the thought process of science fiction. If you watched a cop show, there wasn't anything that was going to stimulate your mind."
- Gary Lockwood
(Related: Science, Thought, People, Fiction, Mind)

"Truth in science can be defined as the working hypothesis best suited to open the way to the next better one."
- Konrad Lorenz
(Related: Science, Truth, Open)

"Science always uses metaphor."
- James Lovelock
(Related: Science, Metaphor)

"If you start any large theory, such as quantum mechanics, plate tectonics, evolution, it takes about 40 years for mainstream science to come around. Gaia has been going for only 30 years or so."
- James Lovelock
(Related: Science, Evolution, Theory, Years)

"Just after World War II, this country led the world in science by every way you could measure it, yet the number of scientists was a tiny proportion of what it is now."
- James Lovelock
(Related: Science, War, Country, Measure, Now, Scientists, World, World war)

"In science, read by preference the newest works. In literature, read the oldest. The classics are always modern."
- Amy Lowell
(Related: Science, Literature)

"Imagination is as vital to any advance in science as learning and precision are essential for starting points."
- Percival Lowell
(Related: Imagination, Science, Learning)

"When I got my PhD, it was a time when there were just no jobs for PhDs. Period. PhDs were getting the lowest paid technician jobs, if they were lucky, in any kind of science."
- Shannon Lucid
(Related: Science, Time, Jobs)

"Sound science must be our guide in choosing which problems to tackle and how to approach them."
- Frank Luntz
(Related: Science, Problems, Sound)

"I cannot and will not recant anything, for to go against conscience is neither right nor safe. Here I stand, I can do no other, so help me God. Amen."
- Martin Luther
(Related: God, Conscience, Help, Right, Will)

"Justice is a temporary thing that must at last come to an end; but the conscience is eternal and will never die."
- Martin Luther
(Related: Conscience, End, Justice, Will)

"You should not believe your conscience and your feelings more than the word which the Lord who receives sinners preaches to you."
- Martin Luther
(Related: Feelings, Conscience, Word)

"A clear conscience is a sure card."
- John Lyly
(Related: Conscience)

"Close contact between science and the practice of collective farms and State farms creates inexhaustible opportunities for the development of theoretical knowledge, enabling us to learn ever more and more about the nature of living bodies and the soil."
- Trofim Lysenko
(Related: Nature, Science, Knowledge, Development, Living, Practice, State)

"And the more profoundly the science of biology reveals the laws of the life and development of living bodies, the more effective is the science of agronomy."
- Trofim Lysenko
(Related: Life, Science, Development, Laws, Living)

"In essence, the science of agronomy is inseparable from biology."
- Trofim Lysenko
(Related: Science)

"The world is in a constant conspiracy against the brave. It's the age-old struggle: the roar of the crowd on the one side, and the voice of your conscience on the other."
- Douglas MacArthur
(Related: Age, Conscience, Voice, World)

"Each wrong act brings with it its own anesthetic, dulling the conscience and blinding it against further light, and sometimes for years."
- Rose Macaulay
(Related: Act, Conscience, Light, Wrong, Years)

"To that class we may leave it to refine the vernacular dialects of the country, to enrich those dialects with terms of science borrowed from the Western nomenclature, and to render them by degrees fit vehicles for conveying knowledge to the great mass of the population."
- Thomas B. Macaulay
(Related: Science, Knowledge, Class, Country, May, Population)

"The biological task of science is to provide the fully developed human individual with as perfect a means of orientating himself as possible. No other scientific ideal can be realised, and any other must be meaningless."
- Ernst Mach
(Related: Science)

"Science always has its origin in the adaptation of thought to some definite field of experience."
- Ernst Mach
(Related: Experience, Science, Thought)

"Without renouncing the support of physics, it is possible for the physiology of the senses, not only to pursue its own course of development, but also to afford to physical science itself powerful assistance."
- Ernst Mach
(Related: Science, Development, Physics, Senses, Support)

"Now, everybody, I suppose, is aware that in recent years the silly business of divination by dreams has ceased to be a joke and has become a very serious science."
- Arthur Machen
(Related: Business, Dreams, Science, Now, Silly, Years)

"As adults feign disinterest in science - children can grab hold of it to distinguish themselves."
- Norman Macleod
(Related: Science, Children)

"The capacity of the female mind for studies of the highest order cannot be doubted, having been sufficiently illustrated by its works of genius, of erudition, and of science."
- James Madison
(Related: Science, Genius, Mind, Order)

"If we reject science, we reject the common man."
- Naguib Mahfouz
(Related: Science, Man)

"It is not enough to know your craft - you have to have feeling. Science is all very well, but for us imagination is worth far more."
- Edouard Manet
(Related: Imagination, Science, Feeling, Worth)

"As a theoretical physicist, I feel at once proud and humble at the thought of the illustrious figures that have preceded me here to receive the greatest of all honors in science, the Nobel prize."
- Murray Gell Mann
(Related: Science, Thought)

"You know, there was a time, just before I started to study physical science, when astronomers thought that systems such as we have here in the solar system required a rare triple collision of stars."
- Murray Gell Mann
(Related: Science, Time, Thought, Stars, Study)

"The Church does not pretend to be scientists. It teaches based upon what science tells it."
- Wellington Mara
(Related: Science, Church, Scientists)

"But a science is exact to the extent that its method measures up to and is adequate to its object."
- Gabriel Marcel
(Related: Science)

"Metaphysics is a science."
- Gabriel Marcel
(Related: Science, Metaphysics)

"In order for America to remain a global leader in innovation and opportunity, we must give our children a solid foundation in math and science."
- Kenny Marchant
(Related: Science, Leader, Opportunity, America, Children, Innovation, Order)

"I am glad to have this opportunity of expressing my high appreciation of the honour extended to me many years ago by the Royal Swedish Academy of Science by enrolling me amongst its members."
- Guglielmo Marconi
(Related: Science, Opportunity, Appreciation, Years)

"Thanks to the high standing which science has for so long attain and to the impartiality of the Nobel Prize Committee, the Nobel Prize for Physics is rightly considered everywhere as the highest reward within the reach of workers in Natural Philosophy."
- Guglielmo Marconi
(Related: Science, Committee, Philosophy, Physics, Reward, Workers)

"My interest in the sciences started with mathematics in the very beginning, and later with chemistry in early high school and the proverbial home chemistry set."
- Rudolph A. Marcus
(Related: Home, Beginning, Interest, Mathematics, School)

"The photographs of Iraqi prisoners being subjected to degrading and humiliating treatment by their captors, and the reports of acts of sexual abuse, physical abuse, and other acts of maltreatment shock the conscience."
- Ed Markey
(Related: Abuse, Being, Conscience, Treatment)

"Motherhood in all its guises and permutations is more art than science."
- Melinda M. Marshall
(Related: Art, Science, Motherhood)

"Fidelity to conscience is inconsistent with retiring modesty. If it be so, let the modesty succumb. It can be only a false modesty which can be thus endangered."
- Harriet Martineau
(Related: Conscience, Fidelity, Modesty)

"Natural science will in time incorporate into itself the science of man, just as the science of man will incorporate into itself natural science: there will be one science."
- Karl Marx
(Related: Science, Time, Man, Will)

"The product of mental labor - science - always stands far below its value, because the labor-time necessary to reproduce it has no relation at all to the labor-time required for its original production."
- Karl Marx
(Related: Science, Labor, Production, Value)

"Science by itself has no moral dimension. But it does seek to establish truth. And upon this truth morality can be built."
- William Masters
(Related: Science, Morality, Truth)

"I do need to be told when I'm going wrong. No one's acting can be an exact, 100 percent science."
- Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio
(Related: Science, Acting, Wrong)

"In a few years, all great physical constants will have been approximately estimated, and that the only occupation which will be left to men of science will be to carry these measurements to another place of decimals."
- James C. Maxwell
(Related: Men, Science, Occupation, Will, Years)

"All the mathematical sciences are founded on relations between physical laws and laws of numbers, so that the aim of exact science is to reduce the problems of nature to the determination of quantities by operations with numbers."
- James C. Maxwell
(Related: Nature, Science, Determination, Laws, Numbers, Problems)

"Science Fiction will never run out of things to wonder about until the human race ceases to use its brain."
- Julian May
(Related: Science, Fiction, Race, Will, Wonder)

"Well, they are critics of the Bush administration generally on the human rights record of the administration, and in particular, they are very, very critical of this use of science."
- Jane Mayer
(Related: Science, Rights, Human rights)

"It wouldn't sit easily on one's conscience that you had been warned and there could be danger, but nevertheless you went ahead and said let's dispense these drugs."
- Thabo Mbeki
(Related: Conscience, Danger, Drugs)

"If I can get some student interested in science, if I can show members of the general public what's going on up there in the space program, then my job's been done."
- Christa McAuliffe
(Related: Science, Job, Public, Space)

"People with bad consciences always fear the judgment of children."
- Mary McCarthy
(Related: People, Fear, Children, Judgment)

"In science, all facts, no matter how trivial or banal, enjoy democratic equality."
- Mary McCarthy
(Related: Equality, Science, Facts)

"The president said, 'You've got to vote your conscience."
- Scott McClellan
(Related: Conscience, President, Vote)

"I love having my hands in the dirt. It is never a science and always an art. There are no rules. And if it comes down to me versus that weed I'm trying to pull out of the ground that doesn't want to come out? I know I'll win."
- Matthew McConaughey
(Related: Love, Science, Art, Rules, Trying, Want)

"I'm a private guy, and you don't want to be out there preaching to people. But faith leads you in the decisions you make. You don't always pick the right path, but it's there in your conscience."
- Tim McGraw
(Related: Faith, People, Conscience, Decisions, Preaching, Right, Want)

"Yes, for my undergrad I majored in Criminal Justice and minored in Political Science and English."
- Matthew McGrory
(Related: Science, English, Justice)

"Bibles are strong entrenchments. Where they abound, men cannot pursue wicked courses, and at the same time enjoy quiet conscience."
- James McHenry
(Related: Men, Time, Conscience, Quiet)

"We need to tap the resource of current and retiring science and math professionals that have both content mastery and the practical experience to serve as effective teachers."
- Cathy McMorris
(Related: Experience, Science, Content, professionals, Teachers)

"Today, over half of China's undergraduate degrees are in math, science technology and engineering, yet only 16 percent of America's undergraduates pursue these schools."
- Cathy McMorris
(Related: Science, Technology, America, Engineering, Schools, Today)

"Math and science fields are not the only areas where we see the United States lagging behind. Less than 1 percent of American high school students study the critical foreign languages of Arabic, Chinese, Japanese, Korean or Russian, combined."
- Cathy McMorris
(Related: Science, American, School, states, Students, Study, United)

"Neither conscience nor sanity itself suggests that the United States is, should or could be the global gendarme."
- Robert McNamara
(Related: Conscience, Sanity, states, United)

"I visited the Gymnasium in The Hague and passed my final examination (in the sciences section) in 1943."
- Simon van der Meer
(Related: Examination)

"Conscience is the inner voice that warns us that someone might be looking."
- H. L. Mencken
(Related: Conscience, Voice)

"Conscience is a mother-in-law whose visit never ends."
- H. L. Mencken
(Related: Mother, Conscience, Visit)

"A Sunday school is a prison in which children do penance for the evil conscience of their parents."
- H. L. Mencken
(Related: Children, Conscience, Evil, Parents, Prison, School)

"Democracy is the art and science of running the circus from the monkey cage."
- H. L. Mencken
(Related: Art, Science, Democracy, Running)

"It is the function of science to discover the existence of a general reign of order in nature and to find the causes governing this order. And this refers in equal measure to the relations of man - social and political - and to the entire universe as a whole."
- Dmitri Mendeleev
(Related: Nature, Science, Causes, Existence, Man, Measure, Order, Universe)

"The man of science is nothing if not a poet gone wrong."
- George Meredith
(Related: Science, Man, Nothing, Wrong)

"Science will liberate us from the chains of big cities and lead us back to nature."
- Lennart Meri
(Related: Nature, Science, Cities, Will)

"The simplest science book is over my head."
- James Merrill
(Related: Science)

"Peace demands the most heroic labor and the most difficult sacrifice. It demands greater heroism than war. It demands greater fidelity to the truth and a much more perfect purity of conscience."
- Thomas Merton
(Related: Peace, War, Truth, Sacrifice, Conscience, Fidelity, Heroism, Labor, Purity)

"Read the sacred writings of all the peoples on Earth. Through all of them runs, like a red thread, the hidden Science of attaining and maintaining wakefulness."
- Gustave Meyrink
(Related: Science, Earth)

"We are learning more about the humanity of the unborn child. Science and truth support the prolife movement."
- Candice S. Miller
(Related: Science, Truth, Humanity, Learning, Support)

"I wasn't driven into medicine by a social conscience but by rampant curiosity."
- Jonathan Miller
(Related: Conscience, Curiosity, Medicine)

"Science is a self-sufficient activity."
- Jonathan Miller
(Related: Science, Self)

"The thing about science is that it's an accurate picture of the world."
- Jonathan Miller
(Related: Science, World)

"There is no controversy within science over the core proposition of evolutionary theory."
- Kenneth Miller
(Related: Science, Controversy, Theory)

"The argument for intelligent design basically depends on saying, 'You haven't answered every question with evolution,'... Well, guess what? Science can't answer every question."
- Kenneth Miller
(Related: Design, Science, Argument, Evolution, Question, Saying)

"Being a Christian, I'm eager to introduce people to Jesus. I just don't think I should do it in the science classroom."
- Kenneth Miller
(Related: Science, People, Christian, Being, Classroom)

"Give me the liberty to know, to utter, and to argue freely according to conscience, above all liberties."
- John Milton
(Related: Conscience, Liberty)

"Let's be clear: the work of science has nothing whatever to do with consensus which is the business of politics. What is relevant is reproducible results. The greatest scientists in history are great precisely because they broke with the consensus."
- Timothy R. Minnich
(Related: Business, History, Science, Work, Politics, Nothing, Results, Scientists)

"If you just have a single problem to solve, then fine, go ahead and use a neural network. But if you want to do science and understand how to choose architectures, or how to go to a new problem, you have to understand what different architectures can and cannot do."
- Marvin Minsky
(Related: Science, Network, Want)

"We especially need imagination in science."
- Maria Mitchell
(Related: Imagination, Science)

"Moreover, in the experimental sciences, the scientific fraternity must test a new theory to destruction, if possible."
- Peter D. Mitchell
(Related: Destruction, Theory)

"Art is science made clear."
- Wilson Mizner
(Related: Art, Science)

"If you take 2001: A Space Odyssey as an example of somebody who creates a new language in film by what he was able to accomplish with art direction, photography, lighting, etc., it is still a gold standard for science fiction."
- Matthew Modine
(Related: Art, Science, Direction, Example, Fiction, Film, Gold, Language, Photography, Space)

"It's not rocket science. It's social science."
- Clement Mok
(Related: Science)

"I often remembered also that I had been told, that we shall have as many devils biting us, if we go to hell, as we have unconfessed sins on our consciences."
- Maria Monk
(Related: Hell)

"On the day, therefore, when I went to the church to be confirmed, with a number of others, I suffered extremely from the reproaches of my conscience."
- Maria Monk
(Related: Church, Conscience, Day)

"Amidst the confusion of the times, the conflicts of conscience, and the turmoil of daily living, an abiding faith becomes an anchor to our lives."
- Thomas S. Monson
(Related: Faith, Confusion, Conscience, Living)

"I wasn't with Joseph, but I believe him. My faith did not come to me through science, and I will not permit so-called science to destroy it."
- Thomas S. Monson
(Related: Faith, Science, Will)

"Science has proof without any certainty. Creationists have certainty without any proof."
- Ashley Montagu
(Related: Science, Certainty, Proof)

"While conscience is our friend, all is at peace; however once it is offended, farewell to a tranquil mind."
- Mary Wortley Montagu
(Related: Peace, Friend, Conscience, Mind)

"Any person of honor chooses rather to lose his honor than to lose his conscience."
- Michel de Montaigne
(Related: Conscience, Honor)

"We only labor to stuff the memory, and leave the conscience and the understanding unfurnished and void."
- Michel de Montaigne
(Related: Conscience, Labor, Memory, Understanding)

"We especially need imagination in science. It is not all mathematics, nor all logic, but it is somewhat beauty and poetry."
- Maria Montessori
(Related: Beauty, Imagination, Poetry, Science, Logic, Mathematics)

"Does not science prove that there is no Creator?"
- Paul Moody
(Related: Science)

"My personal feeling about science fiction is that it's always in some way connected to the real world, to our everyday world."
- Elizabeth Moon
(Related: Science, Feeling, Fiction, World)

"There are relatively few science fiction or fantasy books with the main character being an old person."
- Elizabeth Moon
(Related: Science, Character, Being, Books, Fantasy, Fiction, Old)

"One of my degrees was a science degree in biology."
- Elizabeth Moon
(Related: Science)

"I love biomedical science, I love astronomy, and you can't really do much with those in a fantasy setting."
- Elizabeth Moon
(Related: Love, Science, Astronomy, Fantasy)

"It may be far in the future, but there's some kind of logical way to get from where we are to where the science fiction is."
- Elizabeth Moon
(Related: Science, Fiction, Future, May)

"It's very strange writing science fiction in a world that moves as fast as ours does."
- Daniel Keys Moran
(Related: Science, Fiction, World, Writing)

"I did not have a very literary background. I came to poetry from the sciences and mathematics, and also through an interest in Japanese and Chinese poetry in translation."
- Robert Morgan
(Related: Poetry, Interest, Literary, Mathematics)

"You frighten a lot of scientists. If they say that climate is not changing, they lose their research grants. And some people cannot afford that; they become silent, or a few of us speak up, because we think that it's for the honesty of science, that we have to do it."
- Nils-Axel Morner
(Related: Science, People, Honesty, Climate, Research, Scientists)

"At different times I taught humanities, social sciences and pre-vocational education."
- Estelle Morris
(Related: Education)

"When science and the Bible differ, science has obviously misinterpreted its data."
- Henry M. Morris
(Related: Science, Bible)

"I think the thing is with a movie that has this much science fiction in it; you need characters who are more science fact, if you know what I mean, than they are human."
- Joe Morton
(Related: Science, Fact, Fiction)

"Physiology is the science which treats of the properties of organic bodies, animal and vegetable, of the phenomena they present, and of the laws which govern their actions. Inorganic substances are the objects of other sciences, - physics and chemistry."
- Johannes P. Muller
(Related: Science, Actions, Laws, Physics, Present)

"Science grows like a weed every year."
- Kary Mullis
(Related: Science)

"Science consistently produces a new crop of miraculous truths and dazzling devices every year."
- Kary Mullis
(Related: Science)

"The artist does not illustrate science (but) he frequently responds to the same interests that a scientist does."
- Lewis Mumford
(Related: Science, Artist)

"However far modern science and techniques have fallen short of their inherent possibilities, they have taught mankind at least one lesson; nothing is impossible."
- Lewis Mumford
(Related: Science, Mankind, Nothing, Possibilities)

"Babylon 5 is probably the biggest, most ambitious television science fiction series ever made. It's one big novel told over five years with 110 different stories told within it."
- Bill Mumy
(Related: Science, Fiction, Television, Years)

"The collective conscience of a hundred musicians is no light burden. Think for a moment of what it would mean to a pianist if by some miracle every key of his instrument should suddenly become a living thing."
- Charles Munch
(Related: Burden, Conscience, Key, Light, Living, Musicians)

"No one's going to be able to operate without a grounding in the basic sciences. Language would be helpful, although English is becoming increasingly international. And travel. You have to have a global attitude."
- Rupert Murdoch
(Related: Travel, Attitude, English, Language)

"A satellite has no conscience."
- Edward R. Murrow
(Related: Conscience)

"When you're looking that far out, you're giving people their place in the universe, it touches people. Science is often visual, so it doesn't need translation. It's like poetry, it touches you."
- Story Musgrave
(Related: Science, Poetry, People, Giving, Universe)

"It does not just happen. It is disclosed by science that practically one-half of trained intellectual resources are being mobilized for murderous purposes."
- Alva Myrdal
(Related: Science, Being)

"There is only one way to achieve happiness on this terrestrial ball, and that is to have either a clear conscience or none at all."
- Ogden Nash
(Related: Happiness, Conscience)

"I think remorse ought to stop biting the consciences that feed it."
- Ogden Nash
(Related: Remorse)

"Small science, which includes most research in the life sciences all over the world, is science directed usually by an individual senior scientist and a small team of junior associates, perhaps three, ten, fifteen, something in that order."
- Daniel Nathans
(Related: Life, Science, Order, Research, World)

"In the past, it was only in science fiction novels that you could read about ordinary people being able to go to space... But you laid the foundation for space tourism."
- Nursultan Nazarbayev
(Related: Science, People, Being, Fiction, Past, Space)

"Daoist thought is the root of science and technology in China."
- Joseph Needham
(Related: Science, Technology, Thought)

"I did, although I didn't read from page 1 to page 187 but I read chunks of it. I did a little bit of science when I was in the university so I was able to understand the graphs and pie charts and stuff like that. It was extremely dry."
- Liam Neeson
(Related: Science, University)

"In the state of Wisconsin it's mandated that teachers in the social sciences and hard sciences have to start giving environmental education by the first grade, through high school."
- Gaylord Nelson
(Related: Education, Environmental, First, Giving, School, State, Teachers)

"The time was not yet ripe for the growth of mathematical science among us, and any development that might have taken place in that direction was rudely stopped by the civil war."
- Simon Newcomb
(Related: Science, Time, War, Development, Growth, Direction)

"One hardly knows where, in the history of science, to look for an important movement that had its effective start in so pure and simple an accident as that which led to the building of the great Washington telescope, and went on to the discovery of the satellites of Mars."
- Simon Newcomb
(Related: History, Science, Accident, Building, Discovery, Washington)

"It is often said that second thoughts are best. So they are in matters of judgment but not in matters of conscience."
- John Henry Newman
(Related: Thoughts, Conscience, Judgment)

"Learn about the world, the way it works, any kind of science and anthropology, it's really an interesting place we live in. Evolution is a really fantastic idea, even more than the idea of God I think."
- Randy Newman
(Related: Science, God, Idea, Anthropology, Evolution, World)

"To me there has never been a higher source of earthly honor or distinction than that connected with advances in science."
- Isaac Newton
(Related: Science, Honor)

"I think that's what distinguishes Schmidt, really. In the movies now, so much of what is appealing to an audience is the dramatic or has to do with science fiction, and Schmidt is simply human. There's no melodrama; there's no device, It's just about a human being."
- Jack Nicholson
(Related: Movies, Science, Being, Fiction, Now)

"I have always loved science fiction. One of my favorite shows is 'Star Trek.' I like the trips, where it drops my mind off, because they give you a premise and all of a sudden, you say, 'Oh!' and I'm fascinated by it."
- Leslie Nielsen
(Related: Science, Favorite, Fiction, Mind)

"All credibility, all good conscience, all evidence of truth come only from the senses."
- Friedrich Nietzsche
(Related: Truth, Conscience, Credibility, Senses)

"All sciences are now under the obligation to prepare the ground for the future task of the philosopher, which is to solve the problem of value, to determine the true hierarchy of values."
- Friedrich Nietzsche
(Related: Values, Future, Now, Obligation)

"Whoever has witnessed another's ideal becomes his inexorable judge and as it were his evil conscience."
- Friedrich Nietzsche
(Related: Conscience, Evil)

"Undeserved praise causes more pangs of conscience later than undeserved blame, but probably only for this reason, that our power of judgment are more completely exposed by being over praised than by being unjustly underestimated."
- Friedrich Nietzsche
(Related: Power, Being, Blame, Causes, Conscience, Judgment, Praise, Reason)

"We slow the progress of science today for all sorts of ethical reasons. Biomedicine could advance much faster if we abolished our rules on human experimentation in clinical trials, as Nazi researchers did."
- Paul Nitze
(Related: Science, Progress, Rules, Today, Trials)

"The position of modern science, as far as an ignorant man of letters can understand it, seems not a step in advance of that held by Huxley and Romanes in the last century."
- Albert J. Nock
(Related: Science, Letters, Man)

"Now, there is always a tremendous fear of science and progressing forward into areas of the unknown and it is a valid fear. Some of the genetic alterations of food are a little edgy."
- Nick Nolte
(Related: Food, Science, Fear, Now)

"I think there is a tendency in science to measure what is measurable and to decide that what you cannot measure must be uninteresting."
- Donald Norman
(Related: Science, Measure)

"Atheists in our midst are proof that all consciences can be accommodated here, even those that have no ground for holding that conscience is sacred, inalienable, and prior to civil society."
- Michael Novak
(Related: Society, Conscience, Proof)

"I think philosophers can do things akin to theoretical scientists, in that, having read about empirical data, they too can think of what hypotheses and theories might account for that data. So there's a continuity between philosophy and science in that way."
- Robert Nozick
(Related: Science, Philosophy, Scientists, Theories)

"Like many students, I found the drudgery of real experiments and the slowness of progress a complete shock, and at my low points I contemplated other alternative careers including study of the philosophy or sociology of science."
- Paul Nurse
(Related: Science, Progress, Careers, Philosophy, Students, Study)

"I think it was this curiosity about the natural world which awoke my early interest in science."
- Paul Nurse
(Related: Science, Curiosity, Interest, World)

"I have an idealistic view of science as a liberalising and progressive force for humanity."
- Paul Nurse
(Related: Science, Force, Humanity)

"I felt strongly that since the pursuit of good science was so difficult it was essential that the problem being studied was an important one to justify the effort expanded."
- Paul Nurse
(Related: Science, Being, Effort, Pursuit)

"When we see the shadow on our images, are we seeing the time 11 minutes ago on Mars? Or are we seeing the time on Mars as observed from Earth now? It's like time travel problems in science fiction. When is now; when was then?"
- Bill Nye
(Related: Science, Time, Travel, Earth, Fiction, Now, Problems, Shadow)

"Part of the reason that our politics seems so tough right now and facts and science and argument does not seem to be winning the day all the time is because we're hardwired not to always think clearly when we're scared."
- Barack Obama
(Related: Politics, Science, Time, Winning, Argument, Day, Facts, Now, Reason, Right)

"Part of the reason that our politics seems so tough right now and facts and science and argument does not seem to be winning the day all the time is because we're hardwired not to always think clearly when we're scared. And the country's scared."
- Barack Obama
(Related: Politics, Science, Time, Winning, Argument, Country, Day, Facts, Now, Reason, Right)

"It began as this desire to do this science fiction movie about perhaps one of the last insects left that nobody's done anything on, which is the cockroach - and truly one of the most frightening insects."
- Michael O'Donoghue
(Related: Science, Desire, Fiction, Insects)

"I was invited to join the newly established Central Chemical Research Institute of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences in 1954 and was able to establish a small research group in organic chemistry, housed in temporary laboratories of an industrial research institute."
- George Andrew Olah
(Related: Research)

"My father was a lawyer and to my best knowledge nobody in my family before had interest in science."
- George Andrew Olah
(Related: Family, Science, Father, Knowledge, Interest)

"Lord of myself, accountable to none, but to my conscience, and my God alone."
- John Oldham
(Related: God, Conscience)

"I'm not the best audience for that because I'm not a great science-fiction fan. I just never got off on space ships and space costumes, things like that."
- Gary Oldman
(Related: Science, Ships, Space)

"Years of science fiction have produced a mindset that it is human destiny to expand from Earth, to the Moon, to Mars, to the stars."
- Barney Oliver
(Related: Science, Destiny, Earth, Fiction, Moon, Stars, Years)

"Art is more godlike than science. Science discovers; art creates."
- John Opie
(Related: Art, Science)

"Both the man of science and the man of action live always at the edge of mystery, surrounded by it."
- J. Robert Oppenheimer
(Related: Science, Action, Man, Mystery)

"In the material sciences these are and have been, and are most surely likely to continue to be heroic days."
- J. Robert Oppenheimer
"As I have tried to show, science, in producing the airplane and the wireless, has created a new international political environment to which governments must adjust their foreign policies."
- John Boyd Orr
(Related: Science, Environment)

"Science has produced such powerful weapons that in a war between great powers there would be neither victor nor vanquished. Both would be overwhelmed in destruction."
- John Boyd Orr
(Related: Science, War, Destruction, Weapons)

"In the last fifty years science has advanced more than in the 2,000 previous years and given mankind greater powers over the forces of nature than the ancients ascribed to their gods."
- John Boyd Orr
(Related: Nature, Science, Gods, Mankind, Years)

"Medicine is a science of uncertainty and an art of probability."
- William Osler
(Related: Art, Science, Medicine, Uncertainty)

"We cannot appeal to the conscience of the world when our own conscience is asleep."
- Carl von Ossietzky
(Related: Conscience, World)

"In other words, the Church acknowledges Science as the higher authority."
- Wilhelm Ostwald
(Related: Science, Church, Authority, Words)

"Whether that coherence obtains universally is a question that need not be answered here since only those parts where the coherence has actually been found become part of Science."
- Wilhelm Ostwald
(Related: Science, Question)

"But I think I can sincerely declare that I cheerfully submit myself to every odious name for conscience' sake; and from my soul I despise all those whose guilt, malice, or folly has made them my foes."
- James Otis
(Related: Soul, Conscience, Folly, Guilt, Malice, Name)

"I do not think we are ever going to be able to, for a long time, get the kind of quality of school personnel that we need in our schools, especially in the areas of science and math. One of the answers to that problem is to use more educational technology."
- Major Owens
(Related: Science, Technology, Time, Quality, Answers, School, Schools)

"I like to browse in occult bookshops if for no other reason than to refresh my commitment to science."
- Heinz R. Pagels
(Related: Science, Commitment, Reason)

"Science cannot resolve moral conflicts, but it can help to more accurately frame the debates about those conflicts."
- Heinz R. Pagels
(Related: Science, Help)

"Science shows us what exists but not what to do about it."
- Heinz R. Pagels
(Related: Science)

"Modern bodybuilding is ritual, religion, sport, art, and science, awash in Western chemistry and mathematics. Defying nature, it surpasses it."
- Camille Paglia
(Related: Art, Nature, Religion, Science, Mathematics, Ritual)

"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."
- Thomas Paine
(Related: Science, Man, Principles, Universe)

"I love the man that can smile in trouble, that can gather strength from distress, and grow brave by reflection. 'Tis the business of little minds to shrink, but he whose heart is firm, and whose conscience approves his conduct, will pursue his principles unto death."
- Thomas Paine
(Related: Business, Death, Love, Heart, Strength, Conscience, Man, Principles, Reflection, Smile, Trouble, Will)

"'Tis the business of little minds to shrink; but he whose heart is firm, and whose conscience approves his conduct, will pursue his principles unto death."
- Thomas Paine
(Related: Business, Death, Heart, Conscience, Principles, Will)

"The advancement of all sciences, especially where there has been such a radical change, have been attended with persecution."
- Daniel D. Palmer
(Related: Change, Persecution, Radical)

"The nation demands a movement which has written upon its banner the internal and external national freedom that it will act as if it were the spiritual, social and political conscience of the nation."
- Franz von Papen
(Related: Act, Conscience, Freedom, Nation, Spiritual, Will)

"Medicine is not only a science; it is also an art. It does not consist of compounding pills and plasters; it deals with the very processes of life, which must be understood before they may be guided."
- Paracelsus
(Related: Art, Life, Science, Deals, May, Medicine)

"I went to college at the University of Kansas, where I got a degree in political science."
- Sara Paretsky
(Related: Science, College, University)

"Politics is the science of urgencies."
- Theodore Parker
(Related: Politics, Science)

"Science has not solved problems, only shifted the points of problems."
- Charles Henry Parkhurst
(Related: Science, Problems)

"From all this it follows what the general character of the problem of the development of a body of scientific knowledge is, in so far as it depends on elements internal to science itself."
- Talcott Parsons
(Related: Science, Knowledge, Development, Character, Body)

"Vanity of science. Knowledge of physical science will not console me for ignorance of morality in time of affliction, but knowledge of morality will always console me for ignorance of physical science."
- Blaise Pascal
(Related: Science, Time, Morality, Knowledge, Affliction, Ignorance, Vanity, Will)

"Science knows no country, because knowledge belongs to humanity, and is the torch which illuminates the world. Science is the highest personification of the nation because that nation will remain the first which carries the furthest the works of thought and intelligence."
- Louis Pasteur
(Related: Intelligence, Science, Thought, Knowledge, Country, First, Humanity, Nation, Will, World)

"There does not exist a category of science to which one can give the name applied science. There are science and the applications of science, bound together as the fruit of the tree which bears it."
- Louis Pasteur
(Related: Science, Name)

"There are no such things as applied sciences, only applications of science."
- Louis Pasteur
(Related: Science)

"The conscience of children is formed by the influences that surround them; their notions of good and evil are the result of the moral atmosphere they breathe."
- Jean Paul
(Related: Children, Conscience, Evil, Result)

"When freedom does not have a purpose, when it does not wish to know anything about the rule of law engraved in the hearts of men and women, when it does not listen to the voice of conscience, it turns against humanity and society."
- Pope John Paul II
(Related: Men, Society, Women, Purpose, Conscience, Freedom, Humanity, Law, Voice)

"Science can purify religion from error and superstition. Religion can purify science from idolatry and false absolutes."
- Pope John Paul II
(Related: Religion, Science, Error, Superstition)

"Physics does not change the nature of the world it studies, and no science of behavior can change the essential nature of man, even though both sciences yield technologies with a vast power to manipulate the subject matters."
- Pope Paul VI
(Related: Change, Nature, Power, Science, Behavior, Man, Physics, World, Yield)

"Perfect as the wing of a bird may be, it will never enable the bird to fly if unsupported by the air. Facts are the air of science. Without them a man of science can never rise."
- Ivan Pavlov
(Related: Science, Facts, Man, May, Will)

"But man has still another powerful resource: natural science with its strictly objective methods."
- Ivan Pavlov
(Related: Science, Man)

"I almost think it is the ultimate destiny of science to exterminate the human race."
- Thomas Love Peacock
(Related: Science, Destiny, Race)

"Such an emphasis on the immanence of God as Creator in, with, and under the natural processes of the world unveiled by the sciences is certainly in accord with all that the sciences have revealed since those debates of the nineteenth century."
- Arthur Peacocke
(Related: God, World)

"Statistics is the grammar of science."
- Karl Pearson
(Related: Science, Grammar, Statistics)

"And I have lived since - as you have - in a period of cold war, during which we have ensured by our achievements in the science and technology of destruction that a third act in this tragedy of war will result in the peace of extinction."
- Lester B. Pearson
(Related: Peace, Science, Technology, War, Act, Destruction, Result, Tragedy, Will)

"Agitation is the marshalling of the conscience of a nation to mold its laws."
- Robert Peel
(Related: Agitation, Conscience, Laws, Nation)

"While that amendment failed, human cloning continues to advance and the breakthrough in this unethical and morally questionable science is around the corner."
- Mike Pence
(Related: Science)

"I read everything: fiction, history, science, mathematics, biography, travel."
- Martin Lewis Perl
(Related: Travel, History, Science, Biography, Fiction, Mathematics)

"Computer Science is embarrassed by the computer."
- Alan Perlis
(Related: Science, Computer)

"Pauley Perrette: I was a criminal science fanatic and went to study it in college as well and I think that helped me on NCIS because I was comfortable with the language, I had studied criminal science in school for years."
- Pauley Perrette
(Related: Science, College, Language, School, Study, Years)

"I think doing something of your life is something that you've got deep inside, whether it's to, whether you want to be an astronaut or a, whether you want to do science, or whether you want to be a movie star, or whatever."
- Philippe Perrin
(Related: Life, Science, Deep, Want)

"I was horrible at science and math. I couldn't pass a test to save my life! I'm surprised that it didn't take me until I was 20 to graduate. That's why my role is so cool - Grissom is the complete opposite of me."
- William Petersen
(Related: Science)

"We're going to be focusing our science on things that will take us farther and longer into space. For many of those experiments, the crew members are human guinea pigs, which is fine; that's part of my job. I don't mind being a human guinea pig."
- John L. Phillips
(Related: Science, Being, Job, Mind, Space, Will)

"There is one thing even more vital to science than intelligent methods; and that is, the sincere desire to find out the truth, whatever it may be."
- Charles Pierce
(Related: Science, Truth, Desire, May)

"What I would say to the young men and women who are beset by hopelessness and doubt is that they should go and see what is being done on the ground to fight poverty, not like going to the zoo but to take action, to open their hearts and their consciences."
- Abbe Pierre
(Related: Men, Women, Action, Being, Doubt, Fight, Open, Poverty)

"Acceptance of the power of God in one's life lays the groundwork for personal commitment to both science and Christianity, which so often have been in conflict."
- Kenneth L. Pike
(Related: Life, Power, Science, God, Christianity, Acceptance, Commitment, Conflict)

"With acknowledgement of residues, we can be more easily prepared to grant the unit of science, the overlapping of disciplines, and the total coherence of all facts."
- Kenneth L. Pike
(Related: Science, Facts)

"If the scholar feels that he must know everything about any topic, he is in trouble - and will not publish with a clear conscience."
- Kenneth L. Pike
(Related: Conscience, Trouble, Will)

"Fruitful discourse in science or theology requires us to believe that within the contexts of normal discourse there are some true statements."
- Kenneth L. Pike
(Related: Science, Theology)

"By exploring the political and moral colorings of discoveries about what makes us tick, we can have a more honest science and a less fearful intellectual milieu."
- Steven Pinker
(Related: Science)

"Evolutionary psychology is one of four sciences that are bringing human nature back into the picture."
- Steven Pinker
(Related: Nature, Human nature, Psychology)

"Whence come I and whither go I? That is the great unfathomable question, the same for every one of us. Science has no answer to it."
- Max Planck
(Related: Science, Question)

"Science cannot solve the ultimate mystery of nature. And that is because, in the last analysis, we ourselves are a part of the mystery that we are trying to solve."
- Max Planck
(Related: Science, Nature, Mystery, Trying)

"Anybody who has been seriously engaged is scientific work of any kind realizes that over the entrance to the gates of the temple of science are written the words: 'Ye must have faith.'"
- Max Planck
(Related: Science, Work, Faith, Temple)