Quotations on Science

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There is science, logic, reason; there is thought verified by experience. And then there is California.
- Edward Abbey
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: Science, Information, Today, Understanding)

War is the science of destruction.
- John Abbott
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: Science, Power, Day, Existence, Mankind, May, Race, Suicide, World)

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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: Science, Art)

Science fiction is no more written for scientists that ghost stories are written for ghosts.
- Brian Aldiss
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: Science, Discipline, Danger, Losing, Philosophy, Today)

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
(Keywords: Science, Time, Knowledge, Drama, Ignorance, Myth, Space)

Public opinion is a second conscience.
- William R. Alger
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: Legal, Challenge, Conscience, Humanity, Literature)

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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: Science, Technology, Feeling, Museums)

Winning is the science of being totally prepared.
- George Allen, Sr.
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: Religion, Science, Life, Belief, Spiritual)

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

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

There is nothing evil save that which perverts the mind and shackles the conscience.
- Saint Ambrose
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: Science, National security, State, Weapons)

Society lives by faith, and develops by science.
- Henri Frederic Amiel
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: Politics, Science, Books, Court, Fantasy, Kings, Sense)

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

One of our brainchildren is a still viable Science and Society course.
- Philip Warren Anderson
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: Conscience, Fighting, Freedom, Problems, Sense, Sin, Trying)

Moral science is better occupied when treating of friendship than of justice.
- Thomas Aquinas
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: Love, Behavior, Conscience, Result)

Therefore, the good of man must be the end of the science of politics.
- Aristotle
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: Science, Prophecy)



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