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Science, at bottom, is really anti-intellectual. It always distrusts pure reason, and demands the production of objective fact.

Henry Louis Mencken Quotes

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I like to browse in occult bookshops if for no other reason than to refresh my commitment to science.

Heinz R. Pagels Quotes

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Science is the father of knowledge, but opinion breeds ignorance.

Hippocrates Quotes

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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 Quotes

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'Twas thus by the glare of false science betray'd, That leads to bewilder, and dazzles to blind.

James Beattie Quotes , Source: The Hermit

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O Timothy, keep that which is committed to thy trust, avoiding profane and vain babblings, and oppositions of science falsely so called; Which some professing have erred concerning faith. Grace be with thee. Amen.

Bible Quotes , Source: I Timothy (ch. VI, v. 20-21)

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We can lick gravity, but sometimes the paperwork is overwhelming.

Werner von Braun Quotes , Source: in the Chicago "Sun Times", July 10, 1958

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The aim of science is not to open the door to infinite wisdom, but to set a limit to infinite error.

Bertolt Brecht Quotes , Source: The Life of Galileo (sc. 9)

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The essence of science: ask an impertinent question, and you are on the way to a pertinent answer.

Jacob Bronowski Quotes , Source: The Ascent of Man (ch. 4)

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O star-eyed Science, hast thou wander'd there, To waft us home the message of despair?

Thomas Campbell Quotes , Source: Pleasures of Hope (pt. II, l. 325)

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What we might call, by way of Eminence, the Dismal Science.

Thomas Campbell Quotes , Source: Pleasures of Hope (pt. II, l. 325)

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Respectable Professors of the Dismal Science.

Thomas Carlyle Quotes , Source: Latter Day Pamphlets (no. 1)

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There is no national science just as there is no national multiplication table; what is national is no longer science.

Anton Pavlovich Chekhov Quotes , Source: "Mysli o Nauke Kishinev" by V.P. Ponomarev

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Philosophy is true mother of the arts. (Science) [Lat., Philosophia vero omnium mater artium.]

Cicero (Marcus Tullius Cicero) Quotes , Source: Tusculanarum Disputationum (bk. I)

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If I could remember the names of all these particles I'd be a botanist.

Albert Einstein Quotes , Source: Sciencem Philosophy and Religion: a Symposium (ch. 13)

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While bright-eyed science watches round.

Thomas Gray Quotes , Source: Ode for Music--Chorus (l. 11)

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Science is the topography of ignorance.

Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. Quotes , Source: Medical Essays (211)

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Predictability: Does the flap of a butterfly's wings in Brazil set off a tornado in Texas?

Edward N. Lorenz Quotes , Source: title of paper given to the Am. Assn. for the Advancement of Science

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The pursuit of the good and evil are now linked in astronomy as in almost all science. . . . The fate of human civilization will depend on whether the rockets of the future carry the astronomer's telescope or a hydrogen bomb.

Bernard Lovell Quotes , Source: The Individual and the Universe

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If politics is the art of the possible, research is surely the art of the soluble. Both are immensely practical-minded affairs.

Peter B. Medawar Quotes , Source: in the "New Statesman" magazine

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If a scientist were to cut his ear off, no one would take it as evidence of a heightened sensibility.

Peter B. Medawar Quotes , Source: J.B.S.

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The science of fools with long memories.

James Robinson Planche Quotes , Source: Preliminary Observations--Pursuivant of Arms, speaking of heraldry

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How index-learning turns no student pale, Yet holds the eel of science by the tale.

Alexander Pope Quotes , Source: The Dunciad (bk. I, l. 279)

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One science only will one genius fit, So vast is art, so narrow human wit.

Alexander Pope Quotes , Source: Essay of Criticism (pt. I, l. 60)

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To the natural philosopher, to whom the whole extent of nature belongs, all the individual branches of science constitute the links of an endless chain, from which not one can be detached without destroying the harmony of the whole.

Friedrich Karl Ludwig Schoedler Quotes , Source: Treasury of Science--Astronomy

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