Top 1000 Science Quotes & Sayings

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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.
Science is like a flashlight in the hands of people living in a huge balloon. They can illuminate anything in the balloon, but cannot shine it outside the balloon to see where it is floating - or if it is floating at all.
We're not all equal, it's simply not true. That isn't science. — © James D. Watson
We're not all equal, it's simply not true. That isn't 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.
Before a war military science seems a real science, like astronomy; but after a war it seems more like astrology.
GIS, in its digital manifestation of geography, goes beyond just the science. It provides us a framework and a process for applying geography. It brings together observational science and measurement and integrates it with modeling and prediction, analysis, and interpretation so that we can understand things.
Science fiction writers foresee the inevitable, and although problems and catastrophes may be inevitable, solutions are not.
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.
War is the science of destruction.
Science, which is not so attached to 'truth' as it once was, ut more to immediate 'effectiveness', is now drifting towards a decline, it's civic fall from grace.
I needed a lot of the good things that church provided. But as I grew older, it became increasingly hard for me to rationalize the importance of church in my life with the beliefs that it required that were at odds with modern science.
I am not a scientist. I am, rather, an impresario of scientists.
When I went to my local grammar school, Lurgan College, girls were not encouraged to study science. My parents hit the roof and, along with other parents, demanded a curriculum change.
Drafting is not only an art, but there's a degree of science as well. — © John Dorsey
Drafting is not only an art, but there's a degree of science as well.
Further, science is a collaborative effort.
Both the man of science and the man of action live always at the edge of mystery, surrounded by it.
Science is a quest for understanding.
I have so many favourite science fiction films. I would say 'Alien' and 'Aliens' are two of my favourite sci-fi films. Also 'Children of Men' would be one of my favourite science fiction films. I love the original 'Solaris' and the remake. And even though it wasn't a film, the series 'Battlestar Galactica' was one of my favourite TV shows.
Fashion is more about feel than science.
By isolating the issues of race, gender, sexual orientation, climate change, environment, governance, economics, catastrophe and whatever other problems the present embodies or the future may bring, science fiction can do what Dickens and Sinclair did: make real the consequences of social injustice or human folly.
To me there has never been a higher source of earthly honor or distinction than that connected with advances in science.
At its heart, engineering is about using science to find creative, practical solutions. It is a noble profession.
Every known fact in natural science was divined by the presentiment of somebody, before it was actually verified.
That is the essence of science: ask an impertinent question, and you are on the way to a pertinent answer.
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.
It is a profound and necessary truth that the deep things in science are not found because they are useful: they are found because it was possible to find them.
But man has still another powerful resource: natural science with its strictly objective methods.
To me it's no accident that all the symphony orchestras around the world tune up to the note A. And A is 440 cycles, except in Germany where it's 444. But the universe is 450 cycles. So what I'm trying to say is, I think it's God's voice, melody especially. Counterpoint, retrograde inversion, harmony... that's the science and the craft.
Psychology more than any other science has had its pseudo-scientific no less than its scientific period.
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.
Science is not everything, but science is very beautiful.
Science fiction is trying to find alternative ways of looking at realities.
I graduated from the University of Delaware with a double major in history and political science.
We need policymakers to keep an eye on gender and write policies that are explicitly designed to include underserved populations like girls in computer science courses.
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.
When I started secondary school, it was assumed that the girls would do domestic science and the boys would do science, and I wasn't too happy with that.
I actually started off majoring in computer science, but I knew right away I wasn't going to stay with it. It was because I had this one professor who was the loneliest, saddest man I've ever known. He was a programmer, and I knew that I didn't want to do whatever he did. So after that, I switched to Communications.
Each problem that I solved became a rule, which served afterwards to solve other problems. — © Rene Descartes
Each problem that I solved became a rule, which served afterwards to solve other problems.
Rocket science has been mythologized all out of proportion to its true difficulty.
Running for office was definitely something I've thought about. When I was younger, I wanted to major in political science. And I've been engaged in current events since I was a kid. If I can make a difference and feel passionately and capable, then I would. Why not?
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.
Biology is the science. Evolution is the concept that makes biology unique.
When people use the word 'science,' it's often a tell, like in poker, that you're bluffing.
Touch a scientist and you touch a child.
I remember in 1967, when there was that terrible fire on NASA's Apollo 1 rocket that killed three astronauts, my father made pure oxygen and we lit this tiny cup and burned it. Suddenly, we had an unbelievable jet and a fire. You just could see exactly what had happened.
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.
Computer science is not just for smart 'nerds' in hoodies coding in basements. Coding is extremely creative and is an integral part of almost every industry.
Art and science have so much in common - the process of trial and error, finding something new and innovative, and to experiment and succeed in a breakthrough.
Science means simply the aggregate of all the recipes that are always successful. All the rest is literature. — © Paul Valery
Science means simply the aggregate of all the recipes that are always successful. All the rest is literature.
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.
Painting is a science, and should be pursued as an inquiry into the laws of nature.
Anthropology was the science that gave her the platform from which she surveyed, scolded and beamed at the world.
There is a single light of science, and to brighten it anywhere is to brighten it everywhere.
One afternoon, on my way to the campus - I was majoring in political science at Nairobi University - a photographer by the name of Peter Beard stopped me in the street and asked me if I'd ever been photographed.
There was no 'before' the beginning of our universe, because once upon a time there was no time.
I would have become a pilot if it wasn't for my poor eyesight and the fact that I am hopeless in science.
The more people are exposed to science, the more we will move away from superstition.
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.
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.
Science fiction is about worlds you don't know and worlds you can create, like in 'Avatar'.
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