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What is a scientist after all? It is a curious man looking through a keyhole, the keyhole of nature, trying to know what's going on. (Quote by - Jacques Yves Cousteau)

Every science begins as philosophy and ends as art. (Quote by - Will Durant)

We must, however, acknowledge, as it seems to me, that man with all his noble qualities... still bears in his bodily frame the indelible stamp of his lowly origin. (Quote by - Charles Darwin)

Whenever anyone says, 'theoretically,' they really mean, 'not really.' (Quote by - Dave Parnas)

The effort to reconcile science and religion is almost always made, not by theologians, but by scientists unable to shake off altogether the piety absorbed with their mother's milk. (Quote by - H L Mencken)

You cannot feed the hungry on statistics. (Quote by - David Lloyd George)

The great tragedy of science - the slaying of a beautiful hypothesis by an ugly fact. (Quote by - Thomas Huxley)

Science is nothing but developed perception, interpreted intent, common sense rounded out and minutely articulated. (Quote by - George Santayana)

Respectable Professors of the Dismal Science. (Quote by - Thomas Carlyle)

In essence, science is a perpetual search for an intelligent and integrated comprehension of the world we live in. (Quote by - Cornelius Bernardus Van Neil)

If it can't be expressed in figures, it is not science; it is opinion (Quote by - Lazarus Long)

Science is an imaginative adventure of the mind seeking truth in a world of mystery. (Quote by - Sir Cyril Herman Hinshelwood)

Not fact-finding, but attainment to philosophy is the aim of science. (Quote by - Martin H. Fischer)

Science may set limits to knowledge, but should not set limits to imagination. (Quote by - Bertrand Russell)

Science, at bottom, is really anti-intellectual. It always distrusts pure reason, and demands the production of objective fact. (Quote by - H.L. Mencken)

Nothing in education is so astonishing as the amount of ignorance it accumulates in the form of inert facts. (Quote by - Henry B. Adams )

If I could remember the names of all these particles I'd be a botanist. (Quote by - Albert Einstein)

The folly of mistaking a paradox for a discovery, a metaphor for a proof, a torrent of verbiage for a spring of capital truths, and oneself for an oracle, is inborn in us. (Quote by - Paul Valery)

Nothing in the universe can travel at the speed of light, they say, forgetful of the shadow's speed. (Quote by - Howard Nemerov)

Science is simply common sense at its best that is, rigidly accurate in observation, and merciless to fallacy in logic. (Quote by - Thomas Henry Huxley)

The distance between insanity and genius is measured only by success. (Quote by - Bruce Feirstein)

A fact is a simple statement that everyone believes. It is innocent, unless found guilty. A hypothesis is a novel suggestion that no one wants to believe. It is guilty, until found effective. (Quote by - Edward Teller)

Our scientific power has outrun our spiritual power. We have guided missiles and misguided men. (Quote by - Martin Luther King Jr.)

Science is all those things which are confirmed to such a degree that it would be unreasonable to withhold one's provisional consent. (Quote by - Stephen Jay Gould)

As an adolescent I aspired to lasting fame, I craved factual certainty, and I thirsted for a meaningful vision of human life - so I became a scientist. This is like becoming an archbishop so you can meet girls. (Quote by - M. Cartmill)

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