Sunday, November 15, 2009

Quotes about Science

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, Politics, Law and Ritual, 1965

Equipped with his five senses, man explores the universe around him and calls the adventure Science. ~Edwin Powell Hubble, The Nature of Science, 1954

Every great advance in science has issued from a new audacity of imagination. ~John Dewey, The Quest for Certainty, 1929

Men love to wonder, and that is the seed of science. ~Ralph Waldo Emerson

The greatest discoveries of science have always been those that forced us to rethink our beliefs about the universe and our place in it. ~Robert L. Park, in The New York Times, 7 December 1999

The whole of science is nothing more than a refinement of everyday thinking. ~Albert Einstein

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