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The most exciting phrase to hear in science, the one that heralds new discoveries, is not 'Eureka!' but 'That's funny...'
It stands to the everlasting credit of science that by acting on the human mind it has overcome man's insecurity before himself and before nature.
Science never solves a problem without creating ten more.
George Bernard Shaw
I believe there are no questions that science can't answer about a physical universe.
Science is like a love affair with nature; an elusive, tantalising mistress. It has all the turbulence, twists and turns of romantic love, but that's part of the game.
Vilayanur S. Ramachandran
Research is what I'm doing when I don't know what I'm doing.
Wernher von Braun
Science knows no country, because knowledge belongs to humanity, and is the torch which illuminates the world. Science is the highest personification of the nation because that nation will remain the first which carries the furthest the works of thought and intelligence.
The next major explosion is going to be when genetics and computers come together. I'm talking about an organic computer - about biological substances that can function like a semiconductor.
To me there has never been a higher source of earthly honor or distinction than that connected with advances in science.
Sadly, embryonic stem cell research is completely legal in this country and has been going on at universities and research facilities for years.
Scientists have become the bearers of the torch of discovery in our quest for knowledge.
No amount of experimentation can ever prove me right; a single experiment can prove me wrong.
Scientific advancement should aim to affirm and to improve human life.
Adventure upon all the tickets in the lottery, and you lose for certain; and the greater the number of your tickets the nearer your approach to this certainty.
This means that to entrust to science - or to deliberate control according to scientific principles - more than scientific method can achieve may have deplorable effects.
Friedrich August von Hayek
There are no shortcuts in evolution.
Louis D. Brandeis
Your theory is crazy, but it's not crazy enough to be true.
Science is a wonderful thing if one does not have to earn one's living at it.
Anthropology demands the open-mindedness with which one must look and listen, record in astonishment and wonder that which one would not have been able to guess.
The best scientist is open to experience and begins with romance - the idea that anything is possible.
Science is wonderfully equipped to answer the question 'How?' but it gets terribly confused when you ask the question 'Why?'
What is research but a blind date with knowledge?
Every great advance in science has issued from a new audacity of imagination.
In science, 'fact' can only mean 'confirmed to such a degree that it would be perverse to withhold provisional assent.' I suppose that apples might start to rise tomorrow, but the possibility does not merit equal time in physics classrooms.
Stephen Jay Gould
You could warm Mars up, over time, with greenhouse gases.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
Leonardo da Vinci
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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