Popular Quotes and Sayings about Science

The most incomprehensible thing about the world is that it is at all comprehensible. ~Albert Einstein

There is something fascinating about science. One gets such wholesale returns of conjecture out of such a trifling investment of fact. ~Mark Twain

Never fight an inanimate object. ~P. J. O%27Rourke

The cloning of humans is on most of the lists of things to worry about from Science, along with behaviour control, genetic engineering, transplanted heads, computer poetry and the unrestrained growth of plastic flowers. ~Lewis Thomas

Our national flower is the concrete cloverleaf. ~Lewis Mumford

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. ~Ivan Pavlov

Science has proof without any certainty. Creationists have certainty without any proof. ~Ashley Montague

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. ~M. Cartmill

Our scientific power has outrun our spiritual power. We have guided missiles and misguided men. ~Martin Luther King Jr.

It is a good morning exercise for a research scientist to discard a pet hypothesis every day before breakfast. It keeps him young. ~Konrad Lorenz

I believe that a scientist looking at nonscientific problems is just as dumb as the next guy. ~Richard Feynman

I am always doing that which I can not do, in order that I may learn how to do it. ~Pablo Picasso