Favorite Quotations ~  Science Everything Kids' Science Experiments

"There is one thing even more vital to science than intelligent methods; and that is, the sincere desire to find out the truth, whatever it may be." ~ Charles Sanders Peirce

Charles Sanders Peirce

All exact science is dominated by the idea of approximation. ~ Bertrand Russell

After all, science is essentially international, and it is only through lack of the historical sense that national qualities have been attributed to it. ~ Marie Curie

Science is the record of dead religions. ~ Oscar Wilde

Science is not everything, but science is very beautiful. ~ J. Robert Oppenheimer

There does not exist a category of science to which one can give the name applied science. There are science and the applications of science, bound together as the fruit of the tree. ~ Louis Pasteur

Science will never be able to reduce the value of a sunset to arithmetic. Nor can it reduce friendship or statesmanship to a formula. ~ Louis Orr

The most important thing in science is not so much to obtain new facts as to discover new ways of thinking about them. ~ William Bragg

The latest refinements of science are linked with the cruelties of the Stone Age. ~ Winston Churchill

The phrase "popular science" has in itself a touch of absurdity. That knowledge which is popular is not scientific. ~ Maria Mitchell

The natural history of science is the study of the unknown. If you fear it you're not going to study it and you're not going to make any progress. ~ Michael E. DeBakey

Science has taken away our religion. ~ Bryan Appleyard

I find science so much more fascinating than science fiction. It also has the advantage of being true. ~ Carl Sagan, Conversations with Carl Sagan

Some say they see poetry in my paintings; I see only science. ~ Georges Seurat

The crocodile cannot turn its head. Like all science, it must always go forward with all-devouring jaws. ~ Peter Kapitza

Specialized meaninglessness has come to be regarded, in certain circles, as a kind of hallmark of true science. ~ Aldous Huxley

Experimental science is the queen of knowledge. ~ Roger Bacon