science quotes

True science is never speculative; it employs hypotheses as suggesting points for inquiry, but it never adopts the hypotheses as though they were demonstrated propositions.Cleveland Abbe

That which today calls itself science gives us more and more information, and indigestible glut of information, and less and less understanding.Edward Abbey

War is the science of destruction.John Abbott

I can remember picking up weighty tomes on the history of science and the history of philosophy and reading those when I was small.Peter Ackroyd

Some day science may have the existence of mankind in power, and the human race can commit suicide by blowing up the world.Henry Adams

It's only rock and roll, my god! It's not rocket science.Steven Adler

It is a remarkable honor to receive a Nobel Prize, because it not only recognizes discoveries, but also their usefulness to the advancement of fundamental science.Peter Agre

I believe we can prevent or delay most disease until the 9th or 10th decade. The goal is to prevent anything that can affect your quality of life prior to those years! By the time many of us get to the 9th or 10th decade, who knows where the new medical and science will take us? I am an optimist!David Agus

Much of contemporary science is really the length and shadow of the technology we apply.Erez Lieberman Aiden

The desire to economize time and mental effort in arithmetical computations, and to eliminate human liability to error is probably as old as the science of arithmetic itself.Howard Aiken

When I investigate and when I discover that the forces of the heavens and the planets are within ourselves, then truly I seem to be living among the gods.Leon Battista Alberti

It's not just what Christian fiction lacks I appreciate - it's what it offers. The variety is vast: contemporary, historical, suspense, mysteries, adventure, young adult, romance, fantasy, science fiction.Randy Alcorn

Science fiction is no more written for scientists that ghost stories are written for ghosts.Brian Aldiss

The biggest benefit of Apollo was the inspiration it gave to a growing generation to get into science and aerospace.Buzz Aldrin

Psychology is the science of the act of experiencing, and deals with the whole system of such acts as they make up mental life.Samuel Alexander

To try to write a grand cosmical drama leads necessarily to myth. To try to let knowledge substitute ignorance in increasingly larger regions of space and time is science.Hannes Alfven

We should remember that there was once a discipline called natural philosophy. Unfortunately, this discipline seems not to exist today. It has been renamed science, but science of today is in danger of losing much of the natural philosophy aspect.Hannes Alfven

Winning is the science of being totally prepared.George Allen, Sr.

The best museums and museum exhibits about science or technology give you the feeling that, hey, this is interesting, but maybe I could do something here, too.Paul Allen

Every kid I meet who's a reader has got something like that, their fantasy world. And science fiction is the best, especially for girls because it's the one place where you can do the forbidden.Dorothy Allison