Science Related Quotes
If learning the truth is scientist's goal,
then he must make himself the enemy
of all he reads.
The deeper we look into nature, the more we realize that it is full of life, and the more profoundly we know that all life is a secret and that we are united with all life that is in nature. Man can no longer live for himself alone. We must realize that all life is valuable and that we are united to all life. From this knowledge comes our relationship to the universe.
The most beautiful
thing we can experience is the mysterious,
It is the source of all true art and science.
He to whom this emotion is a stranger who can no longer pause to wonder and stand rapt in awe is as good as dead;
his eyes are closed...
If the cure for cancer is in the mind of a girl, theres a good chance well never get it.
...the object of
all science is to coordinate our experiences and bring them into a logical system.
The deeper we look
into nature, the more we realize that it is full of life, and the more profoundly
we know that all life is a secret and that we are united with all life that
is in nature. Man can no longer live for himself alone. We must realize
that all life is valuable and that we are united to all life. From this
knowledge comes our relationship to the universe.
Science is built
up with facts, as a house is with stones,
but a collection of facts is no more a science
than a heap of stones is a house.
It is a fact nothing
short of a miracle that the modern methods of instruction have not yet entirely strangled the holy curiosity of inquiry; for this delicate little planet, aside from stimulation, stands mainly in need of freedom; without this it goes to wrack and ruin without fail.
If I had influence with the good fairy which is supposed to preside over the christening of all children, I should ask that her gift to each child in the world be a sense of wonder so indestructible that it would last throughout life, as an unfailing antidote against the boredom and disenchantment of later years, the sterile preoccupation with things that are artificial, the alienation from the sources of our strength.
This is the most important generation of educators that has ever lived because were
the last generation that has any chance of averting mass extinction.
at the human hand. Marvel at its obvious design to be a creator and a sensing organ. There are no claws or armor - it is thickly padded and smooth - it is part of the earth itself, evolved to build and feel.
Is the earth a machine or a living organism?
Is it a market place or a garden?
Are people consumers or are they creators?
Are fish a cold-blooded lower species or are they a fellow clan?
Are those woods cellulose cemeteries or ancient forests?
Do I know each of you personally because we breathe the same air -
and because the water of this planet runs through our veins as blood?
...the primary question was not What do we know, but how do we know it?
Complexity is your enemy.
Any fool can make something complicated.
It is hard to keep things simple.
Two fruit flies are put into a jar at midnight. They and their descendents reproduce and double every minute. At Noon the next day the jar is full. When was the jar half-full? When did the fruit flies know they were in trouble?If the earth is a jar and we are fruit flies. When will our jar be full? When will we know we are in trouble?