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National Science Day Quotes



Equipped with his five senses, man explores the universe around him and calls the adventure Science. - ~Edwin Powell Hubble, The Nature of Science, 1954

I think science has enjoyed an extraordinary success because it has such a limited and narrow realm in which to focus its efforts. Namely, the physical universe.- ~Ken Jenkins

No one should approach the temple of science with the soul of a money changer.- ~Thomas Browne

If you're not part of the solution, you're part of the precipitate. - Henry J. Tillman

A biophysicist talks physics to the biologists and biology to the physicists, but then he meets another biophysicist, they just discuss women. - ~Author Unknown

Nature composes some of her loveliest poems for the microscope and the telescope. - ~Theodore Roszak, Where the Wasteland Ends, 1972

There is something fascinating about science. One gets such wholesale returns of conjecture out of such a trifling investment of fact. - ~Mark Twain, Life on the Mississipp

Science is the great antidote to the poison of enthusiasm and superstition. - ~Adam Smith, The Wealth of Nations, 1776

The most exciting phrase to hear in science, the one that heralds the most discoveries, is not "Eureka!" (I found it!) but "That's funny...." ~Isaac Asimov

A fact is a simple statement that everyone believes. It is innocent, unless found guilty. A hypothesis is a novel suggestion that no one wants to believe. It is guilty, until found effective. - ~Edward Teller

Research is what I'm doing when I don't know what I'm doing.- ~Wernher Von Braun

Science does not know its debt to imagination.- ~Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

Every great advance in science has issued from a new audacity of imagination. ~John Dewey, The Quest for Certainty, 1929

Science has made us gods even before we are worthy of being men.~Jean Rostand

Scientists should always state the opinions upon which their facts are based. ~Author Unknown

That theory is worthless.  It isn't even wrong! ~Wolfgang Pauli