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The reason that no computer program can ever be a mind is simply that a computer program is only syntactical, and minds are more than syntactical. Minds are semantical, in the sense that they have more than a formal structure, they have a content. [Minds, Brains and Science]
John Searle

The conscience of children is formed by the influences that surround them; their notions of good and evil are the result of the moral atmosphere they breathe.
Jean Paul Richter

Literature is made upon any occasion that a challenge is put to the legal apparatus by conscience in touch with humanity.
Nelson Algren

I couldn't kill him. I couldn't live with that on my conscience [on letting a burglar go]
Ozzy Osbourne

Conscience is merely our own judgment of the moral rectitude or turpitude of our own actions
John Locke

We live in a society exquisitely dependent on science and technology, in which hardly anyone knows anything about science and technology.
Carl Sagan

I warn you against believing that advertising is a science.
William Bernbach

Sport is an international phenomenon, like science or music.
Avery Brundage

Scientific work must not be considered from the point of view of the direct usefulness of it. It must be done for itself, for the beauty of science, and then there is always the chance that a scientific discovery may become like the radium, a benefit
Marie Curie

'I believe in wishes and in a person's ability to make a wish come true, I really do. And a wish is more than a wish... it's a goal that your conscience and subconscience can help make reality.'
Michael Jackson

Happy is the man who renounces everything which may bring a stain or burden upon his conscience
Thomas A Kempis

Gods are fragile things; they may be killed by a whiff of science or a dose of common sense.
Chapman Cohen

Conscience is the inner voice that warns us somebody may be looking.
Henry L Mencken

The laws of conscience, which we pretend to be derived from nature, proceed from custom
Montaigne

I was a science fiction junkie for a long time.
William Hurt

Books are the carriers of civilization. Without books, history is silent, literature dumb, science crippled, thought and speculation at a standstill.
Barbara Tuchman

In science one tries to tell people, in such a way as to be understood by everyone, something that no one ever knew before. But in poetry, it's the exact opposite.
Paul Dirac

I submit that an individual who breaks a law that conscience tells him is unjust, and who willingly accepts the penalty of imprisonment in order to arouse the conscience of the community over its injustice, is in reality expressing the highest respect for the law.
Martin Luther King Jr

The conscience of the world is so guilty that it always assumes that people who investigate heresies must be heretics; just as if a doctor who studies leprosy must be a leper. Indeed, it is only recently that science has been allowed to study anything without reproach.
Aleister Crowley

Science is one thing, wisdom is another. Science is an edged tool, with which men play like children, and cut their own fingers.
Sir Arthur Eddington

The saddest aspect of life right now is that science gathers knowledge faster than society gathers wisdom.
Isaac Asimov

Science has always been too dignified to invent a good backscratcher.
Don Marquis

Conscience and wealth are not always neighbours
Philip Massinger

Science and technology multiply around us. To an increasing extent they dictate the languages in which we speak and think. Either we use those languages, or we remain mute.
J G Ballard

This is not the age of pamphleteers. It is the age of the engineers. The spark-gap is mightier than the pen. Democracy will not be salvaged by men who talk fluently, debate forcefully and quote aptly. (Science for the Citizen)
Lancelot Hogben

There are in fact two things, science and opinion; the former begets knowledge, the latter ignorance.
Hippocrates

In science the credit goes to the man who convinces the world, not to the man to whom the idea first occurs.
Sir Francis Darwin

The conscience of the dying belies their life.
Luc De Vauvanargues

In those parts of the world where learning and science has prevailed, miracles have ceased; but in those parts of it as are barbarous and ignorant, miracles are still in vogue.
Ethan Allen

The separation of church and state is a source of strength, but the conscience of our nation does not call for separation between men of state and faith in the Supreme Being.
Lyndon Johnson

Creativity in science could be described as the act of putting two and two together to make five
Arthur Koestler

The exciting about science and discovery, as much as how far we have come, is how far we still have to go. If we know what we do now, then the future truly is ours.
Linda Godwin

Religious people split into three main groups when faced with science. I shall label them the 'know-nothings', the 'know-alls', and the 'no-contests'.
Richard Dawkins

Philosophers say a great deal about what is absolutely necessary for science, and it is always, so far as one can see, rather naive, and probably wrong.
Richard Feynman

The credit of advancing science has always been due to individuals and never to the age.
Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

While conscience is our friend, all is at peace; however once it is offended, farewell to a tranquil mind.
Mary Wortley Montagu

Conscience that isn't hitched up to common sense is a mighty dangerous thing.
Margaret Deland

There is only one way to achieve happiness on this terrestrial ball, and that is to have either a clear conscience or none at all.
Ogden Nash

As long as men are free to ask what they must, free to say what they think, free to think what they will, freedom can never be lost and science can never regress.
Marcel Proust

Society lives by faith, and develops by science.
Henri-Frederic Amiel

I submit that the traditional definition of psychiatry, which is still vogue, places it alongside such things as alchemy and astrology, and commits it to the category of pseudo-science.
Thomas Szasz

Detection is, or ought to be, an exact science, and should be treated in the same cold unemotional manner. You have attempted to tinge it with romanticism, which produces the same effect as if you worked a love-story into the fifth proposition of Euclid.
Arthur Conan Doyle

While bright-eyed science watches round
Thomas Gray

He that desire to acquire any art or science seeks first those means by which that art or science is obtained.
Robert Barclay

Advertising may be described as the science of arresting human intelligence long enough to get money from it.
Stephen Butler Leacock

Behavioral psychology is the science of pulling habits out of rats.
Douglas Busch

Ethical systems are completely unlike mathematics or science.
Daniel Dennett

How awful is that hour when con, science stings
James Gates Percival

History, as it lies at the root of all science, is also the first distinct product of man's spiritual nature; his earliest expression of what can be called Thought
Thomas Carlyle

A "just war" is hospitable to every self-deception on the part of those waging it, none more than the certainty of virtue, under whose shelter every abomination can be committed with a clear conscience.
Alexander Cockburn



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