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Philosophy becomes poetry, and science imagination, in the enthusiasm of genius.
Isaac Disraeli

Science is a differential equation. Religion is a boundary condition.
Alan Turing

He it was that first gave to the law the air of a science. He found it a skeleton, and clothed it with life, colour, and complexion; he embraced the cold statue, and by his touch it grew into youth, health, and beauty.
Barry Yelverton

I think there should be something in science called the 'reindeer effect.' I don't know what it would be, but I think it'd be good to hear someone say, 'Gentlemen, what we have here is a terrifying example of the reindeer effect.'
Jack Handy

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

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

It is God who is the ultimate reason of things, and the knowledge of God is no less the beginning of science than his essence and will are the beginning of beings.
Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz

Science can purify religion from error and superstition. Religion can purify science from idolatry and false absolutes.
Pope John Paul II

Conscience is thoroughly well-bred and soon leaves off talking to those who do not wish to hear it.
Samuel Butler

TOMB, n. The House of Indifference. Tombs are now by common consent invested with a certain sanctity, but when they have been long tenanted it is considered no sin to break them open and rifle them, the famous Egyptologist, Dr. Huggyns, explaining that a tomb may be innocently "glened" as soon as its occupant is done "smellynge," the soul being then all exhaled. This reasonable view is now generally accepted by archaeologists, whereby the noble science of Curiosity has been greatly dignified.
Ambrose Bierce

The great tragedy of Science - the slaying of a beautiful hypothesis by an ugly fact (Collected Essays)
Thomas Huxley

Bachelors have consciences, married men have wives.
Samuel Johnson

There must be no barriers to freedom of inquiry. There is no place for dogma in science.
J Robert Oppenheimer

There are many hypotheses in science which are wrong. That's perfectly all right; they're the aperture to finding out what's right. Science is a self-correcting process. To be accepted, new ideas must survive the most rigorous standards of evidence and scrutiny.
Carl Sagan

When freedom does not have a purpose, when it does not wish to know anything about the rule of law engraved in the hearts of men and women, when it does not listen to the voice of conscience, it turns against humanity and society.
Pope John Paul II

The capacity to be puzzled is the premise of all creation, be it in art or in science.
Erich Fromm

Formerly, when religion was strong and science weak, men mistook magic for medicine; now, when science is strong and religion weak, men mistake medicine for magic.
Thomas Szasz

The man who has won millions at the cost of his conscience is a failure.
B C Forbes

They might have to redefine the term rocket science.
Clive Everton

Every great advance in science has issued from a new audacity of imagination.
John Dewey

The negative cautions of science are never popular. If the experimentalist would not commit himself, the social philosopher, the preacher, and the pedagogue tried the harder to give a short-cut answer.
Margaret Mead

The main purpose of science is simplicity and as we understand more things, everything is becoming simpler.
Edward Teller

People with bad consciences always fear the judgment of children.
Mary McCarthy

One thinks of French philosophy that it aspires to the condition of literature or the condition of art, and that English and American philosophy aspires to the condition of science. French philosophy, one thinks of as picking up an idea and running with it, posibility into a nearby brick wall or over a local cliff, or something like that.
Ted Honderich

Science is organized knowledge.
Herbert Spencer

Despotic conscience rules our hopes and fears
Ovid

I cannot and will not cut my conscience to fit this year's fashions.
Lillian Hellman

Conscience is our magnetic compass; reason our chart.
Joseph Cook

We've arranged a civilization in which most crucial elements profoundly depend on science and technology.
Carl Sagan

Lord of myself, accountable to none.
But to my conscience, and my God alone.
John Oldham

In science the credit goes to the man who convinces the world, not to the man to whom the idea first occurs.
William Osler

As the blush is the signal of innocence, so is serenity of manner the token of a quiet conscience
Suzanne Curchod Necker

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

Business is not financial science, it's about trading... buying and selling. It's about creating a product or service so good that people will pay for it.
Anita Roddick

Man is unique not because he does science, and his is unique not because he does art, but because science and art equally are expressions of his marvelous plasticity of mind.
Jacob Bronowski

Speculation is perfectly all right, but if you stay there you've only founded a superstition. If you test it, you've started a science.
Hal Clement

Science has nothing to be ashamed of even in the ruins of Nagasaki. The shame is theirs who appeal to other values than the human imaginative values which science has evolved.
Jacob Bronowski

Now, there is always a tremendous fear of science and progressing forward into areas of the unknown and it is a valid fear. Some of the genetic alterations of food are a little edgy
Nick Nolte

People talk about the conscience, but it seems to me one must just bring it up to a certain point and leave it there. You can let your conscience alone if you're nice to the second housemaid.
Henry James

Science knows only one commandment - contribute to science.
Bertolt Brecht

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

Sport went hand in hand with science.
Alfred Lord Tennyson

Chastity is the cement of civilization and progress. Without it there is no stability in society, and without it one cannot attain the Science of Life.
Mary Baker Eddy

Ethical systems are completely unlike mathematics or science.
Daniel Dennett

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

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

Peace demands the most heroic labor and the most difficult sacrifice. It demands greater heroism than war. It demands greater fidelity to the truth and a much more perfect purity of conscience.
Thomas Merton

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

Reason, observation, and experience; the holy trinity of science.
Robert G Ingersoll

Who fears not to do ill fears the name,
And free from conscience, is a slave to fame.
Sir John Denham



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