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    My feeling is religious insofar as I am imbued with the consciousness of the insufficiency of the human mind to understand more deeply the harmony of the Universe which we try to formulate as "laws of nature

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There is a single light of science, and to brighten it anywhere is to brighten it everywhere.

There is a single light of science, and to brighten it anywhere is to brighten it everywhere.

by Isaac Asimov Found in: Science Quotes,
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For science is . . . like virtue, its own exceeding great reward.

For science is . . . like virtue, its own exceeding great reward.

by Charles Kingsley Found in: Science Quotes,
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Science does not know its debt to imagination.

Science does not know its debt to imagination.

by Ralph Waldo Emerson Found in: Science Quotes,
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But beyond the bright searchlights of science,
Out of sight of the windows of sense,
Old riddles read more

But beyond the bright searchlights of science,
Out of sight of the windows of sense,
Old riddles still bid us defiance,
Old questions of Why and of Whence.

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The grand aim of all science is to cover the greatest number of
empirical facts by logical deduction from read more

The grand aim of all science is to cover the greatest number of
empirical facts by logical deduction from the smallest number of
hypotheses or axioms.

by Sir Humphrey Davy Found in: Science Quotes,
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In science the credit goes to the man who convinces the world, not to the man to whom the idea read more

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

by Francis Darwin Found in: Science Quotes,
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Science may eventually explain the world of How. The ultimate world of Why may remain for contemplation, philosophy, religion.

Science may eventually explain the world of How. The ultimate world of Why may remain for contemplation, philosophy, religion.

by Liberty Hyde Found in: Science Quotes,
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If we are going to teach creation science as an alternative to evolution, then we should also teach the stork read more

If we are going to teach creation science as an alternative to evolution, then we should also teach the stork theory as an alternative to biological reproduction.

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The good physician treats the disease; the great physician treats the patient who has the disease

The good physician treats the disease; the great physician treats the patient who has the disease

by William Osler Found in: Science Quotes,
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