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    Science cannot resolve moral conflicts, but it can help to more accurately frame the debates about those conflicts.

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Science is the topography of ignorance.

Science is the topography of ignorance.

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Science is the great antidote to the poison of enthusiasm and superstition.

Science is the great antidote to the poison of enthusiasm and superstition.

by Adam Smith Found in: Science Quotes,
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The essence of science: ask an impertinent question, and you are
on the way to a pertinent answer.

The essence of science: ask an impertinent question, and you are
on the way to a pertinent answer.

by Jacob Bronowski Found in: Science Quotes,
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If politics is the art of the possible, research is surely the
art of the soluble. Both are immensely read more

If politics is the art of the possible, research is surely the
art of the soluble. Both are immensely practical-minded affairs.

by Peter B. Medawar Found in: Science Quotes,
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Science, at bottom, is really anti-intellectual. It always distrusts pure reason, and demands the production of objective fact.

Science, at bottom, is really anti-intellectual. It always distrusts pure reason, and demands the production of objective fact.

by Henry Louis Mencken Found in: Science Quotes,
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In science one tries to tell people, in such a way as to be
understood by everyone, something that read more

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.

by Sir Humphrey Davy Found in: Science Quotes,
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It would be possible to describe everything scientifically, but it would make no sense; it would be without meaning, as read more

It would be possible to describe everything scientifically, but it would make no sense; it would be without meaning, as if you described a Beethoven symphony as a variation of wave pressure.

by Albert Einstein Found in: Science Quotes,
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Science is built up of facts, as a house is built of stones; but an accumulation of facts is no read more

Science is built up of facts, as a house is built of stones; but an accumulation of facts is no more a science than a heap of stones is a house

by Henri Poincar Found in: Science Quotes,
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Respectable Professors of the Dismal Science.

Respectable Professors of the Dismal Science.

by Thomas Carlyle Found in: Science Quotes,
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