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    It stands to the everlasting credit of science that by acting on
    the human mind it has overcome man's insecurity before himself
    and before nature.

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Science is not about control. It is about cultivating a perpetual condition of wonder in the face of something that read more

Science is not about control. It is about cultivating a perpetual condition of wonder in the face of something that forever grows one step richer and subtler than our latest theory about it. It is about reverence, not mastery.

by Richard Powers 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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When Kepler found his long-cherished belief did not agree with the most precise observation, he accepted the uncomfortable fact. He read more

When Kepler found his long-cherished belief did not agree with the most precise observation, he accepted the uncomfortable fact. He preferred the hard truth to his dearest illusions; that is the heart of science.

by Dr. Carl Sagan Found in: Science Quotes,
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The most exciting phrase to hear in science, the one that heralds new discoveries, is not 'Eureka!' (I found it!) read more

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

by Isaac Asimov Found in: Science Quotes,
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Science is a differential equation. Religion is a boundary condition.

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

by Alan Turing Found in: Science Quotes,
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Every great advance in science has issued from a new audacity of imagination.

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

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Science is the topography of ignorance.

Science is the topography of ignorance.

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Philosophy is the science which considers truth

Philosophy is the science which considers truth

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Science without religion is lame, religion without science is
blind.

Science without religion is lame, religion without science is
blind.

by Albert Einstein Found in: Science Quotes,
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