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    A theory is something nobody believes, except the person who made it. An experiment is something everybody believes, except the person who made it.

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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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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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If a scientist were to cut his ear off, no one would take it as
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If a scientist were to cut his ear off, no one would take it as
evidence of a heightened sensibility.

by Peter B. Medawar Found in: Science Quotes,
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While bright-eyed science watches round.

While bright-eyed science watches round.

by Thomas Gray 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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Religions die when they are proved to be true. Science is the record of dead religions.

Religions die when they are proved to be true. Science is the record of dead religions.

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True science investigates and brings to human perception such truths and such knowledge as the people of a given time read more

True science investigates and brings to human perception such truths and such knowledge as the people of a given time and society consider most important. Art transmits these truths from the region of perception.

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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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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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