English Scientist Quotes

505 English Scientist quotes:

"It is no use speaking in soft, gentle tones if everyone else is shouting."
"Clearly, then, the city is not a concrete jungle, it is a human zoo."
"Human language... prevents us from sticking to the matter at hand."
"What has 'theology' ever said that is of the smallest use to anybody? When has 'theology' ever said anything that is demonstrably true and is not obvious? What makes you think that 'theology' is a subject at all?"
Author: Dawkins Quotes Category: English Scientist Quotes Theology Quotes
"What I have known with respect to myself, has tended much to lessen both my admiration, and my contempt, of others."
"There is no reason that the universe should be designed for our convenience."
"Could we have entered into the mind of Sir Isaac Newton, and have traced all the steps by which he produced his great works, we might see nothing very extraordinary in the process."
"We are built to make mistakes, coded for error."
"Science has proof without any certainty. Creationists have certainty without any proof."
"I have been trying to point out that in our lives chance may have an astonishing influence and, if I may offer advice to the young laboratory worker, it would be this - never to neglect an extraordinary appearance or happening."
"It hurts the spirit, somehow, to read the word environments, when the plural means that there are so many alternatives there to be sorted through, as in a market, and voted on."
Author: Thomas Quotes Category: English Scientist Quotes Spirit Quotes
"The more elaborate our means of communication, the less we communicate."
"It is from the progeny of this parent cell that we all take our looks; we still share genes around, and the resemblance of the enzymes of grasses to those of whales is in fact a family resemblance."
Author: Thomas Quotes Category: English Scientist Quotes Cell Quotes
"Has there ever been a society which has died of dissent? Several have died of conformity in our lifetime."
"Freedom and order are not incompatible... truth is strength... free discussion is the very life of truth."
"Science has fulfilled her function when she has ascertained and enunciated truth."
"The world is neither wise nor just, but it makes up for all its folly and injustice by being damnably sentimental."
"Nature favors those organisms which leave the environment in better shape for their progeny to survive."
"No matter how old we become, we can still call them "Holy Mother" and "Father" and put a child-like trust in them."
"Biologically speaking, if something bites you it's more likely to be female."

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