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As soon as questions of will or decision or reason or choice of action arise, human science is at a loss.
False facts are highly injurious to the progress of science, for they often endure long; but false views, if supported by some evidence, do little harm, for every one takes a salutary pleasure in proving their falseness.
There will one day spring from the brain of science a machine or force so fearful in its potentialities, so absolutely terrifying, that even man, the fighter, who will dare torture and death in order to inflict torture and death, will be appalled, and so abandon war forever.
Thomas A. Edison
All credibility, all good conscience, all evidence of truth come only from the senses.
All sciences are now under the obligation to prepare the ground for the future task of the philosopher, which is to solve the problem of value, to determine the true hierarchy of values.
Honest pioneer work in the field of science has always been, and will continue to be, life's pilot. On all sides, life is surrounded by hostility. This puts us under an obligation.
Science and technology revolutionize our lives, but memory, tradition and myth frame our response.
Arthur M. Schlesinger
The most exciting phrase to hear in science, the one that heralds new discoveries, is not 'Eureka!' but 'That's funny...'
The most wonderful discovery made by scientists is science itself.
A guilty conscience needs to confess. A work of art is a confession.
Science is wonderfully equipped to answer the question 'How?' but it gets terribly confused when you ask the question 'Why?'
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.
Books are the carriers of civilization. Without books, history is silent, literature dumb, science crippled, thought and speculation at a standstill.
Here rests the soul of our nation - here also should be our conscience.
Anthropology was the science that gave her the platform from which she surveyed, scolded and beamed at the world.
When freedom does not have a purpose, when it does not wish to know anything about the rule of law engraved in the hearts of men and women, when it does not listen to the voice of conscience, it turns against humanity and society.
Pope John Paul II
I have seen the science I worshiped, and the aircraft I loved, destroying the civilization I expected them to serve.
Science by itself has no moral dimension. But it does seek to establish truth. And upon this truth morality can be built.
Neither conscience nor sanity itself suggests that the United States is, should or could be the global gendarme.
A satellite has no conscience.
Edward R. Murrow
Both the man of science and the man of action live always at the edge of mystery, surrounded by it.
J. Robert Oppenheimer
The New England conscience does not stop you from doing what you shouldn't-it just stops you from enjoying it.
Archaeology is the peeping Tom of the sciences. It is the sandbox of men who care not where they are going; they merely want to know where everyone else has been.
There is no way that writers can be tamed and rendered civilized or even cured. The only solution known to science is to provide the patient with an isolation room, where he can endure the acute stages in private and where food can be poked in to him with a stick.
Robert A. Heinlein
Art is the tree of life. Science is the tree of death.
One lives with so many bad deeds on one's conscience and some good intentions in one's heart.
Our greatest happiness does not depend on the condition of life in which chance has placed us, but is always the result of a good conscience, good health, occupation, and freedom in all just pursuits.
In science, read, by preference, the newest works; in literature, the oldest. The classic literature is always modern.
Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton
Science is simply common sense at its best, that is, rigidly accurate in observation, and merciless to fallacy in logic.
Science is the great antidote to the poison of enthusiasm and superstition.
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