Science Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old science quotes, science sayings, and science proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

Science is simply common sense at its best. Thomas Huxley
Science is the knowledge of consequences, and dependence of one fact upon another. Thomas Hobbes
The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all true art and science. Albert Einstein
All truths are easy to understand once they are discovered; the point is to discover them. Galileo Galilei
I never think of the future - it comes soon enough. Albert Einstein
No amount of experimentation can ever prove me right; a single experiment can prove me wrong. Albert Einstein
I have deep faith that the principle of the universe will be beautiful and simple Albert Einstein
The man of science has learned to believe in justification, not by faith, but by verification. Thomas Huxley
Science can teach us, and I think our own hearts can teach us, no longer to look around for imaginary supports, no longer to invent allies in the sky, but rather to look to our own efforts here below to make this world a fit place to live in, instead Bertrand Russell
Science cannot resolve moral conflicts, but it can help to more accurately frame the debates about those conflicts. Heinz R. Pagels
Science is the father of knowledge, but opinion breeds ignorance. Hippocrates
I Like this quote I dislike this quote“Science does not know its debt to imagination. Ralph Waldo Emerson
Science never solves a problem without creating ten more. George Bernard Shaw Irish
Although Nature needs thousands or millions of years to create a new species, man needs only a few dozen years to destroy one. Victor Scheffer
Understanding the history of matter and searching for its most interesting forms, such as galaxies, stars, planets and life, seems a suitable use for our intelligence. Robert Kirshner
Where lies the line between sorcery and science? It is only a matter of terminology, my friend. Alan Dean Foster
Science: A way of finding things out and then making them work. Science explains what is happening around us the whole time. So does religion, but science is better because it comes up with more understandable excuses when it's wrong. Terry Pratchett
Science was many things, Nadia thought, including a weapon with which to hit other scientists. Kim Stanley Robinson
I liked science. It was about the only thing that stayed the same wherever we moved. Ellen Klages
Science battered everyone into submission if it was given its way. Thomas M. Disch
The real name for 'science' is magic. Harlan Ellison
Scientific truth will out, you can't hide the sun under a stone. Ursula K. Le Guin
Science is not a sacred cow—but there are a large number of would-be sacred cowherds busily devoting quantities of time, energy, and effort to the task of making it one, so they can be sacred cow heads. John W. Campbell Jr
Science is dangerous; we have to keep it most carefully chained and muzzled. Aldous Huxley
Science, my boy, is composed of errors, but errors that it is right to make for they lead step by step to the truth. Jules Verne
There is something fascinating about science. One gets such wholesale returns of conjecture out of such a trifling investment of fact. Mark Twain
Good science is almost always so very simple. After it has been done by someone else, of course. L.L. Larison Cudmore
Science is facts; just as houses are made of stone, so is science made of facts; but a pile of stones is not a house and a collection of facts is not necessarily science. Henri Poincare
The good thing about science is that it's true whether or not you believe in it. Neil de Grasse Tyson
Science, my lad, is made up of mistakes, but they are mistakes which it is useful to make because they lead little by little to the truth. Jules Verne