Quotation Explorer - 'Scientist'

As an adolescent I aspired to lasting fame, I craved factual certainty, and I thirsted for a meaningful vision of human life - so I became a scientist. This is like becoming an archbishop so you can meet girls. - M. Cartmill
RADIUM, n. A mineral that gives off heat and stimulates the organ that a scientist is a fool with. - Ambrose Bierce
I am among those who think that science has great beauty. A scientist in his laboratory is not only a technician: he is also a child placed before natural phenomena which impress him like a fairy tale. - Marie Curie
Science is interesting, and if you don't agree you can fuck off.Note: Dawkins was quoting a former editor of New Scientist Magazine, who is as yet unidentified (possibly Jeremy Webb) - Richard Dawkins
true monument lies not on the shelves of libraries, but in the thoughts of men, and in the history of more than one science.{Gibbs's obituary for scientist Rudolf Clausius} Josiah Willard Gibbs - His
As a scientist, I can not help feeling that all religions are on a tottering foundation. None is perfect or inspired.The idea that a good God would send people to a burning hell is utterly damnable to me. I don't want to have anything to do with such a God. - Luther Burbank
Entering a cell, penetrating deep as a flying saucer to find a new galaxy would be an honorable task for a new scientist interested more in the inner state of the soul than in outer space. - Dejan Stojanovic
while the scientist sees everything that happens in one point of space, the poet feels everything that happens in one point of time. - Vladimir Nabokov
James had a theory about caged birds, one he hoped to prove when he became a scientist someday. He believed that all birds that had their freedom taken from them eventually lost their voices. Once that happened, they could never find their true song. - Alice Hoffman
Every scientist is a descendant of . We are all his family. Emil Heinrich Du Bois-Reymond - Humboldt
Dare to contradict the scientist, not because of your scripture, but because of your own rational thinking. - Abhijit Naskar
The scientist is not a person who gives the right answers, he's one who asks the right questions. - Claude Lévi-Strauss
Every true scientist is a philosopher, but not every philosopher is a scientist. - Abhijit Naskar
I destroyed that doll, hoping the sacrifice would somehow reverse time and bring my father back. I was a mad scientist and an angry child. - Walter Mosley
I believe that a scientist looking at nonscientific problems is just as dumb as the next guy. - Richard Feynman
The scientist seeks laws; the historian, causes; the artist, freedom. - Marty Rubin
If you're not racking your brain to figure things out, you'll never become a scientist.
​The purpose of a scientist is not to present blunt facts to the people. It is to present the facts in a manner that's most suitable and beneficial for the whole humanity. - Abhijit Naskar
I'm raw power & energy. And my wife is like the only scientist who can harness and direct it properly. I always thank Jah for her. (Proverbs 31:10) - Sotero M Lopez II
Nothing shocks me. I'm a scientist. - Harrison Ford
A scientist is proud of his intelligence, an artist is proud of his imagination. - Amit Kalantri
Nature is a better scientist than any human can ever be. - Debasish Mridha M.D.
The literature [Nobel] laureate of this year has said that an author can do anything as long as his readers believe him.A scientist cannot do anything that is not checked and rechecked by scientists of this network before it is accepted. - Sune Bergström
As a rationalist, pragmatist, and a scientist I rarely involve myself in the cosmological arguments of the creation of the universe. - Debasish Mridha
To have an eye for opportunity is to be a Data Scientist. - Damian Mingle
It is not possible to be intellectually honest and believe in gods. And it is not possible to believe in gods and be a true scientist. - Peter Atkins
You make experiments and I make theories. Do you know the difference? A theory is something nobody believes, except the person who made it. An experiment is something everybody believes, except the person who made it.{Remark to scientist } Albert Einstein - Herman Francis Mark
The scientist does not study nature because it is useful; he studies it because he delights in it, and he delights in it because it is beautiful. If nature were not beautiful, it would not be worth knowing, and if nature were not worth knowing, life would not be worth living - Jules Henri Poincaré
As a scientist, I am not sure anymore that life can be reduced to a class struggle, to dialectical materialism, or any set of formulas. Life is spontaneous and it is unpredictable, it is magical. I think that we have struggled so hard with the tangible that we have forgotten the intangible. - Diane Frolov and Andrew Schneider
A good scientist is a person with original ideas. A good engineer is a person who makes a design that works with as few original ideas as possible. - Freeman Dyson
A scientist shouldn't be asked to judge the economic and moral value of his work. All we should ask the scientist to do is find the truth and then not keep it from anyone. - Harmony Korine
When a scientist views things, he's not considering the incredible at all. - Louis I. Kahn
The ideal engineer is a composite ... He is not a scientist, he is not a mathematician, he is not a sociologist or a writer; but he may use the knowledge and techniques of any or all of these disciplines in solving engineering problems. - N. W. Dougherty
Science makes people reach selflessly for truth and objectivity; it teaches people to accept reality, with wonder and admiration, not to mention the deep awe and joy that the natural order of things brings to the true scientist. - Lise Meitner
I'm a scientist; nothing shocks me.
Who is more humble? The scientist who looks at the universe with an open mind and accepts whatever the universe has to teach us, or somebody who says everything in this book must be considered the literal truth and never mind the fallibility of all the human beings involved? - Carl Sagan
Brilliance in a scientist does not consist in being right more often but in being wrong about more interesting topics. - Kent Beck
He’s a scientist. He’s never cried. He flips through Googled image searches of burn victims while he touches himself. - Christy Leigh Stewart
One could not be a successful scientist without realizing that, in contrast to the popular conception supported by newspapers and mothers of scientists, a goodly number of scientists are not only narrow-minded and dull, but also just stupid.
Never question the conviction of a scientist, based on mere scriptures. - Abhijit Naskar
Ask a true scientist a very profound question on his science, and he will besilent. Ask a true religious person a very simple question on his religion, and he will be frenzied. - Kedar Joshi
A scientist has to be neutral in his search for the truth, but he cannot be neutral as to the use of that truth when found. If you know more than other people, you have more responsibility, rather than less. - C.P. Snow
In scientific discovery, it’s not the subject or object reveals the information to the scientist, but the awareness field of his own mind, reveals the details, at the time of deep focus on the subject or object. - Roshan Sharma
Be naive and curious. That's all you need to become a scientist. - Abhijit Naskar
I have learned to have more trust in the scientist than he does in himself. - David Sarnoff
If our greatest need had been information, God would have sent an educator. If our greatest need had been technology, God would have sent us a scientist. If our greatest need had been money, God would have sent us an economist. But since our greatest need was forgiveness, God sent us a Savior.
The Scientist - with capital letters and no smile. - Isaac Asimov
The mystic sees God in everything; the scientist, atoms; the poet, poetry. - Marty Rubin
I was born scientist but my school turned me into just student - Vijay Dhameliya
It is a good morning exercise for a research scientist to discard a pet hypothesis every day before breakfast. It keeps him young. - Konrad Lorenz
I guess I'm just an old mad scientist at bottom. Give me an underground laboratory, half a dozen atom-smashers, and a beautiful girl in a diaphanous veil waiting to be turned into a chimpanzee, and I care not who writes the nation's laws. - S.J. Perelman
When a distinguished but elderly scientist states that something is possible, he is almost certainly right. When he states that something is impossible, he is very probably wrong. - Arthur C. Clarke
The best scientist is open to experience and begins with romance - the idea that anything is possible. - Ray Bradbury
An ideal scientist thinks like a poet and only later works like a book-keeper. - E. O. Wilson
A writer should have the precision of a poet and the imagination of a scientist. - Vladimir Nabokov
The scientist is not a person who gives the right answers, he is one who asks the right questions.
When asked about which scientist he'd like to meet, said, "Isaac Newton. No question about it. The smartest person ever to walk the face of this earth. The man was connected to the universe in spooky ways. He discovered the laws of motion, the laws of gravity, the laws of optics. Then he turned 26. - Neil deGrasse Tyson
For a scientist, this is a good way to live and die, maybe the ideal way for any of us - excitedly finding we were wrong and excitedly waiting for tomorrow to come so we can start over. - Norman Maclean
The genius of a great magician is as impressive as the genius of a great scientist. - Amit Kalantri
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