Quotation Explorer - 'Scientists'

MAGNETISM, n. Something acting upon a magnet. The two definitions immediately foregoing are condensed from the works of one thousand eminent scientists, who have illuminated the subject with a great white light, to the inexpressible advancement of human knowledge. - Ambrose Bierce
It is inexcusable for scientists to torture animals; let them make their experiments on journalists and politicians. - Henrik Ibsen
There are sadistic scientists who hurry to hunt down errors instead of establishing the truth. - Marie Curie
If religion is the cornerstone of morality, how come I so often find myself explaining why I don’t hate god to someone who’s expressed hatred for atheists, scientists, feminists, gays, intellectuals, and all other forms of infidels? - Lindsey Brown
Scientists or thinkers who try to discover the truth cannot find that higher life by thinking alone, but their own life, spent in search for the truth and neglecting the physical living, is just that higher form of human existence. - Alija Izetbegović
Some scientists claim that hydrogen, because it is so plentiful, is the basic building block of the universe. I dispute that. I say that there is more stupidity than hydrogen, and that is the basic building block of the universe. - Frank Zappa
So many people spend years (and money) studying to be doctors, lawyers, actors, dancers, business executives and scientists - when you're an author, you can be any of these things, and you don't need a degree or certificate; all you need is an imagination, a dream and an open mind. - Rebecca McNutt
There are but few saints amongst scientists, as among other men, but truth itself is a goal comparable with sanctity.
I have little patience with scientists who take a board of wood, look for its thinnest part, and drill a great number of holes where drilling is easy. - Albert Einstein
Scientists are human—they're as biased as any other group. But they do have one great advantage in that science is a self-correcting process. - Cyril Ponnamperuma
Sometimes you see beautiful people with no brains. Sometimes you have ugly people who are intelligent, like scientists. - José Mourinho
The scientists of today think deeply instead of clearly. One must be sane to think clearly, but one can think deeply and be quite insane. - Nikola Tesla
Gemini....You revere scientists and shamans alike, providing them with what they need to do their good work for the enhancement of the realm." (Rob Brezsny) - Lesley Thomas
It is necessary for the future scientists interested in the field of Neurotheology, to have a bit naïve approach towards the whole idea of God and religion beyond the conventional labels of religion and atheism. - Abhijit Naskar
​On top of the government-hierarchy you need an unpolluted group of scientists to give a nation the best direction. - Abhijit Naskar
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.
Today's scientists have substituted mathematics for experiments, and they wander off through equation after equation, and eventually build a structure which has no relation to reality. - Nikola Tesla
The only reason there isn't life on other planets is because their scientists were more advanced than ours.
The future, according to some scientists, will be exactly like the past, only far more expensive. - John Sladek
It is the responsibility of scientists never to suppress knowledge, no matter how awkward that knowledge is, no matter how it may bother those in power; we are not smart enough to decide which pieces of knowledge are permissible, and which are not. - Carl Sagan
Science cannot stop while ethics catches up ... and nobody should expect scientists to do all the thinking for the country. - Elvin C. Stakman
Forget scientists. The next space launch we should send up painters, poets and musicians. I’d be more interested in what they discover than anything that takes place in a test tube. - James Rozoff
If Scientists Like Einstein didn't exist, we wouldn't never know about the Universe - shady_N
I never had problems with my fellow scientists. Scientists are a friendly, atheistic, hard-working, beer-drinking lot whose minds are preoccupied with sex, chess and baseball when they are not preoccupied with science. - Yann Martel
Facts and values are entangled in science. It's not because scientists are biased, not because they are partial or influenced by other kinds of interests, but because of a commitment to reason, consistency, coherence, plausibility and replicability. These are value commitments. - Alva Noë
Philosophers are people who know less and less about more and more, until they know nothing about everything. Scientists are people who know more and more about less and less, until they know everything about nothing. - Konrad Lorenz
We must remember that science is a way of using empirical evidence to better understand our world. We are all scientists, just many of us are not very good ones. However, we are all capable of exercising our intellects in a purposeful, linear pursuit of knowledge. - Chris Matakas
Thirty-five craters on the moon are named for Jesuit scientists and mathematicians. - Thomas E. Woods Jr.
It is not so much that I have confidence in scientists being right, but that I have so much in nonscientists being wrong. - Isaac Asimov
Scientists are in the strange position of being confronted daily by the indisputable fact of their own consciousness, yet with no way of explaining it. - Christian de Quincey
The most wonderful discovery made by scientists is science itself.
I think that it's important for scientists to explain their work, particularly in cosmology. This now answers many questions once asked of religion. - Stephen Hawking
Things remain paranormal, as long as we scientists don't reveal the underlying physical processes. - Abhijit Naskar
I believe that only scientists can understand the universe. It is not so much that I have confidence in scientists being right, but that I have so much in nonscientists being wrong. - Isaac Asimov
A first-rate laboratory is one in which mediocre scientists can produce outstanding work. - P.M.S. Blackett
Philosophy of science is about as useful to scientists as ornithology is to birds. - Richard Feynman
Science cannot stop while ethics catches up -- and nobody should expect scientists to do all the thinking for the country.
Whenever you hear the consensus of scientists agrees on something or other, reach for your wallet, because you're being had. - Michael Crichton
Magic is the sole science not accepted by scientists, because they can't understand it.
See first, think later, then test. But always see first. Otherwise you will only see what you were expecting. Most scientists forget that. - Douglas Adams
Kids are never the problem. They are born scientists. The problem is always the adults. They beat the curiosity out of kids. They outnumber kids. They vote. They wield resources. That's why my public focus is primarily adults. - Neil deGrasse Tyson
Science fiction is no more written for scientists than ghost stories are written for ghosts. - Brian W. Aldiss
Scientists found that there are exactly as many skin pigment colors to the various races of this world as there are different colors of soil [dirt]. - Stacy R. Webb
Religious nuts, atheists, theists, as too most scientists fail to "get" IT - the Ultimate Reality - because they seek it through ego. - Fakeer Ishavardas
One day, scientists will overtake LIGHT and crash into the DARKNESS. - Paul McDermott
A Data Scientists strength lies solely in their tenacity. - Damian Mingle
When I find myself in the company of scientists, I feel like a shabby curate who has strayed by mistake into a room full of dukes. - W. H. Auden
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
Government scientists are commonly as corrupt as the corporate government that employs them. - Steven Magee
Scientists are those who change facts - Farid F. Ibrahim
Scientists need to invent a way to make DNA work like in cartoons. - Ryan North
Political scientists and professors are the new clergy; the clergy of oppression. - A.E. Samaan
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