Science: art of knowledge

“Art is meant to disturb. Science reassures” [Georges Braque Pensées sur l’art]
“Science is the record of dead religions” [Oscar Wilde Phrases and Philosophies for the Use of the Young]
“Science means simply the aggregate of all the recipes that are always successful. The rest is literature” [Paul Valéry Moralités]
“Science is nothing but trained and organized common sense” [T.H. Huxley Biogenesis and Abiogenesis]
“Our scientific power has outrun our spiritual power. We have guided missiles and misguided men” [Martin Luther King]
“the great tragedy of Science – the slaying of a beautiful hypothesis by an ugly fact” [T.H. Huxley Biogenesis and Abiogenesis]
“the essence of science: ask an impertinent question, and you are on the way to a pertinent answer” [Jacob Bronowski The Ascent of Man]
“In science the credit goes to the man who convinces the world, not to the man to whom the idea first occurs” [Francis Darwin]
“Science is an edged tool, with which men play like children, and cut their own fingers” [Arthur Eddington]
“Science without religion is lame, religion without science is blind” [Albert Einstein Science, Philosophy and Religion]
“There are no such things as applied sciences, only applications of science” [Louis Pasteur]
“Science is built up of facts, as a house is built of stones; but an accumulation of facts is no more a science than a heap of stones is a house” [Henri Poincaré Science and Hypothesis]
“Science must begin with myths, and the criticism of myths” [Karl Popper The Philosophy of Science]


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