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Science quotes & sayings

Who doesn't love a science quote?!?
These are just some of our favourite science quotes from some of the most brilliant minds the world has seen.
Most people say that it is the intellect which makes a great scientist. They are wrong: it is character. - Albert Einstein. (picture of Albert Einstein)

Most people say that it is the intellect which makes a great scientist. They are wrong: it is character.

- Albert Einstein.
 
I often put boiling water n the freezer. The whenever I need boiling water, I simply defrost it. - Gracie Allen (iceberg floating in water with ray of sunshine)

I often put boiling water n the freezer. Then whenever I need boiling water, I simply defrost it.

- Gracie Allen
 
In questions of science, the authority of a thousand is not worth the humble reasoning of a single individual - Galileo Galilei

In questions of science, the authority of a thousand is not worth the humble reasoning of a single individual

- Galileo Galilei
 
Aerodynamically the bumble bee shouldn;t be able to fly, bu the bumble bee doesn't know it so it goes on flying anyway. - Mary Kay Ash (picture of a bee on a flower)

Aerodynamically the bumble bee shouldn't be able to fly, but the bumble bee doesn't know it so it goes on flying anyway.

- Mary Kay Ash
Everything is theoretically impossible, until it is done.   - Robert A. Heinlein (picture of Astronaut Buzz Aldrin on the moon)

Everything is theoretically impossible, until it is done.

- Robert A. Heinlein
 
Rockets are cool.There's  no getting around that. - Elon Musk quote (picture of a water rocket on grass)

Rockets are cool.There's no getting around that.

- Elon Musk
 
Act like a proton and stay positive (stylized picture of atom)

Act like a proton & stay positive!
 
Valid criticism does you a favour.  -  Carl Sagan quote (picture of Carl Sagan in black and white)

Valid criticism does you a favour.

-  Carl Sagan
lt is strange that only extraodinary men make the discoveries which later seem so easy and simple. - Georg C. Lichtenberg quote.( picture of lung cancer cells dividing by Medical Photographic Library 2007)

lt is strange that only extraordinary men make the discoveries which later seem so easy and simple.

- Georg C. Lichtenberg quote.
 
I'm sure the universe is full of intelligent life. It's just been too intelligent to come here.  - Arthur C. Clarke (green alien picture on a green background)

“I'm sure the universe is full of intelligent life. It's just been too intelligent to come here.”

- Arthur C. Clarke
 
Quote: In the beginning there was nothing, which exploded - Terry Pratchett (picture of explosion of light )

In the beginning there was nothing, which exploded.

- Terry Pratchett
 
 
Quote: Your assumptions are your windows on the world. Scrub them off every once in a while, or the light won't come in. - Isaac Asimov (sunshine from window shining on the wooden floor)

Your assumptions are your windows on the world. Scrub them off every once in a while, or the light won't come in.

- Isaac Asimov
 
biology loves variation, biology love differences, society hates it - Milton Diamond

"Biology loves variation. Biology loves differences. Society hates it"

- Milton Diamond quote.
 
education lighting a fire

“Education is not the filling of a pail but the lighting of a fire"

- Plutarch
 
Somewhere something incredible is waiting to be known - Carl Sagan

"Somewhere something incredible is waiting to be known"

- Carl Sagan
 
Teachers affect eternity, no one can tell where their influence stops. - Henry Brooks Adams

"Teachers affect eternity, no one can tell where their influence stops."

- Henry Brooks Adams
clown suit scientist quote

“A scientist worthy of a lab coat should be able to make original discoveries while wearing a clown suit, or give a lecture in a high squeaky voice from inhaling helium. It is written nowhere in the math of probability theory that one may have no fun.”

- Eliezer Yudkowsky
 
 
bright students star misconceptions Carl Sagan quote

“I can find in my undergraduate classes, bright students who do not know that the stars rise and set at night, or even that the Sun is a star.”

-Carl Sagan
 
Always a student Conrad Hall quote

"You are always a student, never a master. You have to keep moving forward”.

– Conrad Hall
 
function of education quote by Martin Luther King

“The function of education is to teach one to think intensively and to think critically. Intelligence plus character - that is the goal of true education.”

- Martin Luther King, Jr.
 
wind turbine

“Sometimes I think we're alone in the universe, and sometimes I think we're not. In either case the idea is quite staggering.”

- Arthur C. Clarke
 
Weighing in

“Usually, girls weren't encouraged to go to college and major in math and science. My high school calculus teacher, Ms. Paz Jensen, made math appealing and motivated me to continue studying it in college.”

- Ellen Ochoa
 
Volcano 2160 x 1080px

"The universe is a big place, perhaps the biggest.”

– Kilgore Trout
 
trex

“Natural science, does not simply describe and explain nature; it is part of the interplay between nature and ourselves.”

- Werner Heisenberg
Tornado twister

“Education happens to be something that all people, all cultures, need to embrace. Math, science, the words of the world. To be able to speak and be able to have clarity and to be able to think. Those are the greatest of gifts.”

- Bill Cosby
 
solar rollercoaster

“Science is knowledge arranged and classified according to truth, facts, and the general laws of nature.”

- Luther Burbank
 
slime

"The good thing about science is that it's true whether or not you believe in it.”

– Neil deGrasse Tyson
 
Pouring liquid nitrogen

“It is strange that only extraordinary men make the discoveries, which later appear so easy and simple.”

- Georg C. Lichtenberg

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