Who doesn't love a 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.
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
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
Rockets are cool.There's no getting around that.
- Elon Musk
Act like a proton & stay positive!
Valid criticism does you a favour.
- Carl Sagan
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
In the beginning there was nothing, which exploded.
- Terry Pratchett
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 loves differences. Society hates it"
- Milton Diamond quote.
“Education is not the filling of a pail but the lighting of a fire"
"Somewhere something incredible is waiting to be known"
- Carl Sagan
"Teachers affect eternity, no one can tell where their influence stops."
- Henry Brooks Adams
“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
“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.”
"You are always a student, never a master. You have to keep moving forward”.
– Conrad Hall
“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.
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