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.
“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
“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
"The universe is a big place, perhaps the biggest.”
– Kilgore Trout
“Natural science, does not simply describe and explain nature; it is part of the interplay between nature and ourselves.”
- Werner Heisenberg
“Science is knowledge arranged and classified according to truth, facts, and the general laws of nature.”
- Luther Burbank
“It is strange that only extraordinary men make the discoveries, which later appear so easy and simple.”
- Georg C. Lichtenberg
"The good thing about science is that it's true whether or not you believe in it.”