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Science quotes & sayings

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.

"Education is soul crafting."

- Cornel West

"Education is the ability to meet life's situations."

- Dr. John G. Hibben

"Teaching is not just a job. It is a human service and it must be thought of as a mission."

- Dr. Ralph Tyler

"I like a teacher who gives you something to take home to think about besides homework."

- Edith Ann [Lily Tomlin]

"If I could go back in time to meet anyone, I'm pretty sure I'd choose Tesla. He's kinda like Edgar Allen Poe, Ghandi and Einstein all in one."

- Morriganne
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"Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new."

- Albert Einstein
Bob Talbert

"Teaching kids to count is fine, but teaching them what counts is best."

- Bob Talbert
George Evans

"Every student can learn. Just not on the same day or in the same way.".

- George Evans
Helen Keller

"A well-educated mind will always have more questions than answers."

- Helen Keller
Floyd Maxwell

"Perhaps the greatest joy is learning how to motivate yourself."

- Floyd Maxwell
Aristotle (2)

"Educating the mind without educating the heart is no education at all."

- Aristotle
Chinese Proverb

"One must be a student before one can be a teacher."

- Chinese Proverb
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“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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“Science is about knowing; engineering is about doing.”

- Henry Petroski
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“The most beautiful experience we can have is the mysterious. It is the fundamental emotion that stands at the cradle of true art and true science.”

- Albert Einstein
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“Success is a science; if you have the conditions, you get the result.”

- Oscar Wilde

"I never teach my pupils. I only attempt to provide the conditions in which they can learn."

- Albert Einstein
Stephen Hawking

"We should seek the greatest value of our action."

- Stephen Hawking
Albert Einstein (2)

“Science is a wonderful thing if one does not have to earn one's living at it.”

- Albert Einstein
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“The strength of the scientific establishment in any country is related to its general level of education, not only in supplying large numbers of eager minds for further training, but also in ensuring a public opinion that holds science in esteem and approves financial support.”

- Arthur Lewis
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"If you want to be an anthropologist, you need to study physical anthropology specialized in bones. If you want to be a forensic chemist, get a degree in chemistry. Do you want to do DNA work? Get a degree in microbiology. And do well. Study hard and go to graduate school."

- Kathy Reichs
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“It's very satisfying to promote science and education and see good results. Setting a good example for young people, being a role model, is very important for me.”

- Yuan T. Lee
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“Looking ahead, I believe that the underlying importance of higher education, of science, of technology, of research and scholarship to our quality of life, to the strength of our economy, to our security in many dimensions will continue to be the most important message.”

- Charles Vest
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"My goal is simple. It is complete understanding of the universe, why it is as it is and why it exists at all."

- Stephen Hawking 
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"A man who dares to waste one hour of time has not discovered the value of life."

- Charles Darwin
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"Time travel used to be thought of as just science fiction, but Einstein's general theory of relativity allows for the possibility that we could warp space-time so much that you could go off in a rocket and return before you set out."

- Stephen Hawking
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“We have not given science too big a place in our education, but we have made a perilous mistake in giving it too great a preponderance in method in every other branch of study.”

- Woodrow Wilson
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“The most important thing we can do is inspire young minds and to advance the kind of science, math and technology education that will help youngsters take us to the next phase of space travel.”

- John Glenn

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