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10 Quotes about Science, Art and Knowledge that will provoke your convictions

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When single thought becomes broader than a book

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

-Mary Kay Ash

2. Geologists have a saying - rocks remember.

-Neil Armstrong

3. A scientific truth does not triumph by convincing its opponents and making them see the light, but rather because its opponents eventually die and a new generation grows up that is familiar with it.

-Max Planck

4. The folly of mistaking a paradox for a discovery, a metaphor for a proof, a torrent of verbiage for a spring of capital truths, and oneself for an oracle, is inborn in us.

-Paul Valery



5. Art is I; science is we.

-Claude Bernard

6. The universe is made of stories, not of atoms.

-Muriel Rukeyser

7. It is inexcusable for scientists to torture animals; let them make their experiments on journalists and politicians.

-Henrik Ibsen

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

-Werner Heisenberg

9. The science of psychology has been far more successful on the negative than on the positive side... It has revealed to us much about man's shortcomings, his illnesses, his sins, but little about his potentialities, his virtues, his achievable aspirations, or his psychological health.

-Abraham Maslow

10. Science is built up of facts, as a house is with stones. But a collection of facts is no more a science than a heap of stones is a house.

-Henri Poincare

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