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Top 100 Quotes About Knowledge And Science

#1. I believe that it is the task of social science to produce nuanced and people-centered forms of knowledge, correcting asymmetries of information and helping to promote, to the best of our ability, informed consent, human protection, and safety in medical and research settings. - Author: Adriana Petryna
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#2. Part of the strength of science is that it has tended to attract individuals who love knowledge and the creation of it ... Thus, it is the communication process which is at the core of the vitality and integrity of science. - Author: Philip Abelson
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#3. A handy short definition of almost all science fiction might read: realistic speculation about possible future events, based solidly on adequate knowledge of the real world, past and present, and on a thorough understanding of the nature and significance of the scientific method. - Author: Robert A. Heinlein
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#4. The meeting of science and art is definitely interesting for the 21st century, and I think to use scientific expertise and knowledge to preserve an artistic statement is very interesting. It takes things a step further. - Author: Marc Quinn
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#5. His appearance projected danger and reinforced the common knowledge that one did not want to piss off a demon, especially this one. - Author: Kiersten Fay
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#6. There is no such thing as doing the nuts and bolts of reading in Kindergarten through 5th grade without coherently developing knowledge in science, and history, and the arts ... it is the deep foundation in rich knowledge and vocabulary depth that allows you to access more complex text. - Author: David Coleman
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#7. Science is one of the comparative advantages of our knowledge-based economy, and focusing on our prowess in providing better tools to address diseases of poverty is one of the best forms of foreign aid. - Author: Seth Berkley
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#8. A great physicist is always a metaphysicist as well; he has a higher concept of his knowledge and his task. - Author: Ernst Junger
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#9. She captured the spot of my world's centre and sent me in elliptic rings about it, causing the ground beneath me to vanish and the breath of my lungs to disperse. I was a rock locked in helpless orbit. - Author: Richard Ronald Allan
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#10. Science is not the affirmation of a set of beliefs but a process of inquiry aimed at building a testable body of knowledge constantly open to rejection or confirmation. In science, knowledge is fluid and certainty fleeting. That is at the heart of its limitations. It is also its greatest strength. - Author: Michael Shermer
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#11. Scientific knowledge advances haltingly and is stimulated by contention and doubt. - Author: Claude Levi-Strauss
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#12. I did not feel drawn to huxley. He was beautiful physically but again without vibrations or sensory antennae ... and I had a painful impression of a psychic blindness. With all his science and knowledge, in the mystic world he blundered. - Author: Anais Nin
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#13. To that class we may leave it to refine the vernacular dialects of the country, to enrich those dialects with terms of science borrowed from the Western nomenclature, and to render them by degrees fit vehicles for conveying knowledge to the great mass of the population. - Author: Thomas Babington Macaulay
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#14. The word philosophy, as distinguished from science, is misleading, for it implies that what philosophy contains is impossible to be a systematic body of knowledge and what science contains is certain or proved. - Author: Kedar Joshi
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#15. Nowadays we can do computer experiments using Mathematica, and even solve a system of 42 equations. This offers another route to knowledge, rather than mere ideas. - Author: John Forbes Nash
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#16. Projective geometry has opened up for us with the greatest facility new territories in our science, and has rightly been called the royal road to our particular field of knowledge. - Author: Felix Klein
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#17. The great thing about reading diverse news from the fields of business, health, science, technology, politics, and more is that you automatically see patterns in the world and develop mental hooks upon which you can hang future knowledge. - Author: Scott Adams
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#18. I'm a geophysicist who has conducted and published climate studies in top-rank scientific journals. My perspective on Mr. Inhofe and the issue of global warming is informed not only by my knowledge of climate science but also by my studies of the history and philosophy of science. - Author: David Deming
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#19. It is the great beauty of our science, chemistry, that advancement in it, whether in a degree great or small, instead of exhausting the subjects of research, opens the doors to further and more abundant knowledge, overflowing with beauty and utility. - Author: Michael Faraday
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#20. The modernists started with the assumption that science is the only source of sure knowledge, that nature is all there is, and thus that morality is merely a human invention that can be changed to meet changing circumstances in an evolving world. - Author: Charles Colson
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#21. The science of political economy is essentially practical, and applicable to the common business of human life. There are few branches of human knowledge where false views may do more harm, or just views more good. - Author: Thomas Malthus
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#22. In science one must search for ideas. If there are no ideas, there is no science. A knowledge of facts is only valuable in so far as facts conceal ideas: facts without ideas are just the sweepings of the brain and the memory. - Author: Vissarion Belinsky
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#23. Look for me in the crest of a wave, in the shape of a cloud, or in the elegance of an equation. Science is some of my best work. Seek knowledge and you shall find me. - Author: Karen Azinger
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#24. Science enables humans to satisfy their needs. It does nothing to change them. They are no different today from what they have always been. There is progress in knowledge, but not in ethics. This s the verdict both of science and history, and the view of every one of the world's religions. - Author: John Gray
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#25. We owe a huge debt to Galileo for emancipating us all from the stupid belief in an Earth-centered or man-centered (let alone God-centered) system. He quite literally taught us our place and allowed us to go on to make extraordinary advances in knowledge. - Author: Christopher Hitchens
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#26. Astrology is a science in itself and contains an illuminating body of knowledge. It taught me many things and I am greatly indebted to it. - Author: Albert Einstein
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#27. An evolved and balanced Ego can be a valuable tool for the Self. But a blinding one is always among the first footsteps into Oblivion. - Author: Luis Marques
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#28. Yet all the knowledge on earth will give me nothing to assure me that this world is mine. ( ... ) I realize that if through science I can seize phenomena and enumerate them, I cannot, for all that, apprehend the world. - Author: Albert Camus
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#29. A scientific discovery is also a religious discovery. There is no conflict between science and religion. Our knowledge of God is made larger with every discovery we make about the world. - Author: Joseph Hooton Taylor Jr.
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#30. It is proper to the role of the scientist that he not merely find new truth and communicate it to his fellows, but that he teach, that he try to bring the most honest and intelligible account of new knowledge to all who will try to learn. - Author: J. Robert Oppenheimer
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#31. I think we should teach them [the people] wonders and that the purpose of knowledge is to appreciate wonders even more. - Author: Richard Feynman
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#32. Electrical science has revealed to us the true nature of light, has provided us with innumerable appliances and instruments of precision, and has thereby vastly added to the exactness of our knowledge. - Author: Nikola Tesla
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#33. Common sense is merely unaided intuition, and unaided intuition is reasoning performed in the absense of instruments and the tested knowledge of science. Common sense tells us that massive satellites cannot hang suspended 36,000 kilometers above the one point on the earth's surface, but they do ... - Author: E. O. Wilson
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#34. My father was a lawyer and to my best knowledge nobody in my family before had interest in science. - Author: George Andrew Olah
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#35. The modern man, finding that Humanism and Sex both fail to satisfy, seeks his happiness in Science ... But Science fails too, for it is something more than a knowledge of matter the soul craves. - Author: Fulton J. Sheen
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#36. But in practical affairs, particularly in politics, men are needed who combine human experience and interest in human relations with a knowledge of science and technology. - Author: Max Born
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#37. No one suggests that writing about science will turn the entire world into a model of judgment and creative thought. It will be enough if they spread the knowledge as widely as possible. - Author: Isaac Asimov
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#38. There are all kinds of interesting questions that come from a knowledge of science, which only adds to the excitement and mystery and awe of a flower. - Author: Richard P. Feynman
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#39. Science is a line, art a superficies, and life or the knowledge of God, a solid. - Author: Coventry Patmore
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#40. It is necessary ... to point out to such people certain places where I am certain they will have only to see clearly to recognize the great difference ... - Author: Canguilhem
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#41. The origin of all science is the desire to know causes, and the origin of all false science is the desire to accept false causes rather than none; or, which is the same thing, in the unwillingness to acknowledge our own ignorance. - Author: William Hazlitt
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#42. And, in fine, of false sciences I thought I knew the worth sufficiently to escape being deceived by the professions of an alchemist, the predictions of an astrologer, the impostures of a magician, or by the artifices and boasting of any of those who profess to know things of which they are ignorant. - Author: Rene Descartes
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#43. The whole idea of a democratic application of skepticism is that everyone should have the essential tools to effectively and constructively evaluate claims to knowledge. - Author: Carl Sagan
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#44. Mathematics is the key and door to the sciences. - Author: Galileo Galilei
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#45. Religious people split into three main groups when faced with science. I shall label them the "know-nothings", the "know-alls", and the "no-contests." - Author: Richard Dawkins
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#46. Nothing is as evanescent in history as the pansophic theories that flourish among the illuminati of all times under the bright sunlight of the latest scientific discoveries; and nothing can be more easily dismissed by later periods as mere speculation. - Author: H. Richard Niebuhr
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#47. Human knowledge and skills alone cannot lead humanity to a happy and dignified life. - Author: Albert Einstein
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#48. It is within science itself, and not in some prior philosophy, that reality is to be identified and described. - Author: Willard Van Orman Quine
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#49. Like all science, psychology is knowledge; and like science again, it is knowledge of a definite thing, the mind. - Author: James Mark Baldwin
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#50. It is Vitaraag vignan [the Spiritual Science of the Enlightened Ones] to look at gain, and to see losses is the knowledge of worldly wanderings. - Author: Dada Bhagwan
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#51. By a combination of formal training and self study, the latter continuing systematically well into the 1940s, I was able to gain a broad base of knowledge in economics and political science, together with reasonable skills in advanced mathematics, symbolic logic, and mathematical statistics. - Author: Herbert A. Simon
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#52. Science is knowledge which we understand so well that we can teach it to a computer; and if we don't fully understand something, it is an art to deal with it. - Author: Donald Knuth
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#53. Any ceremony performed in the absence of reasonable knowledge as to cause and effect is magic. - Author: Bernard Wolfe
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#54. When you study natural science and the miracles of creation, if you don't turn into a mystic you are not a natural scientist. - Author: Albert Hofmann
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#55. Do you remember how electrical currents and 'unseen waves' were laughed at? The knowledge about man is still in its infancy. - Author: Albert Einstein
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#56. Science is based on reproducibility and manufactured objectivity. As strong as that makes its ability to generate claims about matter and energy, it also makes scientific knowledge inapplicable to the existential, visceral nature of human life, which is unique and subjective and unpredictable. - Author: Paul Kalanithi
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#57. We have artists with no scientific knowledge and scientists with no
artistic knowledge and both with no spiritual sense of gravity at all,
and the result is not just bad, it is ghastly. - Author: Robert M. Pirsig
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#58. If you are searching for sacred knowledge and not just a palliative for your fears, then you will train yourself to be a good skeptic. - Author: Ann Druyan
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#59. Science is knowledge certain and evident in itself, or by the principles from which it is deducted, or with which it is certainly connected. It is subjective, as existing in the mind; objective, as embodied in truths; speculative, as leading to do something, as in practical science. - Author: William Fleming
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#60. As followers of natural science we know nothing of any relation between thoughts and the brain, except as a gross correlation in time and space. - Author: Charles Scott Sherrington
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#61. All of my knowledge, of both science and religion, I incorporate into the classical tradition of my painting. - Author: Salvador Dali
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#62. By philosophy, history, economics and science, all knowledge and wisdom, humanity may eventually arrive at the awareness of its own oneness.... Sudipta Das - Author: Sudipta Das
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#63. As an independent source of authority and knowledge, science has always had the capacity to challenge ruling powers' ability to control people by controlling their beliefs. Indeed, it has the power to challenge anyone who wishes to preserve, protect, or defend the status quo. - Author: Naomi Oreskes
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#64. Only when the poet and the scientist work in unison will we have living experiences and knowledge of the marvels of the universe as they are being discovered. - Author: Anais Nin
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#65. Wonder ... and not any expectation of advantage from its discoveries, is the first principle which prompts mankind to the study of Philosophy, of that science which pretends to lay open the concealed connections that unite the various appearances of nature. - Author: Adam Smith
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#66. To believe in nothing is as ridiculous as to believe in everything. Reason and factual evidence may convert a belief into knowledge. - Author: Felix Alba-Juez
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#67. There is nothing which can better deserve our patronage than the promotion of science and literature. Knowledge is in every country the surest basis of public happiness. - Author: George Washington
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#68. A Culture based on superstitions will do worse than one based on scientific knowledge and rational thoughts - Author: Venkatraman Ramakrishnan
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#69. Knowledge is a matter of science and no dishonesty or conceit whatsoever is permissible. What is required is definitely the reverse - honesty and modesty. - Author: Mao Zedong
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#70. Metaphorically, Tom said, if you take knowledge as light, and ignorance as dark, there does sometimes seem to be a real presence to the dark
to ignorance. Something more tactile and muscley than just lack of knowledge. A sort of will to ignorance. It would explain some politicians. - Author: Elizabeth Moon
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#71. The vastest knowledge of today cannot transcend the buddhi of the Rishis in ancient India; and science in its most advanced stage now is closer to Vedanta than ever before. - Author: Alfred North Whitehead
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#72. A country is not developed by constructing bridges, houses or roads but it is developed only if the brains of the people living in that country are developed, only if their level of culture is raised and only if an infinite importance is given to the science and to the knowledge! - Author: Mehmet Murat Ildan
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#73. Using the scientific knowledge that we currently possess, we can take simple logical steps, backed by the strongest evidence that we have, to come to the best and most reasonable conclusion that God is the cause of everything - all without ever taking even a single step of blind faith. - Author: Lewis N. Roe
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#74. How was I to be a scientist, father Lion?' Science is knowing. What could I have known? Others always did the knowing, knew what was in me, what should come out of me, what was best for me. I didn't know who I was, what I wanted. I know less now, and I am afraid. - Author: Russell Hoban
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#75. My knowledge of science came from being with Carl, not from formal academic training. Carl gave me a thrilling tutorial in science and math that lasted the 20 years we were together. - Author: Ann Druyan
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#76. Science is the knowledge of consequences, and dependence of one fact upon another. - Author: Thomas Hobbes
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#77. Beyond all sciences, philosophies, theologies, and histories, a child's relentless inquiry is truly all it takes to remind us that we don't know as much as we think we know. - Author: Criss Jami
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#78. Mindless action without a real understanding of the ramifications is only likely to result in serious miscalculations or a colossal waste of time. Avoid both by using your judgment, filtered through both knowledge and experience. Use common sense and logic as a counterbalance to emotion. - Author: David Amerland
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#79. Science is the knowledge of constant things, not merely of passing events, and is properly less the knowledge of general laws than of existing facts. - Author: John Ruskin
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#80. Never rely on your little knowledge and understanding. There are always some things that you don't know. - Author: Maliheh Sadat Razavi
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#81. Knowledge and wonder are the dyad of our worthy lives as intellectual beings. - Author: Stephen Jay Gould
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#82. I'm saying that there were many great naturalists before Darwin's time who were very pious people and who knew more about nature than most of us. These were great naturalists; people I would admire for their knowledge of natural science given the time. - Author: Greg Graffin
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#83. Close contact between science and the practice of collective farms and State farms creates inexhaustible opportunities for the development of theoretical knowledge, enabling us to learn ever more and more about the nature of living bodies and the soil. - Author: Trofim Lysenko
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#84. Soul (Atma), Absolute Knowledge (Gnan) and the Absolute Supreme Soul (Parmatma) are one and the same element. - Author: Dada Bhagwan
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#85. A primary object should be the education of our youth in the science of government. In a republic, what species of knowledge can be equally important? And what duty more pressing than communicating it to those who are to be the future guardians of the liberties of the country? - Author: George Washington
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#86. Facts, and facts alone, are the foundation of science ... When one devotes oneself to experimental research it is in order to augment the sum of known facts, or to discover their mutual relations. - Author: Francois Magendie
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#87. Botany, the science of the vegetable kingdom, is one of the most attractive, most useful, and most extensive departments of human knowledge. It is, above every other, the science of beauty. - Author: Joseph Paxton
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#88. The task of science, therefore, is not to attack the objects of faith, but to establish the limits beyond which knowledge cannot go and found a unified self-consciousness within these limits. - Author: Rudolf Virchow
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#89. For all knowledge and wonder (which is the seed of knowledge) is an impression of pleasure in itself. - Author: Francis Bacon
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#90. Science is a very human form of knowledge. We are always at the brink of the known; we always feel forward for what is to be hoped. Every judgment in science stands on the edge of error and is personal. Science is a tribute to what we can know although we are fallible. - Author: Jacob Bronowski
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#91. The fuel on which science runs is ignorance. Science is like a hungry furnace that must be fed logs from the forests of ignorance that surround us. In the process, the clearing we call knowledge expands, but the more it expands, the longer its perimeter and the more ignorance comes into view. - Author: Matt Ridley
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#92. It is necessary for a Senator to be thoroughly acquainted with the constitution; and this is a knowledge of the most extensive nature; a matter of science, of diligence, of reflection, without which no Senator can possibly be fit for his office. - Author: Marcus Tullius Cicero
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#93. There is a special sadness in achievement, in the knowledge that a long-desired goal has been attained at last, and that life must now be shaped towards new ends. - Author: Arthur C. Clarke
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#94. To become an Asetian is to die and be reborn. To forget all you have learned and learn all you have forgotten. - Author: Luis Marques
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#95. To some people, knowledge and science are everything. To me, God is everything I don't know. - Author: Kevin Sessums
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#96. And, that's what I truly believe that we're doing when we're advancing scientific knowledge is we're someday making the world better. Not only for our children, but for all people after that. - Author: Duane G. Carey
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#97. The central opposition between magic and science is the opposition between power and knowledge. - Author: Jacob Bronowski
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#98. It wasn't science and technology that cause a slow progress,
but collective knowledge of the society and market demands. - Author: Toba Beta
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#99. Science [is] knowledge of the truth of Propositions and how things are called. - Author: Thomas Hobbes
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#100. They asked for Plato's assistance. He told them: "You hated wisdom and ran away from geometry, therefore God has afflicted you a punishment, for wisdom and philosophical knowledge have a high rank with God." ... The plague was lifted and they ceased to defame the branches of theoretical knowledge. - Author: Mulla Sadra
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