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Quotations about Science


Science, the relentless pursuit of understanding the natural world, has been at the forefront of human progress for centuries. It equips us with the tools to unravel the mysteries of the universe, to cure diseases, to enhance our quality of life, and to grapple with the most pressing challenges of our time. Science, in essence, is the embodiment of our quest for knowledge and our aspiration for a better future.

The following compilation of funny quotations celebrates the world of science. They delve into the thrill of discovery, the beauty of the scientific method, the transformative power of scientific advancements, and the role of science in society. Drawn from the wisdom of eminent scientists, thinkers, and science enthusiasts, these quotes encapsulate the wonder, rigor, and impact of scientific exploration. Whether you're a scientist, a student, or someone fascinated by the wonders of the scientific world, these quotations will inspire, provoke thought, and deepen your appreciation for the field of science.

quotations about science

"Basic research is like shooting an arrow into the air and, where it lands, painting a target." Homer Burton Adkins (American organic chemist, 1892-1949)

"The universe is made of protons, neutrons, electrons, and morons." Anon

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Research is what I'm doing when I don't know *what I'm doing.*the answer.*who's watching.* Wernher von Braun (German-born American rocket engineer, 1912-77)

"Science is like sex: sometimes something useful comes out, but that is not the reason we are doing it." Richard Feynman (American theoretical physicist, 1918-1988)

"I'm not a scientist. I'm an inventor." Thomas Edison (scientist and plagiarist, 1847-1931)

I have no special talent. I am *only passionately curious.*hilarious however.*just German.* Albert Einstein (German-born theoretical physicist, 1879-1955)

"Science is what you know. Philosophy is what you don't know." Bertrand Russell (British philosopher and mathematician, 1872-1970)

"Research is to see what everybody else has seen, and to think what nobody else has thought." Albert Szent-Györgyi (Hungarian biochemist, 1893-1986)

"Science is a way of thinking much more than it is a body of knowledge." Carl Sagan (American astronomer, 1934-1996)

If you want to make an apple pie from scratch, you must first *create the universe.*peel some apples.*turn the oven on.* Carl Sagan (American astronomer, 1934-1996)

"A scientist is someone who knows more and more about less and less, until he knows everything about nothing." Konrad Lorenz (Austro-German zoologist, 1903-89)

Science is like magic, but real." Anon

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"Science without religion is lame; religion without science is blind." Albert Einstein (German-born theoretical physicist, 1879-1955)

"It's not rocket science...oh wait, it is." Anon

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"If it's green or wriggles, it's biology. If it stinks, it's chemistry. If it doesn't work, it's physics." Anon

"Science is a wonderful thing if one does not have to earn one's living at it." Albert Einstein (German-born theoretical physicist, 1879-1955)

"The difference between science and screwing around is writing it down." Adam Savage (American television producer, 1967-)

"The nice thing about science is that it's true whether or not you believe in it." Neil deGrasse Tyson (American astrophysicist, 1958-)

"The Higgs boson walks into a Catholic Church and the priest says: 'What are you doing here?' The Higgs says, 'Well, you can't have mass without me.'" Anon

"When I find myself in the company of scientists, I feel like a shabby curate who has strayed by mistake into a drawing room full of dukes." W. H. Auden (English poet, 1907-73)

"Basic research is what I am doing when I don't know what I am doing." Wernher von Braun (German-born American rocket engineer, 1912-77)

"If an elderly but distinguished scientist says that something is possible he is almost certainly right, but if he says that it is impossible he is very probably wrong." Arthur C. Clarke (English science fiction writer, 1917-2008)

"I have no more faith in men of science being infallible than I have in men of God being infallible, principally on account of them being men." Noel Coward (English dramatist, actor, and composer, 1899-1973)

"Someone told me that each equation I included in the book would halve the sales." Stephen Hawking (English theoretical physicist, 1942-)

"It was Einstein who made the real trouble. He announced in 1905 that there was no such thing as absolute rest. After that there never was." Stephen Leacock (Canadian humorist, 1869-1944)

"Aristotle maintained that women have fewer teeth than men; although he was twice married, it never occurred to him to verify this statement by examining his wives' mouths." Bertrand Russell (British philosopher and mathematician, 1872-1970)

"It was absolutely marvellous working for Pauli. You could ask him anything. There was no worry that he would think a particular question was stupid, since he thought all questions were stupid." Victor Weisskopf (American physicist, 1908-2002)

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