12 Scientific Quotes by Great People

Ibn al-Haytham

“If learning the truth is the scientist’s goal… then he must make himself the enemy of all that he reads.”

Austin Bradford Hill

“All scientific work is incomplete — whether it be observational or experimental. All scientific work is liable to be upset or modified by advancing knowledge. That does not confer upon us a freedom to ignore the knowledge we already have, or to postpone the action that it appears to demand at a given time.”

Isaac Newton

“If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of Giants.”

Sir William Osler

“In science the credit goes to the man who convinces the world, not to the man to whom the idea first occurs.”

Yuval Noah Harari

“The greatest scientific discovery was the discovery of ignorance. Once humans realized how little they knew about the world, they suddenly had a very good reason to seek new knowledge, which opened up the scientific road to progress.”

Richard Feynman

“It doesn’t matter how beautiful your theory is, it doesn’t matter how smart you are. If it doesn’t agree with experiment, it’s wrong. In that simple statement is the key to science”.

Carl Sagan

“Who is more humble? The scientist who looks at the universe with an open mind and accepts whatever the universe has to teach us, or somebody who says everything in this book must be considered the literal truth and never mind the fallibility of all the human beings involved?”

Neil deGrasse Tyson

“The good thing about science is that it’s true whether or not you believe in it.”

Albert Einstein

“When you are courting a nice girl an hour seems like a second. When you sit on a red-hot cinder a second seems like an hour. That’s relativity.”

Stephen Hawking

“Scientists have become the bearers of the torch of discovery in our quest for knowledge.”

Brian Greene

“When kids look up to great scientists the way they do to great musicians and actors, civilization will jump to the next level”

Wernher Von Braun

“Basic research is what I’m doing when I don’t know what I am doing.”




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