Science Quotes and Sayings

The constitution of the brain is so complex that it makes the electronic giant computers a mere child toy by comparison.

Submitted by: Owusu Baffoe Daniel

In space
Man cannot but belong
To embryos of creatures
Yet to be born,
In shapes,
And for purposes, unknown!

Submitted by: Boghos L. Artinian

Chess is in its essence a game, in its form an art, and in its execution a science.

Chess is too difficult to be a game and not serious enough to be a science or an art.
Napoleon Bonaparte

Chess is the art which expresses the science of logic.
– Mikhail Botvinnik

Chess is everything – art, science, and sport.
– Karpov

And to every action there is always an equal and opposite or contrary, reaction.
Isaac Newton

Gravity explains the motions of the planets, but it cannot explain who sets the planets in motion.
Isaac Newton

I do not know what I may appear to the world, but to myself I seem to have been only like a boy playing on the sea-shore, and diverting myself in now and then finding a smoother pebble or a prettier shell than ordinary, whilst the great ocean of truth lay all undiscovered before me.
Isaac Newton

If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of Giants.
Isaac Newton

No, our science is no illusion. But an illusion it would be to suppose that what science cannot give us we can get elsewhere.
Sigmund Freud

It vexes me when they would constrain science by the authority of the Scriptures, and yet do not consider themselves bound to answer reason and experiment.
Galileo Galilei

I think that in the discussion of natural problems we ought to begin not with the Scriptures, but with experiments, and demonstrations.
Galileo Galilei

See now the power of truth; the same experiment which at first glance seemed to show one thing, when more carefully examined, assures us of the contrary.
Galileo Galilei

By denying scientific principles, one may maintain any paradox.
Galileo Galilei

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