65 Natural Science Quotes On Success In Life

These natural science quotes will inspire you. Natural science, a branch of science that deals with the physical world, e.g. physics, chemistry, geology, biology.

Below you will find a collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging natural science quotes, natural science sayings, and natural science proverbs.

Best Natural Science Quotes

  1. “A year spent in artificial intelligence is enough to make one believe in God.” ~ Alan Perlis
  2. “Natural science, does not simply describe and explain nature; it is part of the interplay between nature and ourselves” ~ Werner Heisenberg
  3. “Both religion and natural science require a belief in God for their activities, to the former He is the starting point, and to the latter the goal of every thought process. To the former He is the foundation, to the latter, the crown of the edifice of every generalized world view.” ~ Max Planck
  4. “Reason, observation, and experience; the holy trinity of science.” ~ Robert Green Ingersoll

  5. “The important thing in science is not so much to obtain new facts as to discover new ways of thinking about them.” ~ William Lawrence Bragg
  6. “All science requires mathematics. The knowledge of mathematical things is almost innate in us. This is the easiest of sciences, a fact which is obvious in that no one’s brain rejects it; for laymen and people who are utterly illiterate know how to count and reckon.” ~ Roger Bacon
  7. “I am among those who think that science has great beauty.” ~ Marie Curie
  8. “Vanity of science. Knowledge of physical science will not console me for ignorance of morality in time of affliction, but knowledge of morality will always console me for ignorance of physical science.” ~ Blaise Pascal
  9. “Imagination is more important than knowledge.” ~ Albert Einstein

  10. “Science is the knowledge of consequences, and dependence of one fact upon another.” ~ Thomas Hobbes
  11. “Men love to wonder, and that is the seed of science.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson
  12. “The assumption that nature is all there is, and that nature has been governed by the same rules at all times and places, makes it possible for natural science to be confident that it can explain such things as how life began.” ~ Phillip E. Johnson
  13. “Darwin was a biological evolutionist, because he was first a uniformitarian geologist. Biology is pre-eminent to-day among the natural sciences, because its younger sister, Geology, gave it the means.” ~ Charles Lapworth
  14. “Science without religion is lame, religion without science is blind.” ~ Albert Einstein

  15. “Hence, even in the domain of natural science the aid of the experimental method becomes indispensable whenever the problem set is the analysis of transient and impermanent phenomena, and not merely the observation of persistent and relatively constant objects.” ~ Wilhelm Wundt
  16. “But there is another reason for the high repute of mathematics: it is mathematics that offers the exact natural sciences a certain measure of security which, without mathematics, they could not attain.” ~ Albert Einstein
  17. “The theory of relativity worked out by Mr. Einstein, which is in the domain of natural science, I believe can also be applied to the political field. Both democracy and human rights are relative concepts – and not absolute and general.” ~ Jiang Zemin
  18. “In science, the credit goes to the man who convinces the world, not to the man to whom the idea first occurs.” ~ Francis Darwin

  19. “The problem with allowing God a role in the history of life is not that science would cease, but rather that scientists would have to acknowledge the existence of something important which is outside the boundaries of natural science.” ~ Phillip E. Johnson
  20. “When you study natural science and the miracles of creation, if you don’t turn into a mystic you are not a natural scientist.” ~ Albert Hofmann
  21. “I hold that the propositions embodied in natural science are not derived by any definite rule from the data of experience, and that they can neither be verified nor falsified by experience according to any definite rule.” ~ Michael Polanyi
  22. “Poets say science takes away from the beauty of the stars – mere globs of gas atoms. I, too, can see the stars on a desert night, and feel them. But do I see less or more?” ~ Richard P. Feynman
  23. “Our scientific power has outrun our spiritual power. We have guided missiles and misguided men.” ~ Martin Luther King, Jr.

  24. “Science, at bottom, is really anti-intellectual. It always distrusts pure reason, and demands the production of objective fact.” ~ H. L. Mencken
  25. “Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I’m not sure about the former.” ~ Albert Einstein
  26. “Every known fact in natural science was divined by the presentiment of somebody, before it was actually verified.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson
  27. “But man has still another powerful resource: natural science with its strictly objective methods.” ~ Ivan Pavlov
  28. “Science is the great antidote to the poison of enthusiasm and superstition.” ~ Adam Smith

  29. “Natural science will in time incorporate into itself the science of man, just as the science of man will incorporate into itself natural science: there will be one science.” ~ Karl Marx
  30. “If we suppose that many natural phenomena are in effect computations, the study of computer science can tell us about the kinds of natural phenomena that can occur.” ~ Rudy Rucker
  31. “As we survey all the evidence, the thought insistently arises that some supernatural agency-or, rather, Agency-must be involved. Is it possible that suddenly, without intending to, we have stumbled upon scientific proof of the existence of a Supreme Being? Was it God who stepped in and so providentially crafted the cosmos for our benefit?” ~ George Greenstein
  32. “Art is the tree of life. Science is the tree of death.” ~ William Blake

  33. “There is no natural phenomenon that is comparable with the sudden and apparently accidentally timed development of science, except perhaps the condensation of a super-saturated gas or the explosion of some unpredictable explosives.” ~ Eugene Wigner
  34. “As far as the laws of mathematics refer to reality, they are not certain, and as far as they are certain, they do not refer to reality.” ~ Albert Einstein
  35. “We have guided missiles and misguided men.” ~ Martin Luther King, Jr.
  36. “The gift of truth excels all other gifts.” ~ Gautama Buddha

  37. “In science it often happens that scientists say, ‘You know that’s a really good argument; my position is mistaken,’ and then they would actually change their minds and you never hear that old view from them again. They really do it. It doesn’t happen as often as it should, because scientists are human and change is sometimes painful. But it happens every day. I cannot recall the last time something like that happened in politics or religion.” ~ Carl Sagan
  38. “Natural selection is a mechanism for generating an exceedingly high degree of improbability.” ~ Ronald Fisher
  39. “In science it often happens that scientists say, “You know that’s a really good argument; my position is mistaken…”” ~ Carl Sagan
  40. “Science’s domain is the natural. If you want to understand the natural world and be sure you’re not misleading yourself, science is the way to do it.” ~ Francis Collins
  41. “Science does not know its debt to imagination.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

  42. “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.” ~ Charles Scott Sherrington
  43. “Mathematics is the queen of sciences and number theory is the queen of mathematics. She often condescends to render service to astronomy and other natural sciences, but in all relations she is entitled to the first rank.” ~ Carl Friedrich Gauss
  44. “Eugene Wigner wrote a famous essay on the unreasonable effectiveness of mathematics in natural sciences. He meant physics, of course. There is only one thing which is more unreasonable than the unreasonable effectiveness of mathematics in physics, and this is the unreasonable ineffectiveness of mathematics in biology.” ~ Israel Gelfand
  45. “Science is not only a disciple of reason but, also, one of romance and passion.” ~ Stephen Hawking

  46. “To understand the magic way of thinking you have to know non-magic thinking. If you see that clearly, you will see how many magic thoughts are necessary elements even of natural science today.” ~ Asger Jorn
  47. “A different conception of society, very different from that which now prevails, is in process of formation. Under the name of Anarchy, a new interpretation of the past and present life of society arises, giving at the same time a forecast as regards its future, both conceived in the same spirit as the above-mentioned interpretation in natural sciences. Anarchy, therefore, appears as a constituent part of the new philosophy, and that is why Anarchists come in contact, on so many points, with the greatest thinkers and poets of the present day.” ~ Peter Kropotkin
  48. “Without the instruments and accumulated knowledge of the natural sciences… humans are trapped in a cognitive prison. They are like intelligent fish born in a deep shallowed pool. Wondering and restless, longing to reach out, they think about the world outside. They invent ingenious speculations and myths about the origin of the confining waters, of the sun and the sky and the stars above , and the meaning of their own existence. But they are wrong, always wrong because the world is too remote from ordinary experience to be merely imagined.” ~ E. O. Wilson
  49. “Astronomy was the cradle of the natural sciences and the starting point of geometrical theories.” ~ Cornelius Lanczos

  50. “If you ask … the man in the street … the human significance of mathematics, the answer of the world will be, that mathematics has given mankind a metrical and computatory art essential to the effective conduct of daily life, that mathematics admits of countless applications in engineering and the natural sciences, and finally that mathematics is a most excellent instrumentality for giving mental discipline… [A mathematician will add] that mathematics is the exact science, the science of exact thought or of rigorous thinking.” ~ Cassius Jackson Keyser
  51. “Natural science sharpens the discrimination. There is no false logic in nature. All its properties are permanent: the acids and metals never lie; their yea is yea, their nay, nay. They are newly discovered but not new.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson
  52. “Yes, the natural sciences are telling us a great deal about human origins, the origins of our species the origins of our minds; we’re on our way to explaining a large part of it. I’ll accept an answer provided only by such means as obtaining and exploring, analyzing and arguing over the evidence – not because of a scribe’s myopic view of the subject written 500 years before the birth of Christ!” ~ E. O. Wilson
  53. “It is still open to question whether psychology is a natural science, or whether it can be regarded as a science at all.” ~ Ivan Pavlov

  54. “It is time, therefore, to abandon the superstition that natural science cannot be regarded as logically respectable until philosophers have solved the problem of induction. The problem of induction is, roughly speaking, the problem of finding a way to prove that certain empirical generalizations which are derived from past experience will hold good also in the future.” ~ A.J. Ayer
  55. “Science is not about control. It is about cultivating a perpetual condition of wonder in the face of something that forever grows one step richer and subtler than our latest theory about it. It is about reverence, not mastery.” ~ Richard Powers
  56. “Man, so far as natural science by itself is able to teach us, is no longer the final cause of the universe, the Heaven-descended heir of all the ages. His very existence is an accident, his story a brief and transitory episode in the life of one of the meanest of the planets.” ~ Arthur Balfour
  57. “Laws are important and valuable in the exact natural sciences, in the measure that those sciences are universally valid.” ~ Max Weber

  58. “Natural Magick is taken to be nothing else, but the chief power of all the natural Sciences; which therefore they call the top and perfection of Natural Philosophy, and which is indeed the active part of the same; which by the assistance of natural forces and faculties, through their mutual & opportune application, performs those things that are above Human Reason.” ~ Heinrich Cornelius Agrippa
  59. “A technical solution may be defined as one that requires a change only in the techniques of the natural sciences, demanding little or nothing in the way of change in human values or ideas of morality.” ~ Garrett Hardin
  60. “[Herschel and Humboldt] stirred up in me a burning zeal to add even the most humble contribution to the noble structure of Natural Science. No one or a dozen other books influenced me nearly so much as these two. I copied out from Humboldt long passages about Teneriffe and read them aloud on one of [my walking excursions].” ~ Charles Darwin
  61. “The enormous usefulness of mathematics in the natural sciences is something bordering on the mysterious and there is no rational explanation of it.” ~ Eugene Wigner

  62. “Science is global. Einstein’s equation, E=mc2, has to reach everywhere. Science is a beautiful gift to humanity, we should not distort it. Science does not differentiate between multiple races.” ~ Abdul Kalam
  63. “The progress of the natural sciences in modern times has of course so much exceeded all expectations that any suggestion that there may be some limits to it is bound to arouse suspicion.” ~ Friedrich August von Hayek
  64. “Health is not an objective condition which can be understood by the methods of natural science alone. It is rather a condition related to the mental attitude by which the individual has to value what is essential for his life.” ~ Ivan Illich
  65. “It was Darwin’s chief contribution, not only to Biology but to the whole of natural science, to have brought to light a process by which contingencies a priori improbable, are given, in the process of time, an increasing probability, until it is their non-occurrence rather than their occurrence which becomes highly improbable.” ~ Ronald Fisher

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