65 Scientific Knowledge Quotes On Success In Life

These scientific knowledge quotes will inspire you. Scientific knowledge is accumulated by systematic study and organized by general principles. “mathematics is the basis for much scientific knowledge”.

A collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging scientific knowledge quotes, scientific knowledge sayings, and scientific knowledge proverbs.

Best Scientific Knowledge Quotes

  1. “Scientific knowledge is in perpetual evolution; it finds itself changed from one day to the next.” ~ Jean Piaget
  2. “Scientific discovery and scientific knowledge have been achieved only by those who have gone in pursuit of it without any practical purpose whatsoever in view.” ~ Max Planck
  3. “Science is a way of thinking much more than it is a body of knowledge.” ~ Carl Sagan
  4. “If only I had known, I should have become a watchmaker.” ~ Albert Einstein

  5. “A scientific truth does not triumph by convincing its opponents and making them see the light, but rather because its opponents eventually die and a new generation grows up that is familiar with it.” ~ Max Planck
  6. “Science is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.” ~ Immanuel Kant”Until man duplicates a blade of grass, natu
  7. re can laugh at his so called scientific knowledge.” ~ Thomas A. Edison
  8. “Science is the knowledge of consequences, and dependence of one fact upon another.” ~ Thomas Hobbes

  9. “To be sure, the doctrine of a personal God interfering with natural events could never be refuted, in the real sense, by science, for this doctrine can always take refuge in those domains in which scientific knowledge has not yet been able to set foot.” ~ Albert Einstein
  10. “During the century after Newton, it was still possible for a man of unusual attainments to master all fields of scientific knowledge. But by 1800, this had become entirely impracticable.” ~ Isaac Asimov
  11. “Even scientific knowledge, if there is anything to it, is not a random observation of random objects; for the critical objectivity of significant knowledge is attained as a practice only philosophically in inner action.” ~ Karl Jaspers
  12. “At any rate, girls are differently situated. Having no need of deep scientific knowledge, their education is confined more to the ordinary things of the world, the study of the fine arts, and of the manners and dispositions of people.” ~ William John Wills

  13. “The advance of scientific knowledge does not seem to make either our universe or our inner life in it any less mysterious.” ~ John B. S. Haldane
  14. “Those Dutchmen had hardly any imagination or fantasy, but their good taste and their scientific knowledge of composition were enormous.” ~ Vincent Van Gogh
  15. “Scientific knowledge is a kind of discourse.” ~ Jean-Francois Lyotard
  16. “Another hero was Tom Swift, in the books. What he stood for, the freedom, the scientific knowledge and being and engineer gave him the ability to invent solutions to problems. He’s always been a hero to me. I buy old Tom Swift books now and read them to my own children.” ~ Steve Wozniak
  17. “Real knowledge is to know the extent of one’s ignorance.” ~ Confucius

  18. “Knowledge is two-fold, and consists not only in an affirmation of what is true, but in the negation of that which is false.” ~ Charles Caleb Colton
  19. “Scientific knowledge is a body of statements of varying degrees of certainty — some most unsure, some nearly sure, none absolutely certain.” ~ Richard P. Feynman
  20. “Scientific apparatus offers a window to knowledge, but as they grow more elaborate, scientists spend ever more time washing the windows.” ~ Isaac Asimov

  21. “Einstein’s results again turned the tables and now very few philosophers or scientists still think that scientific knowledge is, or can be, proven knowledge.” ~ Imre Lakatos
  22. “It is my deliberate opinion that the one essential requisite of human welfare in all ways is scientific knowledge of human nature.” ~ Harriet Martineau
  23. “Until man duplicates a blade of grass, nature can laugh at his so-called scientific knowledge. Remedies from chemicals will never stand in favor compared with the products of nature, the living cell of the plant, the final result of the rays of the sun, the mother of all life.” ~ Thomas A. Edison
  24. “I am mainly concerned with unqualified knowledge, by contrast with the varieties of expert knowledge: scientific knowledge of various sorts, legal knowledge, medically expert knowledge, and so on.” ~ Ernest Sosa

  25. “More than any other product of human scientific culture scientific knowledge is the collective property of all mankind.” ~ Konrad Lorenz
  26. “The significance of a fact is relative to [the general body of scientific] knowledge. To say that a fact is significant in science, is to say that it helps to establish or refute some general law; for science, though it starts from observation of the particular, is not concerned essentially with the particular, but with the general. A fact, in science, is not a mere fact, but an instance. In this the scientist differs from the artist, who, if he deigns to notice facts at all, is likely to notice them in all their particularity.” ~ Bertrand Russell
  27. “I think the humanities always have to take science, our great knowledge that we get from science, into account, but then try to answer the human questions and try to make sense out of our lives, taking into account all of the scientific knowledge.” ~ Rebecca Goldstein
  28. “Until society can be reclaimed by an undivided humanity that will use its collective wisdom, cultural achievements, technological innovations, scientific knowledge, and innate creativity for its own benefit and for that of the natural world, all ecological problems will have their roots in social problems.” ~ Murray Bookchin
  29. “Poetic knowledge is born in the great silence of scientific knowledge.” ~ Aime Cesaire

  30. “The increase of scientific knowledge lies not only in the occasional milestones of science, but in the efforts of the very large body of men who with love and devotion observe and study nature.” ~ Polykarp Kusch
  31. “Indeed science alone may perhaps be sterile when pursued without an understanding of the world in which scientific knowledge is created and in which the fruits of science are used.” ~ Polykarp Kusch
  32. “I think the structures of exclusion are more systematically built up in American society, for example, so that young girls interested in science eventually lose their confidence over time. The structures of exclusion work against them. We have other structures of exclusion in India, but not around modern scientific knowledge.” ~ Vandana Shiva
  33. “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.” ~ Duane G. Carey

  34. “All kinds of mysterious phenomena exist in this world, but answers to most of them have come with advances in scientific knowledge. Love is the sole holdout-nothing can explain it. A Chinese writer by the name of Ah Cheng wrote that love is just a chemical reaction, an unconventional point of view that seemed quite fresh at the time. But if love can be controlled and initiated by means of chemistry, then novelists would be out of a job. So while he may have had his finger on the truth, I’ll remain a member of the loyal opposition.” ~ Mo Yan
  35. “The truly apocalyptic view of the world is that things do not repeat themselves. It isn’t absurd, e.g., to believe that the age of science and technology is the beginning of the end for humanity; that the idea of great progress is delusion, along with the idea that the truth will ultimately be known; that there is nothing good or desirable about scientific knowledge and that mankind, in seeking it, is falling into a trap. It is by no means obvious that this is not how things are.” ~ Ludwig Wittgenstein
  36. “What our species needs, above all else, is a generally accepted ethical system that is compatible with the scientific knowledge we now possess.” ~ Derek Freeman

  37. “When a scientist doesn’t know the answer to a problem, he is ignorant. When he has a hunch as to what the result is, he is uncertain. And when he is pretty darn sure of what the result is going to be, he is still in some doubt. We have found it of paramount importance that in order to progress we must recognize our ignorance and leave room for doubt. Scientific knowledge is a body of statements of varying degrees of certainty – some most unsure, some nearly sure, but none absolutely certain.” ~ Richard P. Feynman
  38. “The problem of transmitting scientific knowledge is a very difficult business.” ~ Jack Steinberger
  39. “The responsibility for the creation of new scientific knowledge – and for most of its application – rests on that small body of men and women who understand the fundamental laws of nature and are skilled in the techniques of scientific research. We shall have rapid or slow advance on any scientific frontier depending on the number of highly qualified and trained scientists exploring it.” ~ Vannevar Bush
  40. “I have never been able to soothe myself with the sugary delusions of religion; for these things stand convicted of the utmost absurdity in light of modern scientific knowledge.” ~ H. P. Lovecraft
  41. “In the case of some people, not even if we had the most accurate scientific knowledge, would it be easy to persuade them were we to address them through the medium of that knowledge; for a scientific discourse, it is the privilege of education to appreciate, and it is impossible that this should extend to the multitude.” ~ Aristotle
  42. “Over and over, expanding scientific knowledge has shown religious claims to be false.” ~ Paul D. Boyer

  43. “As long as scientists are free to pursue the truth wherever it may lead, there will be a flow of new scientific knowledge to those who can apply it to practical problems.” ~ Vannevar Bush
  44. “The resolution of revolutions is selection by conflict within the scientific community of the fittest way to practice future science. The net result of a sequence of such revolutionary selections, separated by periods of normal research, is the wonderfully adapted set of instruments we call modern scientific knowledge.” ~ Thomas Kuhn
  45. “Theory is the essence of facts. Without theory scientific knowledge would be only worthy of the madhouse.” ~ Oliver Heaviside
  46. “Scientific knowledge advances haltingly and is stimulated by contention and doubt.” ~ Claude Levi-Strauss
  47. “The secret of improved plant breeding, apart from scientific knowledge, is love.” ~ Luther Burbank

  48. “Groups do not have experiences except insofar as all their members do. And there are no experiences… that all the members of a scientific community must share in the course of a [scientific] revolution. Revolutions should be described not in terms of group experience but in terms of the varied experiences of individual group members. Indeed, that variety itself turns out to play an essential role in the evolution of scientific knowledge.” ~ Thomas Kuhn
  49. “All things are made of atoms – little particles that move around in perpetual motion, attracting each other when they are a little distance apart, but repelling upon being squeezed into one another. In that one sentence, you will see, there is an enormous amount of information about the world, if just a little imagination and thinking are applied.” ~ Richard P. Feynman
  50. “Science is not marginal. Like art, it is a universal possession of humanity, and scientific knowledge has become a vital part of our species’ repertory. It comprises what we know of the material world with reasonable certainty. . . . Thanks to science and technology, access to factual information of all kinds is rising exponentially.” ~ E. O. Wilson
  51. “All scientific knowledge to which man owes his role as master of the world arose from playful activities.” ~ Konrad Lorenz

  52. “No society has ever yet been able to handle the temptations of technology to mastery, to waste, to exuberance, to exploration and exploitation… We have to learn to cherish this earth and cherish it as something that’s fragile, that’s only one, it’s all we have… We have to use our scientific knowledge to correct the dangers that have come from science and technology.” ~ Margaret Mead
  53. “In mysticism, knowledge cannot be separated from a certain way of life which becomes its living manifestation. To acquire mystical knowledge means to undergo a transformation; one could even say that the knowledge is the transformation. Scientific knowledge, on the other hand, can often stay abstract and theoretical. Thus most of today’s physicists do not seem to realize the philosophical, cultural and spiritual implications of their theories.” ~ Lois McMaster Bujold
  54. “In order to survive, an animal must be born into a favoring or at least tolerant environment. Similarly, in order to achieve preservation and recognition, a specimen of fossil man must be discovered in intelligence, attested by scientific knowledge, and interpreted by evolutionary experience. These rigorous prerequisites have undoubtedly caused many still-births in human palaeontology and are partly responsible for the high infant mortality of discoveries of geologically ancient man.” ~ Earnest Hooton
  55. “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.” ~ Robert M. Pirsig

  56. “Scientific knowledge scarcely exists amongst the higher classes of society. The discussion in the Houses of Lords or of Commons, which arise on the occurrence of any subjects connected with science, sufficiently prove this fact.” ~ Charles Babbage
  57. “Faith is harder to shake than knowledge, love succumbs less to change than respect, hate is more enduring than aversion, and the impetus to the mightiest upheavals on this earth has at all times consisted less in a scientific knowledge dominating the masses than in a fanaticism which inspired them and sometimes in a hysteria which drove them forward.” ~ Adolf Hitler
  58. “Scepticism and refusal of authority is at the heart of scientific endeavour. Scientific knowledge dictates economic possibilities” ~ David Landes
  59. “Distinguishing the signal from the noise requires both scientific knowledge and self-knowledge.” ~ Nate Silver
  60. “The golden rule for understanding spiritually is not intellect, but obedience. If a man wants scientific knowledge, intellectual curiosity is his guide; but if he wants insight into what Jesus Christ teaches, he can only get it by obedience.” ~ Oswald Chambers

  61. “…it is time [for Islam] to assume, along with all of the great cultural traditions, the modern risks of scientific knowledge.” ~ Mohammed Arkoun
  62. “I strongly believe in the existence of God, based on intuition, observations, logic, and also scientific knowledge.” ~ Charles Hard Townes
  63. “On the question of the world as a whole, science founders. For scientific knowledge the world lies in fragments, the more so the more precise our scientific knowledge becomes.” ~ Karl Jaspers

  64. “Evolution answers some questions but reveals many more questions. Some of these questions at this stage appear to be unanswerable in the light of present scientific knowledge. In common parlance: `The more you know, the more you know you don’t know.” ~ Barry Price
  65. “If agricultural land be left uncultivated, in a few years the jungle returns, and signs are not lacking that a similar danger is always lying in wait for the fields of thought, which, by the labor of three hundred years, have been cleared and brought into cultivation by men of science. The destruction of a very small percentage of the population would suffice to annihilate scientific knowledge, and lead us back to almost universal belief in magic, witchcraft and astrology.” ~ William Cecil Dampier

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