Scientist Quotes

"The scientists of today think deeply instead of ...

"The scientists of today think deeply instead of clearly. One must be sane to think clearly, but one can think deeply and be quite insane." β€” Nikola Tesla
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"What's the point if medica...

"What's the point if medication makes me wish I was dead" - Textbook, We Are Scientists.
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"Whether it’s money, grades, promotions, popularity, attention, or ju...

"Whether it’s money, grades, promotions, popularity, attention, or just plain material things we want, scientists agree: seeking out external rewards is a sure path to sabotaging our own happiness.” - Jane McGonigal
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"Nothing shocks...

"Nothing shocks me. I'm a scientist." β€” Harrison Ford
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"Can you imagine how much scarier it would be if ...

"Can you imagine how much scarier it would be if climate change was actually being caused by something beyond our control?" - climate scientist Kate Marvel
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'Now I am become Death, the destroyer ...

'Now I am become Death, the destroyer of worlds' - Robert Oppenheimer, One of the Scientists behind the Manhattan Project.
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"What we do over the next 10 years will determi...

"What we do over the next 10 years will determine the future of humanity for the next 10,000 years." - Prof. Sir David King, fmr. UK Chief Scientist
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"Today's scientists have substituted mathematics for experiments,...

"Today's scientists have substituted mathematics for experiments, and they wander off through equation after equation, and eventually build a structure which has no relation to reality." β€” Nikola Tesla
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"Scientists say this causes the moon’s crust to break an...

"Scientists say this causes the moon’s crust to break and form the cliffs and that it also causes moonquakes which aren’t called earthquakes because moon." - Carl Azuz, CNN 10
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I feel optimistic about the future because humanity seems to be growing more mature;...

I feel optimistic about the future because humanity seems to be growing more mature; scientists are paying more attention to our inner values, to the study of mind and the emotions. There is a clear desire for peace and concern for the environment. Dalai Lama
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[Tetris] Invented by a Russian scientist in 1984 and still going strong thirty years later, Te...

[Tetris] Invented by a Russian scientist in 1984 and still going strong thirty years later, Tetris has been played by an estimated one billion people because β€œit takes advantage of the mind’s basic pleasure in tidying upβ€”and uses it against us.” - Dr. Tom Stafford, University of Sheffield
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"It is inexcusable for scientists to tortu...

"It is inexcusable for scientists to torture animals; let them make their experiments on journalists and politicians." - Henrik Ibsen
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"It is a good morning exercise for a research s...

"It is a good morning exercise for a research scientist to discard a pet hypothesis every day before breakfast. It keeps him young." β€” Konrad Lorenz
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Science fiction is no more writte...

Science fiction is no more written for scientists than ghost stories are written for ghosts - Brian Aldiss
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Scientists are discovering that while anger and ...

Scientists are discovering that while anger and hatred eat into our immune system, warm-heartedness and compassion are good for our health. - Dalai Lama
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"When a distinguished but elderly scientist states that somethin...

"When a distinguished but elderly scientist states that something is possible, he is almost certainly right. When he states that something is impossible, he is very probably wrong." β€” Arthur C. Clarke
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The scientist was thrown off the jury...

The scientist was thrown off the jury for demanding they repeat the trial to make sure it gets the same result --self
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β€œSome scientists claim that hydrogen, because it is so plentiful, is the basic...

β€œSome scientists claim that hydrogen, because it is so plentiful, is the basic building block of the universe. I dispute that. I say there is more stupidity than hydrogen, and that is the basic building block of the universe.” ~ Frank Zappa
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"Nothing shocks...

"Nothing shocks me. I'm a scientist." β€” Harrison Ford
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"There are sadistic scientists who...

"There are sadistic scientists who hurry to hunt down errors instead of establishing the truth." β€” Marie Curie
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"The public does not sufficiently understand that pure science is the indispe...

"The public does not sufficiently understand that pure science is the indispensable condition of applied science and that the fate of nations which neglect science and scientist is marked for decadence" 1927 Albert I, king of the Belgians
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"Scientists say humans are made of...

"Scientists say humans are made of atoms, but a little bird told me we are made of stories" - Eduardo Galeano
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β€œWho is more humble? The scientist who looks at the universe with an open mind and accepts...

β€œWho 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?”
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"Whenever you hear the consensus of scientists...

"Whenever you hear the consensus of scientists agrees on something or other, reach for your wallet, because you're being had." β€” Michael Crichton
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β€œWhen kids look up to great scientists the wa...

β€œWhen kids look up to great scientists the way they do to great musicians and actors, civilization will jump to the next level” ― Brian Greene
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"It is a good morning exercise for a research s...

"It is a good morning exercise for a research scientist to discard a pet hypothesis every day before breakfast. It keeps him young." β€” Konrad Lorenz
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"Nothing shocks...

"Nothing shocks me. I'm a scientist." β€” Harrison Ford
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β€œI’ve learned that most problems aren’t rocket ...

β€œI’ve learned that most problems aren’t rocket science, but when they are rocket science, you should ask a rocket scientist. β€œ -Astronaut Scott Kelly
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"Just look at us. Everything is backwards, everything is upside down. Doctors destroy health, ...

"Just look at us. Everything is backwards, everything is upside down. Doctors destroy health, lawyers destroy justice, psychiatrists destroy minds, scientists destroy truth, major media destroys information, religions destroy spirituality and governments destroy freedom." -Michael Ellner
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"Scientists say a huge asteroid will hit us som...

"Scientists say a huge asteroid will hit us some day, causing massive destruction. Note to self: Start building escape rocket ship." ~ T.E. Mansfield
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"Enjoy life while you can. Because if you're lucky...

"Enjoy life while you can. Because if you're lucky it's going to be 20 years before it hits the fan." -- James Lovelock, author, scientist on climate change
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'If an elderly but distinguished scientist says that somethin...

'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
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"Ask a Scientist and you'll...

"Ask a Scientist and you'll get answers; ask a Philosopher and you'll get perspectives"
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"The desert seems vast, even endless, an...

"The desert seems vast, even endless, and yet scientists tell us that somewhere, even now, there is snow." Welcome To Night Vale
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"See first, think later, then test. But always se...

"See first, think later, then test. But always see first. Otherwise you will only see what you were expecting. Most scientists forget that." -Douglas Adams
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"Poets are scient...

"Poets are scientists until they fall in love" -greenangst
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β€œThe scientist does not study nature because it is useful; he studies it...

β€œThe scientist does not study nature because it is useful; he studies it because he delights in it, and he delights in it because it is beautiful. If nature were not beautiful, it would not be worth knowing”. -Henri Poincare
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β€œJust look at us. Everything is backwards, everything is upside down. Doctors destroy health, ...

β€œJust look at us. Everything is backwards, everything is upside down. Doctors destroy health, lawyers destroy justice, psychiatrists destroy minds, scientists destroy truth, major media destroys information, religions destroy spirituality and governments destroy freedom.” -Michael Ellner
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"Resolve to be tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympatheti...

"Resolve to be tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving, and tolerant with the weak and the wrong. Sometime in your life you will have been all of these." – Robert Goddard, American rocket scientist
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"suggesting that renewables will let us phase rapidly off fossil fuels in the U...

"suggesting that renewables will let us phase rapidly off fossil fuels in the United States, China, India, or the world as a whole is almost the equivalent of believing in the Easter Bunny and Tooth Fairy." - NASA Climate scientist James Hansen
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When you're a little kid, you're a bit of everything; ...

When you're a little kid, you're a bit of everything; Scientist, Philosopher, Artist. Sometimes it seems like growing up is giving these up, one at a time. - Kevin Arnold
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"When I was a kid I figured I'd be a scientist ...

"When I was a kid I figured I'd be a scientist when I grew up. Now I'm a scientist and I have no idea what I'll be when I grow up." - Neil T Stacey
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"Today's scientists have substituted mathematics for experiments, ...

"Today's scientists have substituted mathematics for experiments, and they wander off through equation after equation, and eventually build a structure which has no relation to reality. " - Nikola Tesla
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Dr. Hoenikker used to say that any sci...

Dr. Hoenikker used to say that any scientist who couldn't explain to an eight-year-old what he was doing was a charlatan.
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"Your scientists were so preoccupied with...

"Your scientists were so preoccupied with whether or not they could that they didn't stop to think if they should." Jurassic Park
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