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Quotes of scientific

  1. A good novel is worth more then the best scientific study. – Saul Bellow
  2. The secret of improved plant breeding, apart from scientific knowledge, is love. – Luther Burbank
  3. There should be more attention paid to scientific research in the ecology area, and I think that such attention to proper environmental concerns would make the public feel much better about it. – Thomas R. Cech
  4. Scientific research and other studies have demonstrated that arts education can enhance American students' math and language skills and improve test scores which in turn increase chances of higher education and good jobs in the future. – Thad Cochran
  5. Let philosophy resolutely aim to be as scientific as possible, but let her not forget her strong kinship with literature. – Morris Raphael Cohen
  6. A universe with a God would look quite different from a universe without one. A physics, a biology where there is a God is bound to look different. So the most basic claims of religion are scientific Religion is a scientific theory. – Richard Dawkins
  7. By denying scientific principles, one may maintain any paradox. – Galileo Galilei
  8. Let it be understood, in the first place, that a science fiction story must be an exposition of a scientific theme and it must be also a story. – Hugo Gernsback
  9. I proceed with the proper subject of this discourse; namely, the further changes in scientific belief, which have occurred within my own recollection, even since the time when I first aspired to authorship, now forty- five years ago. – Asa Gray
  10. I have arrived at the conviction that the neglect by economists to discuss seriously what is really the crucial problem of our time is due to a certain timidity about soiling their hands by going from purely scientific questions into value questions. – Friedrich August von Hayek
  11. Sigmund Freud was a novelist with a scientific background. He just didn't know he was a novelist. All those damn psychiatrists after him, they didn't know he was a novelist either. – John Irving
  12. The reports of the eclipse parties not only described the scientific observations in great detail, but also the travels and experiences, and were sometimes marked by a piquancy not common in official documents. – Simon Newcomb
  13. I had a great time investigating the pigments of different mutant fruit flies by following experimental protocols published in Scientific American, and I also remember making my own beetle collection when it was still acceptable to make such collections. – Paul Nurse
  14. It will sometimes strike a scientific man that the philosophers have been less intent on finding out what the facts are, than on inquiring what belief is most in harmony with their system. – Charles Sanders Peirce
  15. The scientific theory I like best is that the rings of Saturn are composed entirely of lost airline luggage. – Mark Russell

Usage examples for scientific

  1. With such vast scientific resources nothing seemed impossible to Martians. – Zarlah the Martian by R. Norman Grisewood
  2. His poetry is the reality, his philosophy- so far, at least, as it may put on the form and habit of " a scientific system of thought," and the more that it puts them on- is the illusion. – Selections from the Prose Works of Matthew Arnold by Matthew Arnold
  3. It is generally admitted that the age in which we live is a scientific age. – Heart and Soul by Victor Mapes (AKA Maveric Post)
  4. For the statements of fact contained in these chapters I am largely indebted to the valuable studies presented in the first volume of Mr. Charles Booth's Labour and Life of the People, a work which, when completed, will place the study of problems of poverty upon a solid scientific basis which has hitherto been wanting. – Problems of Poverty by John A. Hobson
  5. We'll add a page to scientific history- a whole big chapter! – Astounding Stories of Super-Science, March 1930 by Various
  6. I wish that every scientific man on the face of the earth could be safely placed behind prison bars. – Jennie Baxter, Journalist by Robert Barr
  7. God, who is the final reason of everything, is the scientific explanation of nothing. – Outlines of a Philosophy of Religion based on Psychology and History by Auguste Sabatier
  8. You came to find gold; you brought to bear upon the situation your scientific knowledge instead of a prospector's poor brain; and you have found gold, I am sure! – The Desert Valley by Jackson Gregory
  9. This culture is more interesting and more far- reaching than that other, which is founded solely on the scientific passion for knowing. – Selections from the Prose Works of Matthew Arnold by Matthew Arnold
  10. There being no learned society in all America at the time, Franklin's scientific experiments were almost all recorded in letters written to interested friends; and he was never in any haste to write these letters. – Four American Leaders by Charles William Eliot
  11. Or, to put the matter in another way, scientific men as a body- and, indeed, all persons whose ideas on such matters are abreast of the times- perceive plainly enough that a religious explanation of any natural phenomenon is, from a scientific point of view, no explanation at all. – Thoughts on Religion by George John Romanes
  12. So he promised himself that he would devote his time to scientific work and make his mark in this. – The Mind and Its Education by George Herbert Betts
  13. Early in the evening the doctor leaves us to go to a scientific meeting. – The Two Destinies by Wilkie Collins
  14. Both are scientific and practical departments. – Government and Administration of the United States by Westel W. Willoughby and William F. Willoughby
  15. But, as I have indicated, it is not in the scientific aspect of this remarkable theory that I am for the moment interested. – The Defendant by G.K. Chesterton
  16. Here, then, is a " group fact" which is of interest from a scientific point of view. – Mentally Defective Children by Alfred Binet Théodore Simon
  17. It came down, supported by what mechanical or scientific device I never knew. – Tarrano the Conqueror by Raymond King Cummings
  18. We do not, or should not, demand scientific truth of them. – The Life of the Spirit and the Life of To-day by Evelyn Underhill
  19. Scientific men of the first rank have seen a table move by itself, and walk upstairs by itself. – The New Jerusalem by G. K. Chesterton
  20. How often is the discovery of a planet, of a truth, of a scientific fact, made at once in different places far apart! – Donal Grant by George MacDonald