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Charles D. Broad Quotes and Sayings

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In all the sciences except Psychology we deal with
objects and their changes,
and leave out of account as far as possible the mind which observes them.
- Charles D. Broad

It is clear that every immediate object of our senses
both exists and is real in the primary meaning of these
terms so long as we remain aware of the object.
- Charles D. Broad

In Psychology we deal with minds and their processes,
and leave out of account as far as possible the objects
that we get to know by means of them.
- Charles D. Broad

Our analysis of truth and falsehood,
or of the nature of judgment,
is not very likely to be influenced by our hopes and fears.
- Charles D. Broad

 

When I see a colour or hear a sound,
I am aware of something,
and not of nothing.
- Charles D. Broad

Common sense says that chairs and tables exist independently
of whether anyone happens to perceive them or not.
- Charles D. Broad

The pure natural scientist is liable to forget that minds exist,
and that if it were not for them he could neither know
nor act on physical objects.
- Charles D. Broad

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When we say that Philosophy tries to clear up the meanings
of concepts we do not mean that it is simply concerned
to substitute some long phrase for some familiar word.
- Charles D. Broad

It should now be clear why the method of Philosophy
is so different from that of the natural sciences.
Experiments are not made, because they would be utterly useless.
- Charles D. Broad

Technology is a gift of God.
After the gift of life it is perhaps the greatest of God's gifts.
It is the mother of civilizations, of arts and of sciences.
- Freeman Dyson

All religions, arts and sciences are branches of the same tree.
- Albert Einstein

I'm enormously proud of the fact that Star Trek has
really not just sparked an interest,
but encouraged, a few generations of people to go into the sciences.
- LeVar Burton

In the state of Wisconsin it's mandated that teachers
in the social sciences and hard sciences have to start
giving environmental education by the first grade,
through high school.
- Gaylord Nelson

Letting a hundred flowers blossom and a hundred schools
of thought contend is the policy for promoting the
progress of the arts and the sciences and a flourishing culture in our land.
- Mao Zedong

Wisdom alone is the science of other sciences.
- Plato

Moreover, in the experimental sciences,
the scientific fraternity must test a new theory to destruction,
if possible.
- Peter D. Mitchell

Mark all mathematical heads which be wholly and only bent on these sciences,
how solitary they be themselves, how unfit to live with others,
how unapt to serve the world.
- Roger Ascham

There is no greater impediment to progress in the sciences
than the desire to see it take place too quickly.
- Georg C. Lichtenberg

Like all sciences and all valuations,
the psychology of women has hitherto been considered
only from the point of view of men.
- Karen Horney

The National Academy of Sciences would be unable to
give a unanimous decision if asked whether the sun would rise tomorrow.
- Paul R. Ehrlich

The strongest arguments prove nothing so long as the
conclusions are not verified by experience.
Experimental science is the queen of sciences and the goal of all speculation.
- Roger Bacon

All abstract sciences are nothing but the study of relations between signs.
- Denis Diderot

Archaeology is the peeping Tom of the sciences.
It is the sandbox of men who care not where they are going;
they merely want to know where everyone else has been.
- Jim Bishop

Sciences may be learned by rote, but wisdom not.
- Laurence Sterne

Since coming to Congress, I have been advocating for
increased resources for research in the physical sciences
and for the Department of Energy Office of Science in particular.
- Judy Biggert

We should not teach children the sciences;
but give them a taste for them.
- Jean Jacques Rousseau

In the material sciences these are and have been,
and are most surely likely to continue to be heroic days.
- J. Robert Oppenheimer

In a few decades of reconstruction, even the mathematical natural sciences,
the ancient archetypes of theoretical perfection,
have changed habit completely!
- Edmund Husserl

There is a neurologist, a woman over at Harvard who
wanted me to come talk to them,
and in France I have a lot of readers in the sciences.
I can't tell you why.
- Jim Harrison

Anthropology is the most humanistic of the sciences
and the most scientific of the humanities.
- Alfred L. Kroeber

The confounding Political Economy with the Sciences
and Arts to which it is subservient,
has been one of the principal obstacles to its improvement.
- Nassau William Senior

Exclusively of the abstract sciences,
the largest and worthiest portion of our knowledge consists of aphorisms:
and the greatest and best of men is but an aphorism.
- Samuel Taylor Coleridge

I believe there's no proverb but what is true;
they are all so many sentences and maxims drawn from experience,
the universal mother of sciences.
- Miguel de Cervantes

I visited the Gymnasium in The Hague and passed my
final examination (in the sciences section) in 1943.
- Simon van der Meer

The sciences have ever been the surest guides to virtue.
- Frances Wright

Knowledge of the sciences is so much smoke apart from
the heavenly science of Christ.
- John Calvin

At different times I taught humanities,
social sciences and pre-vocational education.
- Estelle Morris

There are no projects per se in the Computing Sciences Research Center.
- Ken Thompson

It is the perennial youthfulness of mathematics itself
which marks it off with a disconcerting immortality from the other sciences.
- E. T. Bell

While all other sciences have advanced,
that of government is at a standstill -
little better understood,
little better practiced now than three or four thousand years ago.
- John Adams

Amazing that the human race has taken enough time out
from thinking about food or sex to create the arts and sciences.
- Mason Cooley

However, the sciences of society and of history retained
their old subservient relation to metaphysics for a long time -
well into the eighteenth century.
- Wilhelm Dilthey

This world, after all our science and sciences,
is still a miracle wonderful, inscrutable,
magical and more, to whosoever will think of it.
- Thomas Carlyle

My interest in the sciences started with mathematics in the very beginning,
and later with chemistry in early high school and the
proverbial home chemistry set.
- Rudolph A. Marcus

Well, I'm leaning probably toward the sciences like physics.
- Amy Carter

It probably helps that my background is in the sciences
and I can speak the scientists' language.
- David Chalmers

There are no such things as applied sciences,
only applications of science.
- Louis Pasteur

The advancement of all sciences, especially where there
has been such a radical change,
have been attended with persecution.
- Daniel D. Palmer

I did not have a very literary background.
I came to poetry from the sciences and mathematics,
and also through an interest in Japanese and Chinese poetry in translation.
- Robert Morgan

Evolutionary psychology is one of four sciences that
are bringing human nature back into the picture.
- Steven Pinker

Thus there arose in me both a need and a plan for the
foundation of the human sciences.
- Wilhelm Dilthey

I have this extraordinary curiosity about all subjects
of the natural and human world and the interaction
between the physical sciences and the social sciences.
- Ian Hacking

The social sciences, I thought, needed the same kind
of rigor and the same mathematical underpinnings that
had made the "hard" sciences so brilliantly successful.
- Herbert Simon

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

I think young writers should get other degrees first,
social sciences, arts degrees or even business degrees.
What you learn is research skills, a necessity because
a lot of writing is about trying to find information.
- Irvine Welsh

However, I wasn't very good at the sciences,
or didn't have a lot of help in the sciences or something
but certainly didn't set science for my A level.
And when I came to take my A levels I didn't get a
good enough result to go to University.
- Jeremy Irons

Physiology is the science which treats of the properties of organic bodies,
animal and vegetable, of the phenomena they present,
and of the laws which govern their actions.
Inorganic substances are the objects of other sciences,
- physics and chemistry.
- Johannes P. Muller

Like most kids growing up, I had a very wide interest.
I was interested in everything.
I tried to take advantage of everything,
from the sciences to music to writing to literature.
- Michael P. Anderson

If even in science there is no a way of judging a theory
but by assessing the number,
faith and vocal energy of its supporters,
then this must be even more so in the social sciences:
truth lies in power.
- Imre Lakatos

Child psychology and animal psychology are of relatively slight importance,
as compared with the sciences which deal with the corresponding
physiological problems of ontogeny and phylogeny.
- Wilhelm Wundt

As the Nation's primary supporter of research in the physical sciences,
the DOE Office of Science led the way in creating a
unique system of large-scale,
specialized, often one-of-a-kind facilities for scientific discovery.
- Judy Biggert

I count myself fortunate to be able to contribute to this work;
and the great interest which the Royal Swedish Academy
of Sciences has shown in my work and the recognition
that it has paid to my past successes,
convince me that I am not on the wrong track.
- Pieter Zeeman

You kind of alluded to it in your introduction.
I mean, for the last 300 or so years,
the exact sciences have been dominated by what is really a good idea,
which is the idea that one can describe the natural
world using mathematical equations.
- Stephen Wolfram

Because I am not formally trained in the medical sciences,
I can bring in new ideas to AIDS research and the cross-fertilization
of ideas from different fields could be a valuable
contribution to finding the cure for AIDS.
- Philip Emeagwali

Indubitably, magic is one of the subtlest and most
difficult of the sciences and arts.
There is more opportunity for errors of comprehension,
judgment and practice than in any other branch of physics.
- Aleister Crowley

That was the first major social sciences conference
at which social scientists from all cultures wanted
to reach a consensus on whether we can continue to
pursue a national course in the social sciences or
whether we need a cosmopolitan path that also connects us in a new way.
- Ulrich Beck

The world is given to me only once, not one existing and one perceived.
Subject and object are only one.
The barrier between them cannot be said to have broken
down as a result of recent experience in the physical sciences,
for this barrier does not exist.
- Erwin Schrodinger

Internationalism on the other hand admits that spiritual
achievements have their roots deep in national life;
from this national consciousness art and literature
derive their character and strength and on it even
many of the humanistic sciences are firmly based.
- Christian Lous Lange

We've established a Washington State Academy of Sciences
that will enable us to make decisions based on science
about what is right for our state,
meaning the quality of our lives will get better.
- Christine Gregoire

If we conceive all the changes in the physical world
as reducible to the motion of atoms,
motions generated by means of the fixed nuclear forces of those atoms,
the whole of the world could thus be known by means of the natural sciences.
- Wilhelm Dilthey

Architecture is a science arising out of many other sciences,
and adorned with much and varied learning;
by the help of which a judgment is formed of those
works which are the result of other arts.
- Marcus V. Pollio


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