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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

Related topics: Technology

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

 

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

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

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

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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

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

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

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

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

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

Wisdom alone is the science of other sciences.
- Plato

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

The more a person learns how to use the forces of nature for his own purposes,
by means of perfecting the sciences and the invention
and improvement of machines,
the more he will produce.
- Friedrich List

The task of physiological psychology remains the same
in the analysis of ideas that it was in the investigation of sensations:
to act as mediator between the neighbouring sciences
of physiology and psychology.
- 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

All sciences are now under the obligation to prepare
the ground for the future task of the philosopher,
which is to solve the problem of value,
to determine the true hierarchy of values.
- Friedrich Nietzsche

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

All the mathematical sciences are founded on relations
between physical laws and laws of numbers,
so that the aim of exact science is to reduce the problems
of nature to the determination of quantities by operations with numbers.
- James C. Maxwell

It will, of course, be understood that directly or indirectly,
soon or late, every advance in the sciences of human
nature will contribute to our success in controlling
human nature and changing it to the advantage of the common weal.
- Edward Thorndike

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

No one's going to be able to operate without a grounding in the basic sciences.
Language would be helpful, although English is becoming
increasingly international.
And travel.
You have to have a global attitude.
- Rupert Murdoch

Physics does not change the nature of the world it studies,
and no science of behavior can change the essential nature of man,
even though both sciences yield technologies with a
vast power to manipulate the subject matters.
- Pope Paul VI

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

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

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

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

I believe sanity and realism can be restored to the
teaching of Mathematical Statistics most easily and
directly by entrusting such teaching largely to men
and women who have had personal experience of research in the Natural Sciences.
- Ronald Fisher

The sciences which take socio-historical reality as
their subject matter are seeking,
more intensively than ever before, their systematic
relations to one another and to their foundation.
- Wilhelm Dilthey

Industrial opportunities are going to stem more from
the biological sciences than from chemistry and physics.
I see biology as being the greatest area of scientific
breakthroughs in the next generation.
- George E. Brown, Jr.

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

The notion that every well educated person would have
a mastery of at least the basic elements of the humanities,
sciences, and social sciences is a far cry from the
specialized education that most students today receive,
particularly in the research universities.
- Joseph E. Stiglitz

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

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

In 1995, I founded The Molecular Sciences Institute
with a gift from the Philip Morris Company where I
hoped that we could create an environment where young
people could pursue science in an atmosphere of harmonious
purpose and high intellectual challenge.
- Sydney Brenner

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


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