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Organic chemistry is the chemistry of carbon compounds. Biochemistry is the study of carbon compounds that crawl.

Author: Mike Adams


Interestingly, according to modern astronomers, space is finite. This is a very comforting thought -- particularly for people who can never

Author: Woody Allen (1935)

Profession: American Director, Screenwriter, Actor, Comedian

Rather than have it the principal thing in my son's mind, I would gladly have him think that the sun went round the earth, and that the stars were so many spangles set in the bright blue firmament.

Author: Thomas Arnold (1795-1842)

Profession: British Educator, Scholar

But how is one to make a scientist understand that there is something unalterably deranged about differential calculus, quantum theory, or the obscene and so inanely liturgical ordeals of the precession of the equinoxes.

Author: Antonin Artaud (1896-1948)

Profession: French Theater Producer, Actor, Theorist

When I am in the company of scientists, I feel like a shabby curate who has strayed by mistake into a drawing room full of dukes.

Author: W. H. Auden (1907-1973)

Profession: Anglo-American Poet

Science is but an image of the truth.

Author: Francis Bacon (1561-1626)

Profession: British Philosopher, Essayist, Statesman

Whatever the scientists may say, if we take the supernatural out of life, we leave only the unnatural.

Author: Amelia E. Barr (1831-1919)

Profession: Anglo-American Novelist

The microbe is so very small: You cannot take him out at all.

Author: Hilaire Belloc (1870-1953)

Profession: British Author

In science as in love, too much concentration on technique can often lead to impotence.

Author: P. L. Berger


If anybody says he can think about quantum physics without getting giddy, that only shows he has not understood the first thing about them.

Author: Niels Bohr (1885-1962)

Profession: Danish Physicist

Art is meant to disturb. Science reassures.

Author: Georges Braque (1882-1963)

Profession: French Painter

Science knows only one commandment -- contribute to science.

Author: Bertolt Brecht (1898-1956)

Profession: German Dramatist, Poet

It doesn't matter whether you're talking about bombs or the intelligence quotients of one race as against another if a man is a scientist, like me, he'll always say ''Publish and be damned.''

Author: Jacob Bronowski (1908-1974)

Profession: British Scientist, Author

No science is immune to the infection of politics and the corruption of power.

Author: Jacob Bronowski (1908-1974)

Profession: British Scientist, Author

Science has nothing to be ashamed of even in the ruins of Nagasaki. The shame is theirs who appeal to other values than the human imaginative values which science has evolved.

Author: Jacob Bronowski (1908-1974)

Profession: British Scientist, Author