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