In my view, all that is necessary for faith is the belief that by doing our best we shall succeed in our aims: the improvement of mankind.— Rosalind Franklin
Staggering Science Religion quotations
I think people who vibrate at the same frequency, vibrate toward each other. They call it, in science, sympathetic vibrations.
What lies behind us and what lies ahead of us are tiny matters compared to what lives within us.
The mind, once stretched by a new idea, never returns to its original dimensions.
Nothing happens by accident. God is preparing you for great things.
Science is a differential equation. Religion is a boundary condition.
Science and religion are not antagonists.
On the contrary, they are sisters. While science tries to learn more about the creation, religion tries to better understand the Creator. While through science man tries to harness the forces of nature around him, through religion he tries to harness the force of nature within him.
In human life, you will find players of religion until the knowledge and proficiency in religion will be cleansed from all superstitions, and will be purified and perfected by the enlightenment of real science.
David didn't need to know Goliath's strength because he already knew God's.
In my view, all that is necessary for faith is the belief that by doing our best we shall come nearer to success and that success in our aims (the improvement of the lot of mankind, present and future) is worth attaining...I maintain that faith in this world is perfectly possible without faith in another world.
Science without religion is lame, religion without science is blind.
Not only is the Universe stranger than we think, it is stranger than we can think.
Religion is belief in someone else's experience. Spirituality is having your own experience.
The Sun Stone, the famous Aztec calendar, is unquestionably a perfect summary of science, philosophy, art and religion.
Religions are like fireflies. They require darkness in order to shine.
The fact that an opinion has been widely held is no evidence whatever that it is not utterly absurd.
Religious wars are basically people killing each other over who has the better imaginary friend.
The fact that a believer is happier than a skeptic is no more to the point than the fact that a drunken man is happier than a sober one.
You're basically killing each other to see who's got the better imaginary friend.
You don't get rich writing science fiction. If you want to get rich, you start a religion.
God is, and will always be, greater than your circumstances.
There can never be any real opposition between religion and science;
for the one is the complement of the other.
Lighthouses are more helpful than churches.
I maintain there is much more wonder in science than in pseudoscience.
And in addition, to whatever measure this term has any meaning, science has the additional virtue, and it is not an inconsiderable one, of being true.
Freedom prospers when religion is vibrant and the rule of law under god is acknowledged.
A scientific discovery is also a religious discovery.
There is no conflict between science and religion. Our knowledge of God is made larger with every discovery we make about the world.
The finest emotion of which we are capable is the mystic emotion.
God was invented to explain mystery. God is always invented to explain those things that you do not understand.
Nature is my religion. The earth is my temple.
And if there were a God, I think it very unlikely that He would have such an uneasy vanity as to be offended by those who doubt His existence
No great advance has ever been made in science, politics, or religion, without controversy.
Any system of education...which limits instruction to the arts and sciences and rejects the aids of religion in forming the characters of citizens, is essentially defective.
God answers all prayers. Sometimes the answer is no.
There is superficial conflict but deep concord between science and theistic religion, but superficial concord and deep conflict between science and naturalism
The unconscious psyche believes in life after death
Who is more humble? The scientist who looks at the universe with an open mind and accepts whatever the universe has to teach us, or somebody who says everything in this book must be considered the literal truth and never mind the fallibility of all the human beings involved?
When I stand before god at the end of my life I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left and could say, I used everything you gave me.
Religion is a culture of faith; science is a culture of doubt.
Think of how many religions attempt to validate themselves with prophecy.
Think of how many people rely on these prophecies, however vague, however unfulfilled, to support or prop up their beliefs. Yet has there ever been a religion with the prophetic accuracy and reliability of science? ... No other human institution comes close.
A common sense interpretation of the facts suggests that a superintellect has monkeyed with physics.
Spirituality does not come from religion. It comes from our soul.
India is the mother of religion. In her are combined science and religion in perfect harmony, and that is the Hindu religion, and it is India that shall be again the spiritual mother of the world.
Evolution is a fact, as securely established as any in science, and he who denies it betrays woeful ignorance and lack of education, which likely extends to other fields as well.
God is Truth. There is no incompatibility between science and religion. Both are seeking the same truth. Science shows that God exists.
If something is in me which can be called religious then it is the unbounded admiration for the structure of the world so far as our science can reveal it.
If every trace of any single religion were wiped out and nothing were passed on, it would never be created exactly that way again. There might be some other nonsense in its place, but not that exact nonsense. If all of science were wiped out, it would still be true and someone would find a way to figure it all out again.