The high-minded man must care more for the truth than for what people think.— Aristotle
Inspiring Scientific Truth quotations
Your mind will always believe everything you tell it. Feed it hope. Feed it truth. Feed it with love.
It isn't more light we need, it isn't more truth, and it isn't more scientific data. It is more Christ, more courage, more spiritual insight to act on the light we have.
A scientific truth does not triumph by convincing its opponents and making them see the light, but rather because its opponents eventually die and a new generation grows up that is familiar with it.
The further a society drifts from the truth, the more it will hate those that speak it.
A new scientific truth does not triumph by convincing its opponents and making them see the light, but rather because its opponents eventually die, and a new generation grows up that is familiar with it.
Traditional scientific method has always been at the very best, 20 -- 20 hindsight. It's good for seeing where you've been. It's good for testing the truth of what you think you know, but it can't tell you where you ought to go.
Traditional scientific method has always been at the very best, 20 - 20 hindsight. It's good for seeing where you've been. It's good for testing the truth of what you think you know, but it can't tell you where you ought to go.
No one is more hated than he who speaks the truth.
There is nothing so absurd that it cannot be believed as truth if repeated often enough.
Crying purifies and cleanses. I once read about a scientific experiment which demonstrated that there are 38 toxic chemicals in a tear of sadness, while only one toxin exists in a tear of joy. As you cry in sadness, fear, or confusion, you cleanse the body and spirit of toxins which cloud the mind and prevent it from accepting the truth.
Nominally a great age of scientific inquiry, ours has become an age of superstition about the infallibility of science; of almost mystical faith in its non-mystical methods; above all-which perhaps most explains the expert's sovereignty-of external verities; of traffic-cop morality and rabbit-test truth.
Never lie to someone who trusts you and never trust someone who lies to you.
The truly scientific mind is altogether unafraid of the new, and while having no mercy for ideas which have served their turn or shown their uselessness, it will not grudge to any unfamiliar conception its moment of full and friendly attention, hoping to expand rather than to minimize what small core of usefulness it may happen to contain.
The farther the experiment is from theory, the closer it is to the Nobel Prize.
Science will never be able to reduce the value of a sunset to arithmetic.
Nor can it reduce friendship to formula. Laughter and love, pain and loneliness, the challenge of beauty and truth: these will always surpass the scientific mastery of nature.
Tell a lie once and all your truths become questionable.
Truth must be dug up from the past and presented to the circle of scholastics in scientific form and then through stories and dramatizations that will permeate our educational system.
To be sure, the doctrine of a personal God interfering with natural events could never be refuted, in the real sense, by science, for this doctrine can always take refuge in those domains in which scientific knowledge has not yet been able to set foot.
The tendency of modern scientific teaching is to neglect the great books, to lay far too much stress upon relatively unimportant modern work, and to present masses of detail of doubtful truth and questionable weight in such a way as to obscure principles.
There is a battle of two wolves inside us all. One is evil. It is anger, jealousy, greed, resentment, lies, inferiority and ego. The other is good. It is joy, peace, love, hope, humility, kindness, empathy and truth. The wolf that wins? The one you feed.
Science is the search for truth - it is not a game in which one tries to beat his opponent, to do harm to others.
Bad religion is arrogant, self-righteous, dogmatic and intolerant.
And so is bad science. But unlike religious fundamentalists, scientific fundamentalists do not realize that their opinions are based on faith. They think they know the truth.
The truth is, the way you write music, it's a code.
It has to be very precise. It's scientific, but ultimately it also depends on interpretation. It's very similar to how you grow a master plan: it's an objective document, but at the same time it is a lyrical document which allows through interpretation to become a harmonious work of art.
Cherish those who seek the truth but beware of those who find it.
In science it often happens that scientists say, "You know that's a really good argument; my position is mistaken..."
A goodly number of scientists are not only narrow-minded and dull, but also just stupid.
For reporting a scientific finding, I was called a 'conspiracy theorist.
' Only in America is scientific analysis seen as conspiracy theory and government lies as truth.
Never apologize for showing feeling. When you do so, you apologize for truth.
The most important fundamental laws and facts of physical science have all been discovered, and these are now so firmly established that the possibility of their ever being supplemented in consequence of new discoveries is exceedingly remote.
Biologists can be just as sensitive to heresy as theologians.
As the vice-regents of God, we are to bring His truth and His … dominion … over our neighborhoods, our schools, our government… our entertainment media, our news media, our scientific endeavors – in short, over every aspect and institution of human society.
The truth is not always beautiful, nor beautiful words the truth.
As long as scientists are free to pursue the truth wherever it may lead, there will be a flow of new scientific knowledge to those who can apply it to practical problems.
The test of all knowledge is experiment. Experiment is the sole judge of scientific truth.
If Christianity is not scientific, and Science is not God, then there is no invariable law, and truth becomes an accident.
Our scientific power has outrun our spiritual power. We have guided missiles and misguided men.
If we watch ourselves honestly we shall often find that we have begun to argue against a new idea even before it has been completely stated.
Experience alone can decide on truth.
It sounds paradoxical to say the attainment of scientific truth has been effected, to a great extent, by the help of scientific errors.
A lie doesn't become truth, wrong doesn't become right, and evil doesnt' become good, just because it's accepted by a majority.
Advances are Made by Answering Questions. Discoveries are Made by Questioning Answers.
The time has come when scientific truth must cease to be the property of the few, when it must be woven into the common life of the world.
The only Bible-honoring conclusion is, of course, that Genesis 1-11 is actual historical truth, regardless of any scientific or chronological problems thereby entailed.
The truth is that the religious and the scientific processes, though involving different methods, are identical in their final aim. Both aim at reaching the most real.
A new scientific truth is usually not propagated in such a way that opponents become convinced and discard their previous views. No, the adversaries eventually die off, and the upcoming generation is familiarised anew with the truth.