Progress In Science Quotes

Progress In Science Quotes by Freeman Dyson, Albert Einstein, William Ramsay, Carl Sagan, Vladimir Lenin, George Bernard Shaw and many others.

Progress in science is often built on wrong theories th

Progress in science is often built on wrong theories that are later corrected. It is better to be wrong than to be vague.
Freeman Dyson
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
Albert Einstein
Progress is made by trial and failure; the failures are generally a hundred times more numerous than the successes ; yet they are usually left unchronicled.
William Ramsay
In science it often happens that scientists say, “You know that’s a really good argument; my position is mistaken…”
Carl Sagan
Those who are really convinced that they have made progress in science would not demand freedom for the new views to continue side by side with the old, but the substitution of the new views for the old.
Vladimir Lenin
Our entire much-praised technological progress, and civilization generally, could be compared to an axe in the hand of a pathological criminal.
Albert Einstein
To raise new questions, new possibilities, to regard old problems from a new angle, requires creative imagination and marks real advance in science.
Albert Einstein
All progress depends on the unreasonable man.
George Bernard Shaw
Progress in science depends on new techniques, new discoveries and new ideas, probably in that order.
Sydney Brenner
Technological progress has merely provided us with more efficient means for going backwards.
Aldous Huxley
Freedom is absolutely necessary for the progress in science and the liberal arts.
Baruch Spinoza
Again men have been kept back as by a kind of enchantment from progress in science by reverence for antiquity, by the authority of men counted great in philosophy, and then by general consent.
Francis Bacon
Progress in science comes when experiments contradict theory.
Richard P. Feynman
The most exciting phrase to hear in science, the one that heralds new discoveries, is not ‘Eureka!’ but ‘That’s funny…’
Isaac Asimov
Without deviation from the norm, progress is not possible.
Frank Zappa
The reasonable man adapts himself to the world; the unreasonable one persists to adapt the world to himself. Therefore all progress depends on the unreasonable man.
George Bernard Shaw
Men love to wonder, and that is the seed of science.
Ralph Waldo Emerson