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Scientists are peeping toms at the keyhole of eternity.
--Arthur Koestler

Scientists have odious manners, except when you prop up their theory; then you can borrow money of them.
--Mark Twain

Science fiction is no more written for scientists that ghost stories are written for ghosts.
--Brian Aldiss

The best scientist is open to experience and begins with romance -- the idea that anything is possible.
--Ray Bradbury

The most wonderful discovery made by scientists is science itself.
--Jacob Bronowski

Scientists Quotes

The scientist has marched in and taken the place of the poet. But one day somebody will find the solution to the problems of the world and remember, it will be a poet, not a scientist.
--Frank Lloyd Wright

The scientist is not a person who gives the right answers, he is one who asks the right questions.
--Claude Levi-Strauss

When a distinguished but elderly scientist states that something is possible, he is almost certainly right. When he states that something is impossible, he is very probably wrong.
--Arthur C. Clarke

An artist deals with aspects of reality different from those which a scientist sees.
--Richard Wright

Everybody's a mad scientist, and life is their lab. We're all trying to experiment to find a way to live, to solve problems, to fend off madness and chaos.
--David Cronenberg

Facts are the air of the scientists. Without them you never can fly.
--Ivan Pavlov

I am not a scientist. I am, rather, an impresario of scientists.
--Jacques Cousteau

Humor can be dissected as a frog can, but the thing dies in the process and the innards are discouraging to any but the pure scientist.
--E. B. White

I cannot give any scientist of any age better advice than this: the intensity of a conviction that a hypothesis is true has no bearing over whether it is true or not.
--Peter Medawar

I have little patience with scientists who take a board of wood, look for its thinnest part, and drill a great number of holes where drilling is easy.
--Albert Einstein

I haven't the slightest idea where fashions in pathology are born. . . . Possibly some of my older readers dimly recollect the days when modish scientists declared that the only dependable method of relieving a toothache was a clean, conclusive appendect
--Ogden Nash

I worry about scientists discovering that lettuce has been fattening all along. . . .
--Erma Bombeck

If an elderly but distinguished scientist says that something is possible he is almost certainly right, but if he says that it is impossible he is very probably wrong.
--Arthur C. Clarke

If politicians and scientist were lazier, how much happier we should all be.
--Evelyn Waugh

If they don't depend on true evidence, scientists are no better than gossips.
--Penelope Fitzgerald

If those scientists are so smart, why do they all count backward?
--Robert Orben

It is a good morning exercise for a research scientist to discard a pet hypothesis every day before breakfast.
--Konrad Lorenz

One could not be a successful scientist without realizing that, a goodly number of scientists are not only narrow-minded and dull, but also just stupid.
--Konrad Lorenz

It is frequently the tragedy of the great artist, as it is of the great scientist, that he frightens the ordinary man.
--Loren Eiseley

It is inexcusable for scientists to torture animals; let them make their experiments on journalists and politicians.
--Henrik Ibsen

Life is extinct on other planets because their scientists were more advanced than ours.
-- Unknown

Look at these cows and remember that the greatest scientists in the world have never discovered how to make grass into milk.
--Michael Pupin

Man can't help hoping even if he is a scientist. He can only hope more accurately.
--Karl A. Menninger

Medical scientists are nice people, but you should not let them treat you.
--August Bier

Nothing leads the scientist so astray as a premature truth.
--Jean Rostand

Scientists tell us the universe is made up of protons, electrons, and neutrons. They forgot to mention morons.
-- Unknown