Science Quotes

When you’re putting people on the moon, you’re inspiring all of us to achieve the maximum of human potential.

Friday, April 17th, 2009
full moon overhead

I understand the arguments about how the billions of dollars spent to put men on the moon could have been used to fight poverty and hunger on Earth. But, look, I’m a scientist who sees inspiration as the ultimate tool for doing good.

When you use money to fight poverty, it can…

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Ignorance more frequently begets confidence than does knowledge

Thursday, April 16th, 2009
painting of Charles Darwin

It is those who know little, and not those who know much, who so positively assert that this or that problem will never be solved by science. The conclusion that man is the co-descendant with other species of some ancient, lower, and extinct form, is not in any degree new. Lamarck long ago…

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