Advancement Of Science Quotes

Advancement Of Science Quotes by Adolf von Harnack, Eric Hoffer, Carl Sagan, James Bryant Conant, Aldous Huxley, Kedar Joshi and many others.

People complain that our generation has no philosophers

People complain that our generation has no philosophers. They are wrong. They now sit in another faculty. Their names are Max Planck and Albert Einstein. Upon appointment as the first president of the Kaiser Wilhelm Society, Berlin, formed for the advancement of science.
Adolf von Harnack
One word characterizes the most strenuous of the efforts for the advancement of science that I have made perservereingly during fifty-five years; that word is failure
Eric Hoffer
In science it often happens that scientists say, “You know that’s a really good argument; my position is mistaken…”
Carl Sagan
Even the development of the steam engine owed but little to the advancement of science.
James Bryant Conant
Technological progress has merely provided us with more efficient means for going backwards.
Aldous Huxley
My life is dedicated to the discovery of God, the advancement of science, and the pre-eminence of England.
Kedar Joshi
The object of all the former voyages to the South Seas undertaken by the command of his present majesty, has been the advancement of science and the increase of knowledge.
William Bligh
Nothing has tended more to retard the advancement of science than the disposition in vulgar minds to vilify what they cannot comprehend.
Samuel Johnson