20 Insightful Quotes On Science That Will Free Your Mind!

> 20 Insightful Quotes On Science That Will Free Your Mind!

Scientists are not the only ones who are aware of how valuable and important scientific knowledge is. From politicians to philosophers, great minds who wanted the world to be a better place have always depended on science as their guidance. Here are 20 quotes from those wise people!

1. "Learn as if you were to live forever; live as if you were to die tomorrow."

John Wooden

2. “It's okay not to know all the answers. It's better to admit our ignorance than to believe answers that might be wrong. Pretending to know everything, closes the door to finding out what's really there.”

Neil deGrasse Tyson

3. “When kids look up to great scientists the way they do to great musicians and actors, civilization will jump to the next level”

Brian Greene

4. "In questions of science the authority of a thousand is not worth the humble reasoning of a single individual."

Galileo Galilei

5. “One thing I have learned in a long life: that all our science, measured against reality, is primitive and childlike -- and yet it is the most precious thing we have.”

Albert Einstein

6. “Morality is impossible without science. Because if you don’t know the consequences of your actions, then you can’t even decide what’s right and wrong. To have a morality without science is empty.”

Lawrence Krauss

7. "If you would be a real seeker after truth, it is necessary that at least once in your life you doubt, as far as possible, all things."

Rene Descartes

8. "Science is the most reliable guide for civilization, for life, for success in the world. Searching a guide other than the science is meaning carelessness, ignorance and heresy."

Mustafa Kemal Atatürk

9. “Not explaining science seems to me perverse. When you're in love, you want to tell the world.”

Carl Sagan

10. “Philosophy is the science which considers truth.”


11. "Science literacy is the artery through which the solutions of tomorrow's problems flow."

Neil deGrasse Tyson

12. "Ignorance is an evil weed, which dictators may cultivate among their dupes, but which no democracy can afford among its citizens."

Sir William Beveridge

13. “There is only one good, knowledge, and one evil, ignorance.”


14. "Count what is countable, measure what is measurable, and what is not measurable, make measurable."

Galileo Galilei

15. “As long as art is the beauty parlor of civilization, neither art nor civilization is secure.”

John Dewey


“It is sometimes said that scientists are unromantic, that their passion to figure out robs the world of beauty and mystery. But is it not stirring to understand how the world actually works — that white light is made of colors, that color is the way we perceive the wavelengths of light, that transparent air reflects light, that in so doing it discriminates among the waves, and that the sky is blue for the same reason that the sunset is red? It does no harm to the romance of the sunset to know a little bit about it.”

Carl Sagan

17. "Be less curious about people and more curious about ideas."

Marie Curie


“Science knows it doesn't know everything; otherwise, it'd stop. But just because science doesn't know everything doesn't mean you can fill in the gaps with whatever fairy tale most appeals to you.”

Dara O'Briain

19. “I don't want to believe. I want to know.”

Carl Sagan


“Ignorance more frequently begets confidence than does knowledge: it is those who know little, not those who know much, who so positively assert that this or that problem will never be solved by science.” 

Charles Darwin