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

Few tragedies can be more extensive than the stunting of life, few injustices deeper than the denial of an opportunity to strive or even to hope, by a limit imposed from without, but falsely identified as lying within.

For NASA, space is still a high priority.

From now on we live in a world where man has walked on the Moon. It's not a miracle; we just decided to go.

Give me a lever long enough and a fulcrum on which to place it, and I shall move the world.

God pity the man of science who believes in nothing but what he can prove by scientific methods; for if ever a human being needed divine pity he does.

Great discoveries and improvements invariably involve the cooperation of many minds. I may be given credit for having blazed the trail, but when I look at the subsequent developments I feel the credit is due to others rather than to myself.

Half of the modern drugs could well be thrown out of the window, except that the birds might eat them.

He is so old that his blood type was discontinued.

Human science is an uncertain guess.

I am not a scientist. I am, rather, an impresario of scientists. See quote detail

I believe in general in a dualism between facts and the ideas of those facts in human heads.

I got the bill for my surgery. Now I know what those doctors were wearing masks for.

I have come to have very profound and deep-rooted doubts whether Science, as practiced at present by the human race, will ever do anything to make the world a better and happier place to live in, or will ever stop contributing to our general misery.

I see nothing in space as promising as the view from a Ferris wheel.

I will frankly tell you that my experience in prolonged scientific investigations convinces me that a belief in God - a God who is behind and within the chaos of vanishing points of human knowledge - adds a wonderful stimulus to the man who attempts to penetrate into the regions of the unknown.

I would rather live in a world where my life is surrounded by mystery than live in a world so small that my mind could comprehend it.

If a man hasn't got plenty of good common sense, the more science he has the worse for his patient.

If a man's wit be wandering, let him study the mathematics.

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.


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