“We do not necessarily progress or improve as a human race alongside the leaps and bounds of science and knowledge.” — Derren Brown, Tricks of the Mind
“It is a profound and necessary truth that the deep things in science are not found.” — Robert Oppenheimer, “Space and Time,” The Flying Trapeze
“Try to keep in mind one of the fundamental aspects of science: letting the evidence form belief rather than belief select evidence.” — Greg Craven, What’s the Worst That Could Happen?
“’Change’ is scientific, ‘progress’ is ethical; change is indubitable, whereas progress is a matter of controversy.” — Bertrand Russell, Philosophy and Politics
“Without art, science would be as useless as a pair of high forceps in the hands of a plumber. Without science, art would become a crude mess of folklore and emotional quackery.” — Raymond Chandler, The Notebooks of Raymond Chandler
“The saddest aspect of life right now is that science gathers knowledge faster than society gathers wisdom.” — Isaac Asimov, Isaac Asimov’s Book of Science and Nature Questions
“There is no science without fancy, and no art without facts.” — Vladimir Nabokov, Interview by Alfred Appel, Jr