Re: Re Scientisms

J. R. Molloy (
Mon, 22 Nov 1999 09:44:57 -0800

More scientisms:

"Arostotle could have avoided the mistake of thinking that women have fewer
teeth than men by the simple device of asking Mrs. Aristotle to open her mouth." --Bertie Russell

"Art is I; science is we."

--Claude Bernard

"Every sentence I utter must be understood not as an affirmation, but as a
--Neils Bohr

"A new scientific truth does not triumph by convincing its opponents, but rather
because its opponents die, and a new generation grows up that is familiar with it."
--Max Planck

"Sicence is a flickering light in our darkness, it is but the only one we have
and woe to him who would put it out."
--Morris Cohen

"In science the credit goes to the man who convinces the world, not to the man
to whom the idea first occurs."
--Sir William Osler

"Science commits suicide wien it adops a creed."
--Thomas Henry Huxley

"No amount of experimentation can ever prove me right; a single experiment can
prove me wrong."
--Albert Einstein

"The scientist... is at the moving edge of what's happening."
--Dr. Gerald M. Edleman