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A man should look for what is, and not for what he thinks should be.

Science without religion is lame, religion without science is blind.
Science is nothing but perception.
There is only one way to achieve happiness on this terrestrial ball, and that is to have either a clear conscience or none at all.
Formal symbolic representation of qualitative entities is doomed to its rightful place of minor significance in a world where flowers and beautiful women abound.
Never do anything against conscience even if the state demands it.
If you look into your own heart, you find nothing wrong there, what is there to fear?
Interestingly, according to modern astronomers, space is finite. This is a very comforting thought - particularly for people who can never remember where they left things.
Our ideas must be as broad as Nature if they are to interpret Nature.
Science is the attempt to make the chaotic diversity of our sense experience correspond to a logically uniform system of thought.
The whole of science is nothing more than a refinement of everyday thinking.
Science is for those who learn, poetry is for those who know.
I feel bad that I don't feel worse.
Science is but an image of the truth.
If anybody says he can think about quantum physics without getting giddy, that only shows he has not understood the first thing about them.
The latest refinements of science are linked with the cruelties of the Stone Age.
Everybody's a mad scientist, and life is their lab. We're all trying to experiment to find a way to live, to solve problems, to fend off madness and chaos.
The man of science is a poor philosopher.
I seem to have been only like a boy playing on the seashore, and diverting myself in now and then finding a smoother pebble or a prettier shell than ordinary, whilst the great ocean of truth lay all undiscovered before me.
The science of today is the technology of tomorrow.
Science fiction writers foresee the inevitable, and although problems and catastrophes may be inevitable, solutions are not.
The one thing that doesn't abide by majority rule is a person's conscience.
Freedom of conscience entails more dangers than authority and despotism.
There is only one duty, only one safe course, and that is to try to be right.
Every great advance in science has issued from a new audacity of imagination.
Faith is a fine invention when Gentleman can see -- but microscopes are prudent in an emergency
Science is the century-old endeavor to bring together by means of systematic thought the perceptible phenomena of this world into as thorough-going an association as possible.
Science can only ascertain what is, but not what should be, and outside of its domain value judgments of all kinds remain necessary.
When the number of factors coming into play in a phenomenological complex is too large scientific method in most cases fails.
Furnished as all Europe now is with Academies of Science, with nice instruments and the spirit of experiment, the progress of human knowledge will be rapid and discoveries made of which we have at present no conception. I begin to be almost sorry I was born so soon, since I cannot have the happiness of knowing what will be known a hundred years hence.
Science has explained nothing; the more we know the more fantastic the world becomes and the profounder the surrounding darkness.
The great tragedy of science is the slaying of a beautiful hypothesis by an ugly fact.
Reason, observation, and experience; the holy trinity of science.
Science is organized knowledge.
Individual science fiction stories may seem as trivial as ever to the blinder critics and philosophers of today -- but the core of science fiction, its essence has become crucial to our salvation if we are to be saved at all.
One should be more concerned about what his conscience whispers than about what other people shout.
The voice of conscience is so delicate that it is easy to stifle it; but it is also so clear that it is impossible to mistake it.
He who sacrifices his conscience to ambition burns a picture to obtain the ashes.
Conscience: self-esteem with a halo.
I cannot and will not cut my conscience to fit this year's fashions.

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