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There is one thing alone that stands the brunt of life throughout its length: a quiet conscience.

Organic chemistry is the chemistry of carbon compounds. Biochemistry is the study of carbon compounds that crawl.
When I am in the company of scientists, I feel like a shabby curate who has strayed by mistake into a drawing room full of dukes.
Whatever the scientists may say, if we take the supernatural out of life, we leave only the unnatural.
Science knows only one commandment -- contribute to science.
That is the essence of science: ask an impertinent question, and you are on the way to a pertinent answer.
No science is immune to the infection of politics and the corruption of power.
Science in the modern world has many uses; its chief use, however, is to provide long words to cover the errors of the rich.
A man ceases to be a beginner in any given science and becomes a master in that science when he has learned that he is going to be a beginner all his life.
Today the function of the artist is to bring imagination to science and science to imagination, where they meet, in the myth.
Art has a double face, of expression and illusion, just like science has a double face: the reality of error and the phantom of truth.
Where the world ceases to be the scene of our personal hopes and wishes, where we face it as free beings admiring, asking and observing, there we enter the realm of Art and Science
Neurophysiologists will not likely find what they are looking for, for that which they are looking for is that which is looking.
Science is the knowledge of consequences, and dependence of one fact upon another.
All science is either physics or stamp collecting.
Science is intimately integrated with the whole social structure and cultural tradition. They mutually support one other -- only in certain types of society can science flourish, and conversely without a continuous and healthy development and application of science such a society cannot function properly.
Vanity of science. Knowledge of physical science will not console me for ignorance of morality in time of affliction, but knowledge of morality will always console me for ignorance of physical science.
Science may be described as the art of systematic over-simplification.
Science is what you know, philosophy what you don't know.
Science is the great antidote to the poison of enthusiasm and superstition.
Labor to keep alive in your breast that little spark of celestial fire called conscience
A conscience is like a baby. It has to go to sleep before you can.
My conscience aches but it's going to lose the fight.
Conscience is the inner voice which warns us that someone may be looking.
A conscience without God is like a court without a judge.
Two things fill me with constantly increasing admiration and awe, the longer and more earnestly I reflect on them: the starry heavens without and the moral law within.
Conscience is the window of our spirit, evil is the curtain.
Conscience is a man's compass.
Conscience is the internal perception of the rejection of a particular wish operating within us.
A man's moral conscience is the curse he had to accept from the gods in order to gain from them the right to dream.
Honor is the moral conscience of the great.
No ear can hear nor tongue can tell the tortures of the inward hell!
Conscience is thoroughly well-bred and soon leaves off talking to those who do not wish to hear it.
A good conscience is a continual feast.
A good conscience is to the soul what health is to the body; it preserves constant ease and serenity within us; and more than countervails all the calamities and afflictions which can befall us from without.
The historian of science may be tempted to exclaim that when paradigms change, the world itself changes with them.
There is a single light of science, and to brighten it anywhere is to brighten it everywhere.
But how is one to make a scientist understand that there is something unalterably deranged about differential calculus, quantum theory, or the obscene and so inanely liturgical ordeals of the precession of the equinoxes.
Rather than have it the principal thing in my son's mind, I would gladly have him think that the sun went round the earth, and that the stars were so many spangles set in the bright blue firmament.
The microbe is so very small: You cannot take him out at all.

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