The pursuit of science leads only to the insoluble.
- Benjamin Disraeli
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I have an idealistic view of science as a liberalising and progressive force for humanity.
- Paul Nurse
Further, the dignity of the science itself seems to require that every possible means be explored for the solution of a problem so elegant and so celebrated.
- Carl Friedrich Gauss
Young people ask me if this country is serious about science. They aren't thinking about the passport that they will hold, but the country that they must rely on for support and encouragement.
- John Charles Polanyi
In praising science, it does not follow that we must adopt the very poor philosophies which scientific men have constructed. In philosophy they have much more to learn than to teach.
- Dean Inge
I think people are realizing that engineering and science are extremely good degrees to get and you'll be very highly paid once you've got them.
- James Dyson
In short, it is not that evolutionary naturalists have been less brazen than the scientific creationists in holding science hostage, but rather that they have been infinitely more effective in getting away with it.
- Phillip E. Johnson
We in science are spoiled by the success of mathematics. Mathematics is the study of problems so simple that they have good solutions.
- Whitfield Diffie
As I have tried to show, science, in producing the airplane and the wireless, has created a new international political environment to which governments must adjust their foreign policies.
- John Boyd Orr