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Science has explained nothing; the more we know the more fantastic the world becomes and the profounder the surrounding darkness
Nothing tends so much to the corruption of science as to suffer it to stagnate
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 is nothing but perception
Man can be scientifically manipulated
Science is what you know, philosophy is what you don't know
The mere formulation of a problem is far more essential than its solution, which may be merely a matter of mathematical or experimental skills. To raise new questions, new possibilities, to regard old problems from a new angle requires creative imagination and marks real advances in science
All our science, measured against reality, is primitive and childlike - and yet it is the most precious thing we have
The grand aim of all science is to cover the greatest number of empirical facts by logical deduction from the smallest number of hypotheses or axioms
Science without religion is lame, religion without science is blind
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On Anger: "For every minute you remain angry, you give up sixty seconds of peace of mind."
On Destiny: "Our destiny exercises its influence over us even when, as yet, we have not learned its nature: it is our future that lays down the law of our today."
Human, All Too Human
On Friendship: "A crowd is not company; and faces are but a gallery of pictures; and talk but a tinkling cymbal, where there is no love."