Category Archives: Quotes

“People keep saying ‘science doesn’t know everything!’

Well, science knows’ it doesn’t know everything; otherwise it would stop

Dara o Briain

(Or would it…most scientists I know don’t know when to stop)

“The work of science is to substitute facts for appearances, and demonstrations for impressions.”

John Ruskin

(Although nothing makes an impression like a good demonstration!)

“I love fool’s experiments. I am always making them”

Charles Darwin

(A close second: You can never make anything Fool-proof, because fools are so ingenious)

“You make observations, write theories to fit them, try experiments to disprove the theories and, if you can’t, you’ve got something.”

Kary Mullis

(Of course, if you can disprove the theory, you probably still have something)

“All Life is an Experiment. The more experiments you make, the better.”

Ralph Waldo Emerson

(Words to live by!)