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Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (75 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

All science is either physics or stamp collecting.

E. Rutherford, in Science and Religion

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (414 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

It is the mark of an educated mind to rest satisfied with the degree of precision which the nature of the subject admits and not to seek exactness where only an approximation is possible.

Aristotle, in Science and Religion

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (440 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

I do not fear computers. I fear the lack of them.

Isaac Asimov, in Science and Religion

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (3070 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Truth comes out of error more easily than out of confusion.

Francis Bacon, in Science and Religion and Success and Failure

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (240 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Modern man is the missing link between apes and human beings.

Unknown, in Science and Religion

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (239 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

My mind is made up, don't confuse me with the facts!

Unknown, in Science and Religion

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (212 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

The sum of the intelligence on the planet is a constant; the population is growing.

Unknown, in Science and Religion

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (369 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Theft from a single author is plagiarism. Theft from two is comparative study. Theft from three or more is research.

Unknown, in Science and Religion and Work and Recreation

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (224 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

There are no errors in this book, except this one.

Unknown, in Science and Religion

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (227 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

There are two types of people: those who divide people into two types, and those who don't.

Unknown, in Science and Religion

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (216 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Time is God's way of keeping everything from happening at once.

Unknown, in Science and Religion

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (261 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Under the most rigorously controlled conditions of pressure, temperature, volume, humidity, and other variables, the organism will do as it damn well pleases.

Unknown, in Science and Religion

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (250 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

When they broke open molecules, they found they were filled with atoms. But when they broke open atoms, they found they were filled with explosions.

Unknown, in Science and Religion

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (554 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Man is a rational animal who always loses his temper when he is called upon to act in accordance with the dictates of reason.

Oscar Wilde, in Science and Religion and Wisdom and Ignorance

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (169 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

The truth is more important than the facts.

Frank Lloyd Wright, in Science and Religion

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (169 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

A Christian is a man who feels repentance on Sunday for what he did on Saturday and is going to do on Monday.

Thomas Ybarra, in Science and Religion

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (798 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Acceptance without proof is the fundamental characteristic of Western religion; rejection without proof is the fundamental characteristic of Western science.

Gary Zukav, The Dancing Wu Li Masters, in Science and Religion

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Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (171 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Duct tape is like the force. It has a light side, and a dark side, and it holds the universe together.

Carl Zwanzig, in Science and Religion

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (147 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997  · 

A man with a watch knows what time it is. A man with two watches is never sure.

Unknown, in Science and Religion and Wisdom and Ignorance

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (154 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

A single fact can spoil a good argument.

Unknown, in Science and Religion and Wisdom and Ignorance

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