The best Quotes by Jacob Bronowski

The best Quotes by Jacob Bronowski

Jacob Bronowski (18 January 1908 – 22 August 1974) was a Polish-British mathematician and philosopher. He was known to friends and professional colleagues alike by the nickname Bruno. He is best known for developing a humanistic approach to science, and as the presenter and writer of the thirteen-part 1973 BBC television documentary series, and accompanying book The Ascent of Man.

The most wonderful discovery made by scientists is science itself.
Man is unique not because he does science, and his is unique not because he does art, but because science and art equally are expressions of his marvelous plasticity of mind.
It is important that students bring a certain ragamuffin, barefoot irreverence to their studies; they are not here to worship what is known, but to question it.
It is vain to say human beings ought to be satisfied with tranquillity: they must have action; and they will make it if they cannot find it.
You will die but the carbon will not; its career does not end with you. It will return to the soil, and there a plant may take it up again in time, sending it once more on a cycle of plant and animal life.

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Science without religion is lame. Religion without science is blind.
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The most beautiful experience we can have is the mysterious. It is the fundamental emotion that stands at the cradle of true art and true science. Whoever does not know it and can no longer wonder, no longer marvel, is as good as dead, and his eyes are dimmed.
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The saddest aspect of life right now is that science gathers knowledge faster than society gathers wisdom.
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We still do not know one thousandth of one percent of what nature has revealed to us.
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Since the mathematicians have invaded the theory of relativity, I do not understand it myself anymore.
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The first gulp from the glass of natural sciences will turn you into an atheist, but at the bottom of the glass God is waiting for you.
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Faith and science, I have learned, are two sides of the same coin, separated by an expanse so small, but wide enough that one side can't see the other. They don't know they are connected.
Mary E. Pearson in The Jenna Fox Chronicles - The Adoration of Jenna Fox
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Every kid starts out as a natural-born scientist, and then we beat it out of them. A few trickle through the system with their wonder and enthusiasm for science intact.
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Without proper experiments I conclude nothing.
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To be a scientist is to be naive.
Valery Legasov in Chernobyl - Episode 5
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Waleri Legassow: "Despite the stupidity, the lies, you're compelled. The problem has been assigned and you'll stop at nothing until you find an answer. Because that is who you are."
Ulana Khomyuk: "A lunatic then."
Waleri Legassow: "A scientist."
Valery Legasov in Chernobyl - Episode 3
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Academic success depends on research and publications.
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People think of science as rolling back the mystery of God. I look at science as slowly creeping toward the mystery of God.
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The Germans and many others have the gift to make science inaccessible.
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All truths are easy to understand once they are discovered; the point is to discover them.
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An adult scientist is a kid who never grew up.
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No one undertakes research in physics with the intention of winning a prize. It is the joy of discovering something no one knew before.
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Science is not only a disciple of reason but, also, one of romance and passion.
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Science is a way of thinking much more than it is a body of knowledge.
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Sometimes science is more art than science.
Rick Sanchez in Rick and Morty - Season 1 Episode 6
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The more complex the world situation becomes, the more scientific and rational analysis you have to have, the less you can do with simple good will and sentiment.
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Good science is good observation.
Max Patel in Avatar -
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Books must follow sciences, and not sciences books.
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Our scientific power has outrun our spiritual power. We have guided missiles and misguided men.
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Science cannot solve the ultimate mystery of nature. And that is because, in the last analysis, we ourselves are a part of the mystery that we are trying to solve.
Science advances one funeral at a time.
Science isn't about "why", it's about "why not".
Cave Johnson in Portal
Science is not everything, but science is very beautiful.
When you are unable to understand a reasearcher's actions, most cases can be attributed to curiosity.
Science is constantly proved all the time. If we take something like any fiction, any holy book, and destroyed it, in a thousand years' time, that wouldn't come back just as it was. Whereas if we took every science book and every fact and destroyed them all, in a thousand years they'd all be back because all the tests would be the same result.
One candidate is too old and mentally unfit to be president. The other one is me.
Joe Biden - März 2024
What do you call an Asian Dwayne Johnson?
The Wok.
I'm paranoid. On my stationary bike, I have a rear view mirror.
When you're in love it's the most glorious two and a half days of your life.
I quit therapy because my analyst was trying to help me behind my back.
I tried phone sex - it gave me an ear infection.
During sex I fantasize that I'm someone else.
I like to read biographies of authors that I love, like Richard Yates. I also like to see what non-fiction authors are out there. My bible is Something Happened. It's one of the greatest books I've ever read. But if I don't read a Dostoevsky soon I'm going to kill myself.
For 45 years I've worked without an audience.
I love being famous. It validates that I have something to say.
My parents were my worst audience.
I think a night like tonight shows a lot of young girls and young boys that if you can shoot you can shoot. It doesn't matter if you're a girl or a boy, I think it just matters the heart that you have and wanting to be the best that you can be.
Sabrina Ionescu - February 2024
I'm looking to do everything that I possibly can to get better in every aspect, whether that's scoring, defending, rebounding, passing, i'm really just excited to be playing against professionals and learning from them and just seeing where that takes me.
Sky is the limit for her and what she can do on the court, in terms of her impact in the game but also the court as well... It's been fun to watch her journey.
Stephen Curry - February 2024
I grew up watching Kobe Bryant game after game, ring after ring, living his greatness without apology.
Sabrina Ionescu - February 2020

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