Quote by Christina Hoff Sommers : “Feminist Gloria Steinem has called”

Feminist Gloria Steinem has called research on sex differences anti-American. – Christina Hoff Sommers

Quote by Mary Roach : “The human digestive tract is”

The human digestive tract is like the Amtrak line from Seattle to Los Angeles: transit time is about thirty hours, and the scenery on the last leg is pretty monotonous. – Mary Roach

Quote by Carl Sagan : “Science is not only compatible”

Science is not only compatible with spirituality; it is a profound source of spirituality. When we recognize our place in an immensity of light‐years and in the passage of ages, when we grasp the intricacy, beauty, and subtlety of life, then that soaring feeling, that sense of elation and humility combined, is surely spiritual. So […]

Quote by Rachel Carson : “The winds the sea and”

The winds, the sea, and the moving tides are what they are. If there is wonder and beauty and majesty in them, science will discover these qualities… If there is poetry in my book about the sea, it is not because I deliberately put it there, but because no one could write truthfully about the […]

Quote by Kedar Joshi : “The history of science is”

The history of science is the saga of nature defying common sense. – Kedar Joshi

Quote by Lord Kelvin : “When you can measure what”

When you can measure what you are speaking about, and express it in numbers, you know something about it, when you cannot express it in numbers, your knowledge is of a meager and unsatisfactory kind; it may be the beginning of knowledge, but you have scarely, in your thoughts advanced to the stage of science. […]

Quote by John Stuart Mill : “The tendency has always been”

The tendency has always been strong to believe that whatever received a name must be an entity or being, having an independent existence of its own. And if no real entity answering to the name could be found, men did not for that reason suppose that none existed, but imagined that it was something peculiarly […]

Quote by W.W. Sawyer : “It might be objected that”

It might be objected that men are not trees; that if a man realizes something ought to be done, he can go and do it. This is true within certain limits. There can be social conditions favourable to mathematical studies; if a country urgently needs mathematicians, and if everyone knows this, mathematics may well flourish. […]

Quote by Anand Damani : “Call it spirituality scientific investigation”

Call it spirituality, scientific investigation, enlightenment or atheism, there exists an actual reality. – Anand Damani

Quote by Bertrand Russell : “We know very little and”

We know very little, and yet it is astonishing that we know so much, and still more astonishing that so little knowledge can give us so much power. – Bertrand Russell