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A Quote by Bertrand Arthur William Russell on mathematics and science

Mathematics is the only science where one never knows what one is talking about nor whether what is said is true.

Bertrand Russell (1872 - 1970)

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A Quote by Bertrand Arthur William Russell on achievement, science, and world

Almost everything that distinguishes the modern world from earlier centuries is attibutable to science, which achieved its most spectacular triumphs in the seventeenth century.

Bertrand Russell (1872 - 1970)

Source: Bertrand Russell, History of Western Philosophy, Allen & Unwin, London, 1979, p 512.

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A Quote by Bertrand Arthur William Russell on change, controversy, ethics, progress, and science

Change is one thing, progress is another. "Change" is scientific, "progress" is ethical; change is indubitable, whereas progress is a matter of controversy.

Bertrand Russell (1872 - 1970)

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A Quote by Bertrand Arthur William Russell on ideas, paradox, and science

Although this may seem a paradox, all exact science is dominated by the idea of approximation.

Bertrand Russell (1872 - 1970)

Source: W.H.Auden & L.Kronenberger (eds.) The Viking Book of Aphorisms, NY: Viking Press, 1966.

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A Quote by Bernard Mannes Baruch on duty, evil, good, lies, principles, science, and work

Science has taught us how to put the atom to work. But to make it work for good instead of for evil lies in the domain dealing with the principles of human duty.

Bernard Baruch (1870 - 1965)

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A Quote by Benjamin Peirce on mathematics and science

Mathematics is the science which draws necessary conclusions.

Benjamin Peirce (1809 - 1880)

Source: Memoir read before the National Academy of Sciences in Washington, 1870.

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A Quote by Benjamin Jowett on art, logic, and science

Logic is neither a science or an art, but a dodge.

Benjamin Jowett (1817 - 1893)

Source: J. R. Newman (ed.) The World of Mathematics, New York: Simon and Schuster, 1956.

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A Quote by Benjamin Disraeli on enthusiasm, genius, imagination, philosophy, poetry, and science

Philosophy becomes poetry, and science imagination, in the enthusiasm of genius.

Benjamin Disraeli (1804 - 1881)

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A Quote by Barry Yelverton, Lord Avonmore on beauty, colors, health, laws, life, science, and youth

He it was that first gave to the law the air of a science. He found it a skeleton, and clothed it with life, color, and complexion: he embraced the old statue, and by his touch it grew into youth, health, and beauty.

Barry Yelverton

Source: On Blackstone.

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A Quote by Augustus De Morgan on logic and science

Every science that has thriven has thriven upon its own symbols: logic, the only science which is admitted to have made no improvements in century after century, is the only one which has grown no symbols.

Augustus De Morgan (1806 - 1871)

Source: Transactions Cambridge Philosophical Society, vol. X, 1864, p. 184.

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