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  • Advertising may be described as the science of arresting human intelligence long enough to get money from it.
  • S. Leacock
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    Advertising may be described as the science of arresting the human intelligence long enough to get money from it.
  • Thomas Henry Huxley
    Thomas Henry Huxley
    English biologist 1825-1895
    Thomas Henry Huxley
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    Books are the money of Literature, but only the counters of Science.
  • Thomas Henry Huxley
    Thomas Henry Huxley
    English biologist 1825-1895
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    The great tragedy of science is the slaying of a beautiful hypothesis by an ugly fact.
  • Robin George Collingwood
    Robin George Collingwood
    English philosopher, historian and archaeologist 1889-1943
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    A man ceases to be a beginner in any given science and becomes a master in that science when he has learned that he is going to be a beginner all his life.
  • Henry Fielding
    Henry Fielding
    English writer 1707-1754
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    Fashion is the science of appearance, and it inspires one with the desire to seem rather than to be.
  • Henry David Thoreau
    Henry David Thoreau
    American writer 1817-1862
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    He who is only a traveler learns things at second-hand and by the halves, and is poor authority. We are most interested when science reports what those men already know practically or instinctively, for that alone is a true humanity, or account of human experience.
  • Joseph Addison
    Joseph Addison
    English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719
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    Our delight in any particular study, art, or science rises and improves in proportion to the application which we bestow upon it. Thus, what was at first an exercise becomes at length an entertainment.
  • George Henry Lewes
    George Henry Lewes
    English philosopher and critic 1817-1878
    George Henry Lewes
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    Science is the systematic classification of experience.
  • Bill Watterson
    Bill Watterson
    American cartoonist 1958-
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    That's the whole problem with science. You've got a bunch of empiricists trying to describe things of unimaginable wonder.
  • Elwyn Brooks White
    Elwyn Brooks White
    American writer 1899-1985
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    The so-called science of poll-taking is not a science at all but mere necromancy. People are unpredictable by nature, and although you can take a nation's pulse, you can't be sure that the nation hasn't just run up a flight of stairs.
  • Franklin D. Roosevelt
    Franklin D. Roosevelt
    American statesman 1882-1945
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    Today we are faced with the preeminent fact that, if civilization is to survive, we must cultivate the science of human relationships... the ability of all peoples, of all kinds, to live together, in the same world, at peace.
  • W. H. Auden
    W. H. Auden
    American poet 1907-1973
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    ''Healing,'' Papa would tell me, ''is not a science, but the intuitive art of wooing nature.''
  • Jean Rostand
    Jean Rostand
    French writer 1897-1977
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    A body of work such as Pasteur's is inconceivable in our time: no man would be given a chance to create a whole science. Nowadays a path is scarcely opened up when the crowd begins to pour in.
  • Carl Sagan
    Carl Sagan
    American astronomer, cosmologist, astrophysicist and author 1934-1996
    Carl Sagan
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    A central lesson of science is that to understand complex issues (or even simple ones), we must try to free our minds of dogma and to guarantee the freedom to publish, to contradict, and to experiment. Arguments from authority are unacceptable.
    Source: Billions and Billions: Thoughts of Life and Death at the Brink of the Millenium (1997) Ch. 14, The Common Enemy.
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