|Hoyt & Roberts, comps. Hoyts New Cyclopedia of Practical Quotations. 1922.|
|Twas thus by the glare of false science betrayd,|
That leads to bewilder, and dazzles to blind.
|O star-eyed Science, hast thou wanderd there,|
To waft us home the message of despair?
CampbellPleasures of Hope. Pt. II. L. 325.
|Respectable Professors of the Dismal Science.|
CarlyleLatter Day Pamphlets. No. 1. (1850).
| What we might call, by way of Eminence, the Dismal Science.|
CarlyleThe Nigger Question.
|Philosophia vero omnium mater artium.|
Philosophy is true mother of the arts. (Science).
CiceroTusculum Disp. Bk. I.
| There are very few persons who pursue science with true dignity.|
Sir Humphrey DavyConsolations in Travel. Dialogue V. The Chemical Philosopher.
| Wissenschaft und Kunst gehören der Welt an, und vor ihnen verschwinden die Schranken der Nationalität.|
Science and art belong to the whole world, and before them vanish the barriers of nationality.
GoetheIn a conversation with a German historian. (1813).
|While bright-eyed Science watches round.|
GrayOde for Music. Chorus. L. 11.
|Science is the topography of ignorance.|
HolmesMedical Essays. 211.
| For science is * * * like virtue, its own exceeding great reward.|
Chas. KingsleyHealth and Education. Science.
|The science of fools with long memories.|
PlanchéPreliminary Observations. Pursuivant of Arms. Speaking of Heraldry.
|How index-learning turns no student pale,|
Yet holds the eel of science by the tail.
PopeDunciad. Bk. I. L. 279.
|One science only will one genius fit,|
So vast is art, so narrow human wit.
PopeEssay on Criticism. Pt. I. L. 60.
| To the natural philosopher, to whom the whole extent of nature belongs, all the individual branches of science constitute the links of an endless chain, from which not one can be detached without destroying the harmony of the whole.|
Friedrich SchoedlerTreasury of Science. Astronomy.
| A mere index hunter, who held the eel of science by the tail.|
SmollettPeregrine Pickle. Ch. XLIII.
|Science is organised knowledge.|
SpencerEducation. Ch. II.
| Science when well digested is nothing but good sense and reason.|
Stanislaus (King of Poland)Maxims. No. 43.
|Science falsely so called.|
I Timothy. VI. 20.
|But beyond the bright searchlights of science,|
Out of sight of the windows of sense,
Old riddles still bid us defiance,
Old questions of Why and of Whence.
W. C. D. WhethamRecent Development of Physical Science. P. 10.