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Hoyt & Roberts, comps.  Hoyt’s New Cyclopedia of Practical Quotations.  1922.
’Twas thus by the glare of false science betray’d,
That leads to bewilder, and dazzles to blind.
        Beattie—The Hermit.
O star-eyed Science, hast thou wander’d there,
To waft us home the message of despair?
        Campbell—Pleasures of Hope. Pt. II. L. 325.
Respectable Professors of the Dismal Science.
        Carlyle—Latter Day Pamphlets. No. 1. (1850).
  What we might call, by way of Eminence, the Dismal Science.
        Carlyle—The Nigger Question.
Philosophia vero omnium mater artium.
  Philosophy is true mother of the arts. (Science).
        Cicero—Tusculum Disp. Bk. I.
  There are very few persons who pursue science with true dignity.
        Sir Humphrey Davy—Consolations 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.
        Goethe—In a conversation with a German historian. (1813).
While bright-eyed Science watches round.
        Gray—Ode for Music. Chorus. L. 11.
Science is the topography of ignorance.
        Holmes—Medical Essays. 211.
  For science is  *  *  *  like virtue, its own exceeding great reward.
        Chas. Kingsley—Health and Education. Science.
The science of fools with long memories.
        Planché—Preliminary Observations. Pursuivant of Arms. Speaking of Heraldry.
How index-learning turns no student pale,
Yet holds the eel of science by the tail.
        Pope—Dunciad. Bk. I. L. 279.
One science only will one genius fit,
So vast is art, so narrow human wit.
        Pope—Essay 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 Schoedler—Treasury of Science. Astronomy.
  A mere index hunter, who held the eel of science by the tail.
        Smollett—Peregrine Pickle. Ch. XLIII.
Science is organised knowledge.
        Spencer—Education. 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. Whetham—Recent Development of Physical Science. P. 10.

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