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Scientist Quotations Index for Initial M

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Catharine Macaulay
Lord Thomas Macaulay
Ernest William MacBride
Alan G. MacDiarmid
David Keith Chalmers MacDonald
Ian G. MacDonald
Alan MacFarlane
Alexander Macfarlane
Niccolò Machiavelli
Ernst Mach
George Macilwain
Charles Macintosh
George Macintosh
Robert M. Maciver
Richard Mackarness
Alan L. Mackay
Charles Mackay
Sir Morell Mackenzie
George Whitelaw Mackey
Charles Macklin
Alexander Maclaren
Colin Maclaurin
Archibald MacLeish
William Maclure
Percy Alexander MacMahon
Alexander Macmillan
Pierre-Joseph Macquer
Joseph MacSweeny
Melvin Maddocks
John Maddox
Maurice Maeterlinck
John Gillespie Magee
François Magendie
Philip Magnus
Prasanta Mahalanobis
Sri Nisargadatta Maharaj
Norman Mailer
Rabbi Moses Ben Maimon Maimonides
Henry James Sumner Maine
Joseph de Maistre
Erin Majors
Nicolas Malebrancbe
Nicholas Malebranche
Bronislaw Malinowski
Archibald Malloch
W. H. Mallock
George Mallory
Bo C. Malmstrom
Marcello Malpighi
Thomas Robert Malthus
Étienne-Louis Malus
Benoit Mandelbrot
Yuri I. Manin
James B. Mankin, Jr.
Henry Parker Manning
Horace Mann
Thomas Mann
Earth Man
Eli Maor
Jean Paul Marat
Robert H. March
Guglielmo Marconi
Herbert Marcuse
Bernard Marcus
Rudolph A. Marcus
Orison Swett Marden
Robert Ranulph Marett
Étienne-Jules Marey
Henry Margenau
Hans Margolius
René François Ghislain Magritte
Spyridon Marinatos
David Marine
Michael Garrett Marino
Jacques Maritain
Arthur Handly Marks
Bob Marley
Christopher Marlowe
Don Marquis
Bob Marshall
Roy K. Marshall
George Perkins Marsh
Othniel Marsh
Ralph Marston
Félix Martí-Ibáńez
Harriet Martineau
Chris Martine
Archer Martin
Thomas L. Martin
Thomas-Henri Martin
Karl Marx
Heinrich Maschke
Chris Maser
Abraham Harold Maslow
Samuel P. Massie
William H. Masters
Mason Mastroianni
Rev. Increase Mather
Kirtley F. Mather
Adrian Mathesis
Gervase Mathew
German Society for the Advancement of Instruction in Mathematics
Carrie, Homeland
Matsushita Research Institute
William Matthews
Bernd T. Matthias
Henry Maudslay
Henry Maudsley
W. Somerset Maugham
Edward Walter Maunder
Daniel Toler Thomas Maunsel
Guy de Maupassant
Pierre-Louis Moreau de Maupertuis
Antonia Maury
Matthew Fontaine Maury
Marcel Mauss
Sir Hiram Maxim
Hudson Maxim
James Clerk Maxwell
Joseph Mayer
Robert Mayer
Samuel Mayer
Benjamin E. Mayes
Richard Mayfield
John Maynard Smith
John Mayow
Charles Mayo
Elton Mayo
William James Mayo
Ernst Mayr
Robert McCredie May
Dr. Rollo May
Bruce Mazlish
David McArthur
Charles McCabe
John McCarthy
Mary McCarthy
Barbara McClintock
Willie McCool
Mark McCormack
Thomas J. McCormack
Robert McCormick
Sir William McCrea
Mike McCulley
Kevin McDonald
Denny McDonough
William McDonough
William McDougall
Dusa McDuff
Leo McGinneva
Rod McKuen
Mignon McLaughlin
John H. Mcleod
Herbert Marshall McLuhan
Scott Mcnealy
John McPhee
George McRobie
Edward James McShane
M. Meacham
Donella A. Meadows
Margaret Mead
James Howard Means
George S. Meany
Sir Peter B. Medawar
Zhores Medvedev
Thomas Meehan
Joost Meerloo
Kenneth Mees
Alexander Meiklejohn
K.O. Meinsma
Lise Meitner
Joseph William Mellor
Ralph Melnyk
Samuel J. Meltzer
Herman Melville
Gilles Ménage
Henry William Menard
H. L. Mencken
Dmitry Ivanovich Mendeleev
Kurt Alfred Georg Mendelssohn
Gregor Mendel
Johann Gregor Mendel
Thomas Corwin Mendenhall
Robert M. Mengel
Karl Augustus Menninger
Donald Menzel
Ulf Merbold
Giuseppe Mercalli
George W(ilhelm) Merck
George Meredith
N. David Mermin
Clinton Hart Merriam
Marin Mersenne
Robert King Merton
Thomas Merton
John Theodore Merz
Charles Messier
Reinhold Messner
Elie Metchnikov
Metrodorus of Chios
Nicholas Metropolis
W. E. Metz
Ernest von Meyer
Julius Lothar Meyer
Alice Meynell
Peter Michaelis
Édouard Michelin
John Michell
A.A. Michelson
James Albert Michener
Mary Midgley
Thomas Midgley, Jr.
Ludwig Mies van der Rohe
José Rodrigues Miguéis
Edna St. Vincent Millay
Arthur Miller
Dayton Clarence Miller
George A. Miller
G. Tyler Miller, Jr.
Henry Miller
Hugh Miller
Jeff C. Miller
Matthew D. Miller
Perry Miller
Spike Milligan
Robert Andrews Millikan
Stephanie Mills
John Stuart Mill
Florence Milner
A. A. Milne
César Milstein
John Milton
Kally Minami
George M. Minchin
Tim Minchin
David Minge
Charles Mingus
Hermann Minkowski
Marvin Minsky
Henry Mintzberg
Alfred Ezra Mirsky
Ludwig von Mises
Richard von Mises
Carl Mitcham
Edgar Mitchell
Keith Mitchell
Margaret Mitchell
Maria Mitchell
Peter Dennis Mitchell
William A. Mitchell
Eilhard Mitscherlich
Magnus Gösta Mittag-Leffler
Alwin Mittasch
Wilson Mizner
Walter Hamilton Moberley
August Möbius
Paul Julius Möbius
John Moffat
Hugo von Mohl
Henri Moissan
Abraham de Moivre
Jacob Moleschott
Christian Mřller
Helmuth Karl Bernhard Graf von Moltke
Thomas Molyneux
N. Scott Momaday
Lord James Burnett Monboddo
Henri de Mondeville
Ludwig Mond
Claude Monet
Gaspard Monge
Jean Monnet
Jacques Monod
Ashley Montagu
Lady Mary Wortley Montagu
Michel Eyquem de Montaigne
Charles Louis de Secondat, Baron de Montesquieu
Maria Montessori
Brothers Montgolfier
Jacques Étienne Montgolfier
Joseph-Michel Montgolfier
James Montgomery
Henry de Montherlant
Chris Mooney
Aubrey Lackington Moore
Barrington Moore, Jr
Craig H. Moore
Eliakim Hastings Moore
Francis Daniels Moore
G. E. Moore
Hewitt E. Moore
Marianne Moore
Stanford Moore
Thomas Moore
Thomas W. Moore
Herbert M. Moran
Louis Mordell
Hannah More
Henry More
Sir Thomas More
Giovanni Battista Morgagni
Conwy Lloyd Morgan
John Morgan
J.P. Morgan
Lewis Henry Morgan
Murray Morgan
Thomas Hunt Morgan
William Wilson Morgan
Samuel Eliot Morison
Christopher Morley
Viscount John Morley
Michael J. Moroney
Harold Morowitz
Anton-Lazzaro Moro
Abraham Cressy Morrison
John A. Morrison
Bede Nairn Morris
Desmond Morris
Francis Orpen Morris
Robert Morris
Simon Conway Morris
William Morris
William Morris
Samuel F. B. Morse
Viggo Mortensen
Henry Morton
J. Sterling Morton
Henry Moseley
Walter Mossberg
Lemuel Moss
Frederick Mosteller
Sir Nevill F. Mott
Forest Ray Moulton
Ian Mueller
Malcolm Muggeridge
James Patrick Muirhead
John Muir
Fritz Müller
Hermann Joseph Muller
Johannes Peter Müller
Richard A. Muller
Robert Sanderson Mulliken
Meg Mullins
Kary B. Mullis
David Bryant Mumford
Lewis Mumford
Theodore T. Munger
Norman L. Munn
Randall Munroe
Haruki Murakami
Sir Roderick Impey Murchison
Rupert Murdoch
William Murdock
Edward A. Murphy, Jr.
Gardner Murphy
Bill Murray
Sir James Murray
Sir John Murray
Joseph E. Murray
Edward R. Murrow
Story Musgrave
Robert Musil
Pieter van Musschenbroek
George W. Myers
Norman Myers

Carl Sagan Thumbnail In science it often happens that scientists say, 'You know that's a really good argument; my position is mistaken,' and then they would actually change their minds and you never hear that old view from them again. They really do it. It doesn't happen as often as it should, because scientists are human and change is sometimes painful. But it happens every day. I cannot recall the last time something like that happened in politics or religion. (1987) -- Carl Sagan
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Quotations about:Atomic  BombBiologyChemistryDeforestationEngineeringAnatomyAstronomyBacteriaBiochemistryBotanyConservationDinosaurEnvironmentFractalGeneticsGeologyHistory of ScienceInventionJupiterKnowledgeLoveMathematicsMeasurementMedicineNatural ResourceOrganic ChemistryPhysicsPhysicianQuantum TheoryResearchScience and ArtTeacherTechnologyUniverseVolcanoVirusWind PowerWomen ScientistsX-RaysYouthZoology  ... (more topics)
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Sophie Germain
Gertrude Elion
Ernest Rutherford
James Chadwick
Marcel Proust
William Harvey
Johann Goethe
John Keynes
Carl Gauss
Paul Feyerabend
- 90 -
Antoine Lavoisier
Lise Meitner
Charles Babbage
Ibn Khaldun
Ralph Emerson
Robert Bunsen
Frederick Banting
Andre Ampere
Winston Churchill
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John Locke
Bronislaw Malinowski
Thomas Huxley
Alessandro Volta
Erwin Schrodinger
Wilhelm Roentgen
Louis Pasteur
Bertrand Russell
Jean Lamarck
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Samuel Morse
John Wheeler
Nicolaus Copernicus
Robert Fulton
Pierre Laplace
Humphry Davy
Thomas Edison
Lord Kelvin
Theodore Roosevelt
Carolus Linnaeus
- 60 -
Francis Galton
Linus Pauling
Immanuel Kant
Martin Fischer
Robert Boyle
Karl Popper
Paul Dirac
James Watson
William Shakespeare
- 50 -
Stephen Hawking
Niels Bohr
Nikola Tesla
Rachel Carson
Max Planck
Henry Adams
Richard Dawkins
Werner Heisenberg
Alfred Wegener
John Dalton
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Pierre Fermat
Edward Wilson
Johannes Kepler
Gustave Eiffel
Giordano Bruno
JJ Thomson
Thomas Kuhn
Leonardo DaVinci
David Hume
- 30 -
Andreas Vesalius
Rudolf Virchow
Richard Feynman
James Hutton
Alexander Fleming
Emile Durkheim
Benjamin Franklin
Robert Oppenheimer
Robert Hooke
Charles Kettering
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Carl Sagan
James Maxwell
Marie Curie
Rene Descartes
Francis Crick
Michael Faraday
Srinivasa Ramanujan
Francis Bacon
Galileo Galilei
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John Watson
Rosalind Franklin
Michio Kaku
Isaac Asimov
Charles Darwin
Sigmund Freud
Albert Einstein
Florence Nightingale
Isaac Newton

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