Celebrating 19 Years on the Web
TODAY IN SCIENCE HISTORY ®
Find science on or your birthday

Today in Science History - Quickie Quiz
Who said: “The Superfund legislation... may prove to be as far-reaching and important as any accomplishment of my administration. The reduction of the threat to America's health and safety from thousands of toxic-waste sites will continue to be an urgent…issue …”
more quiz questions >>
Home > Category Index for Science Quotations > Category Index P > Category: Passionate

Passionate Quotes (22 quotes)

A man avails himself of the truth so long as it is serviceable; but he seizes on what is false with a passionate eloquence as soon as he can make a momentary use of it; whether it be to dazzle others with it as a kind of half-truth, or to employ it as a stopgap for effecting all apparent union between things that have been disjointed.
In The Maxims and Reflections of Goethe (1906), 193.
Science quotes on:  |  All (4108)  |  Apparent (84)  |  Avail (4)  |  Dazzle (3)  |  Disjointed (2)  |  Effect (393)  |  Eloquence (7)  |  Employ (113)  |  False (100)  |  Himself (461)  |  Kind (557)  |  Long (790)  |  Man (2251)  |  Momentary (4)  |  Other (2236)  |  Seize (15)  |  Soon (186)  |  Thing (1915)  |  Truth (1057)  |  Union (51)  |  Use (766)

Bile makes man passionate and sick; but without bile man could not live.
Translation of the original French, “La bile rend colère et malade; mais sans la bile l’homme ne saurait vivre.” From Zadig. Accompanied with the translation in Craufurd Tait Ramage, Beautiful Thoughts from French and Italian Authors (1866), 371.
Science quotes on:  |  Bile (5)  |  Live (628)  |  Man (2251)  |  Physiology (95)  |  Sick (81)

Every intellectual revolution which has ever stirred humanity into greatness has been a passionate protest against inert ideas. Then, alas, with pathetic ignorance of human psychology, it has proceeded by some educational scheme to, bind humanity afresh with inert ideas of its own fashioning.
In 'The Aims of Education', The Aims of Education and Other Essays (1929), 14.
Science quotes on:  |  Against (332)  |  Education (378)  |  Greatness (54)  |  Human (1468)  |  Humanity (169)  |  Idea (843)  |  Ignorance (240)  |  Inert (14)  |  Intellect (233)  |  Intellectual (255)  |  Pathetic (4)  |  Proceed (129)  |  Protest (9)  |  Psychology (154)  |  Revolution (129)  |  Scheme (57)

I am among the most durable and passionate participants in the scientific exploration of the solar system, and I am a long-time advocate of the application of space technology to civil and military purposes of direct benefit to life on Earth and to our national security.
In 'Is Human Spaceflight Obsolete?' Quoted in Issues in Science and Technology (Summer 2004).
Science quotes on:  |  Advocate (18)  |  Application (242)  |  Benefit (114)  |  Civil (26)  |  Direct (225)  |  Durable (7)  |  Earth (996)  |  Exploration (134)  |  Life (1795)  |  Life On Earth (9)  |  Long (790)  |  Military (40)  |  Most (1731)  |  National Security (3)  |  Participant (6)  |  Purpose (317)  |  Science (3879)  |  Scientific (941)  |  Security (47)  |  Solar System (77)  |  Space (500)  |  System (537)  |  Technology (257)  |  Time (1877)

I have always played with the fancy that some contagion from outer space had been the seed of man. Our passionate preoccupation with the sky, the stars, and a God somewhere in outer space is a homing impulse. We are drawn back to where we came from.
Commenting on the first moon landing. In 'Reactions to Man’s Landing on the Moon Show Broad Variations in Opinions', The New York Times (21 Jul 1969), 6.
Science quotes on:  |  Back (390)  |  Contagion (9)  |  Fancy (50)  |  God (757)  |  Home (170)  |  Impulse (48)  |  Man (2251)  |  Outer Space (6)  |  Passion (114)  |  Preoccupation (7)  |  Seed (93)  |  Sky (161)  |  Space (500)  |  Star (427)  |  Stars (304)

If I have sometimes disturbed our academies by somewhat livelier discussions, it is because I was passionately defending truth.
In Speech (27 Dec 1892) at the Golden Jubilee celebration for Pasteur's 70th birthday. As translated in Nature (1893), 47, 205. Note: Indeed, Pasteur had argued long and hard to convince his colleagues about his Germ Theory.
Science quotes on:  |  Academy (35)  |  Defending (2)  |  Discussion (72)  |  Disturb (28)  |  Disturbed (15)  |  Lively (17)  |  Truth (1057)

It is high time that laymen abandoned the misleading belief that scientific enquiry is a cold dispassionate enterprise, bleached of imaginative qualities, and that a scientist is a man who turns the handle of discovery; for at every level of endeavour scientific research is a passionate undertaking and the Promotion of Natural Knowledge depends above all on a sortee into what can be imagined but is not yet known.
The Times Literary Supplement (London), 1963 October 25 (p. 850)
Science quotes on:  |  Abandon (68)  |  All (4108)  |  Belief (578)  |  Bleach (3)  |  Cold (112)  |  Depend (228)  |  Discovery (780)  |  Dispassionate (8)  |  Endeavor (67)  |  Endeavour (63)  |  Enquiry (87)  |  Enterprise (54)  |  Handle (28)  |  High (362)  |  Imaginative (8)  |  Imagine (164)  |  Know (1518)  |  Knowledge (1529)  |  Known (454)  |  Layman (21)  |  Level (67)  |  Man (2251)  |  Misleading (21)  |  Natural (796)  |  Promotion (7)  |  Quality (135)  |  Research (664)  |  Scientific (941)  |  Scientist (820)  |  Time (1877)  |  Turn (447)  |  Undertake (33)  |  Undertaking (16)

It is not only by the questions we have answered that progress may be measured, but also by those we are still asking. The passionate controversies of one era are viewed as sterile preoccupations by another, for knowledge alters what we seek as well as what we find.
In Freda Adler and Herbert Marcus Adler, Sisters in Crime (1975), 31.
Science quotes on:  |  Alter (62)  |  Answer (366)  |  Asking (73)  |  Controversy (29)  |  Era (51)  |  Find (998)  |  Knowledge (1529)  |  Preoccupation (7)  |  Progress (465)  |  Question (621)  |  Seek (213)  |  Sterile (21)  |  Still (613)  |  View (488)

Measured objectively, what a man can wrest from Truth by passionate striving is utterly infinitesimal. But the striving frees us from the bonds of the self and makes us comrades of those who are the best and the greatest.
…...
Science quotes on:  |  Best (459)  |  Bond (45)  |  Comrade (3)  |  Free (232)  |  Great (1574)  |  Greatest (328)  |  Infinitesimal (29)  |  Man (2251)  |  Measure (232)  |  Objectively (5)  |  Self (267)  |  Strive (46)  |  Truth (1057)  |  Utterly (15)  |  Wrest (3)

My father, the practicing physician, … was a passionate collector of natural objects (amber, shells, minerals, beetles, etc.) and a great friend of the natural sciences. … To my energetic and intellectually vigorous mother I owe an infinite debt.
As quoted in Paul Forman and Armin Hermann, 'Sommerfeld, Arnold (Johannes Wilhelm)', Biography in Dictionary of Scientific Biography (1975), Vol. 12, 525. Cited from 'Autobiographische Skizze', Gesammelte Schriften, Vol 4, 673–682.
Science quotes on:  |  Amber (3)  |  Autobiography (56)  |  Beetle (15)  |  Collector (9)  |  Debt (13)  |  Energetic (6)  |  Father (110)  |  Friend (168)  |  Great (1574)  |  Infinite (231)  |  Intellectual (255)  |  Mineral (59)  |  Mother (114)  |  Natural (796)  |  Natural Science (128)  |  Nature (1926)  |  Object (422)  |  Owe (71)  |  Physician (273)  |  Science (3879)  |  Shell (63)  |  Vigorous (20)

My passionate sense of social justice and social responsibility has always contrasted oddly with my pronounced lack of need for direct contact with other human beings and human communities.
…...
Science quotes on:  |  Being (1278)  |  Community (104)  |  Contact (65)  |  Contrast (44)  |  Direct (225)  |  Human (1468)  |  Human Being (175)  |  Human Beings (117)  |  Justice (39)  |  Lack (119)  |  Need (290)  |  Oddly (3)  |  Other (2236)  |  Pronounce (10)  |  Responsibility (66)  |  Sense (770)  |  Social (252)  |  Social Responsibility (3)

My whole life is devoted unreservedly to the service of my sex. The study and practice of medicine is in my thought but one means to a great end, for which my very soul yearns with intensest passionate emotion, of which I have dreamed day and night, from my earliest childhood, for which I would offer up my life with triumphant thanksgiving, if martyrdom could secure that glorious end:— the true ennoblement of woman, the full harmonious development of her unknown nature, and the consequent redemption of the whole human race.
From letter (12 Aug 1848) replying to Emily Collins, reproduced in Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Susan Brownell Anthony and Matilda Joslyn Gage, History of Woman Suffrage (1881), Vol. 1, 91. Blackwell was at the time a student at the medical college of Geneva, N.Y.
Science quotes on:  |  Childhood (38)  |  Consequent (19)  |  Development (422)  |  Devoted (59)  |  Devotion (34)  |  Dream (208)  |  Emotion (100)  |  End (590)  |  Ennoblement (2)  |  Glorious (48)  |  Great (1574)  |  Harmonious (18)  |  Human (1468)  |  Human Race (100)  |  Life (1795)  |  Martyrdom (2)  |  Mean (809)  |  Means (579)  |  Medicine (378)  |  Nature (1926)  |  Offer (141)  |  Practice (204)  |  Race (268)  |  Redemption (3)  |  Service (110)  |  Sex (69)  |  Soul (226)  |  Study (653)  |  Thought (953)  |  Triumphant (10)  |  Unknown (182)  |  Whole (738)  |  Woman (151)  |  Yearn (12)

Normal children often pass through stages of passionate cruelty, laziness, lying and thievery.
Adolescence (1904)
Science quotes on:  |  Child (307)  |  Children (200)  |  Cruelty (23)  |  Laziness (8)  |  Lying (55)  |  Pass (238)  |  Stage (143)  |  Through (849)

Observation is simple, indefatigable, industrious, upright, without any preconceived opinion. Experiment is artificial, impatient, busy, digressive; passionate, unreliable. We see every day one experiment after another, the second outweighing the impression gained from the first, both, often enough, carried out by men who are neither much distinguished for their spirit, nor for carrying with them the truth of personality and self denial. Nothing is easier than to make a series of so-called interesting experiments. Nature can only in some way be forced, and in her distress, she will give her suffering answer. Nothing is more difficult than to explain it, nothing is more difficult than a valid physiological experiment. We consider as the first task of current physiology to point at it and comprehend it.
Inaugural lecture as docent of physiology at the University of Bonn (19 Oct) 1824. Published in Johannes Muller, Zur vergleichenden Physiologie des Gesichtssinnes des Menschen und der Thiere (1826), 20.
Science quotes on:  |  Answer (366)  |  Both (493)  |  Call (769)  |  Consider (416)  |  Current (118)  |  Denial (17)  |  Difficult (246)  |  Distinguish (160)  |  Distinguished (83)  |  Distress (9)  |  Easier (53)  |  Enough (340)  |  Experiment (695)  |  Explain (322)  |  First (1283)  |  Gain (145)  |  Impression (114)  |  Industrious (12)  |  Interesting (153)  |  More (2559)  |  Nature (1926)  |  Nothing (966)  |  Observation (555)  |  Opinion (281)  |  Personality (62)  |  Physiological (62)  |  Physiology (95)  |  Point (580)  |  See (1081)  |  Self (267)  |  Series (149)  |  Simple (406)  |  So-Called (71)  |  Spirit (265)  |  Suffering (67)  |  Task (147)  |  Truth (1057)  |  Way (1217)  |  Will (2355)

Scheele, it was said, never forgot anything if it had to do with chemistry. He never forgot the look, the feel, the smell of a substance, or the way it was transformed in chemical reactions, never forgot anything he read, or was told, about the phenomena of chemistry. He seemed indifferent, or inattentive, to most things else, being wholly dedicated to his single passion, chemistry. It was this pure and passionate absorption in phenomena—noticing everything, forgetting nothing—that constituted Scheele's special strength.
Uncle Tungsten: Memories of a Chemical Boyhood (2001), 44.
Science quotes on:  |   (2863)  |  Absorption (12)  |  Being (1278)  |  Chemical (292)  |  Chemical Reaction (16)  |  Chemical Reactions (13)  |  Chemistry (353)  |  Dedicated (19)  |  Dedication (11)  |  Do (1908)  |  Everything (476)  |  Feel (367)  |  Look (582)  |  Most (1731)  |  Never (1087)  |  Nothing (966)  |  Passion (114)  |  Pure (291)  |  Reaction (104)  |  Read (287)  |  Single (353)  |  Smell (27)  |  Special (184)  |  Strength (126)  |  Substance (248)  |  Thing (1915)  |  Transform (73)  |  Way (1217)  |  Wholly (88)

The act of discovery, the act of being confronted with a new phenomenon, is a very passionate and very exciting moment in everyone’s life. It’s the reward for many, many years of effort and, also, of failures.
From 'Asking Nature', collected in Lewis Wolpert and Alison Richards (eds.), Passionate Minds: The Inner World of Scientists (1997), 197.
Science quotes on:  |   (2863)  |  Act (272)  |  Being (1278)  |  Confront (17)  |  Discovery (780)  |  Effort (227)  |  Everyone (34)  |  Exciting (47)  |  Failure (161)  |  Life (1795)  |  Moment (253)  |  New (1216)  |  Phenomenon (318)  |  Reward (68)  |  Year (933)

The necessary has never been man’s top priority. The passionate pursuit of the nonessential and the extravagant is one of the chief traits of human uniqueness. Unlike other forms of life, man’s greatest exertions are made in the pursuit not of necessities but of superfluities. Man is the only creature that strives to surpass himself, and yearns for the impossible.
Commenting on the first moon landing. In 'Reactions to Man’s Landing on the Moon Show Broad Variations in Opinions', The New York Times (21 Jul 1969), 6.
Science quotes on:  |   (2863)  |  Chief (97)  |  Creature (233)  |  Exertion (15)  |  Extravagant (10)  |  Form (959)  |  Greatest (328)  |  Himself (461)  |  Human (1468)  |  Impossible (251)  |  Life (1795)  |  Man (2251)  |  Necessary (363)  |  Necessity (191)  |  Never (1087)  |  Other (2236)  |  Priority (10)  |  Pursuit (121)  |  Strive (46)  |  Superfluity (2)  |  Surpass (32)  |  Top (96)  |  Trait (22)  |  Uniqueness (11)  |  Unlike (8)  |  Yearn (12)

True majorities, in a TV-dominated and anti-intellectual age, may need sound bites and flashing lights–and I am not against supplying such lures if they draw children into even a transient concern with science. But every classroom has one [Oliver] Sacks, one [Eric] Korn, or one [Jonathan] Miller, usually a lonely child with a passionate curiosity about nature, and a zeal that overcomes pressures for conformity. Do not the one in fifty deserve their institutions as well–magic places, like cabinet museums, that can spark the rare flames of genius?
…...
Science quotes on:  |  Against (332)  |  Age (499)  |  Anti-Intellectual (2)  |  Bite (17)  |  Cabinet (4)  |  Child (307)  |  Children (200)  |  Classroom (10)  |  Concern (228)  |  Conformity (14)  |  Curiosity (128)  |  Deserve (65)  |  Do (1908)  |  Draw (137)  |  Fifty (15)  |  Flame (40)  |  Flash (49)  |  Genius (284)  |  Institution (69)  |  Intellectual (255)  |  Light (607)  |  Lonely (24)  |  Lure (7)  |  Magic (86)  |  Majority (66)  |  Miller (2)  |  Museum (31)  |  Nature (1926)  |  Need (290)  |  Overcome (39)  |  Place (177)  |  Pressure (63)  |  Rare (89)  |  Sack (2)  |  Science (3879)  |  Sound (183)  |  Spark (31)  |  Supply (93)  |  Transient (12)  |  True (212)  |  Usually (176)  |  Zeal (11)

We must avoid war under all possible circumstances, except, my opinion, one: when the freedom of human beings is at stake. … I don't want to kill anybody. I am passionately opposed to killing, but I'm even more passionately fond of freedom.
From debate (20 Feb 1958) between Linus Pauling and Edward Teller on WQED-TV, San Francisco. Transcript published as Fallout and Disarmament: The Pauling-Teller Debate (1958). Reprinted in 'Fallout and Disarmament: A Debate between Linus Pauling and Edward Teller', Daedalus (Spring 1958), 87, No. 2, 154 & 163.
Science quotes on:  |  All (4108)  |  Anybody (42)  |  Avoid (116)  |  Being (1278)  |  Circumstance (136)  |  Circumstances (108)  |  Fond (12)  |  Freedom (129)  |  Human (1468)  |  Human Being (175)  |  Human Beings (117)  |  Kill (100)  |  More (2559)  |  Must (1526)  |  Opinion (281)  |  Oppose (24)  |  Possible (552)  |  Want (497)  |  War (225)

What is a scientist?… We give the name scientist to the type of man who has felt experiment to be a means guiding him to search out the deep truth of life, to lift a veil from its fascinating secrets, and who, in this pursuit, has felt arising within him a love for the mysteries of nature, so passionate as to annihilate the thought of himself.
The Montessori Method, trans. Anne E. George,(1964), 8.
Science quotes on:  |  Annihilate (9)  |  Arising (22)  |  Deep (233)  |  Experiment (695)  |  Fascinating (37)  |  Fascination (32)  |  Guide (97)  |  Himself (461)  |  Life (1795)  |  Lift (55)  |  Love (309)  |  Man (2251)  |  Mean (809)  |  Means (579)  |  Mystery (177)  |  Name (333)  |  Nature (1926)  |  Passion (114)  |  Pursuit (121)  |  Scientist (820)  |  Search (162)  |  Secret (194)  |  Self (267)  |  Thought (953)  |  Truth (1057)  |  Type (167)  |  Veil (26)

[Florence Nightingale] was a great administrator, and to reach excellence here is impossible without being an ardent student of statistics. Florence Nightingale has been rightly termed the “Passionate Statistician.” Her statistics were more than a study, they were indeed her religion. For her, Quetelet was the hero as scientist, and the presentation copy of his Physique Sociale is annotated by her on every page. Florence Nightingale believed—and in all the actions of her life acted upon that belief—that the administrator could only be successful if he were guided by statistical knowledge. The legislator—to say nothing of the politician—too often failed for want of this knowledge. Nay, she went further: she held that the universe—including human communities—was evolving in accordance with a divine plan; that it was man's business to endeavour to understand this plan and guide his actions in sympathy with it. But to understand God's thoughts, she held we must study statistics, for these are the measure of his purpose. Thus the study of statistics was for her a religious duty.
In Karl Pearson, The Life, Letters and Labours of Francis Galton (1924), Vol. 2, 414-5.
Science quotes on:  |   (2863)  |  Act (272)  |  Action (327)  |  Administrator (11)  |  All (4108)  |  Being (1278)  |  Belief (578)  |  Business (149)  |  Copy (33)  |  Divine (112)  |  Duty (68)  |  Endeavour (63)  |  Excellence (39)  |  Fail (185)  |  God (757)  |  Great (1574)  |  Guide (97)  |  Hero (42)  |  Human (1468)  |  Impossible (251)  |  Indeed (324)  |  Knowledge (1529)  |  Life (1795)  |  Man (2251)  |  Measure (232)  |  More (2559)  |  Must (1526)  |  Florence Nightingale (34)  |  Nothing (966)  |  Plan (117)  |  Politician (38)  |  Presentation (23)  |  Purpose (317)  |  Lambert Adolphe Jacques Quételet (2)  |  Reach (281)  |  Religion (361)  |  Religious (126)  |  Say (984)  |  Scientist (820)  |  Statistician (27)  |  Statistics (155)  |  Student (300)  |  Study (653)  |  Successful (123)  |  Sympathy (30)  |  Term (349)  |  Thought (953)  |  Understand (606)  |  Universe (857)  |  Want (497)

[Werhner von Braun] is a human leader whose eyes and thoughts have always been turned toward the stars. It would be foolish to assign rocketry success to one person totally. Components must necessarily be the work of many minds; so must successive stages of development. But because Wernher von Braun joins technical ability, passionate optimism, immense experience and uncanny organizing ability in the elusive power to create a team, he is the greatest human element behind today’s rocketry success
Quoted in 'Reach For The Stars', Time (17 Feb 1958), 71, 25.
Science quotes on:  |   (2863)  |  Ability (152)  |  Behind (137)  |  Wernher von Braun (29)  |  Component (48)  |  Create (235)  |  Development (422)  |  Element (310)  |  Elusive (8)  |  Experience (467)  |  Eye (419)  |  Foolish (40)  |  Greatest (328)  |  Human (1468)  |  Immense (86)  |  Leader (43)  |  Mind (1338)  |  Must (1526)  |  Necessarily (135)  |  Optimism (14)  |  Organize (29)  |  Person (363)  |  Power (746)  |  Rocket (43)  |  Stage (143)  |  Star (427)  |  Stars (304)  |  Success (302)  |  Successive (73)  |  Team (15)  |  Technical (43)  |  Thought (953)  |  Today (314)  |  Turn (447)  |  Uncanny (5)  |  Work (1351)


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
Quotations by:Albert EinsteinIsaac NewtonLord KelvinCharles DarwinSrinivasa RamanujanCarl SaganFlorence NightingaleThomas EdisonAristotleMarie CurieBenjamin FranklinWinston ChurchillGalileo GalileiSigmund FreudRobert BunsenLouis PasteurTheodore RooseveltAbraham LincolnRonald ReaganLeonardo DaVinciMichio KakuKarl PopperJohann GoetheRobert OppenheimerCharles Kettering  ... (more people)

Quotations about:Atomic  BombBiologyChemistryDeforestationEngineeringAnatomyAstronomyBacteriaBiochemistryBotanyConservationDinosaurEnvironmentFractalGeneticsGeologyHistory of ScienceInventionJupiterKnowledgeLoveMathematicsMeasurementMedicineNatural ResourceOrganic ChemistryPhysicsPhysicianQuantum TheoryResearchScience and ArtTeacherTechnologyUniverseVolcanoVirusWind PowerWomen ScientistsX-RaysYouthZoology  ... (more topics)
Sitewide search within all Today In Science History pages:
Visit our Science and Scientist Quotations index for more Science Quotes from archaeologists, biologists, chemists, geologists, inventors and inventions, mathematicians, physicists, pioneers in medicine, science events and technology.

Names index: | A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z |

Categories index: | 1 | 2 | A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z |

- 100 -
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
Euclid
Ralph Emerson
Robert Bunsen
Frederick Banting
Andre Ampere
Winston Churchill
- 80 -
John Locke
Bronislaw Malinowski
Bible
Thomas Huxley
Alessandro Volta
Erwin Schrodinger
Wilhelm Roentgen
Louis Pasteur
Bertrand Russell
Jean Lamarck
- 70 -
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
Avicenna
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
- 40 -
Pierre Fermat
Edward Wilson
Johannes Kepler
Gustave Eiffel
Giordano Bruno
JJ Thomson
Thomas Kuhn
Leonardo DaVinci
Archimedes
David Hume
- 30 -
Andreas Vesalius
Rudolf Virchow
Richard Feynman
James Hutton
Alexander Fleming
Emile Durkheim
Benjamin Franklin
Robert Oppenheimer
Robert Hooke
Charles Kettering
- 20 -
Carl Sagan
James Maxwell
Marie Curie
Rene Descartes
Francis Crick
Hippocrates
Michael Faraday
Srinivasa Ramanujan
Francis Bacon
Galileo Galilei
- 10 -
Aristotle
John Watson
Rosalind Franklin
Michio Kaku
Isaac Asimov
Charles Darwin
Sigmund Freud
Albert Einstein
Florence Nightingale
Isaac Newton



who invites your feedback
Thank you for sharing.
Today in Science History
Sign up for Newsletter
with quiz, quotes and more.