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Scientist Quotations Index for Initial M

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Catharine Macaulay
Lord Thomas Macualey
Thomas Babington Macaulay
Ernest William MacBride
David Keith Chalmers MacDonald
Ian G. MacDonald
Alan MacFarlane
Niccolò Machiavelli
Ernst Mach
George Macilwain
Charles Macintosh
George Macintosh
Robert M. Maciver
Richard Mackarness
Sir Morell Mackenzie
George Whitelaw Mackey
Charles Macklin
Colin Maclaurin
William Maclure
Alexander Macmillan
Joseph MacSweeny
John Royden Maddox
Maurice Maeterlinck
Magazine
François Magendie
Norman Mailer
Rabbi Moses Ben Maimon Maimonides
Henry James Sumner Maine
Nicholas Malebranche
Bronislaw Malinowski
Archibald Malloch
Bo C. Malmstrom
Marcello Malpighi
Thomas Robert Malthus
Benoit Mandelbrot
Yuri I. Manin
Henry Parker Manning
Horace Mann
Thomas Mann
Eli Maor
Jean Paul Marat
Guglielmo Marconi
Herbert Marcuse
Robert Ranulph Marett
Henry Margenau
Spyridon Marinatos
David Marine
Jacques Maritain

Christopher Marlowe
Don Marquis
Roy K. Marshall
George Perkins Marsh
Othniel Marsh
Harriet Martineau
Chris Martine
Archer Martin
Karl Marx
Abraham Harold Maslow
Rev. Increase Mather
Kirtley F. Mather
Henry Maudslay
Henry Maudsley
Pierre-Louis Moreau de Maupertuis
Antonia Maury
Matthew Fontaine Maury
Marcel Mauss
Sir Hiram Maxim
Hudson Maxim
James Clerk Maxwell
Joseph Mayer
Robert Mayer
John Maynard Smith
John Mayow
Charles Mayo
William James Mayo
Ernst Mayr
Robert McCredie May
Bruce Mazlish
Charles McCabe
John McCarthy
Mary McCarthy
Barbara McClintock
Mark McCormack
Robert McCormick
Sir William McCrea
William McDougall
Leo McGinneva
Herbert Marshall McLuhan
Margaret Mead
George S. Meany
Sir Peter B. Medawar
Zhores Medvedev
Thomas Meehan
Lise Meitner
Herman Melville
Gilles Mιnage
Henry William Menard
H. L. Mencken
Dmitry Ivanovich Mendeleev
Kurt Alfred Georg Mendelssohn
Gregor Mendel
Johann Gregor Mendel
Robert M. Mengel
Donald Menzel
Giuseppe Mercalli
George W(ilhelm) Merck
Clinton Hart Merriam
Marin Mersenne
Robert King Merton
Charles Messier
Elie Metchnikoff
Metrodorus of Chios
Nicholas Metropolis
W. E. Metz
Julius Lothar Meyer
Peter Michaelis
Michelangelo
Ιdouard Michelin
John Michell
A.A. Michelson
James Albert Michener
Mary Midgley
Ludwig Mies van der Rohe
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
John Stuart Mill
Cιsar Milstein
John Milton
George M. Minchin
Charles Mingus
Hermann Minkowski
Marvin Minsky
Henry Mintzberg
Alfred Ezra Mirsky
Carl Mitcham
Keith Mitchell
Peter Dennis Mitchell
William A. Mitchell
Ellhard Mitscherlich
Alwin Mittasch
Walter Hamilton Moberley
Paul Julius Möbius
Hugo von Mohl
Henri Moissan
Abraham de Moivre
Thomas Molyneux
Henri de Mondeville
Gaspard Monge
Jacques Monod
Ashley Montagu
Lady Mary Wortley Montagu
Michel Eyquem de Montaigne
Charles Louis de Secondat, Baron de Montesquieu
Maria Montessori
Joseph-Michel Montgolfier
James Montgomery
Chris Mooney
Aubrey Lackington Moore
Barrington Moore, Jr
Eliakim Hastings Moore
Francis Daniels Moore
Marianne Moore
Stanford Moore
Thomas Moore
Thomas W. Moore
Henry More
Giovanni Battista Morgagni
Conwy Lloyd Morgan
Murray Morgan
Thomas Hunt Morgan
William Wilson Morgan
Christopher Morley
Viscount John Morley
Harold Morowitz
Anton Lazzaro Moro
Abraham Cressy Morrison
John A. Morrison
Bede Nairn Morris
Robert Morris
Simon Conway Morris
Samuel F. B. Morse
Henry Morton
J. Sterling Morton
Henry Moseley
Frederick Mosteller
Motto
Sir Nevill F. Mott
Malcolm Muggeridge
James Patrick Muirhead
John Muir
Fritz Mόller
Hermann Joseph Muller
Johannes Peter Mόller
Robert Sanderson Mulliken
Kary B. Mullis
Lewis Mumford
Theodore T. Munger
Norman L. Munn
Sir Roderick Impey Murchison
Murphy_Edward Edward A. Murphy, Jr.
Gardner Murphy
Bill Murray
Joseph E. Murray
Story Musgrave
Pieter van Musschenbroek


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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Sophie Germain
Gertrude Elion
Ernest Rutherford
James Chadwick
Marcel Proust
William Harvey
Johann Goethe
John Keynes
Carl Gauss
Paul Feyerabend
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Antoine Lavoisier
Lise Meitner
Charles Babbage
Ibn Khaldun
Euclid
Ralph Emerson
Robert Bunsen
Frederick Banting
Andre Ampere
Winston Churchill
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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
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Carl Sagan
James Maxwell
Marie Curie
Rene Descartes
Francis Crick
Hippocrates
Michael Faraday
Srinivasa Ramanujan
Francis Bacon
Galileo Galilei
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Aristotle
John Watson
Rosalind Franklin
Michio Kaku
Isaac Asimov
Charles Darwin
Sigmund Freud
Albert Einstein
Florence Nightingale
Isaac Newton