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This dictionary includes science quotes from archaeologists, biologists, chemists, geologists, inventors and inventions, mathematicians, physicists plus pioneers in medicine, science events and technology.

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Paul Sabatier
Florence Rena Sabin
Julius von Sachs
Oliver Sacks
Ikhwan al-Safa
Carl Safina
Carl Sagan
Antoine de Saint-Exupιry
Kin-ichiro Sakaguchi
Andrei Dmitriyevich Sakharov
Abdus Salam
John of Salisbury
Jonas Salk
Bengt Ingemar Samuelsson
Allan Rex Sandage
Michael J. Sandel
Frederick Sanger
Margaret Sanger
George Santayana
George Santayana
Edward Sapir
David Sarnoff
George (Alfred Léon) Sarton
Simon Saunders
Horace Bénédict de Saussure
French Saying
Andre Schaeffer
George B. Schaller
Carl Wilhelm Scheele
Phillip F. Schewe
Friedrich Schiller
Friedrich Von Schlegel
Jacob Mathias Schlelden
Maarten Schmidt
Claudine Schneider
Friedrich Karl Ludwig Schoedler
Robert Schoenfeld
Rudolf Schoenheimer
Christian Friedrich Schφnbein
19th Century Schoolboy Blunders
Arthur Schopenhauer
Erwin Schrφdinger
Gerald L. Schroeder
Sir Arthur Schuster
Montgomery Schuyler
Theodor Schwann
Edward Schwartz
Melvin Schwartz
Silvan S. Schweber
Georg August Schweinfurth
Albert Schweitzer
Julian Seymour Schwinger
Agostino Scilla
John T. Scopes
Robert Falcon Scott
George Julius Poulett Scrope
Glenn T. Seaborg
Paul B. Sears
Ivan Mikhaylovich Sechenov
Adam Sedgwick
Charles Sιdillot
Emilio Segrθ
Edouard Sιguin
Coleman Sellers
Hans Selye
Richard Saul Selzer
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
Antoine Étienne Reynaud Augustin Serres
François-Joseph Servois
Ernest Thompson Seton
Gino Severini
Hans Seyle
Frances Seymour
William Shakespeare
Claude Elwood Shannon
Harry L. Shapiro
Harlow Shapley
Dallas Lore Sharp
George Shaw
George Bernard Shaw
Peter Shaw
Christopher Shays
Mary Shelley
Percy Shelley
R.Z. Sheppard
Michael Shermer
Sir Charles Scott Sherrington
William B. Shockley
Christopher Latham Sholes
Seth Shostak
R. Sargent Shriver
Clifford G. Shull
Max Shulman
Diordorus Siculus
Nevil Vincent Sidgwick
Sir William Siemens
Lydia Howard Sigourney
Benjamin Silliman
William J. Simmons
Herbert Alexander Simon
George Gaylord Simpson
Myre Sim
Upton Beall Sinclair
Simon Singh
Giovanni Benedetto Sinibaldi
Robert Sinsheimer
Willem de Sitter
James W. Skehan
B. F. Skinner
Bhurrhus Frederic Skinner
Herman Skolnik
Jonathan Michael Wyndham Slack
Sir Hans Sloane
Stephen Smale
Christopher Smart
John Smeaton
Alfred Smee
William Smellie
Samuel Smiles
Adam Smith
Charles Merrill Smith
Henry Louis Smith
Homer William Smith
Oliver H. Smith
Sydney Smith
Theobald Smith
William Smith
Tobias George Smollett
Jan L. A. van de Snepscheut
Baron C.P. Snow
Ascanio Sobrero
Socrates
Frederick Soddy
William Johnson Sollas
King Solomon
Mary Fairfax Greig Somerville
Arnold Sommerfeld
Arnold Sommerfeld
Josι Carlos Somoza
Sosigenes
Thomas Sowell
Lazzaro Spallanzani
Muriel Spark
Herbert Spencer
Baruch Spinoza
Lyman Spitzer, Jr.
Edward Anthony Spitzka
Hertha (Dorothea Elisabeth) Sponer
Charles Sprague
Thomas Sprat
Christian Konrad Sprengel
John Collings Squire
Paul Arnold Srere
Nilakanta Sri Ram
Georg Ernst Stahl
Elvin Charles Stakman
Anthony Standen
Michael P. Starbird
Ernest Henry Starling
Hermann Staudinger
Lincoln Steffens
John Steinbeck
Charles Proteus Steinmetz
Stendhal (Marie-Henri Beyle)
Victor J. Stenger
Nicolaus Steno
Gunther Siegmund Stent
George Stephenson
Marjory Stephenson
James Stephens
Patrick Steptoe
George Miller Sternberg
Laurence Sterne
Adlai E. Stevenson
Robert Stevenson
Robert Louis Stevenson
Anthony Stevens
Wallace Stevens
Alice Stewart
Balfour Stewart
Ian Stewart
William H. Stewart
Stephen M. Stigler
Mervyn Stockwood
Alfred Stock
David Ross Stoddart
Sir George Gabriel Stokes
Clifford Stoll
Tom Stoppard
Fritz Strassmann
Joseph B. Strauss
Lewis Strauss
(Georg Friedrich) Louis Stromeyer
Hubertus Strughold
Robert John Strutt (4th Baron Rayleigh)
Otto Struve
Alfred Henry Sturtevant
Eduard Suess
C. Guy Suits
Harry Stack Sullivan
Frank Sulloway
William Graham Sumner
Walter S. Sutton
Jan Swammerdam
Sir Joseph Wilson Swan
Jonathan Swift
Thomas Sydenham
James Joseph Sylvester
Patrick Symmes
Donald Symons
J. L. Synge
Thomas Szasz
Albert Szent-Gyorgyi
Leo Szilard


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 Einstein • Isaac Newton • Lord Kelvin • Charles Darwin • Srinivasa Ramanujan • Carl Sagan • Florence Nightingale • Thomas Edison • Aristotle • Marie Curie • Benjamin Franklin • Winston Churchill • Galileo Galilei • Sigmund Freud • Robert Bunsen • Louis Pasteur • Theodore Roosevelt • Abraham Lincoln • Ronald Reagan • Leonardo DaVinci • Michio Kaku • Karl Popper • Johann Goethe • Robert Oppenheimer • Charles Kettering  ... (more people)

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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

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