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Scandal is gossip made tedious by morality.
– Oscar Wilde
Scandal is merely the compassionate allowance which the gay make to the humdrum. Think how many blameless lives are brightened by the blazing indiscretions of other people.
– Saki
Scandisk is now checking your hard disk. You can start praying.
– Anonymous
SCCS is the source-code motel -- your code checks in but it never checks out.
– Ken Thompson
Scent is the soul of flowers, and sea flowers, as splendid as they may be, have no soul!
– Jules Verne, 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea, Chapter 34
Schizophrenia cannot be understood without understanding despair.
– Ronald David Laing
Scholars of the highest class, when they hear about the Tao...
– Laozi
Scholarship except by accident is never the measure of a person's power.
– Josiah Gilbert Holland
School days are the unhappiest in the whole span of human existence. They are full of dull, unintelligible tasks, new and unpleasant ordinances, with brutal violations of common sense and common decency.
– Henry Louis Mencken
Science ... warns me to be careful how I adopt a view which jumps with my preconceptions, and to require stronger evidence for such belief than for one to which I was previously hostile. My business is to teach my aspirations to conform themselves to fact, not to try and make facts harmonize with my aspirations.
– Thomas Huxley
Science advances through tentative answers to a series of more and more subtle questions which reach deeper and deeper into the essence of natural phenomena.
– Louis Pasteur
Science and religion no more contradict each other than light and electricity.
– William Hiram Foulkes
Science and technology multiply around us. To an increasing extent they dictate the languages in which we speak and think. Either we use those languages, or we remain mute.
– J. G. Ballard
Science and technology revolutionize our lives, but memory, tradition and myth frame our response. Expelled from individual consciousness by the rush of change, history finds its revenge by stamping the collective unconsciousness with habits, values, expectations, dreams. The dialectic between past and future will continue to form our lives.
– Arthur Schlesinger, Jr.
Science at best is not wisdom it is knowledge. Wisdom is knowledge tempered with judgment.
– Lord Ritchie-Calder
Science can be introduced to children well or poorly. If poorly, children can be turned away from science; they can develop a lifelong antipathy; they will be in a far worse condition than if they had never been introduced to science at all.
– Isaac Asimov
Science can destroy religion by ignoring it as well as by disproving its tenets. No one ever demonstrated, so far as I am aware, the non-existence of Zeus or Thor - but they have few followers now.
– Arthur C. Clarke
Science can purify religion from error and superstition. Religion can purify science from idolatry and false absolutes.
– Pope John Paul II (Karol Wojtyla), James Reston, Galileo, A Life, HarperCollins, NY, 1994, p 461.
Science cannot resolve moral conflicts, but it can help to more accurately frame the debates about those conflicts.
– John Owen
Science cannot stop while ethics catches up -- and nobody should expect scientists to do all the thinking for the country.
– Elvin Stackman
Science comits suicide when it adopts a creed.
– Thomas H. Huxley
Science conducts us, step by step, through the whole range of creation, until we arrive, at length, at God.
– Marguerite de Valois
Science does not know its debt to imagination. Goethe did not believe that a great naturalist could exist without this faculty.
– Ralph Waldo Emerson
Science fiction writers foresee the inevitable, and although problems and catastrophes may be inevitable, solutions are not.
– Isaac Asimov
Science has done more for the development of western civilization in one hundred years than Christianity did in eighteen hundred years.
– John Burroughs

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