John B. S. Haldane Quotes

John B. S. Haldane Quotes: Einstein - the greatest Jew since Jesus. I have no doubt that Einstein's name will still be remembered and revered when Lloyd George, Foch and William Hohenzollern share with Charlie Chaplin that ineluctable oblivion which awaits the uncreative mind.
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John B. S. Haldane Quote: I have tried to show why I believe that the biologist is the most romantic figure on earth at the present day. At first sight he seems to be just a poor little scrubby underpaid man, groping blindly amid the mazes of the ultra-microscopic, engaging in bitter and lifelong quarrels over the nephridia of flatworms, waking perhaps one morning to find that someone whose name he has never heard has demolished by a few crucial experiments the work which he had hoped would render him immortal.
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Quotes about John B. S. Haldane: Capitalism, though it may not always give the scientific worker a living wage, will always protect him, as being one of the geese which produce golden eggs for its table.
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Quote about John B. S. Haldane: Science is as yet in its infancy, and we can foretell little of the future save that the thing that has not been is the thing that shall be; that no beliefs, no values, no institutions are safe.
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John B. S. Haldane Sayings: I will give up my belief in evolution if someone finds a fossil rabbit in the Precambrian.
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John B. S. Haldane Saying: The future will be no primrose path. It will have its own problems. Some will be the secular problems of the past, giant flowers of evil blossoming at last to their own destruction. Others will be wholly new.
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Sayings about John B. S. Haldane: The Creator, if He exists, has a special preference for beetles.
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Saying about John B. S. Haldane: And if we must educate our poets and artists in science, we must educate our masters, labour and capital, in art.
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John B. S. Haldane Quotes: So far from being an isolated phenomenon the late war is only an example of the disruptive result that we may constantly expect from the progress of science.
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John B. S. Haldane Quote: I think, however, that so long as our present economic and national systems continue, scientific research has little to fear.
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Quotes about John B. S. Haldane: The conservative has but little to fear from the man whose reason is the servant of his passions, but let him beware of him in whom reason has become the greatest and most terrible of the passions. These are the wreckers of outworn empires and civilisations, doubters, disintegrators, deicides.
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Quote about John B. S. Haldane: Now, my own suspicion is that the universe is not only queerer than we suppose, but queerer than we can suppose. I have read and heard many attempts at a systematic account of it, from materialism and theosophy to the Christian system or that of Kant, and I have always felt that they were much too simple. I suspect that there are more things in heaven and earth that are dreamed of, or can be dreamed of, in any philosophy. That is the reason why I have no philosophy myself, and must be my excuse for dreaming.
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John B. S. Haldane Sayings: It wasn't until I had performed by first autopsy that I realized that even the drabest human exteriors could contain the most beautiful viscera. After that, I would console myself for the plainness of my fellow bus-riders by dissecting them in my imagination.
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