Jacob Bronowski quotes

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No science is immune to the infection of politics and the corruption of power.
It doesn't matter whether you're talking about bombs or the intelligence quotients of one race as against another ... if a man is ...
That is the essence of science: ask an impertinent question, and you are on the way to a pertinent answer.
Man masters nature not by force but by understanding. This is why science has succeeded where magic failed: because it has looked ...
The values by which we are to survive are not rules for just and unjust conduct, but are those deeper illuminations in whose light ...
By the worldly standards of public life, all scholars in their work are of course oddly virtuous. They do not make wild claims, th ...
Science has nothing to be ashamed of even in the ruins of Nagasaki. The shame is theirs who appeal to other values than the human ...
Dissent is the native activity of the scientist, and it has got him into a good deal of trouble in the last years. But if that is ...
Has there ever been a society which has died of dissent? Several have died of conformity in our lifetime.
In general, Machiavellism and Utopianism can be taken to be too sharply opposed; the one realistic and the other idealistic and dr ...
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