Some of the people who have “changed the world” have been so inspirational and influential on human thought and humankind’s progress that many actively seek their nuggets of wisdom via powerful quotes.
In fact, their quotations alone have been enough to inspire others to change their lives for the better. From Socrates and Aristotle to Albert Einstein and Carl Sagan, these are 10 Powerful Quotes From Scientists That Are Truly Thought-Provoking.
10. "Although Nature needs thousands or millions of years to create a new species, man needs only a few dozen years to destroy one." —Victor Scheffer

9. "The good thing about science is that it’s true whether or not you believe in it." ―Neil deGrasse Tyson
8. "Scientific discovery and scientific knowledge have been achieved only by those who have gone in pursuit of it without any practical purpose whatsoever in view." —Max Planck
7. "What's dangerous is not to evolve." – Jeff Bezos

6. "Imagination is more important than knowledge." —Albert Einstein
5. "Valid criticism does you a favor." —Carl Sagan
4. "The greatest deception men suffer is from their own opinions." —Leonardo da Vinci
3. "No man ever steps in the same river twice, for it’s not the same river, and he’s not the same man." —Heraclitus

2. "Science is the great antidote to the poison of enthusiasm and superstition." —Adam Smith
1. "Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I’m not sure about the former." —Albert Einstein

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