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Celebrated every 10 November, World Science Day for Peace and Development highlights the important role of science in society and the need to engage the wider public in debates on emerging scientific issues. It also underlines the importance and relevance of science in our daily lives. 


“All truths are easy to understand once they are discovered; the point is to discover them.” – Galileo Galilei 

“I never think of the future – it comes soon enough.” – Albert Einstein 

“The man of science has learned to believe in justification, not by faith, but by verification.” – Thomas Huxley
“Science cannot resolve moral conflicts, but it can help to more accurately frame the debates about those conflicts.” – Heinz R. Pagels
“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
“Science is built up of facts, as a house is built of stones; but an accumulation of facts is no more a science than a heap of stones is a house.” – Henri Poincar
“A science is any discipline in which the fool of this generation can go beyond the point reached by the genius of the last generation.” – Max Gluckman
“Science is simply common sense at its best, that is, rigidly accurate in observation, and merciless to fallacy in logic.”- Thomas Henry Huxley
“Science is a wonderful thing if one does not have to earn one’s living at it.” – Albert Einstein

“To know the history of science is to recognize the mortality of any claim to universal truth.” – Evelyn Fox Keller 

“The greatest discoveries of science have always been those that forced us to rethink our beliefs about the universe and our place in it.” – Robert L. Park
“Science, like life, feeds on its own decay. New facts burst old rules; then newly divined conceptions bind old and new together into a reconciling law.” – William James
“No amount of experimentation can ever prove me right; a single experiment can prove me wrong.’ – Albert Einstein
“In all science, error precedes the truth, and it is better it should go first than last.” – Hugh Walpole
“Science, in the very act of solving problems, creates more of them.” – Abraham Flexner

“Science is always wrong. It never solves a problem without creating ten more.” – George Bernard Shaw 

“Reason, Observation, and Experience ; The Holy Trinity of Science.” – Robert Green Ingersoll

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