Scientia is knowledge. It is only in the popular mind that it is equated with facts.
Science gives us a powerful vocabulary, and it is impossible to produce a vocabulary with which one can only say nice things.
Today, Academies of Science use their influence around the world in support of human rights.
When, as we must often do, we fear science, we really fear ourselves.
Science never gives up searching for truth, since it never claims to have achieved it.
Science exists, moreover, only as a journey toward troth. Stifle dissent and you end that journey.
Young people ask me if this country is serious about science. They aren't thinking about the passport that they will hold, but the country that they must rely on for support and encouragement.
Human dignity is better served by embracing knowledge.
Though neglectful of their responsibility to protect science, scientists are increasingly aware of their responsibility to society.
For science must breathe the oxygen of freedom.