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Paul Valéry

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Biography - Paul Valéry:

French poet, essayist and philosopher.
Born: 1871 - Died: 1945
Period:
20th century
19th century
Place of birth: France
France

Science means simply the aggregate of all the recipes that are always successful. All the rest is literature.




Translation

Translation

(French, German)



French
Il faut n'appeler Science que l'ensemble des recettes qui réussissent toujours. Tout le reste est littérature.

German
Wissenschaft bedeutet einfach die Gesamtheit der Rezepte, die immer gelingen. Der Rest ist Literatur.




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Quotes for: science


Quotes

Quotes about science:


Science without conscience is only ruin of the soul.





The saddest aspect of life right now is that science gathers knowledge faster than society gathers wisdom.





Every other knowledge is harmful to him who does not have knowledge of goodness.





Science is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.





A theory which is not refutable by any conceivable event is non-scientific. Irrefutability is not a virtue of a theory (as people often think) but a vice.





Of all the human sciences, the science of man is the most worthy.











Quotes

Paul Valéry also said...


One should be light like a bird, and not like a feather.





Men differ by what they show, and have in common what they hide.





The wind is rising!... We must try to live!





A very dangerous state of mind: thinking one understands.





The greatest liberty is born of the greatest rigor.





We civilizations now know ourselves mortal.












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