"In teaching man, experimental science results in lessening his pride more and more by proving to him every day that primary causes, like the objective reality of things, will be hidden from him forever and that he can only know relations."
"Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the former."Claude Bernard on Albert Einstein
"Our scientific power has outrun our spiritual power. We have guided missiles and misguided men."Claude Bernard on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Science investigates religion interprets. Science gives man knowledge which is power religion gives man wisdom which is control."Claude Bernard on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"No amount of experimentation can ever prove me right a single experiment can prove me wrong."Claude Bernard on Albert Einstein
"Bad times have a scientific value. These are occasions a good learner would not miss."Claude Bernard on Ralph Waldo Emerson
"The investigator should have a robust faith - and yet not believe."
"Put off your imagination, as you put off your overcoat, when you enter the laboratory. Put it on again, as you put on your overcoat, when you leave."
"Mediocre men often have the most acquired knowledge."
"It is what we know already that often prevents us from learning."
"Art is I science is we."