"Science makes no pretension to eternal truth or absolute truth."
"Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the former."E. T. Bell on Albert Einstein
"Our scientific power has outrun our spiritual power. We have guided missiles and misguided men."E. T. Bell on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Science investigates religion interprets. Science gives man knowledge which is power religion gives man wisdom which is control."E. T. Bell on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"No amount of experimentation can ever prove me right a single experiment can prove me wrong."E. T. Bell on Albert Einstein
"Bad times have a scientific value. These are occasions a good learner would not miss."E. T. Bell on Ralph Waldo Emerson
"Guided only by their feeling for symmetry, simplicity, and generality, and an indefinable sense of the fitness of things, creative mathematicians now, as in the past, are inspired by the art of mathematics rather than by any prospect of ultimate usefulness."