"There were certain questions about the foundations of morals that advances in science all threaten to make more complicated."
"Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the former."Leon Kass on Albert Einstein
"Our scientific power has outrun our spiritual power. We have guided missiles and misguided men."Leon Kass on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Science investigates religion interprets. Science gives man knowledge which is power religion gives man wisdom which is control."Leon Kass on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"No amount of experimentation can ever prove me right a single experiment can prove me wrong."Leon Kass on Albert Einstein
"Bad times have a scientific value. These are occasions a good learner would not miss."Leon Kass on Ralph Waldo Emerson
"It's very hard to make arguments about the effects of cloning on family relations if family relations are in tatters."
"There is a lot of hype and fear about this much-talked-about prospect of designer babies."
"If you have easy self-contentment, you might have a very, very cheap source of happiness."
"I have nothing against respecting people who lived before, but we have no responsibility toward them."
"Biology, meaning the science of all life, is a late notion."