Science & Art Quotes
Most popular science & art quotes
Art is I; science is we.
Art is science made clear.
Art was the mother of Science.
Art is meant to disturb; science reassures.
The great men of science are supreme artists.
Every science begins as philosophy and ends as art.
It is the greatest of crimes to depress true art and science.
Just as science is the intellect of the world, art is its soul.
Science and literature are not two things, but two sides of one thing.
Science and art belong to the whole world, and the barriers of nationality vanish before them.
There is an art to science, and science in art; the two are not enemies, but different aspects of the whole.
He who posseses science and art, has religion; he who possesses neither science nor art, let him get religion.
Today the function of the artist is to bring imagination to science and science to imagination, where they meet, in the myth.
Imagination comes first in both artistic and scientific creations, but in science there is only one answer and that has to be correct.
Science deals exclusively with things as they are in themselves; and art exclusively with things as they affect the human sense and human soul.
The truths of Science become more meaningful and more beautiful when analyzed and explained; exactly the reverse occurs with the truths of Art.
Art and science coincide insofar as both aim to improve the lives of men and women. The latter normally concerns itself with profit, the former with pleasure.
Science has to do with facts, art with phenomena. To science, phenomena are of use only as they lead to facts; and to art, facts are of use only as they lead to phenomena.
Science and art, or by the same token, poetry and prose differ from one another like a journey and an excursion. The purpose of the journey is its goal, the purpose of an excursion is the process.
A science or an art may be said to be "useful" if its development increases, even indirectly, the material well-being and comfort of men, it promotes happiness, using that word in a crude and commonplace way.
Science and art are only too often a superior kind of dope, possessing this advantage over booze and morphia: that they can be indulged in with a good conscience and with the conviction that, in the process of indulging, one is leading the "higher life."
I've never believed that they're separate. Leonardo da Vinci was a great artist and a great scientist. Michelangelo knew a tremendous amount about how to cut stone at the quarry. The finest dozen computer scientists I know are all musicians. Some are better than others, but they all consider that an important part of their life. I don't believe that the best people in any of these fields see themselves as one branch of a forked tree. I just don't see that. People bring these things together a lot. Dr. Land at Polaroid said, "I want Polaroid to stand at the intersection of art and science," and l've never forgotten that. I think that that's possible, and I think a lot of people have tried.