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"Astronomy compels the soul to look upwards and leads us from this world to another." -
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Top 5 quotes from Plato
"No human thing is of serious importance."
"There are three arts which are concerned with all things: one which uses, another which makes, and a third which imitates them."
"A tyrant is always stirring up some war or other, in order that the people may require a leader."
"False words are not only evil in themselves, but they infect the soul with evil."
"Wise men talk because they have something to say; fools, because they have to say something."
Top 5 quotes from Science
"Science is not about building a body of known 'facts'. It is a method for asking awkward questions and subjecting them to a reality-check, thus avoiding the human tendency to believe whatever makes us feel good."
"Nothing before had ever made me thoroughly realise, though I had read various scientific books, that science consists in grouping facts so that general laws or conclusions may be drawn from them."
"Physics is like sex: sure, it may give some practical results, but that's not why we do it."
"All theoretical chemistry is really physics; and all theoretical chemists know it."
"If we knew what it was we were doing, it would not be called research, would it?"