Claude Bernard Quotes
Claude Bernard Quotes:
It is what we know already that often prevents us from learning.
Learning, Often, Prevents Quote
The experimenter who does not know what he is looking for will not understand what he finds.
Understand, Looking, Finds
Art is I; science is we.
Observation is a passive science, experimentation an active science.
Science, Active, Passive
Experimentation is an active science.
Man can learn nothing except by going from the known to the unknown.
Learn, Unknown, Known
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.
Again, Leave, Off
The true worth of an experimenter consists in his pursuing not only what he seeks in his experiment, but also what he did not seek.
True, Worth, Seek
Science does not permit exceptions.
Science, Exceptions, Permit
The investigator should have a robust faith – and yet not believe.
A fact in itself is nothing. It is valuable only for the idea attached to it, or for the proof which it furnishes.
Fact, Idea, Valuable
Mediocre men often have the most acquired knowledge.
Men, Knowledge, Often
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.
Science, Reality, Pride