Jacob Bronowski Quotes & Sayings

24 most famous Jacob Bronowski quotes and sayings. These are the first 10 quotes we have for him. He was a Polish scientist who passed away on 22 August, 1974.

Jacob Bronowski Quotes
“No science is immune to the infection of politics and the corruption of power.”
“You will die but the carbon will not; its career does not end with you. It will return to the soil, and there a plant may take it up again in time, sending it once more on a cycle of plant and animal life.”
Jacob Bronowski Quotes
“Has there ever been a society which has died of dissent? Several have died of conformity in our lifetime.”
Jacob Bronowski Quotes
“It is important that students bring a certain ragamuffin, barefoot irreverence to their studies; they are not here to worship what is known, but to question it.”
Jacob Bronowski Quotes
“Man is unique not because he does science, and his is unique not because he does art, but because science and art equally are expressions of his marvelous plasticity of mind.”
Jacob Bronowski Quotes
“That is the essence of science: ask an impertinent question, and you are on the way to a pertinent answer.”
Jacob Bronowski Quotes
“Knowledge is an unending adventure at the edge of uncertainty.”
Jacob Bronowski Quotes
“Every animal leaves traces of what it was; man alone leaves traces of what he created.”
Jacob Bronowski Quotes
“Man masters nature not by force but by understanding. This is why science has succeeded where magic failed: because it has looked for no spell to cast over nature.”
Jacob Bronowski Quotes
“The world can only be grasped by action, not by contemplation.”

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