8 Inspiring Science Quotes to Share With Anyone Who Loves Learning

Carl Sagan is one of many great thinkers offering words of inspiration for aspiring scientists. Science Source/Getty Images

It's always beneficial to remember that no matter our career or chosen path, each and every one of us is just the latest in a long line of whatever it is we're hoping to do. That's certainly true for budding scientists — after all, science is built upon inquiry after inquiry, all growing out of and adding to the best knowledge of the time.

A recent study has shown that students' grades can improve when they learn how famous scientists struggled before attaining their accomplishments, but it's also important to know what those same scientists and other great minds think about scientific exploration. Below we've compiled some of the best quotes from some of the best scientists out there.


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