Vannevar Bush - Quotes

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If scientific reasoning were limited to the logical processes of arithmetic, we should not get very far in our understanding of the physical world. One might as well attempt to grasp the game of poker entirely by the use of the mathematics of probability. ---->>>

Fear cannot be banished, but it can be calm and without panic; it can be mitigated by reason and evaluation. ---->>>

To pursue science is not to disparage the things of the spirit. In fact, to pursue science rightly is to furnish the framework on which the spirit may rise. ---->>>

A belief may be larger than a fact. ---->>>

The scene changes but the aspirations of men of good will persist. ---->>>

Science has a simple faith, which transcends utility. It is the faith that it is the privilege of man to learn to understand, and that this is his mission. ---->>>


Nationality: American
Born: March 11, 1890
Die: 06-30, 1974
Occupation: Scientist

Vannevar Bush ( van-NEE-var; March 11, 1890 – June 28, 1974) was an American engineer, inventor and science administrator, who during World War II headed the U.S. Office of Scientific Research and Development (OSRD), through which almost all wartime military R&D was carried out, including initiation and early administration of the Manhattan Project (wikipedia)