"Intellectual growth should commence at birth and cease only at death."
Albert Einstein, possibly the most famous scientist of our time, German-born Einstein is best known for developing the theory of relativity.
"Be less curious about people and more curious about ideas."
-Marie Curie, the Polish/French woman who took on the world of physics and chemistry.
One of the first scientists children learn about (the famous apple tree story), Sir Isaac Newton formulated laws of motion and gravity.
"I was not a good student. I did not spend much time at college; I was too busy enjoying myself."
-Stephen Hawking, theoretical physicist, cosmologist and author; a man who made science understandable
"All truths are easy to understand once discovered; the point is to discover them."
-Galileo Galilei, an Italian astronomer who set out to convince the world that the earth revolved around the sun.
"In a time not distant, it will be possible to flash any image in thought on a screen and render it visible at any place desired. The perfection of this [...] will create a revolution for the better in our social relations."
-Nikola Tesla, inventor extraordinaire
"I love fools' experiments. I am always making them."
-Charles Darwin, the most infamous naturalist, geologist and biologist of the age
"I demonstrate through means of philosophy that the earth is round, and is inhabited on all sides; that it is insignificantly small, and is borne through the stars."
-Johannes Kepler, the mathematician and astronomer that built a foundation for future scientists, like Newton, to build on