Claude Bernard

Claude Bernard

A fact in itself is nothing. It is valuable only for the idea attached to it, or for the proof which it furnishes.More Claude Bernard quotes [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The great experimental principle, then, is doubt, that philosophic doubt which leaves to the mind its freedom and initiative, and from which the virtues most valuable to investigators in physiology and medicine are derived.More Claude Bernard quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The experimenter who does not know what he is looking for will not understand what he finds.More Claude Bernard quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I do not ... reject the use of statistics in medicine, but I condemn not trying to get beyond them and believing in statistics as the foundation of medical science. ... Statistics ... apply only to cases in which the cause of the facts observed is still [uncertain or] indeterminate. ... There will always be some indeterminism ... in all the sciences, and more in medicine than in any other. But man's intellectual conquest consists in lessening and driving back indeterminism in proportion as he gains ground for determiniMore Claude Bernard quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The better educated we are and the more acquired information we have, the better prepared shall we find our minds for making great and fruitful discoveries.More Claude Bernard quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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