Frankenstein: Science quotes

science Natural philosophy is the genius that has regulated my fate; I desire, therefore, in this narration, to state those facts which led to my predilection for that science.
parental responsibility My father was not scientific, and I was left to struggle with a child’s blindness, added to a student’s thirst for knowledge.
Science vs. Nature They ascend into the heavens; they have discovered how the blood circulates, and the nature of the air we breathe. They have acquired new and almost unlimited powers; they can command the thunders of heaven, mimic the earthquake, and even mock the invisible world with its own shadows.
seductive Science None but those who have experienced them can conceive of the enticements of science
Nature > Science By degrees I made a discovery of still greater moment. I found that these people possessed a method of communicating their experience and feelings to one another by articulate sounds….This was indeed a godlike science, and I ardently desired to become acquainted with it.
dangerous Knowledge sorrow only increased with knowledge.

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