In science, the best precept is to alter and exchange our ideas as fast as science moves ahead.
1865 An Introduction to theStudy of Experimental Medicine, vol.1, ch.1, section 3 (translated by H C Greene).
Science admits no exceptions; otherwise there would be no determinism in science, or rather, there would be no science.Claude Bernard
The stability of the internal medium is a primary condition for the freedom and independence of certain living bodies in relation to the environment surrounding them.Claude Bernard
All the vital mechanisms, varied as they are, have only one object, that of preserving constant the conditions of life in the internal environment.Claude Bernard
Science does not permit exceptions.Claude Bernard
Science rejects the indeterminate.Claude Bernard
True science teaches us to doubt and, in ignorance, to refrain.Claude Bernard
Particular facts are never scientific; only generalization can establish science.Claude Bernard