People must understand that science is inherently neithera potential forgood nor forevil.It is a potential to be harnessed by man to do his bidding.
I have harnessed the cosmic rays and caused them to operate a motive device.nikola tesla
I have heard it said, by the way, that Donne's intolerable defect of ear grew out of his own baptismal name, when harnessed to his own surname -- John Donne. No man, it was said, who had listened to this hideous jingle from childish years, could fail to have his genius for discord, and the abominable in sound, improved to the utmost.john donne
If imagination would disentangle itself from absurdities, soon we should have it harnessed to reason, pulling the same plough.henry s. haskins
From society's standpoint, modern science and technology appears Janus-faced:;: It has given us wealth in one sense, and poverty in another; it has harnessed nature to man's basic needs in ways and to extents undreamed - of only a few decades ago, but it has fostered a continuingly lowered "quality of life".