The experimenter who does not know what he is looking for will not understand what he finds.
—Claude Bernard (1813–78) French Physiology, Academic
It is inexcusable for scientists to torture animals; let them make their experiments on journalists and politicians.
—Henrik Ibsen (1828–1906) Norwegian Playwright
Faith begins as an experiment and ends as an experience.
—William Ralph Inge (1860–1954) English Anglican Clergyman, Priest, Mystic
Happiness is the only sanction of life; where happiness fails, existence remains a mad and lamentable experiment.
—George Santayana (1863–1952) Spanish Philosopher
When you’re experimenting you have to try so many things before you choose what you want, and you may go days getting nothing but exhaustion.
—Fred Astaire (1899–1987) American Actor, Film Personality, Theater Personality, Choreographer