Best Quotes About Geology

I majored in geology in college but have majored in Herbert Hoover ever since. -Lou Henry Hoover

At Olduvai, for 20 years, Mary and I had investigated and made a general survey of the overall geology. -Louis Leakey

Here I was into astronomy, and here into anthropology, and there I go into geology. It was much more fun to be able to research and write about whatever I wanted to. -Octavia E. Butler

So the major obstacle to the development of new supplies is not geology but what happens above ground: international affairs, politics, investment and technology. -Daniel Yergin

As in geology, so in social institutions, we may discover the causes of all past changes in the present invariable order of society. -Henry David Thoreau

One of the most important things about the geology on the moon is your descriptions of what you see, comparing them to things that you've seen on Earth so that the geologists and the scientists on the ground would know what you're talking about; and then take pictures of them. -Gene Cernan

If you want to understand geology, study earthquakes. If you want to understand the economy, study the Depression. -Ben Bernanke

My only wish would be to have 10 more lives to live on this planet. If that were possible, I'd spend one lifetime each in embryology, genetics, physics, astronomy and geology. The other lifetimes would be as a pianist, backwoodsman, tennis player, or writer for the 'National Geographic.' -Joseph Murray

My work more than didn't fit in. It crossed willy-nilly the boundaries that people had spent their lives building up. It hits some 30 subfields of biology, even geology. -Lynn Margulis

A permanent base on Mars would have a number of advantages beyond being a bonanza for planetary science and geology. If, as some evidence suggests, exotic micro-organisms have arisen independently of terrestrial life, studying them could revolutionise biology, medicine and biotechnology. -Paul Davies

When I moved out here to California, I became obsessed with geology. It's impossible not to be interested in the earth if you live in a place like this. I started to read a lot of geology, much to the horror of my friends. -Jamaica Kincaid

You won't see me writing about particle physics, or even planetary geology, or chemistry. I practically failed chemistry, and if I had to write a book in any of those areas, I don't think it would go well. -Mary Roach

I'm fascinated by the narrative of geology, and I'm a veritable pack rat of a collector on the road. I keep a rock hammer in my car. -Marianne Wiggins

You can say, like, planet Earth has an existing geology, and what we do as human beings and as architects is that we try to sort of alter and modify and expand the geology. -Bjarke Ingels

Caves are whimsical things, and geology on a local scale is random and unpredictable. -William Stone

Measuring nuclear yield depends on multiple parameters – the location and number of instruments, the geology of the area, the location of the seismic station in relation to the test site. -A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

Carl Sagan spoke fluently between biology and geology and astrophysics and physics. If you move fluently across those boundaries, you realize that science is everywhere; science is not something you can step around or sweep under the rug. -Neil deGrasse Tyson

While I was at community college, I studied industrial design because I thought maybe I'd be an automotive designer – I grew up in Detroit – and I also studied, geology because I was interested in science, a little bit. -Andrew J. Feustel

Too much detail can bog down any story. Enough with the history of gunpowder, the geology of Hawaii, the processes of whaling, and cactus and tumbleweed. -Edward M. Lerner

Bacteria mineralized the rocks; they deposited the iron. They made the geology we see. -Bonnie Bassler

Once anthropology and geology had opened up the pre-recordkeeping darkness of humanity's long, slow, sustained infancy as suitable grounds for speculation, writers began trying to imagine human existence as it must have been with only stone-age technology. -Paul Di Filippo

Satellites record data in different parts of the light spectrum that we can't see. And it's that information that allows satellites to be so powerful in terms of looking at things like vegetation health, finding different kinds of geology that may indicate an oil deposit or some kind of mineralogical deposit that can be mined. -Sarah Parcak

The prime feature in Cornish geology is the upheaval of the granite, distorting, folding back, and altering the superincumbent beds. -Sabine Baring-Gould

Man can be understood only by ascending from physics, chemistry, biology, and geology. In other words, he is first of all a cosmic problem. -Pierre Teilhard de Chardin

I owe the best of myself to geology, but everything it has taught me tends to turn me away from dead things. -Pierre Teilhard de Chardin

I'm a science guy. I'm a geek. I love geology and botany and marine science. I thought maybe I'd be a professional guide, or maybe even a park ranger, working for the Department of Fish and Game. -Paul Walker

Imagine that foreign development is not done to our standards and a spill occurs. Neither geology nor ocean currents will respect our national boundaries. -Lisa Murkowski

In my junior year, I studied geology on Saturday mornings at the Museum of Natural History. Mineralogy has always been a major interest. -Janet Yellen

The story of Noah is self-contradictory, uncorroborated by independent historical evidence, and is generally at odds with everything we know about our planet's geology, biology, and species diversity. -Kyle Hill

One thing scientists do is to find order among a large number of facts, and one way to do that across fields as diverse as biology, geology, physics and astronomy is through classification. -Alan Stern

I studied what the Germans call the Naturwissenschaften, the natural sciences. Everything from biology to geology. How the clouds are formed, how the animals live, and what makes the rocks. So I know about nature. Period. -Vaclav Smil

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