Science: A way of finding things out and then making them work. Science explains what is happening around us the whole time. So does religion, but science is better because it comes up with more understandable excuses when it is wrong. There is a lot more science than you think.
— From A Scientific Encyclopedia for the Enquiring Young Nome by Angalo de Haberdasheri
Source: “Wings”, third part of the Bromeliad trilogy by Terry Pratchett. Found the “original” wording here: The Pratchett Quote File v6.0 – Wings