All human discoveries seem to be made only for the purpose of confirming more and more strongly the truths contained in the Sacred Scriptures.
– Sir William Herschel (1812-1870), German-born British astronomer and composer
Source: Halley’s Bible Handbook, first published by Henry Hampton Halley in 1924 as a 16-page pamphlet, it has been expanded and re-published in many editions over the years. These quotes are taken from Halley’s Bible Handbook with the New International Version—Deluxe Edition, 2007, page 24.
For a longer list of quotes like this, see Historic Quotes About the Bible.