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10 Famous Quotes by Sir Humphrey Davy

There are very few persons who pursue science with true dignity. - Sir Humphrey Davy,

Science Quotes, by Sir Humphrey Davy , Source: Consolations in Travel--Dialogue V--The Chemical Philosopher

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In science one tries to tell people, in such a way as to be understood by everyone, something that no one ever knew before. But in poetry, it's the exact opposite.

Science Quotes, by Sir Humphrey Davy , Source: Consolations in Travel--Dialogue V--The Chemical Philosopher

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All our science, measured against reality, is primitive and childlike--and yet it is the most precious thing we have.

Science Quotes, by Sir Humphrey Davy , Source: Consolations in Travel--Dialogue V--The Chemical Philosopher

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It stands to the everlasting credit of science that by acting on the human mind it has overcome man's insecurity before himself and before nature.

Science Quotes, by Sir Humphrey Davy , Source: Consolations in Travel--Dialogue V--The Chemical Philosopher

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Science is a wonderful thing if one does not have to earn one's living at it.

Science Quotes, by Sir Humphrey Davy , Source: Consolations in Travel--Dialogue V--The Chemical Philosopher

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Scientists were rated as great heretics by the church, but they were truly religious men because of their faith in the orderliness of the universe.

Science Quotes, by Sir Humphrey Davy , Source: Consolations in Travel--Dialogue V--The Chemical Philosopher

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The grand aim of all science is to cover the greatest number of empirical facts by logical deduction from the smallest number of hypotheses or axioms.

Science Quotes, by Sir Humphrey Davy , Source: Consolations in Travel--Dialogue V--The Chemical Philosopher

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The child of trial, to mortality And all its changeful influences given; On the green earth decreed to move and die, And yet by such a fate prepared for heaven.

Trials Quotes, by Sir Humphrey Davy , Source: Written after Recovery from a Dangerous Illness

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The wealth and prosperity of the country are only the comeliness of the body, the fullness of the flesh and fat; but the spirit is independent of them; it requires only muscle, bone and nerve for the true exercise of its functions. We cannot lose our liberty, because we cannot cease to think.

Politics / government Quotes, by Sir Humphrey Davy

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The most important of my discoveries has been suggested to me by my failures.

Negativity Quotes, by Sir Humphrey Davy

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