Joseph Henry

Joseph Henry

American physicist
The general mental qualification necessary for scientific advancement is that which is usually denominated "common sense," though added to this, imagination, induction, and trained logic, either of common language or of mathematics, are important adjuncts.More Joseph Henry quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
All creeds and opinions are nothing but the mere result of chance and temperament.More Joseph Henry quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The Logos was divine, not the divine Being himself.More Joseph Henry quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The man of true genius never lives before his time, he never undertakes impossibilities, and always embarks on his enterprise at the suitable place and period. Though he may catch a glimpse of the coming light as it gilds the mountain top long before it reaches the eyes of his contemporaries, and he may hazard a prediction as to the future, he acts with the present.More Joseph Henry quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Meteorology has ever been an apple of contention, as if the violent commotions of the atmosphere induced a sympathetic effect on the minds of those who have attempted to study them.More Joseph Henry quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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