Joseph Priestley

Joseph Priestley

English chemist, philosopher and proponent of deism
When we say there is a GOD, we mean that there is an intelligent designing cause of what we see in the world around us, and a being who was himself uncaused.More Joseph Priestley quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
From the fame opinion of a soul distinct from the body came the practice of praying, first for the dead, and then to them with a long train of other absurd opinions, and superstitious practices.More Joseph Priestley quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
It is known to all persons who are conversant in experimental philosophy, that there are many little attentions and precautions necessary to be observed in the conducting of experiments, which cannot well be described in words, but which it is needless to describe, since practice will necessarily suggest them; though, like all other arts in which the hands and fingers are made use of, it is only much practice that can enable a person to go through complex experiments, of this or any kind, with ease and readiness.More Joseph Priestley quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
In completing one discovery we never fail to get an imperfect knowledge of others of which we could have no idea before, so that we cannot solve one doubt without creating several new ones.More Joseph Priestley quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
But it is not given to every electrician to die in so glorious a manner as the justly envied Richmann.More Joseph Priestley quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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