Joseph Priestley

Joseph Priestley

English chemist, philosopher and proponent of deism
[The doctrine of air] I was led into in consequence of inhabiting a house adjoining to a public brewery, where I at first amused myself with making experiments on the fixed air [carbon dioxide] which I found ready made in the process of fermentation . When I removed from that house I was under the necessity of making the fixed air for myself; and one experiment leading to another, as I have distinctly and faithfully noted in my various publications on the subject, I by degrees contrived a convenient apparatus for the pMore Joseph Priestley quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
What I have known with respect to myself, has tended much to lessen both my admiration, and my contempt, of others.More Joseph Priestley quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I have procured air [oxygen] ... between five and six times as good as the best common air that I have ever met with.More Joseph Priestley quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Too many christians have been chargeable with... confounding the Logos of Plato with that of John , and making of it a second person in the trinity, than which no two things can be more different.More Joseph Priestley quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The wisdom of one generation will be folly in the next.More Joseph Priestley quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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