Joseph Priestley

Joseph Priestley

English chemist, philosopher and proponent of deism
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]
We should like to have some towering geniuses, to reveal us to ourselves in color and fire...More Joseph Priestley quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The greater is the circle of light, the greater is the boundary of the darkness by which it is confined. But, notwithstanding this, the more light get, the more thankful we ought to be, for by this means we have the greater range for satisfactory contemplation. time the bounds of light will be still farther extended; and from the infinity of the divine nature, and the divine works, we may promise ourselves an endless progress in our investigation them: a prospect truly sublime and glorious.More Joseph Priestley quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
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]
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]

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