Joseph Priestley

Joseph Priestley

English chemist, philosopher and proponent of deism
The more elaborate our means of our common sense is, the less the common sense it becomes.More 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]
Will is nothing more than a particular case of the general doctrine of association of ideas, and therefore a perfectly mechanical thing.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]
Let us not... contend about merit , but let us all be intent on forwarding the common enterprize , and equally enjoy any progress we may make towards succeeding in it; and above all, let us acknowledge the guidance of that Great Being, who has put a spirit in man, and whose inspiration giveth him understanding .More Joseph Priestley quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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