Joseph Priestley

Joseph Priestley

English chemist, philosopher and proponent of deism
The wisdom of one generation will be folly in the next.More Joseph Priestley quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The more elaborate our means of communication, the less we communicate.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]
Could we have entered into the mind of Sir Isaac Newton, and have traced all the steps by which he produced his great works, we might see nothing very extraordinary in the process.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]

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