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William Harvey
(1578-1657) born on
Apr 01
English physician. The "Father of Modern Physiology"discovered the true nature of the circulation of the blood and of the function of the heart as a pump.
         
   
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. . . there is no perfect knowledge which can be entitled ours, that is innate; none but what has been obtained from experience, or derived in some way from our senses.

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[M]emory cannot exist without endurance of the things perceived, and the thing perceived cannot remain where it has never been.
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'Ex ovo omnia.' Everything from an egg.
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[The heart] is the household divinity which, discharging its function, nourishes, cherishes, quickens the whole body, and is indeed the foundation of life, the source of all action.
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All we know is still infinitely less than all that remains unknown.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In "Peter's Quotations," by Laurence J. Peter, 1977.
R: In "The Great Thoughts," by George Seldes, 1985.
A: "De generatione animalium," frontispiece.
N: Lecture I, "On the Motion of the Heart and Blood," 1628.
K: In "The Peter Pyramid," by Laurence J. Peter,
   


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