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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.
. . . 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.

[M]emory cannot exist without endurance of the things perceived, and the thing perceived cannot remain where it has never been.
'Ex ovo omnia.' Everything from an egg.
[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.
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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