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Humphrey Davy
(1778-1829) born on
Dec 17
English chemist. He discovered laughing gas, 1799 as well as calcium and sodium; invented miner's safety lamp, 1815.
When Sir Humphry Davy returned from a visit to Paris he was asked how the picture galleries had impressed him. "The finest collection of frames I ever saw," he said.

Language is not only the vehicle of thought, it is a great and efficient instrument in thinking.
To me there has never been a higher source of earthly honor or distinction than that connected with advances in science.
The most important of my discoveries have been suggested to me by my failures.
Life is made up, not of great sacrifices or duties, but of little things, in which smiles and kindness, and small obligations win and preserve the heart.
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In "2500 Anecdotes for All Occasions," by Edmund Fuller, 1970.
R: In "Wisdom of the Ages at Your Fingertips," MCR software, 1995.
A: In "Isaac Asimov's Book of Science and Nature Quotations," ed. Jason Shulman & Isaac Asimov, 1988.
N: In "The Speaker's Electronic Reference Collection," AApex Software, 1994.
K: In "Draper's Book of Quotations for the Christian World," by Edythe Draper, 1992.

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