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Humphry Davy – 3 Quotes


3 Quotes by Humphry Davy


The most important of my discoveries have been suggested to me by my failures.

– Humphry Davy

Life is made up, not of great sacrifices or duties, but of little things, in which smiles and kindness, and small obligations given habitually, are what preserve the heart and secure comfort.

– Humphry Davy

In the present state of our knowledge, it would be useless to attempt to speculate on the remote cause of the electrical energy… its relation to chemical affinity is, however, sufficiently evident. May it not be identical with it, and an essential property of matter?

– Humphry Davy