British Polymath Quotes
Why should we limit by dogma or otherwise man's liberty to select his food and drink?...[T]he great practical rule of life in regard of human diet will not be found in enforcing limitation of the sources of food which Nature has abundantly provided.
Sir Henry Thompson, 1st Baronet
However profoundly we may penetrate the depths of space, there still remain innumerable systems, compared with which, those which seem so mighty to us must dwindle into insignificance, or even become invisible..
The fighting strength of a force may be broadly defined as proportional to the square of its numerical strength multiplied by the fighting value of its individual units.
Frederick W. Lanchester
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If civilization had been left in female hands, we would still be living in grass huts.
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