Carl Linnaeus Quote

The first step of science is to know one thing from another. This knowledge consists in their specific distinctions; but in order that it may be fixed and permanent distinct names must be given to different things, and those names must be recorded and remembered.


In: Sir James Edward Smith, A Selection of the Correspondence of Linnaeus and Other Naturalists, from the Original Manuscripts (Volume 2) (p. 460)

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The first step of science is to know one thing from another. This knowledge consists in their specific distinctions; but in order that it may be...

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The first step of science is to know one thing from another. This knowledge consists in their specific distinctions; but in order that it may be...

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The first step of science is to know one thing from another. This knowledge consists in their specific distinctions; but in order that it may be...

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The first step of science is to know one thing from another. This knowledge consists in their specific distinctions; but in order that it may be...