Charles Babbage Quote

The triumph of the industrial arts will advance the cause of civilization more rapidly than its warmest advocates could have hoped, and contribute to the permanent prosperity and strength of the country far more than the most splendid victories of successful war.


p. xii-xiii; Cited in: Samuel Smiles Industrial biography; iron-workers and tool-makers, (1864) p. 104 - The Exposition of 1851: Views Of The Industry, The Science, and the Government Of England, 1851

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