John Herschel Quote

In whatever state of knowledge we may conceive man to be placed, his progress towards a yet higher state need never fear a check, but must continue till the last existence of society.


Ch. 6 Of the Causes of the actual rapid Advance of the Physical Sciences compared with their Progress at an earlier Period - A Preliminary Discourse on the Study of Natural Philosophy (1831)

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In whatever state of knowledge we may conceive man to be placed, his progress towards a yet higher state need never fear a check, but must continue...

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In whatever state of knowledge we may conceive man to be placed, his progress towards a yet higher state need never fear a check, but must continue...

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In whatever state of knowledge we may conceive man to be placed, his progress towards a yet higher state need never fear a check, but must continue...

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In whatever state of knowledge we may conceive man to be placed, his progress towards a yet higher state need never fear a check, but must continue...