Pierre-Simon Laplace Quote

Contemplated as one grand whole, astronomy is the most beautiful monument of the human mind; the noblest record of its intelligence.


Translated by John Pond, The System of the World (Volume 2)

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Contemplated as one grand whole, astronomy is the most beautiful monument of the human mind; the noblest record of its intelligence.

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Contemplated as one grand whole, astronomy is the most beautiful monument of the human mind; the noblest record of its intelligence.

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Contemplated as one grand whole, astronomy is the most beautiful monument of the human mind; the noblest record of its intelligence.

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Contemplated as one grand whole, astronomy is the most beautiful monument of the human mind; the noblest record of its intelligence.