William Rowan Hamilton Quote

In every science which rests partly on the observation of nature, and not solely on the mind of man, a faith in testimony is required, that the human race may not be stationary, and that the accumulated treasures of one man or of one generation of men may not be lost to another.


Report of the Fifth Meeting of the British Association for the Advancement of Science, Address by Sir William Hamilton (p. xliii)

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In every science which rests partly on the observation of nature, and not solely on the mind of man, a faith in testimony is required, that the human ...

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In every science which rests partly on the observation of nature, and not solely on the mind of man, a faith in testimony is required, that the human ...

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In every science which rests partly on the observation of nature, and not solely on the mind of man, a faith in testimony is required, that the human ...

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In every science which rests partly on the observation of nature, and not solely on the mind of man, a faith in testimony is required, that the human ...