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Gold and iron at the present day, as in ancient times, are the rulers of the world; and the great events in the world of mineral art are not the discovery of new substances, but of new and rich localities of old ones.
In art, truth is a means to an end; in science, it is the only end.
The object of science is knowledge; the objects of art are works. In art, truth is the means to an end; in science, it is the only end. Hence the practical arts are not to be classed among the sciences
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No true and permanent fame can be founded, except in labors which promote the happiness of mankind.
May 24, 1794
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